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- Nuzzo Selected as 2007 AVS Fellow
Silverman Selected as 2007 AAAS
White Wins 2007 Eli Lilly Grantee
- Lu Selected as 2007 AAAS Fellow
- Girolami Selected As 2007 AAAS Fellow
- McCall Wins 2007 Cottrell Scholar Award
Gerlt Selected as 2007 AAAS Fellow
- Rogers Wins 2007 Baekeland Award
- van der Donk Wins 2007 Tetrahedron Award
- Katzenellenbogen Wins 2007 Hershberg Award
- Suslick Awarded 2007 Sir George Stokes Medal
- Lu Awarded 2007 SBIC Early Career Award
- White Granted 2007 Sloan Fellowship
- Rienstra Wins the 2007 Sloan Fellowship
- Scott Denmark Wins the 2007 Prelog Medal
- Eleven professors at Illinois elected as 2007 AAAS Fellows
- Bailey Receives the NIH New Innovator Award
- Dr. White and Mark Chen's Research Article Selected as Top Ten Science Breakthrough of the Year
- Off-the-peg organic synthesis goes commercial
- Catalyst-free chemistry makes self-healing materials more practical
- The key to unlocking the secret of highly specific DNAzyme catalysis
- Catching Cancer Early
- Suslick and Students Study the "Wint-O-Green" Effect
- Dr. White and Mark Chen's Research Reviewed in Six News Articles
- Scientists discover new way to make water
- Eleven professors at Illinois elected as 2007 AAAS Fellows
- Bailey Receives the NIH New Innovator Award
- Microfluidic chambers advance the science of growing neurons
- Ultrafast laser spectrometer measures heat flow through molecules
- Quantum analog of Ulam's conjecture can guide molecules, reactions
- New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds
- Dr. Thomas Dunning to Lead "Blue Waters" Super Computer Program
- Researchers use new approach to predict protein function
- Now, self-healing materials can mimic human skin, healing again and again
- New reaction is first to catalytically convert allylic C-H to C-N
- Mechanoluminescence event yields novel emissions, reactions
- Martin Burke's group was recently highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News June 18, 2007 issue.Research group gets $7 million to pursue new antibiotic agents
- Theory predicts aging process in DVDs, Plexiglas, other polymer glasses
- Nobel Laureate Paul C. Lauterbur, developer of MRI, dies at age 77
- Dr. Jeffrey Moore and coworkers have developed a fundamentally different way of initiating or accelerating a reaction.
- Mechanics meets chemistry in new ways to manipulate matter
- Disposable sensor uses DNA to detect hazardous uranium ions
- Ryan Bailey Wins 2006 Dreyfuss Award
- A. Wieckowski Wins 2006 Gold ISE Medal
- A presentation by Professor Yi Lu was selected by the Materials Research Society as one of the "Top 5 Hot Talks/Cool Papers" from the 2006 MRS spring meeting.
- Professor Paul J. Hergenrother receives the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
- Deborah Leckband was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Ken Suslick delivered the Harold S. Johnston Lecture in Physical Chemistry for 2006 from the College of Chemistry of the University of California, Berkeley, in February, 2006.
- Professor Paul Hergenrother has been named an I. C. Gunsalus Scholar for 2006-2007.
- Assistant Professor Huimin Zhao receives a Helen Corley Petit Award for 2006.
- Professor of Chemistry, M. Christina White was awarded a prestigious NSF CAREER grant titled, "Catalytic Organotransition Metal Chemistry: C-C Bond Forming Reactions via Allylic C-H Bond Activation".
- Congratulations to Joseph P. Gerdt, who was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
- John Rogers' research was selected as an emerging technology by the MIT Technology Review.
- UIUC Physics Professor Klaus Schulten and collaborators at Illinois and the University of California at Irvine have used the computing power of the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications to produce a computer simulation of an entire life form at atomic detail.
- The Granick group's lipid, nanoparticle research was featured in:"Nanoparticles create biocompatible capsules," UIUC News Bureau, 3/6/2006.
