On October 17, 2017, at the ACS-Georgia section Research Symposium at Mercer University, two of Dr. Henary’s graduate students presented their posters. His student Matt Laramie won 1st place poster award for graduate level research.
Mr. Stacey Jones, a senior undergraduate researcher in Dr. Jun Yin’s lab, has received the 2017 ABRCMS traveling award. The award will sponsor Stacey to go to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Phoenix, Arizona, November 1st – 4th, this year.
Stacey will present a poster with the title: “Probing the… more »
Congrats to Mengyuan Zhu on receiving the Richard Tapia Scholarship and Travel Grants to SC17 and PEARC
1. Richard Tapia Scholarship Congratulations to Mengyuan Zhu, he received an ACM Richard Tapia Scholarship. The Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing is a conference designed to promote diversity, connect undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities.
Mengyuan will give a workshop presentation at Tapia Conference.
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Professor Giovanni Gadda group’s article published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry on the discovery of a new class of NADH:Quinone reductases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 has been featured in the section on Cofactor Redox Enzymology of the JBC Virtual Issue: Enzymology.
Stephanie Thompson has successfully defensed of her work in the thesis entitled: Biophysical Heme Binding Studies of Corynebacterium diphtheriae and Streptococcus pyogenes.
The defense was held on July 25th with examiners Drs. Dixon (committee chair), Gadda, and Hamelberg.
Please join the Department in congratulating her!
Christina M. Fischer successfully defended her MS Thesis on August 15th, 2017. The title of her Thesis is: “Analysis of DNA Interactions and Photocleavage by Phenyl Meso Substituted Cyanine Dyes in the Near-Infrared Range” (Committee Members: Prof. Kathryn B. Grant (Chair), Prof. Donald Hamelberg, and Prof. Maged Henary). The GSU library has received and accepted… more »
Theresa Gaines (#214 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on April 18, 2017, entitled: “DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND ANALYSIS OF SMALL MOLECULE HETEROCYCLIC AROMATIC-BASED CXCR4 MODULATORS,” under the direction of Dr. Suazette Mooring. Committee: Drs. Suazette Mooring (chair), M. Germann, and M. Henary.
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Jalisa Holmes Ferguson (#213 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on Friday June 16, 2017, entitled: “SYNTHESIS, DEVELOPMENT AND EXPLORATION OF TWO SMALL MOLECULE SCAFFOLDS TOWARD DISCOVERY OF NOVEL AND POTENT INHIBITORS OF THE HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR-1 PATHWAY,” under the direction of Dr. Binghe Wang. Committee: Drs. Binghe Wang (chair), Donald Hamelberg, and Maged… more »
Rizvan Uluisik (#212 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on Monday June 5, 2017, entitled: “BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL STUDIES OF HEME TRANSPORT PROTEINS: HtaA, HtaB, AND ChtB FROM CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTERIAE,” under the direction of Dr. Dabney Dixon. Committee: Drs. Dabney Dixon (chair), Giovanni Gadda, and Gangli Wang.
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