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Chemistry Department Celebrates 2016 Graduates & Award Recipients

On Friday, May 13, the Chemistry Department celebrated the momentous achievements of our graduates at the undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. levels. Over 100 family, friends and faculty came together in the rain to joyfully congratulate those who completed the chemistry program.

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Proteins put up with the roar of the crowdProteins put up with the roar of the crowd
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It gets mighty crowded around your DNA, but don’t worry: According to Rice University researchers, your proteins are nimble enough to find what they need. 

 

Rice scientists streamline synthesis of potential cancer drugRice scientists streamline synthesis of potential cancer drug
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Rice bioengineer Antonios Mikos elected to Academy of AthensRice bioengineer Antonios Mikos elected to Academy of Athens
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Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos has been elected to the Academy of Athens – Greece’s national academy and highest research establishment – as a corresponding member in the Section of the Sciences.