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05/15/2020
Miami University's Center for Chemistry Education helps create Coronavirus Learning Companion
Miami University’s Center for Chemistry Education was part of a collaboration that created the Coronavirus Learning Companion. The goal of the web-based resource, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to help community members better understand the purpose and science behind the COVID-19 public health recommendations.
02/03/2020
From the Chair
Greetings Chemistry and Biochemistry Alumni and Friends! I am writing to tell you about the exciting things that are happening in the department during the second half of 2019.
12/06/2019
Microbiology faculty provide rich research opportunities in the health sciences for undergrads
The Department of Microbiology offers numerous research opportunities to undergraduates looking for experiences outside the classroom that will expand their knowledge and lab skills.
10/29/2019
Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1: 140 presentations, posters and art displays
Graduate students from all divisions will present more than 140 oral sessions, poster presentations and art displays at the Graduate Research Forum Nov. 1.
09/27/2019
Miami hosts summer Chemistry Education Research Conference
In a display of Miami's dedication to professional education and development, the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry hosted the fifth Chemistry Education Research (CER) Graduate Student & Post-Doctoral Professional Development Conference this past summer
07/22/2019
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Receives NSF Grant for New NMR Spectrometer
The Department was awarded a grant, entitled “MRI: Acquisition of a 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer at Miami University” for $295,750. This instrument will replace our 200 MHz and 300 MHz NMR’s, which are over 25 years old. The lead PI on the grant was C. Scott Hartley, who assembled a team of colleagues including Wei Liu, Meredith Erb, Michael Crowder, Dominik Konkolewicz, and others to justify the new instrument.
07/16/2019
Dr. Ellen Yezierski Awarded $1.9M NSF Grant
Ellen Yezierski, Professor of Chemistry, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.9M NSF DRK-12 grant. The project aims to improve our knowledge of the ways in which conceptual understanding in high school chemistry is afforded and constrained by teachers’ use of dynamic, molecular-level visualizations.
06/01/2019
Faculty Promotions
Three Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty were promoted Spring 2019.
06/01/2019
MAC Academic Leadership Development Conference
Two of our faculty chosen for MAC Academic Leadership Development Conference.