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Professor Joseph Loo
Oct 19, 2020
For a second year, Professor Joseph Loo has been named as one of the world’s leading analytical chemists by The Analytical Scientist magazine.
Professor Ellen Sletten
Oct 19, 2020
Ellen Sletten’s group, in collaboration with scientists in Germany, develops new imaging probes and technologies to allow for real-time multicolor imaging. 
Dr. Jeffrey Vinokur
Oct 15, 2020
Graduate students Musibau Francis Jimoh (Kaner lab) and Rachel Knapp (Garg lab) are featured in video with alum Dr Jeffrey Vinokur (PhD ’17 Bowie lab).
Professor Keriann Backus
Oct 15, 2020
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation selects Professor Keriann Backus as one of 20 recipients of the 2020 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.  
Professor Sri Kosuri
Oct 9, 2020
Technology created by Professor Sri Kosuri’s UCLA-founded startup company Octant leads to the development of a faster and cheaper COVID-19 testing technique.
Professor Hosea Nelson
Oct 8, 2020
Professor Hosea Nelson has been named as a recipient of the prestigious 2020 Eli Lilly Grantee Award for Organic Chemistry. 
 
Professor Juli Feigon
Oct 7, 2020
Professor Juli Feigon discusses her telomerase research with science journalist Robyn Williams on “The Science Show”. 
 
Professor Benny Ng
Oct 5, 2020
Pierce College professor Benny Ng (BS ’03, MS ’09, PhD ’10 Tolbert group) features rapper Snoop Dogg in viral video encouraging students to read class syllabus.
Mackenzie Anderson
Oct 2, 2020
Graduate student Mackenzie Anderson ‘17 (Kaner group) is selected for prestigious 2020 NWRI-SCSC Fellowship.
 
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Sep 30, 2020

The Tang, Garg, and Houk research groups have discovered nature’s natural protein catalysts (enzymes) that catalyze the Alder-ene reaction.