August 17, 2009
With the help of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and molecular engineering, researchers have designed synthetic protein-like mimics convincing enough to interrupt unwanted biological conversations between cells.
August 13, 2009
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry faculty and staff are among a group of 162 distinguished chemists, teachers and entrepreneurs selected by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as the inaugural class of ACS fellows.
July 24, 2009
A group of UW–Madison researchers and Thermo Fisher Scientific scientists will bring together high school students and teachers to build and use diagnostic equipment that would not be out of place in university research labs.
June 30, 2009
Capping an intensely competitive process, five proposals from University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been selected to form the intellectual heart of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID).
June 24, 2009
Come early to the Memorial Union Terrace this Saturday, June 27, to stake out a good seat for Rhythm and Booms and learn about the science behind the spectacle.
June 22, 2009
A fundamental question about how sugar units are strung together into long carbohydrate chains has also pinpointed a promising way to target new medicines against tuberculosis.
May 13, 2009
In recognition of the earth-friendly biofuel technology he helped develop, a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate student has been selected to receive a prestigious national award from the American Chemical Society.
April 17, 2009
Using the same protein molecule that scientists have used for decades to copy genetic material, researchers have developed a molecular motor for propelling DNA.
March 9, 2009
The Science, Arts and Humanities Program of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will present its inaugural concert, "Concert at Chemistry," at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, in Room 1315 of the Daniels Chemistry Building, 1101 University Ave.
February 23, 2009
Two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty are among 72 scientists from around the world who have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.
February 20, 2009
Four members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty are among 118 scientists, mathematicians and economists from around the country who have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.
February 18, 2009
In recent years, scientists have isolated two potent natural antibiotics - platensimycin and platencin - that are highly effective against bacterial infection, including those caused by the most dreaded drug-resistant microbes.
November 19, 2008
All tickets for the 39th annual “Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri” have been distributed, but the program will be broadcast on Wisconsin Public Television.
September 4, 2008
A campus memorial service will be held in memory of Lindsey Plank, Dan Myers and Richard Putze, UW–Madison students who died in an Aug. 27…
August 29, 2008
Memorial services have been scheduled for two of the UW–Madison students killed in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 27.
August 27, 2008
The University of Wisconsin–Madison campus community is mourning the deaths of three of its students in a Midvale Boulevard car accident early today (Aug. 27).
March 18, 2008
Six UW–Madison faculty have been honored for their research with Kellett Mid-Career Awards.
January 2, 2008
Chemistry professor Laura Kiessling is featured in the Milwuakee Journal Sentinel’s series on “groundbreaking thinkers in Wisconsin” series.
December 19, 2007
Nylon, we know, is incredibly versatile, strong and resilient. Now, it may be possible to add antibiotic powers to the list of qualities for the wonder synthetic material.
November 20, 2007
It’s all about phospholipids, says John Moore, director of the Institute for Chemical Education at UW–Madison. Not a flavor guy…