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From the Chemistry Department

Alumna Olja Simoska Receives Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral Fellowship

The American Chemical Society has awarded the Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral Fellowship to alumna Olja Simoska. Olja received her PhD from UT Austin in 2019, under the supervision of Keith Stevenson and Jason Shear. She is currently a postdoc in Shelley D. Minteer's group at the University of Utah. For her Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral ...

Olja Simoska Attends International Conference of Young Scientists in Moscow

In September, graduate student Olja Simoska, member of the Shear research group (UT Austin) and the Stevenson research group (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology), attended the 3rd International Conference of Young Scientists in Moscow, Russia organized by the Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Moscow State Univers...

3-D Printing Used to Confine Bacteria

  Researchers at UT Austin are using 3-D printing to build microscopic cages that contain bacteria and to study how this bacteria interacts and develops infections in humans.   The scientists, including Department of Chemistry professor Jason Shear, utilize 3-D printing technology to construct protein homes for bacteria in gelatin. Thi...