Joe Patterson is the recipient of the 2023 Burton Medal from the MSA

Joe Patterson is the recipient to the 2023 Burton Medal from the Microscopy Society of America. This award honors annually distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis by a scientist who is less than 40 years old. Joe will receive his award as part of the plenary session marking the opening of the Microscopy and Microanalysis 2023 meeting in Minneapolis in July.

Congratulations to Joe on this well-deserved honor.

Publications come in 3's for graduate student Liz Diessner

Congratulations to graduate student Liz Diessner on her third(!) publication this quarter!

Taking Enzymes to the Extremes

Shaul Mukamel appointed as Deputy Editor for Science Advances

Professor Shaul Mukamel has been appointed as Deputy Editor for Science Advances, the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s open access multidisciplinary journal.

Joe Patterson awarded a CAREER Award from the NSF

Joe Patterson’s CAREER Award application, entitled "Ring-Opening Polymerization-Induced Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly”, has been funded by the NSF’s Division of Materials Research. Congratulations to Professor Patterson on his CAREER Award from the NSF!

Read the abstract for his proposal below:

Seu Sim is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award!

Seu Sim's CAREER application, entitled “Catalytic Living Materials Constructed with Engineered Spores and Polymer Scaffolds”, has been funded by the NSF’s Division of Materials Research. Congratulations professor Sim for receiving a NSF CAREER Award.

Read the abstract for his proposal below:

Nehal Idris selected as a 2022-2023 School of Physical Sciences DEI Graduate Leaders Fellowship recipient

Nehal Idris, a rising second year in the Patterson lab, has been selected as the recipient of the 2022-2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Graduate Leaders Fellowship in the School of Physical Sciences!

The fellowship provides full support for three academic quarters during the 2022-2023 academic year. Throughout the academic year, she will be collaborating with the Vice Chair for DEI in the Chemistry department, the Chemistry departments' inclusive excellence committee and the Office of Access, Outreach and Inclusion to advance the DEI effort in the Chemistry department.