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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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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.

Paul D. Adams Honored with NOBCChE Award

Date posted: September 16th, 2013

CWRU alumnus Paul D. Adams, PhD, was selected as the recipient of the 2013 President’s Award for Excellence in STEM Research and Mentoring from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). …Read more.

Drs. Protasiewicz and Schiraldi Named as ACS Fellows

Date posted: August 1st, 2013

Professor of Chemistry John Protasiewicz and Professor or Macromolecular Science & Engineering David Schiraldi (secondary faculty member in chemistry) were named as 2013 American Chemical Society Fellows. …Read more.

Dr. Mateescu’s MRI Research Awarded at U. Penn Poster Symposium

Date posted: July 15th, 2013

Emeritus Professor Gheorghe Mateescu received a poster award at the Britton Chance Centennial International Symposium on Metabolic Imaging and Spectroscopy organized by the University of Pennsylvania on June 19, 2013. …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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