Jeffrey Johnson receives new NSF award

Jeffrey Johnson, Professor of Chemistry, received a new National Science Foundation award in the amount of $273,855 for a project titled RUI: Carbon-carbon single bond activation as a route to new organic transformations.  The award period is 1 September 2018 through 31 August 2021. The purpose of this project is to develop a broad understanding of […]

Peter Gonthier to collaborate with Rice University on new NSF award

Peter Gonthier, Professor of Physics, recently received a three year, $222,730 award from the National Science Foundation to study neutron stars.  Dr. Gonthier will collaborate with Dr. Matthew Baring at Rice University on this project. “This proposal aims to develop state-of-the-art models for the atmospheric emission of magnetars, focusing on what observers can detect with […]

Kristin Dittenhafer-Reed receives new NSF award

Kristin Dittenhafer-Reed received a new National Science Foundation award in the amount of $207,901 for a project titled RUI: Mechanisms of regulation of mitochondrial DNA transcription.  The award period is 1 August 2018 through 31 July 2021. This project will explore how mitochondria work and provide significant advances related to genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that control […]