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Chemistry and Chemical Biology celebrate Alumni Day

Chemistry and Chemical Biology celebrate Alumni Day

September 28, 2016 — The UNM department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology hosts the Alumni Day celebration ribbon cutting to see the brand new renovation of the teaching and research labs on Friday, Sept. 30 starting in the SMLC Atrium.

UNM student part of an exclusive summer research exchange

UNM student part of an exclusive summer research exchange

August 22, 2016 — Mariah Austin, a student from the University of New Mexico, has been selected by the American Chemical Society as part of an elite group of students spending the summer abroad participating in the International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) Program. She is spending the summer at Freidrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.

Chemistry professor gives local high school students rare lab experience

Chemistry professor gives local high school students rare lab experience

August 08, 2016 — Having grown up in Nepal, Ramesh Giri knows what it’s like to not have many opportunities and resources in school. So now, as a professor of chemistry at The University of New Mexico, Giri thought of a way to give back to this community by starting a program to bring local high school students into his lab to learn about chemistry in a hands-on way.

Katarina Pacheco awarded 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Katarina Pacheco awarded 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

July 21, 2016 — Katarina Pacheco, an alumna from The University of New Mexico, has been awarded a $5,000 Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Pacheco is among 57...

New DNA sequencing tech could revolutionize industry

New DNA sequencing tech could revolutionize industry

July 13, 2016 — The advancement of the study of the human genome is considered by many to be one of the most significant scientific achievements in modern history. Now, a new technique developed at The University of New Mexico will change the way researchers sequence DNA, what they’re able to learn from it and how many lives they’re able to save.

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