2012 News & Features
Chemistry Professor Named ACS Fellow
Richard V. Williams, UI Professor of Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The ACS Fellows Program was created in 2008 “to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.”
The selection of ACS Fellows is based on documented excellence and leadership in BOTH of two areas:
- Excellence and leadership that have a lasting beneficial impact in science, the profession, education, and/or management.
- Volunteer service in the ACS Community resulting in significant enhancements to ACS programs, products, or services.
Professor Jean’ne Shreeve and Emeritus Professor Malcolm Renfrew were selected as ACS Fellows in 2010.
Isaiah Gyan wins graduate student research competition with "GUITAR" poster
The COS 2012 Research Exhibition was held on Friday, November 2, 2012. Among the many participants, Isaiah's submission stood out and earned him a win.
Student & Professor Provide Noteworthy Research
Synthesis and hybridization properties of modified oligonucleotides
Publication highlights graduate student, Mamta Kaura's, and Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka's study of the hybridization properties of oligonucleotides.
Read about Mamta Kaura and Patrick Hrdlicka's research (PDF)
Hrdlicka Received Mid-career Faculty Award
Associate Professor Patrick J. Hrdlicka has received the President’s Mid-career Faculty Award. “This award was established in 2011-2012 to acknowledge faculty, usually during the early to middle stage of their career, who have demonstrated a commitment to outstanding scholarship, teaching and engagement. Recipients are considered to be among the university’s most gifted faculty members who continue to serve as a role model, a source of inspiration for students and whose scholarship or creative activities contributes to the intellectual development and lives in Idaho and globally”
The Journal of Organic Chemistry
The Hrdlicka group manuscript titled “C2'-Pyrene-Functionalized Triazole-Linked DNA: Universal DNA/RNA Hybridization Probes” made the cover of the first 2012 issue of The Journal of Organic Chemistry.
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