Navigation Links
Emory receives $20 million NSF grant for chemistry center
Date:9/20/2012

een prolific, resulting in 25 published papers so far.

"We are changing the field by working together," says Davies, who holds weekly video-conferencing sessions that unite the center's far-flung members. "We're pulling together the range of expertise needed to go beyond our individual research programs and develop broad applications of C-H functionalization."

Graduate students serve as liaisons, bridging labs and specialties. Felicia Fullilove, a PhD candidate in the Davies lab, is collaborating with a chemical engineer at the Scripps Research Institute, where she will spend some time this fall.

"It's great experience to venture outside of our group and bounce ideas off of someone with a different perspective," Fullilove says. "It's changed the way I think about chemistry. Most big science problems now require more of a team effort, so it's important to learn how to communicate across specialties."

Fullilove especially appreciated the chance to travel with a CCHF team to Washington DC, to help make the case for the $20 million grant to move the center into its second phase. "We had to make presentations and answer some tough questions before a panel," she says. "I learned a lot by seeing the inner workings of the grant process."

The CCHF is now poised to help C-H functionalization enter the mainstream of organic chemistry, Davies says. "We will keep building on the synergy and trust we've created," Davies says. "Collaboration will help us to make advances faster."

Many hurdles remain, he adds, before C-H functionalization can be fully optimized for broad applications. "Our goal is to make available a suite of chemical transformations for bond formation that are predictable, general and utilitarian," Davies says. "It's going to be an incredibly difficult thing to achieve completely, but even if we partially achieve it, that will be a huge advance for chemistry and for society. Today, more than ever, new products
'/>"/>

Contact: Beverly Clark
beverly.clark@emory.edu
404-712-8780
Emory University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. How marijuana impairs memory
2. Large international study finds memory in adults impacted by versions of 4 genes
3. Researchers discover potential explanation for why a diet high in DHA improves memory
4. Brainy beverage: Study reveals how green tea boosts brain cell production to aid memory
5. Pollen cells keep memory to control jumping genes
6. In search for a vaccine, IU biologist receives $2.3 million to explore chlamydia genomics
7. Renowned geneticist R. Rodney Howell receives ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
8. UF receives $1 million from Keck Foundation to study mechanisms of inherited disease
9. Gladstone scientist Warner C. Greene receives Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Award
10. Carnegies Wolf B. Frommer receives Bogorad Award for Excellence in Plant Biology
11. UC Riverside plant cell biologist receives top scientific honor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2015)... , March 24, 2015   Crossmatch ... solutions, today announced that its U.are.U ® ... retailer Goorin Bros . to achieve PCI ... solution secures access to the POS terminal, protecting ... risk of data breaches. With ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... 23, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... growing mobile commerce market, announces its biometric payment technology, the ... CNBC television starting March 30 th . ... New York markets. ... excited about our new ad campaign following the recent initial ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vkzvcs/iris_biometrics ) has announced ... Business Report" report to their offering. This ... Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, ... Europe , Asia-Pacific , ... America . Annual estimates and forecasts are ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers Help Retailer Prevent Data Breaches at Point-of-Sale 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 3Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 2Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 3Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 4Iris Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: System & Network Access Control - A Robust Market Opportunity in the Offing 5
... release is available in German . , In ... immune system must be able to recognize myriad different foreign ... Institute of Immunobiology and the Centre for Biological Signalling Studies ... immune system,s B-cells can be activated by numerous substances from ...
... know about smoking, diet, exercise and available methods ... approximately half of all cancers nationwide. ... will host its Ninth Annual International Conference on ... Convention Center, located in Philadelphia. Thousands of scientists ...
... new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish ... than fish that live much further away. The surprising finding ... selenium, found near such facilities, which unfortunately poses problems of ... at least 30 kilometers (km) from a coal-fired power plant ...
Cached Biology News:One lock, many keys 2Study: Fish near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury 2
(Date:3/27/2015)... LANSING, Mich. , March 27, 2015  Neogen ... Properties, LLC, has adopted a prearranged trading plan in ... James Herbert , Chairman and CEO of Neogen Corporation, ... shares of Neogen Corporation common stock. Herbert ... the disclosure was appropriate. The filing is only for ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , March 27, 2015  CASI ... dedicated to the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative ... the global market with a commercial focus on ... the three and 12 months ended December 31, 2014.  ... of ($1.6 million), or ($0.05) per share, for the ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... The Market Element LLC, a leading inbound ... Designing Gig LLC to provide website design, development, and ... this alliance with Designing Gig represents a pivotal moment ... comprehensive, end-to-end, digital solution for our clients, which now ... Miller, president of The Market Element. “For small and ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015 ReliantHeart, Inc., an ... Transonic, a supplier of precision transit-time flow measurement solutions, ... greatly improve the efficiency of the HeartAssist5® ... patients to experience greater mobility and peace of mind. ... miniature flow board, will draw 1/6th of the power ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neogen CEO adopts 10b5-1 Trading Plan 2CASI Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 2CASI Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 3CASI Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 4CASI Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 5CASI Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 6The Market Element LLC and Designing Gig LLC Form Strategic Alliance 2LVAD patients to have greater mobility and peace of mind through Transonic and ReliantHeart’s True Flow collaboration for the HeartAssist5® 2LVAD patients to have greater mobility and peace of mind through Transonic and ReliantHeart’s True Flow collaboration for the HeartAssist5® 3
... BAX ), will host a quarterly conference call to ... 16, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Central ... or 703-639-1156 (international). Please dial into the call at ... for the operator to connect you.This call is being webcast ...
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Vasogen Inc. (NASDAQ: VSGN ; TSX:VAS) today ... February 28, 2009. All dollar amounts referenced herein are in ... our cash and cash equivalents totaled $7.3 million, compared with ... net loss for the three months ended February 28, 2009 ...
... National Healthcare Decisions Day, your choice in times of ... Inc .( www.usoncology.com ), supporting the ... providers, payers and manufacturers to advance cancer care in ... National Healthcare Decisions Day ( ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 2Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 3Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 4Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 5Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 6Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 7Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 8Vasogen Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 9US Oncology Encourages Your Right to Decide 2US Oncology Encourages Your Right to Decide 3
Cytofix/Cytoperm Plus Kit with GolgiPlug 250 Tests...
Complete PCR kit. Includes: MasterAmp™ Taq DNA Polymerase, 10X PCR Buffer, MasterAmp™ 10X PCR Enhancer, dNTP Mix, 2.5 mM each, 25 mM MgCl2, Enzyme Dilution Buffer, Control Template and Prim...
Mouse monoclonal to OCIL ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Oxidative Stress-Inducible Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase...
Biology Products: