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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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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. …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.

Gray Group Publishes Research on Blue Chromophores

Date posted: February 18th, 2014

The Gray group’s research on metal complexes of azadipyrromethene complexes was recently published in Inorganic Chemistry and Organometallics. Azadipyrromethenes are blue pigments that show promise in photodynamic therapy and solar energy recovery. …Read more.

Tolbert Group Awarded HIV Research Grant

Date posted: February 12th, 2014

Congratulations go out to Dr. Blanton Tolbert who has been awarded a grant from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. The funds will support his research group’s project on Host and Viral Control of P-TEFb Activation and HIV Transcription Elongation. …Read more.

Gray/Berdis Research on Ir(III) Based Metallonucleosides Published in Chemistry—A European Journal

Date posted: October 16th, 2013

The Gray group’s current research on developing suitable metallo-probe to track nucleoside transporters across the cell membrane was published in Chemistry—A European Journal (8th Oct, 2013). …Read more.

Department Welcomes 2013 Graduate Students

Date posted: September 30th, 2013

The Department of Chemistry welcomes its fall 2013 graudate students. Click here for photos and information (Case ID required). …Read more.

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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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