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SNNI researchers study effects of surfactants on toxicity of gold nanoparticles

Researchers find, and possibly fix, toxicity in nanomaterials: UO and Oregon State University scientists were baffled. New testing of mixtures of nanoparticles had led to an 88 percent mortality rate in zebrafish embryos, after earlier testing had found the materials to be free of toxins.

Looking more extensively, they found that a new automated delivery system, meant to speed the mixing of products for testing in the fish, created a synergistic, or multiplying, effect that triggered the toxicity.

SNNI research spin out graduates from Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator

The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator will hold a demo day to show off it's 5 newest companies. The Demo Day will be held on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theater in Corvallis. 

ACS Nano paper, top sited in 2014

A research paper that emerged from a partnership between University of Oregon chemist James E. Hutchison and Sony was the most-accessed paper in 2014 in the monthly journal ACS Nano.

SNNI director - one of ten proposals selected for faculty hiring initiative

Initiatives ranging from the exploration of genomic function to intervention science in special education to sports products are among the 10 proposals chosen as the highest priorities for a three-year project aimed at boosting the UO’s national presence in cutting-edge research.

UO Provost Scott Coltrane said the list marks the first phase of the Cluster of Excellence Faculty Hiring project. The selected proposals will have highest priority for funding in the first round of hiring.

SNNI Director receives funding to study the life cycle of nanomaterials

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $5 million grant over four years to support ASU's LCnano Network as part of theLife Cycle of Nanomaterials project. Jim Hutchison is one of five principal investigators on the project, which involves scientists at 10 universities.

Scientists and industry leaders gather to advance green chemistry and engineering innovations

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 — A broad range of industries, from pharmaceutical to consumer products to energy and fuel, are quietly pushing forward greener approaches through the application of green chemistry and engineering. Based on a set of design principles, green chemistry enables scientists to find new ways to reduce waste, conserve energy, make use of renewable materials, and discover replacements for hazardous substances.

Former SNNI research wins prestigious award

Mas Subramanian is the 2013 recipient of the F.A. Gilfillan Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Science at Oregon State University. This award recognizes distinguished scholarship of a faculty member in the College of Science at OSU whose scientific achievements while at OSU extend globally. 


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