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Mon Sep 9, 2013

University of Georgia researcher Henry “Fritz” Schaefer, Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, has been selected to receive the 2014 Peter Debye Award in Physical Chemistry sponsored by the E. I.

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Fri Aug 30, 2013

Gregory H. Robinson, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at The University of Georgia, has been honored with a national award from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.

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Thu Aug 29, 2013

Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing a new treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer. The findings were published recently in the early online edition of ACS Nano.

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Wed Aug 28, 2013

Gregory H. Robinson, Franklin Professor and Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Georgia, has been appointed the UGA Foundation Distinguished Professor in Chemistry.

Tue Jul 30, 2013

Jenna Bilbrey, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry at UGA, is the 2013 awardee of the Beverly Hirsh Frank Graduate Fellowship for Women in Science.

Tue Jul 30, 2013

Genetically modified Ferritin nanoparticles have been used to selectively deliver a photosensitizer to tumors and prevent the traditional pitfalls of using Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) (ACS Nano 2013, DOI:

Thu Jun 20, 2013

Recent work done by Marcus Lay and his research group that was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (article) has been highlighted on, a leading web-based science, research and

Thu Jun 20, 2013

Two graduate students from the chemistry department, Alexander Sokolov and Tao Liang, have won the 2013 Dissertation Completion Award. They will receive funding from the graduate school this coming academic year in order to complete their dissertations by next summer at the latest.

Mon May 20, 2013

A new video produced by the American Chemical Society features current research from the lab of assistant professor Tina Salguero. The video, part of the ACS Publications "Breakthrough Science" series, focuses on a recently published communication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (DOI: 10.1021/ja310587c) highlighting the synthesis of nanosheets of calcium copper tetrasilicate (CaCuSi4O10), the key component of a pigment known as Egyptian blue that has been manufactured since the third millennium BC. The work has received much press from major scientific news outlets, such as Scientific American, C&EN, the Materials Research Society, and even The History Channel and Archaeology magazine.

Mon May 20, 2013

Several of our professors and students were honored with awards from the Northeast Georgia ACS affiliate this year. Of the eleven people honored, seven were from UGA.