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Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve named 2019 Moore Inventor Fellow

Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve named 2019 Moore Inventor Fellow

October 18, 2019

Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve has been named one of the 2019 Moore Inventor Fellows. Dan is one of 5 fellows selected from more than 200 nominations from Research 1 universities, selected medical schools, and selected environmental research and patient care institutions across the country.

The Moore Inventor Fellowship supports scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in scientific discovery,...

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Rowland wishes farewell to Director Cynthia Friend

July 10, 2019

On Friday, June 28, 2019, members of the Rowland Institute, both past and present, gathered at a reception to wish a fond farewell to Dr. Cynthia Friend as her time as Director of the Rowland Institute at Harvard came to a close. Dr. Friend held the position of Director for six years. Dr. Friend is the T.W. Richards Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science at Harvard University and...

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Bloomberg article spotlights Mathis and RoLi Labs

June 21, 2019

A recent Bloomberg article on the use of animal research labs in developing artificial intelligence software and brain-computer interfaces features the work of three Rowland Fellows. The article spotlights the work of RF Mackenzie Mathis and her mice in the Adaptive Motor Control Lab, as well as the work with zebra fish done by both RF Drew Robson and RF Jen Li in the ...

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RF Bryan Hunter receives the 2019 Nobel Signature Award from the American Chemical Society

April 16, 2019
Rowland Fellow Bryan Hunter, along with his Ph.D. advisor Harry B. Gray of Caltech, has received the 2019 Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry for his doctoral thesis. https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/ACS-2019-national-award-winners/96/i37

The award was presented on April 2, 2019 at the ACS National Meeting in...

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RF Taute Lab receives 2019 Rowland Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Undergraduate Program Award

January 15, 2019

The Rowland Foundation has awarded the Rowland Institute at Harvard $100,000 for one year to continue the program that provides mentoring and supervisory experience for a postdoctoral fellow and hands-on research experience for an undergraduate research student working with postdoctoral fellow.

The project will focus on characterizing and comparing motility behavior in liquids and model complex environments in two well-known pathogens - Vbrio cholerae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa whose swimming motility has barely been studied despite long-recognized...

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Catalyzing CO2

Catalyzing CO2

November 8, 2018

Imagine a day when - rather than being spewed into the atmosphere - the gases coming from power plants are instead captured and fed into catalytic reactors that chemically transform greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide into industrial fuels or chemicals that emit only oxygen. It's a future that Rowland Fellow Haotian Wang says may be closer than many realize. 

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