Song Lin, Tisch University Professor of chemistry and chemical biology, talked about how his lab is trying to mimic the way plants fix CO2, via the abundant enzyme Rubisco.Read more
The Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at Cornell is recognized as one of the oldest and most esteemed Chemistry Departments in the nation. Our faculty have won four Nobel Prizes and two MacArthur Genius Awards over the history of the Department. Chemistry & Chemical Biology founded the Journal of Physical Chemistry (J. Phys. Chem.) and has consistently been ranked a Top 10 Graduate Program by U.S. News & World Report.
“The more we understand protein modification and function, the better we understand its central role for human health and disease.”Read more
The study presents an unexpected connection between spermidine, a long-known compound present in all living cells, and sirtuins, an enzyme family that regulates many life-essential functions.Read more
Cornell researchers have taken an important step toward harnessing CRISPR gene editing in “targeted, safe and potent” cancer treatment.Read more
Cornell Atkinson faculty fellow Phillip Milner has won a Carbontech Development Initiative grants to develop carbon removal technologies.Read more
New research has shown that ultrasmall Cornell Prime Dots, or C’Dots, which are among the nanocarriers for therapeutics once thought to be viable only by injection, have the potential to be administered orally.Read more
Cornell chemists have developed a technique that allows them to image polymerization catalysis reactions at single-monomer resolution, key in discovering the molecular composition of a synthetic polymer.Read more