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8/4/2016: Congratulations to Suzanne M. Batiste and Vanderbilt University for being awarded one of the 1st Annual WCC Merck Research Awards. This award recognizes excellence in 3rd & 4th year female graduate students with a research focus in one or more of the following - Organic, Medicinal, Analytical, Chemical Biology, Computational or Structural Chemistry and related disciplines.
Suzanne’s winning of this award highlights how effective your department is in preparing the next generation scientists. We are looking forward to additional applicants from Vanderbilt Universityfor the next WCC Merck Research Award application. The applications are due December 1, 2016. Additional information can be found at http://www.womenchemists.sites.acs.org/awardsrecognition.htm.
6/29/2016: Congratulations to Westley Bauer of the Wright group who won the best poster prize at the 2016 Bioanalytical Sensor Gordon Research Conference. His poster detailed efforts to incorporate sample preparation into point-of-care diagnostics for the detection of malaria.
5/23/2016: Thomas Scherr selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2016 Collaborative Research Travel Grant for his project entitled: Mobile phones for objective malaria diagnosis and rapid reporting.
12/16/2015: Jens Meiler receives Humboldt Foundation award
Professor Meiler, has been elected as a Chancellor Faculty Fellow
12/22/2014: Mike Turo Awarded DOE Graduate Student Research (SCGSR)
11/26/2014: Professor David Wright has been elected as an AAAS Fellow
10/21/2014: Professor Townsend, "Studies the glycobiology of human milk"
10/07/2014: Vanderbilt Chemistry Alumnus, Samantha Arnett, was featured in C&EN in an article entitled "State Department’s Biosecurity Engagement Program manager works to combat bioterrorism"
10/07/2014: Congratulations to Noah Orfield (Rosenthal Group) and Darwin Fu (Meiler Group) for selection to participate in the first Federal STEM Policy and Advocacy Program
09/15/2014 : Research by Prof. Stone and co-Workers Illuminates the Replication Bypass of Aflatoxin Adducts in Mammalian Cells
09/15/2014: C&EN published an article regarding Professor Lindsleys' research on "Small Molecules Help Reactivate Receptor Linked With Schizophrenia"