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New Business Concentration Beginning Fall 2020

The program includes the core Chemistry courses with an additional selection of Business courses.

Irina Terrero-Rodríguez

Recent graduate receives Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship

Irina Terrero-Rodríguez, who conducted research under Dr. Glen O’Neil, received the fellowship to go towards her PhD at the University of Warwick in the UK.

Graduating Senior Awards

The exceptional senior students being recognized for their achievements this year.

IGPS protein interaction

Professors Receive NIH Grant to Study Bacterial Enzyme

The $302,000 award will fund the study of a bacterial enzyme involved in the synthesis of the amino acid tryptophan.

Professor Cancer Free for 30 Years

Dr. Mark Whitener, presented a talk in honor of being 30 years cancer free!

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Chemistry faculty and students publish in Tetrahedron Letters

Tetrahedron Letters is a weekly international journal for rapid publication of full original research papers in the field of organic chemistry.

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Chemistry Professor receives NIH R15 Grant

Dr. Jinshan Gao received a 3 year, $356,609 grant for the project, “Characterization and enrichment of glycoprotein/glycan via multi-functional free radical reagents”

Chemistry program approved by ACS

The American Chemistry Society Committee on Professional Training has approved the program for the next five years. Click to read more about the guidelines for approval.

Drs. Dave Rotella and John Siekierka received $772,689 from the NIH

The grant will fund their project entitled ‘Development of Inhibitors of P. falciparum cGMP dependent (PfPKG) protein kinase inhibitors for malaria chemoprevention.’

Dr. Yvonne Gindt has received $137,400 from NASA

The money is to fund her project ‘DNA Repair under Extreme Conditions’

Dr. Jinshan Gao awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation

The $279,000 grant will support Dr. Gao’s research project entitled “RUI: Glycan Characterization and Quantitative Analysis via Free-Radical Induced Dissociation”

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Helping STEM Pioneers Succeed

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Dirk Vanderklein (Biology) and funded by the National Science Foundation’s Education Dept. seek to help first generation students succeed in STEM majors. Others on the project include Nina Goodey (Chemistry), Joshua Galster (EAES) and Julie Dalley (Research Academy for University Learning)