Martell Group at UW Madison

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Designing Synthetic Enzyme-Mimicking Catalysts

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  • Undergraduate Researcher Awards

    Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers, Mia, Sasha, and Elliot! Mia won a Sophomore Research Fellowship, Sasha won an L&S Honors Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant and a Chemistry Department Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Summer Research Award, …

  • 2024 ACS Division of Biological Chemistry Young Investigator Award

    Congratulations to Ashley on being selected for the 2024 ACS Division of Biological Chemistry Young Investigator Award!

  • 2024 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    A big congratulations to first-year graduate student, David Hardy, and to Martell Group alum, Max Unger, for winning the 2024 NSF GRFP!

  • 2024 CAS Future Leader

    Congratulations, Eric, on being selected as a 2024 CAS Future Leader!

  • New publication!

    New paper alert! Mario, Max, and Ashley’s work focused on the directed evolution of plastic-degrading enzymes using a novel ultrahigh-throughput yeast display platform is published in JACS.

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