News + Announcements
  • Janet Rosenthal Receives Dean's Pillar of Excellence Award!

    Janet, a Chemistry Department staff member for nearly 35 years, has been named one of four 2018 Dean's Pillar of Excellence awardees! This award recognizes Janet's long-standing contributions to the excellence of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences through her commitment to service, initiative, increased efficiency, and constant enthusiasm. Janet was honored at a reception hosted by Dean Ashby on Monday evening and will receive a monetary award. Thank you for your dedication to Chemistry, Janet!

  • Darius Teo Receives Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship

    Darius, a second year student in the Beratan lab, received a Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship award for the 2018-2019 academic year. The award includes stipend, tuition remission, and an allocation of node hours on the Blue Waters system. Darius will also travel to Oregon to attend the annual Blue Water Symposium.  Congratulations, Darius!

    Darius Teo


  • Brittany Morgan Recognized for Excellence in Mentoring

    Congratulations to Brittany Morgan, a Ph.D. candidate in the Hargrove Lab, for receiving a 2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring! Brittany has guided undergraduate students in their career paths, mentored incoming graduate students and a number of undergraduates, assisting them in their research, networking, and personal development.

  • Amanda Hargrove Receives NSF CAREER Award!

    Professor Amanda Hargrove has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Professor Hargrove’s research objective is to draw upon exquisitely tunable small molecules to develop timesaving and simple technologies that elucidate critical principles in RNA recognition and related function. Congratulations to Amanda and her research group on receipt of this distinguished award!

  • The Future of Biochemistry is at Duke!

    Prof. Emily Derbyshire was named one of 44 prominent scientists moving Biochemistry into the future!  Secondary faculty member Ken Yokoyama and Department alumna Louise Charkoudian (Haverford College) also made the Biochemistry article’s top 44, highlighting Duke’s synergy among chemistry, biochemistry, and biology, as well as our commitment to mentoring the next generation of scientific leaders.  Congratulations to Emily, Ken and Lou on their recognition and contributions!