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Beating bad bacteria

July 31, 2014  |   Faculty, Mentoring, Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Working Together

Sophomore Hannah Martin and Patricia Dos Santos, an associate professor of chemistry, are tackling the problem of how to target harmful bacteria while sparing beneficial bacteria that make it possible for humans to live healthy lives.

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Research at the Forest

June 30, 2014  |   Mentoring, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Science Highlights 2013-2014, Student, Sustainability, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

From improving the lives of people suffering from debilitating diseases to turning waves in the Reynolds gym pool into electricity, Wake Forest researchers raised the bar of scientific excellence yet again during the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Gold is the new green

June 23, 2014  |   Personal and Career Development, Pro Humanitate, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Wake Forest Chemist Amanda Jones is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Career Award. Jones will use the $390,000 in award funding to study powerful and environmentally friendly gold catalysts for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Tomorrow’s tomatoes look to the past

June 18, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Research, Research, Scholars and Scientists, Student, Students Taking the Lead, Sustainability, Top Stories

The key to developing drought-resistant tomatoes may be hidden in the genes of their ancestors. Rising junior Kathleen DiNapoli is on a hunt to find it.

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Charles Iacovou named Dean of Business

May 27, 2014  |   Faculty, Recognition, Research, Scholars and Scientists, School of Business, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.

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