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DeRose & Haley lab projects shed new light on cancer drug

DeRose & Haley lab projects shed new light on cancer drug

Emerging research from the lab of Prof. Vickie DeRose could support increased efficacy and safety of one of the most widely used drugs used to fight cancer.  In two recently published papers, separate projects using different approaches and led by two of DeRose’s doctoral students, have made

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Parthasarathy leads Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge research team

A UO research team, led by Prof. Raghuveer Parthasarathy is the recipient of a Kavli Challenge award to support high-risk, interdisciplinary research. The team, which includes Parthasarathy (UO MSI), Prof. Brendan Bohannan (UO IEE) and Karen Guillemin (UO IMB), will create tools that will enable new experimental

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Computational chemist to join energy and materials cluster

Christopher Hendon, a computational chemist, will bring his broad experience to bear on the ongoing challenge of developing more efficient energy sources. He’s the first hire in the UO’s Energy and Sustainable Materials Initiative, a Cluster of Excellence that builds on UO’s existing strengths in green chemistry, sustainable materials and

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A designer molecule offers new hope for damaged cells

A designer molecule offers new hope for damaged cells

Researchers in the UO lab of chemist Michael Pluth are part of a global battle against oxidative stress in the human body. It happens as we age and when we eat too much, smoke and drink alcohol. Read More

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PNNL to partner with University of Oregon on materials science

PNNL to partner with University of Oregon on materials science

RICHLAND, Wash. – A new agreement between the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Oregon will allow scientists to obtain joint appointments that bridge the two research institutions.  Link to article.

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2016 Energy & Sustainable Materials Symposium

2016 Energy & Sustainable Materials Symposium

September 30 – October 1, Crater Lake Rooms, EMU Registration at: http://materialscience.uoregon.edu/2016-energy-sustainable-materials-symposium/  

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Simon’s Foundation funds Corwin’s research on “Cracking the Glass Problem”

MSI researcher Eric Corwin is part of a 13 member international team working on a new initiative seeking to understand the “glassy state of matter”. Corwin was recently awarded a $745k, 4-year award for his research into the study of jammed systems as it relates to glass.

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MSI Researchers win award for Materials Prototyping Facility

MSI Researchers win award for Materials Prototyping Facility

Congratulations to MSI researchers for their successful award from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust. The award for $476,000 will support the “Oregon Rapid Materials Prototyping (RaMP) Facility”. RaMP will house flexible state-of-the-art tools for depositing inorganic films and nanostructures via atomic layer deposition and sputtering as

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SupraSensor “Science Nation” video released

Fundamental chemistry research from the Haley/Johnson labs leads to a new sensor that gives farmers a more accurate read on fertilizer needs. New video provided by the National Science Foundation released March 14, 2016 as “Science Nation” Video of the Day.    See video

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Richmond awarded National Medal of Science

The Obama administration has chosen Prof. Geri Richmond to receive the nation’s highest scientific honor. The National Medal of Science is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to scientists, engineers and inventors.  Full Story

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