2023 Graduate Award Winners

The Graduate Program Committee has announced the winners of the 2023 Graduate Student Awards. The Lichtin Award, for research excellence in Chemistry goes to Leslie Velasco from the Reinhard Group, who excelled at pushing the boundaries of research, including developing a microscope providing new and improved spectral resolution for the visualization of nanoplasmonic assemblies. The […]

Assistant Professor Minjung Son Receives David R. Dalton Career Development Professorship

The Department of Chemistry’s new Assistant Professor Minjung Son was recently awarded the David R. Dalton Career Development Professorship, established by BU trustee Nathaniel Dalton (LAW’91) and Amy Gotlieb Dalton (LAW’91). Son works across multiple scientific disciplines, at the interface of chemistry, physics, optics, and materials science. Her research focuses on controlling and investigating energy […]

Ji-Xin Cheng Receives 2022 Innovator of the Year Award

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng recently received the 2022 BU Innovator of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding faculty member who has translated world-class research into an invention or innovation that benefits humankind. Ji-Xin Cheng is professor of biomedical engineering and electrical & computer engineering and inaugural Theodore Moustakas Chair Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics with a joint […]

Postdoc Dr. Neno Vuksanovic Receives NIH F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral NRSA Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Neno Vuksanovic, a postdoctoral researcher in the Allen Lab, on being awarded an NIH F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral NRSA Fellowship for his research proposal “Structural and Functional Characterization of Glycosyltransferases in the Campylobacter concisus N-linked Glycoconjugate Biosynthetic Pathway!”  The fellowship will fund Neno’s work on identifying the substrate binding determinants of glycosyltransferases responsible for the biosynthesis […]