Polina Navotnaya Chemistry Graduate Student

Polina Navotnaya

Polina Navotnaya
Chemistry Graduate Student at The University of Chicago

S.M., University of Chicago, 2015
B.S., Purdue University, 2014

929 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 USA


B.S. Rolczynski, H. Zheng, V.P. Singh, P. Navotnaya, A.R. Ginzburg, J.R. Caram, K. Ashraf, A.T. Gardiner, S.-H. Yeh, S. Kais, R.J. Cogdell, and G.S. Engel, "Correlated Protein Environments Drive Quantum Coherence Lifetimes in Photosynthetic Pigment-Protein Complexes", Chem 4, 138–149 2018.

***Highlighted with a preview written by Dr. Margherita Maiuri and Prof. Greg Scholes.***

Elizabeth BainSarah ZinnPolina NavotnayaJake Higgins

Girls 4 Science Event   7/21/2017

Elizabeth Bain organized a "Girls 4 Science" event for over 200 young female scientists with help from Sarah Zinn, Polina Navotnaya, and Jake Higgins

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Service Award   5/2/2018

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on receiving the Joan Shiu Chemistry Department Student Service Award.

Brian RolczynskiHaibin ZhengVed SinghPolina NavotnayaRuvim GinzburgJustin CaramShu-Hao Yeh

Paper Published   1/11/2018

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Haibin Zheng, Ved Singh, Polina Navotnaya, Ruvim Ginzburg, Justin Caram, and Shu-Hao Yeh as well as our collaborators in the Kais and Cogdell Groups on having their paper published to Chem. Thanks to Margherita Maiuri and Greg Scholes for writing a nice Preview piece highlighting this work.

Brian RolczynskiPolina NavotnayaHallie Sussman

Paper Published   7/20/2016

Congratulations to Brian Rolczynski, Polina Navotnaya, and Hallie Sussman on their commentary piece entitled, "Cysteine-mediated mechanism disrupts energy transfer to prevent photooxidation", which published today in PNAS.

Polina Navotnaya

Quals Passed   4/6/2016

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on passing her qualifying exam.

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Teaching Award   5/5/2015

Congratulations to Polina Navotnaya on winning the Chemistry Department's Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award.

Polina Navotnaya

New Graduate Student   12/1/2014

Polina Navotnaya has joined the group as a new graduate student!