The Lab Report is the news blog of the Emory University Department of Chemistry. The Department of Chemistry at Emory University believes that the best teaching and research happens in the context of a scientific community. Together, we engage in creative problem-solving at the molecular level. Our collaborative research themes–catalysis, sustainable energy, and living/nonliving interfaces— are anchored by foundational strengths in biomolecular, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.
Applying to Graduate School 101
- A Letter from the Director of Graduate Studies
- Unpacking the Personal Statement
- An Interview with a Faculty Admissions Representative
- An Interview with a Current Graduate Student
- How is applying to graduate school different from applying to college?
- How do I request a reference letter?
- What does applying to graduate school cost?
- Choosing a Lab
- …more to come!
We love to share…
- research accomplishments
- student stories
- dissertation defenses
- faculty awards
- alumni news
and more. To share a story with The Lab Report, contact our outreach coordinator, Kira Walsh.
For Jacob Burman, choosing Emory for graduate school meant a cross-country move from his West Coast seaside stomping ground. Three years later, travel opportunities with the graduate program have led him even farther afield, from wandering the streets of Osaka to working in an office with a breathtaking view of Lake Geneva, allowing Jacob to …
Along with facilitating conversations about synthetic organic chemistry between professionals across a global platform, the NSF Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CCHF), based at Emory University’s Department of Chemistry, also strives to increase scientific awareness to broader audience. They explain on their website, “A large part of the Centers mission is to bring C–H Functionalization …
Scientific outreach events give us the opportunity to disseminate our ideas, share our scientific discoveries, present collaboration opportunities, or even inspire the next generation of scientists. On Wednesday, November 8th, Dr. Widicus Weaver shared her passion for astrochemistry, biology, and space with a room full of enthusiastic second graders at Westchester Elementary School. She discussed …