Topic: chemistry

When studying tetrahedral nanoparticles, Chen’s team discovered that the building blocks  “self-assembled” into quasicrystalline structure.

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University scientists accidentally discover new crystalline structure

March 4, 2019 0 comments

When Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ou Chen and his team set out to study the structures formed by tetrahedral building blocks, they instead stumbled across an entirely new quasicrystalline structure.

After receiving funding from the National Science Foundation, University neuroscientists are developing new tools in bioluminescence and optogenetics with the goals of “innovation, dissemination and education.”

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Bioluminescence researchers study neuronal activity, promote education

January 30, 2019 0 comments

A team of University researchers received funding from the National Science Foundation in August 2017 to develop bioluminescent tools that can be used to enhance methods of studying the brain; researchers atCentral Michigan University and the University of California, San Diego also received the funding.

Russo-Rodriguez (center) was granted a Student and Employee Accessibility Services award in May 2017 alongside Daniel Crowell ’17 (right) and Sarah Libfrained '17 (left).

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Sandra Russo-Rodriguez passes away

February 20, 2018 0 comments

Sandra Russo-Rodriguez, senior lecturer in the department of chemistry, passed away last Saturday, according to a University press release.

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Brown Bites: Feb. 6 – 12, 2016

February 12, 2016 0 comments

The Corporation aims to reduce Brown’s deficit by approving a 4.1 percent hike in tuition .

First week in BioMed mostly dedicated to training sessions where monitors are used throughout for practical pipetting training with students, February 1, 2016. Photo by Frank Mullin/Brown University

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Petition calls for increased chem offerings

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Pre-medical students wrote a petition last week calling for the University to expand the offerings of certain chemistry courses.