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Kansas State University Chemistry Department

Prof Richmond
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Prof Hua Awarded NIH Grant
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Bhupinder Sandhu


Mary Dooley

Prof. Kenneth Klabunde
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Dr. Laura Fox

PLU award winners

Dr. Yasmin Patell

McLaurin CAREERDr. Ping Li
Richmond Honorary Doctorate
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Ruben Shrestha

Christer Aakeröy is an international leader in the emerging fields of crystal engineering and supramolecular chemistry, which involve exploration and application of chemistry "beyond the molecule.” His research program combines fundamental and applied aspects of intermolecular interactions and materials science. His research has garnered more than $9 million in external support since 2000, attracting major grants from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, NIH, the Petroleum Research Fund and industry. Aakeröy joined the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at KSU in 1996. For more information, please click here

A patent was awarded to Professors Stefan Bossmann and Deryl Troyer (Anatomy & Physiology) for a preclinical cancer detection platform
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Professor Santosh Aryal was awarded a K-State mentoring fellowship for Combinatorial Multifunctional Polymeric Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Breast Cancer Using Doxorubicin and Salinomycin Combination
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Leila Maurmann, our superb Instrumentation Facility Director, was promoted to Research Assistant Professor

Raghavender Sirimdas, 2nd year Ph.D. student in Emily McLaurin’s group, was selected to present his research at the 12th annual Graduate Research Summit at the State Capitol in Topeka
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Professor Duy Hua's patent on quinoline derivatives that restore cellular gap junction activity was licensed to SigmaAldrich
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News from 2015 and prior

 

Adam Kell, 5th year Ph.D. student in Ryszard Jankowiak’s group, was recipient of a 2015 University Distinguished Professors’ Graduate Student Award

Raghavender Sirimdas, 2nd year Ph.D. student in Emily McLaurin’s group, was selected to present his research at the 12th annual Graduate Research Summit at the State Capitol in Topeka
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Professor Duy Hua's patent on quinoline derivatives that restore cellular gap junction activity was licensed to SigmaAldrich
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Yasmin Patell again named to ACS Division of Chemical Education’s Examinations Institute

Congratulations Stefan Bossmann for receiving this year's University Distinguished Faculty Award for Mentoring of Undergraduates in Research!

Congratulations Christine Spartz - our department's 17th Goldwater Scholarship winner!
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Stefan BossmannLeila Maurmann and team awarded $1.3M NSF instrumentation grant
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Christine Aikens receives Iowa State University Alumni Award
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Dan Higgins receives Distinguished Graduate Faculty Member Award
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Saying Good-Bye to Ken Klabunde
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Olga Koper Honored at the White House!
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An Accurate and Rapid Screen for Early-stage Cancers!
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Building Better Batteries
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Charley and Kay Smith establish Chemistry Excellence Fund 
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Christine Aikens receives Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar and HP Outstanding Junior Faculty Awards 
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Lateef Syed receives Fateley-Hammaker Collaboration in Research Award 

Graduate student Ayomi Perera Tops K-State Research Forum Presentations 
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Grade-A Teachers: Noyce Scholarship Program Develops Quality Kansas Science Teachers 
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Passion for Chemistry Fuels Wichita Sophomore’s Research to Improve Painkillers
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Prof. Chris Culbertson receives Stamey Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising 
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Prof. Christer Aakeröy receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching 
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Prof. Yasmin Patell receives Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
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Prof. Jun Li highlighted in K-State Today 
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Donna Wright named College Classified Employee of the Year 
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Congratulations to Lateef Syed, winner of KansasBio at eighth annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit! 
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Congratulations to Prof. Christine Aikens, 2011 Sloan Research Fellowship recipient! 
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Three Graduate Students Receive Fateley Travel Awards
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Two graduate students selected for Capitol Graduate Research Summit
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Two undergraduate researchers Nominated for Goldwater Scholarships
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Jim Hodgson recognized by the American Scientific Glassblowers Society 
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Congratulations to our Undergraduate Cancer Center Awards winners!!! 
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Prof. Stefan Bossmann recognized for his recent patent at Spotlight for Intellectual Property. 
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Reed Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry Established! 
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