Pioneers in Progress
Sep 21, 2019The Scripps Research Institute biochemist Benjamin Cravatt is set to receive the 2019 A.I. Scott Medal for Excellence in Biological Chemistry Research, presented jointly by Texas A&M Chemistry and the Texas A&M Section of the American Chemical Society to honor the late Texas A&M chemist A. Ian Scott and his 30-year career of pioneering achievement.
The Right Stuff
Sep 20, 2019Texas A&M senior chemistry major Oscar Gonzalez '20 is one of two students selected as the university's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
Sep 13, 2019Congratulations to Texas A&M Provost and Executive Vice President Carol A. Fierke, recently selected to receive the 2020 Mildred Cohn Award honoring scientists who have made substantial advances to the understating of biological chemistry using innovative physical approaches.
Running Down a Dream
Jul 31, 2019Senior Ethan Quinn looks every bit like someone who feels more at home in a weight room or chasing down opposing players on the field. This summer, the standout midfielder on the Seton Hill University lacrosse team temporarily traded his jersey in Pennsylvania for a lab coat in Aggieland to participate in Texas A&M Chemistry’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program. Meet the man and learn more about his motivation on the athletic and academic fields.
Jul 25, 2019Congratulations to Texas A&M at Qatar chemist and associate dean for research Hassan Bazzi, who has been named a 2019 Fellow of the American Chemical Society in recognition of his outstanding achievements in chemistry and contributions to science, the profession and the society.
Jun 28, 2019Texas A&M chemist David Powers has been selected to receive a 2019 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of rising faculty with the potential to become academic leaders in both research and education.
Jun 27, 2019Andreas Ehnbom, a doctoral student in the Texas A&M Department of Chemistry, has been selected as one of 29 international participants in the 2019 CAS Future Leaders Program, an elite scientific leadership immersion opportunity provided through the American Chemical Society.
May 24, 2019Texas A&M chemist Karen Wooley's laboratory is fighting hemorrhage — a leading cause of death in traumatic injuries — by developing a bioabsorbable wound dressing with encapsulated chitosan nanofibers that, when applied to liver injury sites in animals, dissolves in as little as seven days, eliminating the need for subsequent physical removal and any chance of re-injury in the process
Apr 18, 2019Texas A&M chemist Donald Darensbourg has been elected as a 2019 member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining Karen Wooley (2015), George Bass (2012), Marcetta Darensbourg (2011), Marlan Scully (2008), Ron DeVore (2001), Rob Kennicutt Jr. (2001) and David Lee (1990) as current Texas A&M faculty members featured in the eminent society.
Apr 12, 2019Gregory S. Day ’19, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive a United States Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program Award in support of research addressing scientific challenges central to the agency’s mission and workforce development. Day, whose research as a member of […]
Mar 29, 2019Andreas Ehnbom, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a 2019 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Award recipient, announced Thursday (March 28) by Dr. Karen L. Butler-Purry, associate provost for graduate and professional studies. Ehnbom is one of five Texas A&M doctoral students honored this year with the prestigious award, established […]