The Ward group in the Department of Chemistry is a highly interdisciplinary research group at the intersection of organic solid-state chemistry, physical chemistry, materials science, and biomedical chemistry.
After a few years at the University of Strasbourg, Takuji Adachi, a former postdoctoral research scientist in our group, has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Geneva. Congrats, Taki!
The NYU Molecular Design Institute is hosting the 24th International Congress of the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State, June 16-21, 2019 at the New York University Campus in Greenwich Village, New York City. More information soon.... Artwork credit: Cesar Rodriguez & Anne L. Ward, NYU
Christie Passos was awarded a highly selective internship in the 2019 Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine (HSRPKM), where she will experience clinical fundamentals and challenges in the field of nephrology. Congratulations Christie!
Jingxiang Yang, Xiaolong Zhu, Mengdi Qiu, et al. publish an article on “Inverse Correlation between Lethality and Thermodynamic Stability of Contact Insecticide Polymorphs” in Crystal Growth & Design, describing the insecticide activity of lindane polymorphs toward Drosophila melanogaster…..
Bart Kahr and Mike Ward provide a perspective in the December 7, 2018 issue of Science magazine on a report by Chen, et al. that describes epitaxial one-dimensional growth of peptide dimer crystals on molybdenum disulfide substrates. See more here….
Isabel Olson spearheaded a review article "Dislocations in Molecular Crystals" with Alex Shtukenberg, Bart Kahr and Mike Ward, which appeared in Reports on Progress in Physics (Rep. Prog. Phys.2018, 81, 096501). Congrats, Isabel!