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Quantum Researcher Yu Liu Brings Laser Focus to UMD’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The laser cooling expert will launch two research projects on ultracold molecules in his lab in the new Chemistry Building.

Finding the Fingerprint of a Disease

Could a single drop of blood hold the key to stopping a dangerous disease? For University of Maryland Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor YuHuang Wang, the answer is a definite “yes”. 

Wang is part of a research team that has pioneered a new diagnostic technology capable of detecting the distinct signature of ovarian cancer using just a tiny sample of blood.


Q&A With Lee Friedman, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Friedman, who joined UMD in 2007, shares his experiences and insights in his role. 

Baritone, Brownies and Biochemistry

When Neiswender arrived at UMD in 2020, she quickly took on an active role in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, as both an aspiring researcher and a community leader.

Neiswender currently works in Associate Professor Jason Kahn’s lab, which studies the structure, function and design of protein-DNA complexes, or protein structures that hold DNA together within chromosomes. Along with biochemistry Ph.D. student Ian Ferencz, she uses S. cerevisiae (commonly known as brewer’s or baker’s yeast) to develop and test methods that increase efficiency in gene editing. 

Honors & Awards (received since Jul 1, 2023)

Honors & Awards (received since Jul 1, 2023)

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