Category Archives: Exciting News

Can Malaria Be Wiped Out?

The jury is still out on this question, but a new drug target has raised the hopes of malaria researchers that the disease can be treated more effectively in the future. The new compound, ELQ-300, was developed by a team … finish reading Can Malaria Be Wiped Out?

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Arthur Glasfeld Named Amgen-Perlmutter Professor of Chemistry

Back in December, the Reed College News Center carried this post, “Portland, OR (December 13, 2012)— Amgen, a California-based biotechnology company, has created a chair of chemical biology with a $3 million gift to Reed College. The Amgen-Perlmutter Chair honors … finish reading Arthur Glasfeld Named Amgen-Perlmutter Professor of Chemistry

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Tenure-track Position in Organic Chemistry

The Reed College Chemistry department is currently collecting applications for a tenure-track position in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will begin teaching in Fall 2013. To learn more about this position, go here or visit the Job Openings link.

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Know your Mars Rover instruments

Prof. Maggie Geselbracht found a web site that shows the locations of the 10 scientific instruments on the Mars Rover. The instruments have some unusual names like CheMin (Chemistry & Mineralogy), but chemical analysis plays a prominent role in several … finish reading Know your Mars Rover instruments

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Where Do Gryphons Roost In The Rain?

In the library, of course. But if you can't quite fit, hunkering down in the archway is second-best.

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Reed Reactor Featured on Tested

Will and Norm from Tested.com paid a recent visit to the Reed nuclear reactor. The result is last week's 25 minute featured video. Check out the control room (6 buttons do most of the work, just SIX buttons), the blue … finish reading Reed Reactor Featured on Tested

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Student Awards Announced

Two biochemistry/molecular biology seniors, Gabe Butterfield '12 and Michael Gonzalez '12, have received research funding from the Davis Projects for Peace. Their project will take place in Djibouti, Africa this summer and will involve testing samples for the presence and … finish reading Student Awards Announced

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10 Partners in Science (and counting …)

In 1990 the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust initiated its Partners in Science program as a way to enhance the research experience of high school science teachers. According to its web page, "The Program is designed to help high school science … finish reading 10 Partners in Science (and counting …)

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Visit Us at the San Diego ACS Meeting

Spring break is over, classes are back in full swing, and a few Reedies are going to travel to San Diego for the ACS national meeting. Here are some ideas on how to find Reedies at the ACS meeting. Prof. … finish reading Visit Us at the San Diego ACS Meeting

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More Good News for Danielle Cass

When visiting assistant professor Danielle Cass arrived at Reed with her family in Fall 2010, one of her first thoughts was how nice it was to be back in Oregon. Danielle had earned her PhD from UO in Eugene, but … finish reading More Good News for Danielle Cass

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