Research Highlights

Jun. 26, 2015
Jun. 26, 2015
LiWang's research on circadian clocks is in Science magazine. Here is a news write-up.
Jun. 16, 2015
An interdisciplinary group of UC Merced faculty, including CCB's Tao Ye, plan to create new materials solutions enabling high-performance, reliable, compact and lightweight energy conversion, storage and sensing devices for NASA missions. This $5 million grant will lead to innovative...
May. 20, 2015
Makenzie Provorse wins the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship!
May. 16, 2015
Nov. 19, 2014
Biochemistry Professor Patricia LiWang calls it a stroke of luck that she has become enmeshed in HIV research, but her developments are no accident. The National Institute for Health (NIH) apparently agrees, awarding her more than $2.3 million over the next four years to continue working toward a...
Oct. 29, 2014
Professor K. Barry Sharpless of Scripps Research Institute and the 2001 winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry, will offer a chemistry seminar at UC Merced at 3 p.m. Friday in COB 120. His pioneering work on asymmetric catalysis, which earned him the prestigious award, led to the discovery of...
Oct. 19, 2014
Both Patti LiWang and Andy LiWang's research groups have recently received R01 grants from the NIH! The grant in Patti's group will be used to study the stability of proteins for preventing HIV in developing countries, where HIV inhibitors must be stored without refrigeration. The grant in...
Sep. 19, 2014
Hrant Hratchian and a team of UC Merced computational faculty received a Major Research Infrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a new campus high-performance computing system.
Aug. 19, 2014
Chemistry research groups and a brand-new NMR are starting to move into the lab space in the new Science and Engineering 2 building.


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