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Lance Seefeldt to Lead USU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lance Seefeldt to Lead USU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

05/21/2019

Utah State University professor Lance Seefeldt will head the university’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, announced Science Dean Maura Hagan April 15. Seefeldt assumes his new post July 1. Seefeldt succeeds Professor Alvan Hengge, who has served...

Seefeldt and Berke Honored as Research Mentors of the Year

Seefeldt and Berke Honored as Research Mentors of the Year

04/25/2019

Utah State University’s Office of Research has named Lance Seefeldt as the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year Award, one of Utah State’s most prestigious honors. The award is given annually as a...

USU Chemist Receives Grant to Study Contaminants in Wasatch Snowpack

USU Chemist Receives Grant to Study Contaminants in Wasatch Snowpack

04/22/2019

Utah State University chemist Jeffrey Perala-Dewey is concerned about particulate pollution blowing across Utah’s Wasatch Front, including dust from...

Lance Seefeldt to Lead USU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lance Seefeldt to Lead USU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

05/21/2019

Utah State University professor Lance Seefeldt will head the university’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, announced Science Dean Maura Hagan April 15. Seefeldt assumes his new post July 1. Seefeldt succeeds Professor Alvan Hengge, who has served...

Seefeldt and Berke Honored as Research Mentors of the Year

Seefeldt and Berke Honored as Research Mentors of the Year

04/25/2019

Utah State University’s Office of Research has named Lance Seefeldt as the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Mentor of the Year Award, one of Utah State’s most prestigious honors. The award is given annually as a...

USU Chemist Receives Grant to Study Contaminants in Wasatch Snowpack

USU Chemist Receives Grant to Study Contaminants in Wasatch Snowpack

04/22/2019

Utah State University chemist Jeffrey Perala-Dewey is concerned about particulate pollution blowing across Utah’s Wasatch Front, including dust from...

Aggie Chemist Tianbiao 'Leo' Liu Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Aggie Chemist Tianbiao 'Leo' Liu Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

04/15/2019

Tianbiao 'Leo' Liu, assistant professor in USU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is a 2019 recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development ‘CAREER’ Award.

Heather C. Allen Speaker for USU's Olsen Chemistry Lecture April 3

Heather C. Allen Speaker for USU's Olsen Chemistry Lecture April 3

03/28/2019

Utah State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry welcomes renowned chemist Heather C. Allen to campus Wednesday, April 3, as guest speaker for the 2019 Richard Olsen Lecture Series. Allen, professor of chemistry and biochemistry...

USU's Science Unwrapped Explores the Ångström Scale Friday, March 22

USU's Science Unwrapped Explores the Ångström Scale Friday, March 22

03/14/2019

Born in Sweden in 1814, Anders Ångström was a physicist, solar astronomer and a pioneer in the field of spectroscopy. He was among the first scientists to identify hydrogen in the Sun’s atmosphere and to examine the spectrum of the Aurora Borealis. To ex...

National Guard Recognizes USU Chemistry Professor's Teaching Efforts

National Guard Recognizes USU Chemistry Professor's Teaching Efforts

02/28/2019

Like many Utah State University undergraduates preparing for medical school, Jayme Warner is keeping a close eye on her degree requirements and prerequisites for further study. Knowing classes in organic chemistry and biochemistry are on the horizon, she ...

USU Undergrad Researcher Explores Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology

USU Undergrad Researcher Explores Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology

02/06/2019

Emerging CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) technology is “all over the news,” says Utah State University Undergraduate Research Fellow Matt Armbrust. “Many think of it as a tool for editing DNA and correctly see its potential for curing diseases,” he says. “...

All Aggies Invited to Enjoy USU Science Week Nov. 2-9

All Aggies Invited to Enjoy USU Science Week Nov. 2-9

11/01/2018

The Utah State University community is invited to enjoy brain-energizing fun as USU’s College of Science Student Council hosts ‘Science Week’ Nov. 2-9. “We invite all Aggies to channel their ‘inner geek’ and join us in some great activities,” says...

Simple Change, Big Impact: USU Chemists Boost Green Battery Capability

Simple Change, Big Impact: USU Chemists Boost Green Battery Capability

10/25/2018

Members of USU Chemistry and Biochemistry's Liu Lab report advances in sustainable battery design in the journal 'Joule.’ Their research is supported by a USTAR University Technology Acceleration Grant.

Track, Target, Trigger: USU Scientists Harness Carbon Monoxide

Track, Target, Trigger: USU Scientists Harness Carbon Monoxide

08/15/2018

About four years ago, Utah State University chemist Lisa Berreau posed a question to USU colleague and toxicologist Abby Benninghoff...

Undergrads Participate in USU Chem/Biochem Summer Internships

Undergrads Participate in USU Chem/Biochem Summer Internships

08/03/2018

In the lab of Utah State University biochemist Sean Johnson, undergraduate Scott Adair discovered making mistakes, and developing the tenacity to keep trying, is a critical part of research...

USU-Uintah Basin Scientists' Research Improves Regulatory Outlook

USU-Uintah Basin Scientists' Research Improves Regulatory Outlook

06/15/2018

Research conducted by Utah State University’s Bingham Research Center led to a marginal, rather than moderate, ozone nonattainment designation for the Uintah Basin by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA). Marginal is the lowest and least...

In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

05/29/2018

Freeways choked with traffic, supermarkets laden with fertilizer-grown stock from distance fields and virtually everything we touch derived from petroleum-based plastics. It’s hard to imagine life beyond our fossil-fueled world. Black gold has brought......

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57564">Lisa Berreau Named Assoc. VP for Research and Assoc. Dean of Grad Studies</a>

Lisa Berreau Named Assoc. VP for Research and Assoc. Dean of Grad Studies

04/05/2018

Lisa Berreau has been named associate vice president for research and associate dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Utah State University. Berreau will transition from her current position as...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57468">Two Better Than One: USU Chemists Advance Sustainable Battery Technology</a>

Two Better Than One: USU Chemists Advance Sustainable Battery Technology

03/09/2018

Utah State University chemists’ efforts to develop alternative battery technology solutions are advancing and recent findings are highlighted in a renowned, international chemistry journal.

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57409">Raising a Stink: USU Undergrad Rears Invasive Crop Pests for Research</a>

Raising a Stink: USU Undergrad Rears Invasive Crop Pests for Research

02/20/2018

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, an invasive species from eastern Asia, is causing headaches for Utah growers and property owners. “These insects are polyphagous, meaning they eat many kinds of food and cause extensive crop damage,” says Utah State...

Targeting Disease: USU Undergrads Explore Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology | Science

Targeting Disease: USU Undergrads Explore Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology

02/12/2018

Mention emerging CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) technology and many people think of “designer babies.” “When people hear ‘CRISPR,’ they think of a tool for editing DNA,” says Utah State University biochemist Ryan Jackson. “It’s actually