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2013 News & Features

Chemistry Grad student received 2nd Place at the UI Innovation Showcase

April 2013

Chemistry Grad Student Isaiah Gyan won 2nd Place under Graduate Interdisciplinary Research in the UI Innovation Showcase on April 23, 2013 with “GUITAR, A New Form of Carbon for Electrochemical Applications.”

Chemistry Graduate Cooks Up Success in the Lab

University of Idaho chemistry graduate Brian Vo finds success in labs, as a teaching assistant and in published articles.

Read more about Brian

Chemistry graduate student, Andrew Aring and Dr. Stelck
Chemistry graduate student, Andrew Aring won the honor and, as depicted by his smile, seems to have had a great time giving Dr. Stelck a “new do”.

Despicable Haircut

Dec. 2013

Raffle tickets were sold for the honor of buzzing Dr. Dan Stelck’s hair in preparation for the Despicable Science show, sponsored by the CoS Ambassadors and Chemistry Club.

The Despicable Science show, presented on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. in REN 111, is an entertaining exhibition of various scientific principles, for all ages. Hopefully, this will become an annual event.

Alum's Work on Huntington Disease is Highlighted

October 2013

Michael E. Østergaard earned his Ph.D. degree from our Department of Chemistry in 2010 working on functionalized oligonucleotides for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes under the supervision of Patrick Hrdlicka.  Dr. Østergaard was recruited by Isis Pharmaceuticals for a postdoctoral fellowship and is presently a Senior Scientist with the company.  Isis Pharmaceuticals is the worldwide leader in the field of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics.
Read about Dr. Østergaard's recent work on Huntington's Disease >

Elements of Fun

Love of research keeps fire burning for chemistry professor Jean'ne Shreeve.

Read more about Professor Shreeve

A Formula for the Future

Chemistry student excels in the classroom as she prepares for teaching career.

Read about Brianna

2013 Research or Creative Activity Excellence Award

April 2013

Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka, Associate Professor of Chemistry, was presented the 2013 Research or Creative Activity Excellence Award by the former university president and former Provost and Executive Vice President Doug Baker on April 15, 2013. The purpose of this award is to recognize and encourage excellence in all forms of scholarly research and creative activity. The work recognized may be a single significant contribution or an accumulation of significant contributions that have received national or international recognition.
Read about Dr. Hrdlicka's Award (PDF)

Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Phone: 208-885-6552

Fax: 208-885-6173


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