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Douglas Mitchell Recipient of 2015 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Award acknowledges his creative work in discovery and elucidation of pathogen-specific antibiotics.

New anti-microbial compounds evade resistance with less toxicity

Martin Burke and collaborators developed and tested targeted effective antifungal drug derivatives of amphotericin B that are less toxic yet evade resistance.

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Two Chemistry Instructors Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Christian Ray was recognized for his efforts in helping students succeed in their endeavors and Gretchen Adams was acknowledged as an expert in improving classroom diversity.

Luis Real Hernandez awarded Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Chemistry junior adds another honor to his list of accomplishments.

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Yi Lu receives RSC Applied Inorganic Chemistry Award

This award celebrates his original research and the resulting sensors developed from it.


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