Baker Laboratory
Department of Chemistry
and Chemical Biology
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA



We use the tools of synthetic and supramolecular chemistry to address fundamental challenges in the assembly and integration of nanostructured materials.

We are part of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University. For more information about undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral research positions in the group, please see the “Join Us” section of the web page.

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June 2, 2015

2D Polymer Research Supported by the Army Research Office / MURI Program

We are grateful for support of our research by the Army Research Office in the form of a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant, which will fund a team of researchers from Cornell (Dichtel, Ralph groups), UC-Berkeley (Crommie, Wang, Yaghi groups), and Georgia Tech (Marder group), along with collaborator Jean-Luc Brédas from KAUST.


June 9, 2015

Retaining the Activity of Enzymes and Fluorophores on Graphene Oxide

Chao Sun’s manuscript on graphene oxide functionalization using tripodal compounds was published by Chemistry of Materials. This study indicates that passivating the hydrophobic regions of graphene oxide will maximize its biocompatibility.