William Jorgensen has been invited as key lecturer for the Kolthoff Lectureship in Chemistry at the University of Minnesota. Congratulations Professor!
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John Terhorst (Yale, Ph.D.) has accepted an Adjunct Professor position at Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA. He will begin teaching General and Organic Chemistry courses this summer. Congratulations John!
Orlando Acevedo (Yale, Postdoc) has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Auburn University, AL. Congratulations Orlando!
At the 243rd National American Chemical Society meeting, in San Diego, CA, March 2012, Professor Jorgensen received the Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids. This award is sponsored by the Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering Company and was presented by Dr. Thomas F. Degnan, Jr. Manager, Breakthrough and Leads Generation, Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering Company. Congratulations Dr. Jorgensen!
Professor Jorgensen has been awarded the Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids. Sponsor: ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co. Congratulations!
Paul Rablen (Yale, postdoc) has been promoted to full Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Swarthmore College.
Julien Michel (Yale, postdoc) has been awarded a prestigious University Research Fellowship by the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. He will pursue an independent research career at the University of Edinburgh, studying small molecule control of intrinsically disordered protein function.
James Luccarelli (Yale, undergrad) was a recipient of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. He will pursue a D.Phil. in chemistry at Oxford under the guidance of Professor Andrew Hamilton.
Julien Michel (Yale, current Postdoc) received the Emerging Technologies in Computational Chemistry Award, which recognizes major methodological advances in computational chemistry, from the Division of Computers in Chemistry at the most recent ACS National Meeting in Washington DC.
Professor William L. Jorgensen was recently named Sterling Professor of Chemistry in recognition of his excellence in the field and as a professor and leader at Yale University. Congratulations!!!
Zoe Cournia (Yale, Current Postdoc) recently won the Connecticut Technology Council Women of Innovation Award, which recognizes women with outstanding research, teaching, and leadership skills. Please follow this link to read the Yale Cancer Center editorial and interview with Zoe!
James Luccarelli (Yale, Current Undergrad) was one of this year’s Goldwater Scholarship awardees. This prestigious award is intended to recognize undergraduate excellence in science, mathematics, and engineering fields of research. Upon graduation next year, James plans to pursue a joint M.D./Ph.D. in pharmacology. Click here for the recent Yale Daily News article announcing the winners.
Congratulations Zoe & James!