Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry


Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Tracy A. Brooks, Binghamton University

Nucleic Acid Clamp-Mediated Stabilization of MYC Promoter G-Quadruplex DNA

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Bruce Armitage


Saturday, October 21, 2017
– 5:30 pm

Aksel Bothner-By
Celebration of Life

Location: Mellon Institute Auditorium

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
4:30 p.m.
–5:30 p.m.

Open Access Week 2017

The Gold and Green Standards: Supporting Open Access Journal Publishing

Listen to the faculty and graduate student authors who have published in open access journals as they share their experiences and answer questions. Attendees interested in publishing their research more openly can expect to hear more about publishing in open access journals and making scholarship in traditional journals more open.

Location: Sorrells Library, Wean Hall

Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ryan Sullivan will be a panelist.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:30 p.m.

Departmental Seminar

Kevin Stamplecoskie, Queen’s University

Atomically Precise Metal Clusters and Their Use in Light Harvesting

Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room

Host: Rongchao Jin


Department Calendar

News & Announcements

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DSF Charitable Foundation Gives $4M To Life Science Research
The funds will support cross-disciplinary work with faculty in the Mellon College of Science

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Congratulations to chemistry graduate students receiving 2017-18 Presidential Fellowships: Andria Fortney, Site Li, Jiajun Yan, Yogesh Somasundar, Paul, Kornbluh.

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MCS Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars Announced, including chemistry students Christina Cabana and Katie Hanson

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Eckard Münck Recognized as a 2017 IBAME Fellow

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Building Better Biomaterials
Research team, including Kris Matyjaszewski, creates polymer library that will help to reverse engineer biomaterials