SDSU chemistry professor Yong Yan, developed a new way to produce the critical chemical bonds necessary to make drugs using renewable solar energy. Yan’s novel process uses a solar cell material called perovskite to act as a catalyst.
Dr. Eric Frost was recently celebrated for completing 40 years at San Diego State. He received a special award from the dean of Sciences for his outstanding career and accomplishments over the past 40 years. When asked about his milestone …
Sama Rakin Michael began as a teaching assistant and is now working on genetically modifying bacteria in a lab that focuses on how bacteria induce the metamorphosis of tubeworms, and how this can inform research to develop therapeutic drugs
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