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    Chris Jarzynski has been awarded the title of Distinguished University Professor
    The Chair and department join in congratulating Professor Christopher Jarzynski who has been awarded the title of Distinguished University Professor. Chris has been with UMD since 2006 in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and IPST. He is an accomplished scientist and talented teacher. His research focuses on statistical mechanics at the molecular level, with […]

    IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Irving Kipnis
    Irving ”Irv” M. Kipnis died on Monday, August 4, after suffering a heart attack the previous week. A lifelong learner, Irv earned a B.S. in Chemistry from SUNY Stony Brook, a PhD. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Toledo, and an MBA from the University of Baltimore. Before joining the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in […]

    A recent news article in Nature highlights bacterial communication and has quotes from Professor Sintim
    Scientists are now taking a more sophisticated approach to the problem of bacterial infections by inhibiting bacterial communication. Herman Sintim, a chemical biologist in the department, highlights the problem associated with early work  on blocking techniques

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