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Category: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Wendy Ramos and Enock Arthur receive American Chemical Society scholarships

Chemistry and Biochemistry Students Receive Prestigious ACS Scholarships

Wendy Ramos and Enock Arthur awarded by the American Chemical Society Scholars Program.

STEM teachers going to teach in Passaic

City of Passaic Recruits Three Graduating Seniors to Teach in their District

Steven Herrera, Valeria Montoya, and Lauren Shahine have a lot in common: the three are graduating this spring as STEM teachers, and they are all off to teach in the City of Passaic.

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Chemistry Professor Cancer Free for 30 Years

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

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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)

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CSAM Faculty Validate EPA’s Hackensack River Contamination

Dr. Michael Kruge, EAES and Dr. Kevin Olsen, Chemistry, studied sediment samples collected by the EPA from the Hackensack River that indicate the riverbed is laced for 22 miles with a toxic cocktail made up of dozens of contaminants, from its mouth in Newark Bay up to the Oradell Reservoir. Wochit

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Dr. Dave Rotella named ACS Fellow

The American Chemical Society has named 57 members as ACS Fellows. The new fellows will be feted at the society’s fall national meeting in Philadelphia this August.

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13 CSAM Students Named 2016-2017 Woodrow Wilson Fellows

As fellows, the individuals will receive $30,000 to complete one of our Master’s programs in teaching.

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Pharmfest 2016: The Value of Innovation

A day of insight on the past, present and future of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Margaret and Herman Sokol Fellowships and Grant Awards

A summer research fellowship, a fellowship for graduating seniors pursuing a PhD and a faculty/student research grant.

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OPEN-NJ Scholarship Program Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Receive one of the scholarships ($10,000/year for 2 or 3 years) to enter one of the graduate chemistry programs at Montclair State University for Fall 2016

Robert Barrows presenting his research at the ACS National Meeting

Chemistry Students Present Their Latest Research at ACS National Meeting

Robert Barrows, Maryam Abdulsalam, Rabih Balilli, and Sandeep Suresh presented their research at the American Chemical Society national meeting held in Denver, Colorado

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Professor’s research featured in Biochemistry Magazine

Binding of Substrate Locks the Electrochemistry of CRY-DASH into DNA Repair, published by Yvonne Gindt and two CSAM students, Adriana Messyasz, senior in biology, and Pamela Jumbo, a rising senior in biochemistry.