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From the Chemistry Department

Edward Briceno Receives NIH NIGMS Research Supplement

Congratulations to graduate student Edward Briceno of the Krische Group, recipient of an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research. The Diversity Supplements Program is designed to facilitate the recruitment and training of promising scientists from diverse backgrounds.

Jonathan Sessler Elected as Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professor Jonathan Sessler has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Foreign Members are elected based on contribution to the cause of science and technology in China and who possess high academic standing internationally.

NuvoNuro Receives HEAL grant

NuvoNuro, a company recently co-founded by Professor Stephen Martin based upon his research at UT, has received a major NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term® (HEAL) Initiative grant. The grant is part of the research program Development and Optimization of Non-Addictive Therapies to Treat Pain and NuvoNuro is on...

Henry Cater to Participate in Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium

Graduate student Henry Cater of the Page Group has been selected to participate in the Division of Polymer Chemistry, Inc (POLY) Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium at the American Chemical Society Spring 2024 Meeting. The symposium recognizes outstanding graduate students in polymer science and engineering.  ...

Emmie Stumbo Receives Safety Fellowship

Graduate student Emmie Stumbo of the Rose Group is the recipient of the 2023 Safety-First Leadership Fellowship. This $3,000 fellowship supports an initiative to foster a culture of lab safety within the Department of Chemistry. It is awarded to one graduate student per year based on a safety proposal competition.