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January 23, 2023
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas that is contributing to irreversible climate change. Scientists know how to capture CO2, and they know how to transform it into useful molecules and materials. But that transformation is neither energy nor cost-effective. Through a prestigious grant from the...
January 9, 2023
For the first time, UC Merced faculty members from each of the campus’s three schools have been chosen as principal investigators on some of the 21 exciting new projects that are being funded through UC’s Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI). In addition, UC Merced researchers are...
October 18, 2022
Dr. Henrik Larsson is a new theoretical chemist in the department, currently teaching graduate quantum chemistry, with research focused on developing and utilizing tools for simulating and understanding quantum effects in molecular systems. He is interested in both structural and dynamical...
September 26, 2022
UC Merced has received a $12.5 million grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop the Biology Integration Institute (BII): INSITE — the INstitute for Symbiotic Interactions, Training and Education — a research collaborative that aims to expand the fundamental...
September 26, 2022
UC Merced has received a $12.5 million grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop the Biology Integration Institute (BII): INSITE — the INstitute for Symbiotic Interactions, Training and Education — a research collaborative that aims to expand the fundamental knowledge of...
September 23, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Michelle Leslie for receiving a School of Natural Sciences Faculty Award for forging a strong working relationship with staff to amplify the research, teaching, and service missions of our School. Professor Leslie has taken it upon herself to work closely with...
August 29, 2022
Arjan Bains, a Chemistry grad student in Patti LiWang's group, wins the poster award for "An Investigation Into How Glycosylation Mediates SARS-CoV-2 Infection” at the July 36th annual meeting of the Protein Society in San Francisco. Great job Arjan!
August 19, 2022
Ten high school students presented their summer research at the ACS Project SEED Symposium on August 6th at UCM's new Conference Center.  These ten students did full-time summer research in the groups of different UC Merced chemistry faculty, with projects including "Exploration of...
August 17, 2022
July was a transition month for UC Merced’s Graduate Division as interim Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Chris Kello passed the baton to Professor Hrant P. Hratchian — an Armenian name pronounced Her-ahnt Heratch-yahn — who now leads the division. “Dr. Hratchian’s appointment is another signifier of...
August 8, 2022
Starting this fall, undergraduates interested in the biomedical sciences will have an opportunity to take part in a new and innovative training program that will give them strong foundations in computational biology, systems biology and big data analytics. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

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