News + Announcements
  • The Department Welcomes Prof. Michael Rubinstein!

    We are delighted to announce that Dr. Michael Rubinstein joined the Department as a Professor of Chemistry on January 1.  Professor Rubinstein's expertise in polymer theory and computer simulations, along with his joint appointments in Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering and Physics, will expand the excellence and impact of our growing department through new interdisciplinary collaborations in soft matter research. 


  • Chemistry Major, John Lu, Named Marshall Scholar

    Congratulations to John Lu, a recipient of a prestigious Marshall Scholarship!  Up to 40 Marshall Scholarships are awarded each year to high-achieving American students to pursue post-graduate studies at any university in the UK in any field. The award covers all university fees, cost-of-living expenses and many other costs.  John is a 2017 Barry M.

  • Aaron Mahler Receives Molssi Software Fellowship

    Congratulations to Aaron Mahler, a graduate student in the Yang lab, who has received a 2018 Phase I Molssi Software Fellowship from the Molecular Sciences Software Institute!

  • Emily Derbyshire Receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award!!!

    Congratulations to Professor Emily Derbyshire - a recipient of a 2017 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.

  • Amanda Hargrove Receives NIH MIRA!

    Professor Amanda Hargrove has received a Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (R35).  Professor Hargrove’s research under this award will aim to develop a diverse but uniquely RNA-targeted small molecule library along with effective general strategies for the targeting of disease-related RNA structures. Congratulations to Amanda and her research group on receipt of this prominent award!