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Assistant Professors Henry Hoffmann in Computer Science and Jonathan Weare in Statistics receive the DOE Early Career Research award

DOE’s Office of Science Selects 44 Scientists to Receive Early Career Research Program Funding

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Chemistry's Grad Student Anthony Martinez is a recepient of the Campus Life and Leadership Award

2015 Student Leader Awards Recipients

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NSF Postdocs awarded to 5 Graduate Students in Mathematics

This year, five graduate students in Mathematics won National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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New form of DNA modification may carry inheritable information

Professor Chuan He co-authors three studies identifying roles for N6-methyladenosine in algae, worms, and flies.

Scientists at the University of Chicago, Harvard University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have described the surprising discovery and function of a new DNA modification in insects, worms and algae.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects 12 members with UChicago ties

New class includes five faculty members, seven alumni

The newly elected class of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences includes five UChicago faculty members and seven additional University alumni, including University Trustee Joseph Neubauer, MBA’65.

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Shape-shifting molecule tricks viruses into mutating themselves to death

A newly developed spectroscopy method is helping to clarify the poorly understood molecular process by which an anti-HIV drug induces lethal mutations in the virus’ genetic material. The findings from the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could bolster efforts to develop the next generation of anti-viral treatments.

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Impact of Everyday Mathematics continues to grow

Prof. Zalman Usiskin made an audacious promise in the mid-1980s while recruiting a high school math teacher to manage editorial content for the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project.

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Materials Research Science and Engineering Center receives $20.6 million grant

The National Science Foundation has renewed funding for the University of Chicago's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center for another six years with a $20.6 million grant. UChicago was one of 12 institutions nationwide to receive a MRSEC grant from the NSF in this round of competition.

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Early Career Scientists are invited to participate in the Rising Stars in Chemistry Symposium

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago is launching a new initiative: the Rising Stars in Chemistry Symposium on June 8, 2015.

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