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Dada receives 2010 Best Paper Award from Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

Author: Gene Stowe


Oluwatosin O. Dada, research assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received the Best Paper Award 2010 from the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry for his publication titled, “Capillary array isoelectric focusing with laser-induced fluorescence detection: milli-pH unit resolution and yoctomole mass detection limits in a 32-channel system.” Dada, a native of Nigeria, received his bachelor’s degree in industrial chemistry from Olabisi Onabanjo University in Nigeria, and a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Utah State University. He has worked since 2008 in the laboratory of Norman Dovichi, the Grace-Rupley Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry on ultrasensitive capillary electrophoresis instrumentation for bioanalysis.

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Fraser awarded $2.9M NIH grant to fight viral diseases

Author: Marissa Gebhard


Malcom Fraser has been awarded a five–year, $2,989,065 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel approaches to control several of the world’s most pervasive viral diseases: Yellow Fever, Dengue and Chikungunya.

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Bang and Kamat publish new work on quantum dot solar cells

Author: Rachel Fellman


Jin Ho Bang of Hanyang University, a former postdoctoral associate of Prashant Kamat, has co-authored a paper with Kamat, The Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Science, detailing an advancing understanding of semiconductor nanocrystals and another step towards the development of a more efficient generation of solar cells.

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