Teacher-Scholar Videos

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar awards recognize and support emerging leaders in the chemical sciences. Below are brief videos the most recent Teacher-Scholars have created, which introduce their area of research and its significance.


Available videos:

Emily P. Balskus, Harvard University, Chemical Discovery in the Microbial World

Scott H. Brewer, Franklin and Marshall College, Developing Vibrational Reporter Unnatural Amino Acids to Probe Local Protein Environments

Neal K. Devaraj, University of California, San Diego, ....

Mircea Dincă, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Teaching Sponges New Tricks: Building Functional Porous Materials Molecule by Molecule

Jason G. Gillmore, Hope College, Long Wavelength Azo Dye Monomers for Photomechanical Applications

Naomi S. Ginsberg, University of California, Berkeley, Investigating Dynamic Nanoscale Processes Using Cathodoluminescence Microscopy

Andrea E. Holmes, Doane College, No More Extension Cords: Smart Phone Based Sensor Technology for Field Deployment in Tactical Areas

Jeffrey B. Johnson, Hope College, Carbon-Carbon Single Bond Activation - Mechanistic Insight Leading to New Methodology

Aditya S. Khair, Carnegie Mellon University, A Continuum Approach to Predicting Electrophoretic Mobility Reversals

Jared C. Lewis, The University of Chicago, ...

Hai Lin, University of Colorado Denver, On the Mysterious Proton Transfer Through CLC Antiporters

Amanda J. Morris, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Metal Organic Framework Artificial Photosynthetic Arrays

Gregory W. O’Neil, Western Washington University, One-Pot/Single-Analysis Substrate Scope Studies with Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography

Jennifer A. Prescher, University of California, Irvine, ...

Jonathan R. Scheerer, College of William and Mary, Protective Natural Products from Grass-Endophyte Associations

Jordan Schmidt, University of Wisconsin-Madison, ...

Joshua A. Schrier, Haverford College, Computational and Data-driven Insights for Materials

Sara Skrabalak, Indiana University Bloomington, Synthesis of Multimetallic Nanoparticles by Seeded Methods

Paul Clinton Spiegel, Western Washington University, Structural and Biological Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII to Overcome the Immune Response

Joseph E. Subotnik, University of Pennsylvania, An Intuitive View of Electronic Relaxation

Douglas A. Vander Griend, Calvin College, No Datum Left Behind: Learning More From Spectroscopic Data Than You May Have Thought Possible

Emily A. Weiss, Northwestern University, Electron Ratchets: A New Mechanism of Transport in Soft Materials


Coming soon:

Hal Alper, The University of Texas at Austin

Shannon W. Boettcher, University of Oregon, Oxygen Electrocatalysis and Solar Water Splitting Interfaces

Andrew J. Boydston, University of Washington

Luis M. Campos, Columbia University

Michelle C. Chang, University of California, Berkeley

Abigail G. Doyle, Princeton University

Joshua E. Goldberger, The Ohio State University

André Hoelz, California Institute of Technology

Ramesh Jasti, University of Oregon

Michael C. Jewett, Northwestern University, Molecular Engineering Catalytic Ensembles with Cell-Free Synthetic Biology

Dipannita Kalyani, St. Olaf College, Palladium and Nickel Catalyzed Arylations

Casey H. Londergan, Haverford College, Site-Specific Vibrational Probe Groups of Protein Structural Distributions and Interactions

Wei Min, Columbia University

David A. Nicewicz, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Using Light to Discover New Chemical Reactivity

Eranda Nikolla, Wayne State University

Bradley D. Olsen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Physical Chemistry of Biological and Biohybrid Polymers

Gary J. Patti, Washington University in St. Louis

Michael D. Pluth, University of Oregon

Dwight R. Stoll, Gustavus Adolphus College

Nathaniel K. Szymczak, University of Michigan

Qiu Wang, Duke University

Kurt Wiegel, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire