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Archive – January 2012

The first in a series of profiles of graduate students and post-docs in the Department of Chemistry across the spectrum of specialties: organic, inorganic, physical, chemical biology and theoretical. This profile features fourth-year graduate student Julia Kalow in the organic chemistry group of Assistant Professor Abigail Doyle.
Robert J. Cava, the Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of a 2012 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Prize. The prize is worth €60,000 and will facilitate more extensive cooperation between Professor Cava and his German hosts, the Mainz chemist Professor Dr. Claudia Felser and the Karlsruhe physicist Professor Dr. Hilbert von Löhneysen. Cava plans to go to Germany for an extended research stay this year. Cava is among the world's leading research