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  • Nanospectroscopy of DNA using Tip-enhanced spectroscopy in Lagugné's group


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  • Input Wanted on Academic Promotions

    A public solicitation for input on the academic promotions for Drs Gillies, Lagugne-Labarthet, and Staroverov are welcome and encouraged.
  • Chemistry to Photography?

    A chemistry degree is possibly the most versatile science degree you can earn.
  • Chemistry Faculty Score Awards!

    Profs Konermann, Staroverov (two!), Gillies win Faculty of Science Awards. Stay tuned for updates on these scholars and the full stories about these impressive awards.