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Department of Chemistry Student, Alumni Recognized at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society

A graduate student and two Ph.D. alumni of Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Chemistry were recognized at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society with more than 161,000 members. At the recent meeting in San Francisco, Saadyah Averick, Joanna Burdynska and Mingjiang Zhong were recognized for their outstanding research in polymer chemistry.

Carnegie Mellon Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology Receives $3.1M From DSF Charitable Foundation To Develop Synthetic Nucleic Acids

Gift Will Allow Center To Create Synthetic Molecules Geared Toward Understanding and Treating Genetic, Neurodegenerative and Infectious Diseases

The DSF Charitable Foundation has given $3.1 million to Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology (CNAST) to enable the multidisciplinary center to apply synthetic chemistry solutions to real-world problems, including the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease, neurodegenerative disorders and cancer.

Chemistry Graduate Student Named a James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellow

Mellon College of Science graduate student Matharishwan Naganbabu was selected by the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a 2014 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellow.

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MCS Pride Day

Thursday, October 2, 2014
4:00–6:30 p.m.
The Mall (next to Doherty and Wean Halls)

2014 Nash Lecture in Quantitative Finance

Paul Glasserman, Columbia University

"Systemic Risk and the Risk Management Paradox,"
Monday, October 6, 2014
4:30 p.m.
McConomy Auditorium, CUC

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Sustainability Pioneers

Short Documentaries on Energy Transition by Kirsi Jansa

Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7pm
Mellon Institute Auditorium
4400 Fifth Ave (Enter on S. Bellefield)

This event is free and open to the public.


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Read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, Science Connection.