- Nanoparticles create biocompatible capsules
- Scott Denmark will be awarded the Yamada-Koga Prize on Oct. 27 at the 16th Symposium on Optically Active Compounds in Tokyo.
- Benita S. Katzenellenbogen, Swanlund Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology, and Center for Advanced Study Professor, and John A. Katzenellenbogen, Swanlund Professor of Chemistry, have been selected to jointly receive the prestigious Roy O. Greep Lecture Award for 2006 from The Endocrine Society.
- Scott Denmark wins an Excellence in Chemistry Award, sponsored by Astra-Zeneca. Professor Denmark was made a 2005 Distinguished Lecturer.
- Professor Martin Gruebele's research perfecting single molecule absorption spectroscopy was mentioned in C&E News.
- Joseph P. Gerdt, an undergraduate researcher with Scott Silverman, was awarded a $1,000 Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research.
- Professor Yi Lu is again in the news with another article about his self correcting nanomaterial assembly process.
- The flexible electronics research of Professor John Rogers was detailed in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article.
- Professor Martin Gruebele's research perfecting single molecule absorption spectroscopy has been published online in Nano Letters.
- Researchers demonstrate single molecule absorption spectroscopy
- U. of I. professor recognized by Scientific American magazine
- Dana Dlott elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences
- Professor Yi Lu's research was discussed in the Oct. 10th issue of The Scientist, "Give your protein a tune-up." and also by the UIUC News Bureau,"Proofreading and error-correction in nanomaterials inspired by nature,"10/18/05.
- Proofreading and error-correction in nanomaterials inspired by nature
- "Seeking the D Isomer: Sensitive, downscaled techniques locate D-amino acids in single neurons and subcellular sites," is the Sept. 26th C & E News article describing the research of Jonathan Sweedler.
- Professor Ralph Nuzzo quoted in a New York Times article.
- Professor Martin Gruebele has been named a 2006 Biophysical Society Fellow.
- A new way of making nanoparticles developed by chemistry Professor Kenneth Suslick and Yuri Didenko, a senior research scientist in chemistry, could make a big difference to nanotechnology.
- Chen Zhang and Kenneth S. Suslick have developed a sensor that uses an array of chemically sensitive dyes to identify organic compounds dissolved in water.
- Professor Paul Hergenrother made Technology Reviews magazine's list of top innovators under age 35.
- Wilfred van der Donk to be recipient of 2006 ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award
- Peter Beak named a Center for Advanced Studies Professor.
- The research of Professor Jonathan Sweedler was featured in a UIUC News Bureau article.
- New techniques study the brain's chemistry, neuron by neuron
- Professor Martin Burke awarded a Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award
- Professor of Chemistry and Astronomy Benjamin McCall is the recipient of a prestigious NSF CAREER grant titled, CAREER: Spectroscopy of Carbocations in the Laboratory and the Interstellar Medium.
- New faculty member, Martin Burke, has been awarded a 2005 Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award.
- NPR's Earth and Sky produced a radio article featuring Professor Paul Hergenrother's research.
- Using a technique called ultrasonic spray pyrolysis, Professor Ken Suslick and Sara Skrabalak have created an improved catalyst for removing smelly sulfur-containing compounds from gasoline and other fossil fuels.
- Illinois chemists spray their way to better catalysts
- Michael Arnold has been selected as one of 10 recipients of a 5,000 Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry.
- The research of Professor Scott Silverman and Chandrasekhar Miduturu was described in a News Bureau article and also in the C-U News Gazette.
- DNA constraints control structure of attached macromolecules
- Gaining an understanding of lipid mobility and subsequently cell membrane function is the subject of Steve Granick's research that was featured in two articles.
- Professor Paul Hergenrother's research is highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News, June 20.
- Stephen Sligar elected a Fellow of of the World Innovation Foundation and receives a NSF Human Frontiers Science Program Research Award.
- Professor Chad Rienstra has been selected to be a NCSA/UIUC Fellow for 2005-2006.
