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Undergraduates Win 2nd Place SOURCE Poster Award

Date posted: January 30th, 2015

Congratulations to undergraduate students Hannah Jenkins and Kelsie Leary of the Crespo group, who tied for second place in the Intersections: SOURCE Poster Awards on 5 December. Their presentation was titled “Oxidative Damage of DNA and RNA Nucleotides by the Folic Acid Derivative, 6‐Carboxypterin, Upon UVA Exposure”. A full list of winners is availavle on this PDF. […Read more]

Grad Student Marvin Pollum Receives Photobiology Travel Award

Date posted: May 12th, 2014

Marvin Pollum, a 3rd year PhD student in The Crespo Research Group, received the Frederick Urbach Memorial Student Travel Award to present his research work at the 37th American Society for Photobiology’s conference in San Diego, California. […Read more]

Dr. Srinivasan Wins WISER Faculty Advisor of the Year

Date posted: April 18th, 2014


Instructor Rekha Srinivasan was recognized as Faculty Advisor of the Year by the Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER), part of the CWRU Flora Stone Mather Center for Women. […Read more]

Grad Student Shu Situ Wins Community Service Award

Date posted: April 18th, 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Shu Situ, a 3rd year PhD student in Dr. Samia‘s research group, for being selected as the 2013-2014 Lenore A. Kola Graduate Student Community Service Awardee. This recognition comes from the School of Graduate Studies at Case Western Reserve University. […Read more]

ACS Project SEED Fellow Briana Sealey’s Research Experience Featured in Imagine Magazine

Date posted: April 7th, 2014

American Chemical Society Project SEED fellow Briana Sealey’s summer research experience was recently featured with an article by The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth in Imagine Magazine. […Read more]


Department Welcomes 2014 Graduate Students

The Department of Chemistry welcomes its fall 2014 graduate students. Click here for photos.

Department Newsletter Available Online

Issue 107 (summer 2014) of our department newsletter, The Case Chemist, is available online or for download.

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