Mirkin Group News
Congratulations Jennifer and Jacob
Congratulations to Jennifer Delgado and Jacob Pietryga for receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Postdoctoral Training Opportunities
March 2023 Postdoctoral Training Opportunities – Nanomedicines for Brain Cancer Immunotherapy Professor Chad Mirkin of Northwestern University (NU) (https://mirkin-group.northwestern.edu/) is seeking highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral position focused on...
Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Partridge who is joining the University of Rochester as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Levinson-Shapiro Faculty Scholar. More on Ben's accomplishments and research interests can be found here.
Mirkin Group postdoc, Dr. Michelle Teplensky will be joining the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University as an Assistant Professor this fall.
Mirkin Group postdoc, Dr. Yuwei Gu will be joining the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor this fall. Congrats Yuwei
Yuanwei Li – LUDO FREVEL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations Yuanwei! She received the award for her work titled " Open Channel Colloidal Crystals". You can read more here.
2022 UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in Life Sciences
Chad A. Mirkin has been awarded the sixth edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in Life Sciences. Prof. Mirkin shares the award with Prof. Lanjuan Li (China), and Prof. Christofer Toumazou (United Kingdom). The prize recognizes...
Welcome new group members
Top Row (L-R)- Jacob, Zihao, Kathleen Middle Row (L-R) - Ye, Jack, Rachel Bottom Row (L-R) - Catherine, Jenny, Shakir
Michael Evangelopoulos – Onassis Foundation Scholarship
Congrats to Michael Evangelopoulos, who has received the Onassis Foundation Scholarship. You can read more here.
Yuwei Gu – PMSE Future Faculty Scholar
Congratulations to, Dr. Yuwei Gu, who was named a PMSE Future Faculty Scholar. You can read more here.
Max Distler – Baxter Young Investigator Award
Max Distler, a Mirkin graduate student in the department of Chemistry, has been chosen as a Baxter Young Investigator Award. Way to go, Max!
SPIE Award – Wenjie Zhou
Wenjie Zhou, a Mirkin Group graduate student in the Chemistry department, has been awarded a 2021 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship. Congrats, Wenjie!
Cindy Zheng – IPMI Award
Congrats to graduate student, Cindy Zheng, who has been honored by the International Precious Metals Institute. You can read more about Cindy's research here.
Hilliard Symposium – Liban & Donghoon
Mirkin MSE graduate students, Donghoon Shin & Liban Jibril, will be presenting at this year's 38th Annual Hilliard Symposium on Thursday, 5/20. You can register for the event here.
Jingshan Du – MRS Silver Winner
Jingshan Du, Mirkin Group MSE graduate student, has been awarded a Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award silver medal. Congrats, Jingshan!
Assistant Professor Adrian Figg
Congratulations to Mirkin Group postdoc, Dr. Adrian Figg, who will become an Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech starting in Fall 2021! You can visit his research group's website here to learn more.
Donghoon Shin – PPG Fellowship
Congratulations to Mirin Group graduate student, Donghoon Shin, who was named a 2020 PPG Fellowship recipient!
Michael Evangelopoulos – Brady Scholar
Michael Evangelopoulos has been one of the class of 2023 Brady Scholars Graduate Student Fellows. Congrats, Michael!