Hopkin's Scholarship RecipientsCongrats to Noa and Tam!
- Jacob Ball Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. DissertationDr. Jacob Ball (#221 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended his Dissertation titled “Mechanistic studies on D-arginine dehydrogenase and Functional Annotation of a Novel NADH: quinone Oxidoreductase” on March 29, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Giovanni Gadda. Committee: Drs.: G. Gadda (Chair), D. Dixon, D. Hamelberg. Please join the department in congratulating him!News
- GSU Chemistry Research on Enhancing Antibiotics with CO featured on EurekaAlert by AAASResearch by Dr.Binghe Wang’s lab on using carbon monoxide as a combined payload with antibiotics was featured on EurekaAlert! Science News by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science journal): https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/gsu-cmi022118.php Also featured on GSU news website: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/02/20/carbon-monoxide-improves-effectiveness-antibiotic-fights-stomach-infection-study-finds/ The original research paper can be found here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03348News
- GSU chemists develop compounds that fight AML and ALS diseasesGSU Chemistry faculties Dr.Wilson & Dr.Boykin, in collaboration with Dr.Poon have synthesized compounds that help suppress the progression of AML(Acute Myeloid Leukemia) via DNA transcription inhibition and ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) via RNA suppression. For more details: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/01/24/fighting-genetic-diseases-one-molecule-at-a-time-2/News
- Dr. Ning Fang’s work mentioned in CE&N and Nature CatalystDr. Ning Fang’s work was mentioned in CE&N (Chemical & Engineering News) January 29, 2018 issue: https://cen.acs.org/articles/96/i5/Custom-catalyst-quantifies-effect-nanoconfinement.html (Pay-walled) The paper cited was published in Nature Catalyst in January 22, 2018 issue: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41929-017-0021-1News