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Theresa Gaines Has Successfully Defended Her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On August 8, 2017
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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 Has Successfully Defended Her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On August 8, 2017
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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 Has Successfully Defended His Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On August 8, 2017
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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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Nikita Burrows Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On May 1, 2017
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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.

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Kaitlyn Kiernan Has Successfully Defended Her Master’s Thesis

Posted On April 24, 2017
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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 »

Drs. Keith Pascoe, Nilmi Fernando, & Joan Mutanyatta-Comar were awarded the Signature Experience Course Development Mini-Grant

Posted On April 19, 2017
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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.

Title:

Extraction, Structural Elucidation and Biological Activity of the Chemical Constituents of Naturally Occurring Essential Oils

Course Description:

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