FALL 2021 SEMINAR SERIES
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Catherine Royer will be honored as a 2023 Society Fellow of the Biophysical Society. ...read more
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has named medical chemist Christopher L. Cioffi as its Thomas and Constance D’Ambra Professor of Medicinal Organic Chemistry. As a doctoral student in the laboratory of Mark Wentland at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dr. Cioffi, B.S. ’94 and Ph.D. ’00, witnessed the birth of Samidorphan, a compound that is now part of the FDA-approved schizophrenia treatment Lybalvi. ...read more
A team including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researcher Gaetano Montelione has identified the design principles for creating large “ideal” proteins from scratch, paving the way for the design of proteins with new biochemical functions. The results were published today in Nature Communications. ...read more
FDA-Approved Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder Treatment Includes Compound Discovered at Rensselaer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder that includes samidorphan, a new chemical entity discovered at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ...read more
The 6th annual Future Leaders Series meeting is coming up! This event is an opportunity for Ph.D. students expected to graduate in 2021 to present their work at our next local section meeting being held on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 (6:00 – 9:00PM). Faculty are encouraged to nominate their Ph.D. students for consideration by Sunday, Jan, 10th, 2021. Selected speakers will be notified by Wed, January 13th, 2021. We are looking for 3-4 speakers to present.
See Professor Shelley's interview in the Spectroscopist Inside section starting on page 42: https://rpi.app.box.com/s/fcx7ubkqj7ainzfxuts8goniu522pnm8
RPI Chemistry's student-athlete Mikaela DiBello has been named to the 2018-19 Goodle Cloud Academic All-America Division III At-Large Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). https://rpiathletics.com/news/2019/6/20/field-hockey-dibello-and-maxfiel...
Jessica Hellinger is recipient of a 2019 Society for Applied Spectroscopy Undergraduate Student Award. This award recognizes her project to siimultaneously obtain elemental and small molecule information with a novel plasma source, the Solution Cathode Glow Discharge (SCGD), via optical emission spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. This award will be presented at the SciX Conference in Palm Springs, CA, in October 2019.
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The provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who completed his bachelor’s degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is returning to the New York school as its next president.