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Prashant K. Jain Receive Beckman Young Investigator Award

Professor Jain is one of seven to receive the 2014 Beckman Award. This will enable him to continue his work on nanoscale imaging of catalysts in action.

Alison Fout to Receive a NSF CAREER Award

Professor Fout is receiving this prestigious award for young faculty for her potential in researching the development of cobalt(I) catalysts featuring strong-field ligands for C-X bond formation.

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Innovative Technique May Transform the Hunt for New Antibiotics and Cancer Therapies

In a study reported in ACS Chemical Biology, the Mitchell research group reports having developed a new technique to quickly uncover novel, medically relevant products produced by bacteria.


DeCoste receives a 2014 Campus Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Instructional Staff Award and a Provost's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Dr. DeCoste was one of eleven recipients honored for excellence in teaching at the University of Illinois by the LAS.

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