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Potential tool against harmful insects
Published May 13, 2024
A way to curb nagging insects has been flying under our radar—an enzyme from fruit fly testes
Postdoc honors
Chemistry postdoc named Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow
Published June 6, 2023
Kelsie Wentz will start a two-year project to develop hybrid inorganic-organic conjugated polymers with unique semiconducting properties
Surprising protein behavior could improve understanding of aging
Published Jan 13, 2023
E. coli proteins lacking the ability to reassemble themselves could one day help scientists rethink studies of the human brain
Student experience
Lab access, granted
Published Feb 2, 2022
Chemist Stephen Fried designs Intersession course to provide laboratory experience to first-generation students
Researchers will use power of AI to optimize materials for solar energy
Published Nov 5, 2021
SPIRAL Center is one of 10 projects to receive support from Department of Energy initiative focused on the development of low-cost energy technologies
Faculty news
Krieger School chemist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 14, 2021
Xiongyi Huang, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, works to bridge the worlds of biology and synthetic chemistry to develop new, affordable, and sustainable processes for chemical synthesis and drug development
Hopkins chemist aims to develop longer-lasting, sustainable materials
Published Sept 22, 2021
Rebekka Klausen joins Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks with focus on increasing the lifetime of synthetic rubbers and designing plastics that can decompose upon a chemical trigger
Researchers develop potential antibiotic for drug-resistent pathogen
Published Dec 14, 2020
'Mycobacterium abscessus' is often lethal for people with cystic fibrosis and other lung ailments. This new antibiotic is one of the first potential treatments of the bacterium.
Quantum materials
Researchers accidentally uncover new magnetic phenomenon
Published Aug 4, 2020
During the search for an elusive quantum material, researchers observe phenomenon in an experimental material that is theorized to occur when material particles 'remember' previous forms and behaviors
Basic science study may help stop harmful viruses in their tracks
Published June 4, 2020
Johns Hopkins biophysicist Stephen Fried will study the virus that causes COVID-19 and look for ways to block an important mechanism relating to viral replication