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

 

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

 

Andrew J. Boydston, University of Washington, Functional Materials at Multiple Length Scales

 

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

 

Luis M. Campos, Columbia University, Third Generation Solar Cell

Neal K. Devaraj, University of California, San Diego, Mimicking and Modifying Biomolecules with Conjugation Chemistry

 

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

 

Joshua E. Goldberger, The Ohio State University, Solid-State Materials at the Atomic Scale

André Hoelz, California Institute of Technology, The structure of the nuclear pore complex

 

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

 

Ramesh Jasti, University of Oregon, Designing Functional Nanohoop Inspired Graphitic Materials

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jared C. Lewis, The University of Chicago, Engineering Enzymes for Selective Catalysis

 

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

 

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

 

Wei Min, Columbia University, Seeing Molecular Vibrations: Chemical Imaging for Biomedicine

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Gary J. Patti, Washington University in St. Louis, Reprogramming Cellular Metabolism With Two Electrons

 

Michael D. Pluth, University of Oregon, Chemical Tools for Investigating Biological Hydrogen Sulfide

 

Jennifer A. Prescher, University of California, Irvine, Expanding the Imaging Toolbox

 

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

 

Jordan Schmidt, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Modelling the Influence of Main-Group Promoters on Aerobic Acohol Oxidation Over Platinum-Group Metals

 

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

 

Dwight R. Stoll, Gustavus Adolphus College, The Second Dimension is a Strange Place - Advances in Fundamental Understanding of Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography

 

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

 

Nathaniel K. Szymczak, University of Michigan, New Approaches to Develop Catalysts for Energy Relevant Conversions

 

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

 

Qiu Wang, Duke University, Developing New Chemical Methods and Probes for Advancing Molecular Imaging

 

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, Engineering Cell Factories to Produce Value-Added Chemicals and Fuels

Michelle C. Chang, University of California, Berkeley, Systems Level Studies for Cellular Synthetic Chemistry