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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Computer Simulation Breaks Virus Apart to Learn How it Comes Together

Credit: Venkatramanan Krishnamani
Credit: Venkatramanan Krishnamani

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University physicist Markus Deserno have developed a computer simulation that crushes viral capsids. By allowing researchers to see how the tough shells break apart, the simulation provides a computational window for looking at how viruses and proteins assemble. MORE

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Matyjaszewski Wins 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia announced that Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, the J.C. Warner Professor of Natural Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, and Mitsuo Sawamoto, professor of polymer chemistry at the University of Kyoto, have won its 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry. MORE
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

MCS Students Named Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars

Congratulations to the six Mellon College of Science seniors who have been selected as 2016-2017 Andrew Carnegie Society (ACS) Scholars. MORE
Monday, October 10, 2016

Rebecca Doerge Installed as 7th Dean of Mellon College of Science

A new tradition began as hundreds of supporters gathered in the Mellon Institute Auditorium for a celebration of research and education as Rebecca Doerge was formally installed as dean of the Mellon College of Science. Doerge is the seventh dean since the college was founded 49 years ago when the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research merged with the Carnegie Institute of Technology to create Carnegie Mellon University.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Chemistry’s Roberto R. Gil Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

Roberto Gil, research professor of chemistry and director of the Department of Chemistry’s NMR Facility, has been appointed the co-editor-in-chief of the journal Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry. MORE

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