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May 2018, Dr. Liu received a W.A.E. McBryde Medal from the Canadian Society for Chemistry in Edmonton.

May 2017, Dr. Liu attended the ICAS 2017 conference (International Congress on Analytical Sciences) at Haikou, China, and received a youth presentation award.
December 26, 2016, Feng's paper on liposome/nanoparticle interaction on Angew. Chem. has been highlighed by X-MOL (in Chinese)
July 29, 2016, Prof. Naoki Sugimoto from Konan University visited Waterloo and gave a wonderful talk on G-quadruplex regulating transcription and translation.

August 2015, Dr. Liu was invited to give a talk on the Boston ACS 30 years Langmuir Symposium. One of our papers was included in a Virtual Issue of Langmuir, which includes some of the most important papers in the history of the journal. See the news article from the University of Waterloo.

Professor Juewen Liu

June 2014, Dr. Liu won the CSC 2014 Fred Beamish Award and presented at the Vancouver Conference.
March, 2013: The Liu Lab team at the 41st Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC)
Jan 2013: we are part of the UW/EcoSynthetix partnership for developing bio-based materials.
Nov 2011: we are part of the Canada/UK team for antibiotic resistance research
Aug 2011: Dr. Liu was awarded Early Researcher Award
May 2011: Web article: Nanotechnology thought leaders --- DNA as a functional polymer
August 2010: Neeshma's mercury detection and removal paper has been accepted by JACS!
May 2010: Neeshma has won the 1st poster prize in the (gwc)2 Annual General Meeting!
April 2010: Brendan's work on DNA hybridization in organic solvents has been accepted by JACS!
April 2010: NSERC Grant: The Liu lab has been awarded a 5 year Discovery Grant as well as a RTI Grant.