News Archive

General News
Nilsson Lab Highlighted

March 18, 2014
The Nilsson lab has been highlighted in the March 2014 edition of Bachem's online newslett...(more)

New Group Member
Welcome to Jade Welch

December 10, 2013
We welcome Jade Welch as a new graduate student in the Nilsson group! We look forward to w...(more)

Congratulations Genki!

May 19, 2013
Congratulations to Genki Tamiya upon completion of his B.S. degree in chemistry at the Uni...(more)

Congratulations Naomi!

December 18, 2012
Naomi successfully defended her PhD thesis today. She'll shortly begin her postdoctoral st...(more)


April 27, 2012
Brad has received an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal entitled "Amyloid-Inspired Hydrogel...(more)

New Publication
Spotlight on Recent JACS Publications

April 15, 2012
Ria's recent paper, "Coassembly of Enantiomeric Amphipathic Peptides into Amyloid-Inspired...(more)

New Publication
Top 10 Paper

February 29, 2012
Derek's paper, "Self-assembled amino acids and dipeptides as noncovalent hydrogels for tis...(more)

Congratulations Todd!

December 12, 2011
Todd Doran successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis (Role of Hydrophobicity, Aromaticity, an...(more)

New Publication
Top 10 Paper

November 30, 2011
During the month of October, Derek Ryan's paper, “Self-assembled amino acids and dipepti...(more)

New Publication
Brad Nilsson Featured as Polymer Chemistry Author of the Wee...

November 18, 2011
The Polymer Chemistry Blog ( has featured Brad as author of the w...(more)

Naomi Lee Selected to Participate in the NIAID INRO Program

November 17, 2011
Naomi Lee has been selected to attend the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Dis...(more)

New Publication
Polymer Chemistry Cover Article

November 17, 2011
Derek Ryan's article, "Self-assembled amino acids and dipeptides as noncovalent hydrogels ...(more)

Congratulations Charlie!

October 19, 2011
Charles Bowerman has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis (Insight into the Principles o...(more)

Congratulations Derek!

August 8, 2011
Derek Ryan successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis today! His thesis is entitled "Self-Asse...(more)

Congratulations Timur!

January 24, 2011
F. Timur Senguen successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis (Clarifying the Determinants of Se...(more)