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The Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University offers a dynamic and cutting-edge educational experience in the chemical sciences. Relationships across disciplines include close collaborations with the departments of Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Physics.

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NEWS

Dr. Carlos Crespo recieves Mandel Award for Outstanding Faculty in Chemistry

Date posted: April 10th, 2018

Dr. Carlos Crespo has been selected as the award winner for the 2018 Morton L. Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty. Be sure to read all about Dr. Crespo’s outstanding contributions in this wonderful write-up by The Daily. …Read more.

Special Session at 66th ASMS Conference to honor Emeritus Professor Rob Dunbar

Date posted: April 3rd, 2018

This year at the 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, they will be hosting a special seminar in honor of the late Emeritus Professor Robert C. Dunbar. 
The session will be held during the Short Courses on Tuesday, June 3,2018 from 5:45pm-7:00pm and is entitled:
The Roles of Metal in Ion Chemistry and Structure: In Honor of the Late Robert C. …Read more.

Current PhD Student, Zhongbo Zhang, is a finalist for 2018 Eastman Chemical Student Award

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Zhongbo Zhang (’18) has been selected as one of six finalists of the 2018 Eastman Chemical Student Award. This award is a national student award established in 1985 by the Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (a division of ACS). …Read more.

WISER SEVA supports 8th school in India with help from Dr. Rekha Srinivasan

Date posted: March 8th, 2018

In a small brightly colored one-room schoolhouse, Dr. Rekha Srinivasan leads the community in prayer, “May All become Happy, May All be Free from Illness. May All See what is Auspicious, May no one Suffer. …Read more.

Dr. Emily Pentzer receives funding from U.S. Air Force uniting three CWRU departments

Date posted: February 8th, 2018

Dr. Emily Pentzer along with Case Western Reserve University Researchers Alp Sehirlioglu of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Walter Lambrecht and Xuan Gao in the Department of Physics received more than $1,200,000 in funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.  …Read more.

Remembering Emeritus Professor Robert Dunbar

Date posted: November 29th, 2017

Earlier this month, the Chemistry Department had a great loss in the passing of Emeritus Professor Robert C. Dunbar.
Dunbar began teaching at Case Western Reserve University in 1970 and remained on the faculty throughout the remainder of his professional career. …Read more.

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Highlights

Crespo Group paper selected as one of the top in P&P

The recent paper,”The Triplet State of 6-thio-2′-deoxyguanosine: Intrinsic Properties and Reactivity Toward Molecular Oxygen” by Crespo Group members, Marvin Pollum and Luis Ortiz-Rodriguez was selected as one of the top papers published in Photochemistry and Photobiology for P&P’s virtual issue celebrating the publications 55th anniversary.

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