Featured Alumni: Katarina Yocum

By Caroline Cole Science & Communications Writer Katarina Yocum graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in January 2022. As a graduate research assistant for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center through the Widicus Weaver Group, …

Featured Alumni: Matthew Dalphin, Ph. D. Leads Design of Experiments Implementation at Catalent Pharma Solutions

Dr. Matthew Dalphin graduated from UW–Madison in the Spring of 2020 with a Ph.D. in Biophysics. During his time at UW-Madison, he was a member of the Cavagnero research group where he studied protein folding and aggregation using systems that mimic the cellular environment. Now, Dalphin works as an Analytical Development Scientist at Catalent Pharma Solutions, where he leads the implementation of Design of Experiments (DoE).

PPG Foundation Supports Bridge to the Chemistry Doctorate Program at University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Bridge to the Chemistry Doctorate Program at University of Wisconsin-Madison aims to increase the diversity and cultural awareness of the Department of Chemistry. This program allows students who are motivated to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, but require additional coursework or research experience to become competitive applicants. 

Widicus Weaver named IWU Chemistry Alumni of the Year

UW-Madison’s Vozza Professor of Chemistry and Astronomy Susanna Widicus Weaver has been named Alumni of the Year for the Illinois Wesleyan University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and will speak at the department’s Senior Night Awards Banquet on April 18. “To me this is more important than any other award I could have received because it’s really from the heart,” she said. “It’s such a huge honor. To know that they respect and care about me at this level is just incredible!”