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Mark gives a plenary lecture at the Bunsentagung in Bochum on the lab's work in microsolvation.

Joe Fournier receives the Richard Wolfgang Prize, awarded annually by the Department of Chemistry to those students who have submitted outstanding doctoral theses.  Joe will begin a post-doc with Andrei Tokmakoff's group at UChicago this summer.  Congratulations Joe!

The Johnson Lab gave lab tours and held demos for New Haven area students as part of the Yale Chemistry Pathways outreach program. The also participated as judges for the New Haven Science Fair for K-12 students.

  

Mark gives the Student Invited McElvain Lecture (Physical Division) at the University of Wisconsin. Joe DePalma visits with the Tim Bertram and Gil Nathanson groups at UW to learn how to handle N2O5 chemistry for the CAICE work on aresol chemistry.

Conrad, Olga, Patrick, Steph, and Fabian attend the Gaseous Ions Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, TX, which was chaired by Mark.

First year graduate students Joanna Denton and Chinh Duong join the group.  Welcome Joanna and Chinh!

Mark gives the student-invited lecture (analytical division) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The group enjoys awesome fresh powder at the annual Stratton ski retreat!

Mark gives the PittCon Lectures at Duquesne University.

Our patent on "Use of Cryogenic Ion Chemistry to Add a Structural Characterization Capability to Mass Spectrometry Through Linear Action Spectroscopy” has been officially issued (USPTO# 8,890,059)

Congratulations to Steph and Patrick on passing their Fall Oral exams.

Former group member Chris Leavitt accepts a position at Intel in Portland, OR

We welcome undergraduate Luis Schachner.  His senior project involves collecting and analyzing predissociation spectra of drug molecules and their metabolites.

The Johnson Lab welcomes our newest post-doc Joe DePalma.  Joe comes to Yale from Murray Johnston's group at the University of Deleware.

Conrad, Steph, and Fabian attend the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Vibrational Spectroscopy at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME.

Olga attends the Fall National ACS meeting in San Francisco.

The group welcomes Niklas Toetsch from Martina Havenith's group at Ruhr Unveristy Bochum.  Niklas will be working with us for the next three months.

The Johnson Lab welcomes post-doc Fabian Menges to the group.  Fabian comes to us from Gereon Niedner-Schatteburg's group at Kaiserslautern University in Germany.

Former lab member Chris Leavitt wins the very first Miller Prize for best presentation by a post-doc at the International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy.  Congratulations Chris!

Chris, Joe, Olga, and Patrick attend the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Atomic and Molecular Interactions at Stonehill College in Easton, MA

Conrad and his wife Jeanette welcome their daughter Melissa to the world.  Congratulations Conrad and Jeanette!