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Chemistry

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
Health
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
Coronavirus
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
Materials discovery
The magic shop
Published Spring 2020
The PARADIM Bulk Crystal Growth Facility seeks to create materials that have never before existed. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intersession 2020
Caffeinated chem
Published Jan 21, 2020
In "Roasted: The Molecular Gastronomy of Coffee" students learn the art and science behind what makes their coffee taste the way it does
Intersession
Chemistry of cosmetics
Published Jan 29, 2019 Video
Course traces the principles of organic chemistry that underlie popular beauty products
Faculty honors
Materials scientist named Sloan Fellow
Published Feb 21, 2017
Rebekka Klausen receives early-career award for her work with silicon in creating next-generation technology
KUDOS
JHU chemist honored
Published Sept 21, 2015
Marc Greenberg receives Arthur C. Cope Late Career Scholars Award for his research on nucleic acids
Material manipulation
Published July 9, 2015
Project led by JHU chemist Kit Bowen receives $7.5M grant from DOD