Professor Don Blake named UCI Distinguished Alumnus

Chemistry Professor Don Blake (M.S., 1980, Ph. D. 1984) is the recipient of a UCI Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UCI Alumni Association. The purpose of the award is "to recognize an alumnus who has achieved great professional prominence in their field and is engaged in the community, furthering the goals of UCI and/or the UCI Alumni Association."

Don will be recognized at a future Lauds and Laurels Ceremony, but in the mean time we congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.

Essential research continues in several Chemistry labs

These are the projects in Chemistry that have been approved as essential research as of 4/13/20:

Project Name/Description

Drug discovery to fight COVID-19
Rachel Martin, Vy Dong, James Nowick, Doug Tobias, Carter Butts

Development of a Virus BioResistor (VBR) for the Detection of SARS-VoC-2 Antibodies in Blood Serum
Reginald M. Penner, Gregory Weiss

Hydrogen Bonding Cavity Motifs About Metal Ion
Andy Borovik