John Akintola wins the People’s Choice Award for his 3-minute thesis presentation on his dissertation research, “Functioning Polyelectrolyte Complexes,” which focuses on the novel applications of these materials like as antifouling coatings on the hulls of ships to prevent algae and other sea life growth.
Two FSU Chemistry Ph.D. students– Kristen Weeks and Carley Reid–introduce a glove recycling program.
Kristen Weeks and Carley Reid received support from the FSU Green Fund grant to set up the program were they recycled 88kg of gloves in their first year.
FSU researchers capture high-resolution images of magnesium ions interacting with CRISPR gene-editing enzyme
Scientists at Florida State University produced the first high-resolution, time-lapsed images showing magnesium ions interacting with the CRISPR-Cas9 enzyme while it cut strands of DNA.
FSU chemist honored by Tallahassee Scientific Society for career contributions to science, education and public outreach
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Kenneth Hanson will receive the 2023 Gold Medal Award from the Tallahassee Scientific Society for his contributions to science and his commitment to science education and outreach.
Hedi Mattoussi, a Distinguished Research Professor with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected to receive the 2024 ACS Award in Surface Chemistry in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of surface chemistry — a branch of the field concerned with processes occurring at interfaces between phases, especially between liquid and gas forms.
MagLab scientist honored for contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance honored for contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance
Rob Schurko has received the Regitze Vold Prize at the Alpine Conference, an international forum on magnetic resonance in solids. Schurko is director of the MagLab’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility and is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at FSU.
Joel M. Smith, an assistant professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, or MIRA, from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the potential that synthesizing small, complex molecules could have on the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries.
Kristen Weeks and Carley Reid, two chemistry graduate students at Florida State University, have taken their passion for sustainability beyond the lab by initiating a glove recycling project.
FSU chemist earns prestigious Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for education and research contributions
A Florida State University faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has earned a highly competitive award for her work in improving the efficiency of solar cells as well as innovation in and dedication to education.
Florida State University researchers lay out a model that explains how brightly colored, coral-like structures grow upward, form different shapes and how they go from a flexible, self-healing material to a more brittle one.