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Susan M. Lunte named January 2023 Sutton Family Research Impact Award recipientThe Department of Chemistry congratulates Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Susan M. Lunte on receiving the January 2023 Sutton Family Research Impact Award! Her winning paper was published in the Special Issue of Electroanalysis and honors the career and contributions of Theodore "Ted" Kuwana to the field of Electroanalytical Chemistry. It is titled "Separation and Detection of Tyrosine and Phenylalanine-derived Oxidative Stress Biomarkers Using Microchip Electrophoresis with Electrochemical Detection."
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The Department's research programs and faculty place KU Chemistry at the leading edge of scientific research in a broad range of areas, including bioanalytical chemistry, nanoscience, spectroscopy, and more.Research Areas
Our highly recognized faculty consists of 29 active faculty, including five distinguished professors. Our faculty members' research is concentrated in a broad range of areas, from bioanalytical chemistry to computational chemistry.Faculty
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