Discovery of rules that govern a variation of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing method makes it possible to use living cells to manufacture valuable metabolic compounds like pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals.  ...read more
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a $500,000 grant from the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program (HECap) to support the Jefferson Project at Lake George.  ...read more
A new spectroscopy method is bringing researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) closer to understanding – and artificially replicating – the solar water-splitting reaction at the heart of photosynthetic energy production.   ...read more
Five Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate students have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. ...read more
Wilfredo Colón, professor and associate dean of science for research, has been named head of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the School of Science, effective April 1, 2015.  ...read more

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The Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology to host Professor Cynthia Friend of Harvard University
Professor Linda McGown has been selected for The Analytical Scientist magazine's 2016 Power List - the Top 50 Women in Analytical Science
Jacob Shelley earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ in 2005, and completed his Ph. D. at Indiana University under Prof. Gary Hieftje in 2011.
Fund for Undergraduate Summer Research established in memory of Professor James V. Crivello in recognition of his many years of service at both General Electric and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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