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News & Updates
March 13th, 2017
Jonathan has been selected by the Foresight Institute to be a member of the 2017 class of Foresight Fellows! This is a great opportunity to network with a lot of talented individuals from so many different areas of science and engineering!
January 17th, 2017
A highlight of the 2016 Chemistry Nobel Prize written by Jonathan and Chad Mirkin appears online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!
January 4th, 2017
Congratulations to Abby Delawder, Matthew Straub, and Joseph Warner, all first-year graduate students in the Barnes group who were selected to receive a GAANN Fellowship sponsored by the Department of Education! Only six of these multi-year fellowships were available for this year's class of graduate students in the Department of Chemistry at Washington University, so their selection is quite the achievement. Congrats again Abby, Matt, and Joe!!
***December 6th to 11th, 2016***
Dr. Barnes makes his way to Stockholm, Sweden to partake in the Nobel Week festivities as an invited guest of one of this year's Chemistry Nobel Laureates, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart!!
***October 5th, 2016***
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected Sir J. Fraser Stoddart (Prof. Barnes' PhD advisor), Jean-Pierre Sauvage, and Ben Feringa to receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines"!!! These three amazing chemists deserve this recognition not only for their contributions to science, but also for their class and professionalism which they have exhibited over the past five decades. Congratulations all around!!!
September 19th, 2016
The Barnes Group is happy to welcome two more undergraduate researchers in Troy Kincaid and Josh Chartock!
September 12th, 2016
Xuesong Li begins his first day as a postdoctoral associate in the Barnes Research Group! Welcome aboard Xuesong!!!
September 2nd, 2016
The Barnes Group is happy to welcome our first undergraduate researchers Anusree Natraj and Mary Danielson, with several more on the way! Corresponding member profiles coming soon...
August 3rd, 2016
Kevin Liles completes his summer research stint with the Barnes Group and is now switching gears to get ready for the start of what will no doubt be a stellar graduate career in chemistry at Washington University! His invaluable contributions this summer will definitely be missed!
August 1st, 2016
Angelique Greene begins her first day as a postdoctoral associate in the Barnes Research Group! Welcome aboard Angelique!!!
May 11th, 2016
Jonathan has been invited to attend the Cottrell Scholars' New Faculty Workshop this fall (August 4-6) in Washington, DC! The workshop will be a great opportunity to network with other newly appointed faculty from around the country and to learn the ins and outs of jump-starting one's independent academic career!!
April 24th, 2016
The Barnes Group welcomes three new members: Postdoctoral Associates Angelique F. Greene (PhD: Tulane University, USA) and Xuesong Li (PhD: University of Bordeaux, France), as well as incoming Graduate Student Kevin Liles (Summer research)! Looking forward to a productive Summer!!
March 25th, 2016
Jonathan will be at Wash U again getting the chance to meet with additional prospective graduate students, telling them all about the rich and diverse research that is ripe for the taking in the Chemistry Department at Wash U!
March 13th-16th, 2016
Jonathan will be in San Diego for the ACS National Meeting's Poly division. Looking forward to a great conference in sunny SoCal!
March 4th-5th, 2016
Jonathan will be at Wash U getting the chance to meet with prospective graduate students and demonstrating his awesome prowess at the bowling alley! Sounds like fun!
The Barnes Research Group is currently looking for very talented and highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students and a postdoctoral associate/fellow!
The Barnes Group site launches on Leap Day!