- By creating molecular 'bridge,' scientists change function of a protein
- Paul Hergenrother named a top innovator under 35 for 2005 by Technology Reviews
- Professor Stephen Sligar receives Human Frontiers Science Program Research Award and is elected a Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation
- The exciting research of Professor Humin Zhao was featured in: "By creating molecular 'bridge,' scientists change function of a protein," UIUC News Bureau, 5/5/05.
- U. of I. alumni research scholar Martin Gruebele receives Bessel Prize
- Professor Chad Rienstra Named a Cottrell Scholar
- Ralph Nuzzo elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the World Innovation Foundation.
- Ryan Woodyer (Huimin Zhao, Wilfred van der Donk) is the recipient of the 2005 WH Peterson Award for the best poster presentation by a graduate student at the ACS Biochemical Technology division.
- "Researchers improve design of genetic on-off switches," April 4, 2005, UIUC News Bureau article, features the research of Professor Huimin Zhao and others.
- Researchers improve design of genetic on-off switches
- U of I Physics Professor Tapped as HHMI Investigator
- "Theories of high-temperature superconductivity violate Pauli Principle," is the title of the UIUC News Bureau article involving the work of Professor Philip Phillips.
- Theories of high-temperature superconductivity violate Pauli Principle
- Tighe Spurlin (Gewirth Group) as been selected to attend the 55th Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany.
- Paul Hergenrother to receive Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship
- The ultrasound research of Professor Kenneth Suslick and graduate student David Flannigan, as published in Nature has resulted in a media blitz on the subject.
- "High-intensity ultrasound creates hollow nanospheres and nanocrystals," UIUC News Bureau, (2/22/2005) describes the research of Professor Ken Suslick that was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
- High-intensity ultrasound creates hollow nanospheres and nanocrystals
- The research of Steve Granick was featured in a UIUC News Bureau article.
- High-fidelity patterns form spontaneously when solvent evaporates
- Professor Huimin Zhao will be one of the recipients of the Xerox Award for Faculty Research, UIUC College of Engineering for 2005.
- The Winter 2005 Research Corporation Newsletter contains an article discussing the reasons for the large number of Cottrell Scholars at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
- Professors Jim Lisy and Yi Lu were re-elected to the Faculty Senate.
- Rienstra develops improved NMR design for protein structure determination
- Professor of materials science and engineering and chemistry John Rogers and collaborators published significant work on polymer nanoimprint lithography in the December issue of Nano Letters.
- Molecular scale resolution achieved in polymer nanoimprinting technique
- Professor Thomas Rauchfuss was elected to be chair of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the ACS for 2006.
- Professor Paul Hergenrother's research group is developing a new method for combating antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
- Molecular technique shows promise in destroying drug resistance in bacteria
- The microfluidic fuel cell research of Professor Ralph Nuzzo's group was highlighted in the October issue of Today's Chemist at Work.
- Paul Kelter Elected 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
- Thom H. Dunning Jr. to lead National Center for Supercomputing Applications
- Emad Tajkhorshid and Professor Klaus Schulten won the AAAS 2004 Visualization Challenge, Illustration category for their image of the complex machinery a cell uses to exchange water with its environment.
- Professor Dana Dlott and colleagues had an article published in Science Express Web describing their research monitoring the energy flow through molecules.
- At Molecular Scale, Vibrational Couplings Define Heat Conduction
- Faculty member featured in LASNews - Kenneth Suslick - "Molecules Are His Medium"
- Faculty members featured in LASNews - Neil Kelleher (former) and Wilfred van der Donk - "From Curds, a New Way to Make Antibiotics"
- Joseph Rule (Jeffrey Moore's group) was given a travel award to give a talk at the ACS national meeting in Philadelphia.
- University of Illinois to host new NIH Neuroproteomics Center.
- Jennifer Heemstra Awarded an ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Fellowship
- Professor Wilfred van der Donk named a University Scholar for 2004-2005
- Professors Ralph Nuzzo and John Rogers will have a paper published in Applied Physics Letters, June 28 detailing their research creating high performance, thin-film transistors.
- Professor Paul W. Bohn named the recipient of the 2005 Bomem-Michelson Award by the The Coblentz Society.
Illinois professor wins Nobel