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Cook Lab is working to make chemical production more sustainable

In her research, Prof. Amanda Cook is working to refine the production of chemicals like acrylate that are used in tens of thousands of products, to make them more sustainable. http://bit.ly/2ufK425

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Haley Lab researchers closer to making organic molecules for electronics

With a couple of chemical tweaks, University of Oregon chemists have taken a step forward in efforts to harness organic molecules as a cheaper alternative to traditional silicon-based conductors in digital storage devices. http://bit.ly/2SbolU2

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Prof. McMorran’s microscopy research highlighted in Wired

Prof. McMorran’s microscopy research highlighted in Wired

“New Microscope Show the Quantum World in Crazy Detail” in Wired Magazine highlights the work of Prof. Benjamin McMorran and Ph.D. student Fehmi Yasin. https://www.wired.com/story/new-microscope-shows-the-quantum-world-in-crazy-detail/

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Machine Learning Symposium – Sept. 20

Researchers interested in creating a community of UO scientists using machine learning as an analysis tool will be meeting September 20th from 12:30 to 4 pm in the EMU ballroom on Thursday, Sept. 20th. Short talks and conversation will explore specific topics.  See https://pages.uoregon.edu/raghu/machine_learning_symposium_2018.html for more information. Registration if

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Chemical catalysis expert to join Energy and Sustainable Materials Cluster

Chemical catalysis expert to join Energy and Sustainable Materials Cluster

Dr. Amanda Cook will be  will be joining the UO Chemistry faculty this summer as a part of the UO’s Energy & Sustainable Materials Clusters of Exellence program. After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan while working for Prof. Melanie Sanford, Dr. Cook began working for Prof. Christophe Coperet

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Molecular materials scientist to join Energy and Sustainable Materials Cluster

Molecular materials scientist to join Energy and Sustainable Materials Cluster

Dr. Carl Brozek will be joining the UO Chemistry faculty this summer as a part of the UO’s Energy & Sustainable Materials Clusters of Exellence program.  Dr. Brozek is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Gamelin Research Group and the Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washington. His research has

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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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