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.
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.
Dr. Suazette Mooring has been selected as a recipient of the Dean’s Early Career Award. Congratulations!
This award reflects the college’s recognition that outstanding faculty are at the center of our efforts to provide students with a superb education and to achieve our aspirations as a major research university. Members of the college’s Board of… more »
Francisco Garcia successfully defended his MS Thesis entitled, “SYNTHESIS & EVALUATION OF THIOPHENE DERIVATIVES AS CXCR4 ANTAGONISTS.” (Committee Members: Drs.: Suazette Mooring (Chair), Jeremiah Harden, and Donald Hamelberg).
Nikita Burrows (#211 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on Monday April 17, 2017, entitled: “ASSESSING ORGANIC CHEMISTRY STUDENTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF CHEMICAL BONDING CONCEPTS AND THEIR PERCEPTIONS OF A PROJECT-BASED LAB,” under the direction of Dr. Suazette Mooring. Committee: Drs. Suazette Mooring (chair), Al Baumstark, and Kathy Grant.
Kaitlyn Kiernan successfully defended her MS Thesis on April 17th, 2017. The title of her Thesis is: “Investigation and Characterization of Novel Pentamethine Cyanine Dyes for Use as Photosensitizers in Photodynamic Therapy” (Committee Members: Prof. Kathryn B. Grant (Chair), Prof. Maged Henary, and Prof. Ming Luo). The GSU library has received and accepted the revised… more »
Dr. Pascoe, Dr. Fernando and Dr. Mutanyatta-Comar have been awarded the Signature Experience Course Development Mini-Grant by the Office of Special Programs, Office of the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Success.
Extraction, Structural Elucidation and Biological Activity of the Chemical Constituents of Naturally Occurring Essential Oils