Building a Better Future, One Perovskite at a Time
Joshua Schrier, Ph.D., the first Bepler Chair in Chemistry, has devoted much of his time to his study, "Discovering reactions and uncovering mechanisms of perovskite formation", a $7.4 million project funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Professor Uses Community-Based Approach to Study Impact of Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Thanks to over $900,000 in grants from Genentech Health Equity Innovations and the National Institute of Health, Monica Rivera-Mindt, Ph.D., professor of psychology, will explore how to digitally engage Black adults coping with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The results of this work will be presented at a three-year conference series starting in 2022.
Sharing the Career Value of a Humanities-Based Education
Tom Hughes, Ph.D., GSAS ’79, uses his graduate studies in theology and philosophy to bring unique perspectives to his work as a lawyer. He also shares his passion for the humanities with his students at St. John's.
$1.9 Million Grant Will Fund Research on Women’s Mental Health
Marija Kundakovic, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences, was awarded grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health for her neuroscience research on the molecular mechanisms behind hormonal changes during the ovarian cycle and their impact on the female brain and behavior. Her results could lead to the development of sex-specific treatments for mental disorders like anxiety and depression.