Grants & Funding

News about significant grants or other funding received

QC Receives an Award From The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Professor of Chemistry Qiang Cui, who is also a Research Fellow at the Hariri Institute, received a 2021 Machine Learning in the Chemical Sciences & Engineering Award from The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation to develop a machine-learning approach for analyzing protein allostery. The project, entitled “Understanding Protein Allostery using Machine Learning and Deep Mutation […]

BU Chemistry NSF-REU Program Awarded Three-Year Renewal of Funding

BU Chemistry is pleased to announce a three-year renewal of funding for our NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program.  This summer program, hosted by the Chemistry Department, provides students from primarily undergraduate institutions with opportunities to work in advanced research laboratories. Of the 33 students who participated in the program over the past three years, […]

Professor Kamenetska Awarded Prestigious 3 Year Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Grant

We are excited to announce that the Boston University Chemistry Department’s newest faculty member, Professor Maria Kamenetska, was recently awarded an Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Grant (AFOSR-YIP) for her novel work on robust DNA conductance and force signatures for detecting protein binding to DNA with base-pair resolution. With the creation of the BU […]

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2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for young Women) Poster Session

As they finished out the sixth and final week of the 2018 GROW (Greater Boston Research Opportunities for Young Women) program, the 12 summer interns present their capstone to the six weeks of research conducted during a Poster Session held on Friday, August 10th in the Science Metcalf Building Lounge located on the first floor from 2:00 – 4:00 […]

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Professor Bjoern Reinhard awarded an NSF-CHE 3 Year grant to Study Plasmon Coupling Correlation Spectroscopy

Prof. Reinhard was recently awarded a 3 Year renewal of her National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry (NSF-CHE) Grant titled: Plasmon Coupling Correlation Spectroscopy. This will help Prof. Reinhard and his research group investigate the unique optical properties and strong field localization properties of plasmonic nanoparticles as they are important components of many chemical sensing […]

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Professor Linda Doerrer awarded a 3-Year NSF-CHE 3 Renewal

Prof. Doerrer was recently awarded a 3 Year renewal of her National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry (NSF-CHE) Grant titled: Oxidation Catalysis with 3d Complexes Bearing Fluorinated Alkoxide Ligands. This will help Prof. Doerrer and her research group continue their investigation into oxidation catalysis. The project will focus on developing more effective and sustainable catalytic […]

Professor Linda Doerrer Awarded Two-Year Grant from The American Chemical Society

We are happy to announce that Associate Professor Linda Doerrer was recently awarded a $110,000, grant titled “Lanthanide-Based Polymerization Catalysts with Water Resistant Ligands” from The American Chemical Society. The funding, which will last for 2 Years, will help Professor Doerrer explore a family of O-donor ligands, both aryloxide and alkoxide, that are heavily fluorinated […]

Melissa Marquez, 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient

Melissa Marquez, a second-year graduate student in Professor Deborah Perlstein’s group, has recently received a 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. She earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry with a minor in mathematics from Mount Saint Mary’s University and as an undergraduate conducted research in Dr. Eric Stemp’s lab focusing on DNA-protein cross-linking resulting from […]

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Professor Xi Ling receives Boston University Provost’s Career Development Professorship

Please join us in congratulating Professor Xi Ling who has just been selected to receive a University Provost’s Career Development Professorship. This award is given to a a junior faculty member who shows exceptional promise, and is particularly focussed on advancing the participation and success of women in the area of Life Sciences.  This is a three-year […]

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