Recent News

Michael Maroney was one of eight faculty who received the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creativity at the 13th Annual Faculty Convocation on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Campus Center Auditorium.

Dubin Delivers Keynote at ELKIN 2017

Paul Dubin gave a keynote lecture at 12th International Symposium on Electrokinetics in Dresden, Germany on September 12, 2017.  The title of his lecture was "Heparin: Paradigm, Outlier, Biopolyelectrolyte."

Richard Vachet, Chemistry, received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his group’s study of the aggregation by βeta-2-microglobulin (β2m), the protein that forms amyloid fibril deposits in the joints of patients with kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis.

Sankaran “Thai” Thayumanavan, Chemistry, has received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a multi-university Center for Autonomous Chemistry, where he and colleagues including Vince Rotello, also Chemistry, will seek to design artificial self-activating systems.

Upcoming Events

Mallory Gordon
Dissertation Defense
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“Design and Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Nanogels Towards Therapeutic Translation”

1:30 p.m.
Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thai Thayumanavan
2017 Mahoney Seminar
Professor JoAnne Stubbe
MIT
Thursday, October 19, 2017

"Radicals: Your life is in their hands"

Host:
Michelle Farkas
11:30 a.m.
LSL S330/340
Professor Yamuna Krishnan
University of Chicago
Thursday, October 26, 2017

"Cell-targetable DNA nanacapsules to study fast signaling in biology"

Host:
Mingxu and Thai
11:30 a.m.
LGRT 1634
Celia Homyak
Dissertation Defense
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

"Formulation and Characterization of Lipogels as a Tunable Delivery Scaffold"

10:30 a.m.
Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thai Thayumanvan
Dr. Stefan Gross
Agios Pharmaceuticals
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Director, Enzymology

"Treatment of Rare Genetic Diseases by Small Molecule Allosteric Activators"

Host:
Mike Knapp
11:30 a.m.
LGRT 1634