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Team from GSU Chemistry and Biology Participates in the 2016 CURE Summer Institute

Posted On July 21, 2016
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What is a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)?  How do CUREs differ from traditional lab courses? A CURE offers a unique opportunity for students to engage in scientific discovery to address research questions that interest the broader scientific community. CUREs support learning gains through authentic experience, improved scientific literacy and increased metacognition (https://curenet.cns.utexas.edu/).  In… more »

Cory Holder has Successfully Defended his MS Thesis

Posted On July 21, 2016
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Cory Holder successfully defended his MS Thesis and has completed all requirements for the M.S. degree. The title of his Thesis is: “Synthetic Development of Cyanine Dyes and Investigation of Their Interaction with Duplex DNA.” Research Advisor: Dr. Maged Henary; Committee Members: Drs. George Wang and Donald Hamelberg.

Please join the Department in congratulating him.

Florence Reddish Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On July 19, 2016
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Florence Reddish (#204 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on Thursday July 7, 2016, entitled: “DESIGN OF GENETICALLY-ENCODED Ca2+PROBES WITH RAPID KINETICS FOR SUBCELLULAR APPLICATION,” under the direction of Distinguished University Professor Jenny Yang. Committee: Drs. Jenny Yang (chair), Donald Hamelberg and Giovanni Gadda. Please join the department in congratulating her.

Juan Zou Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On June 29, 2016
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Juan Zou (#203 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on Monday June 27, 2016, entitled: “CALCIUM REGULATION OF CELL-CELL COMMUNICATION AND EXTRACELLULAR SIGNALING,” under the direction of Distinguished University Professor Jenny Yang. Committee: Drs. Jenny Yang (chair), Jun Yin and Ivaylo Ivanov.

Congrats for successful MS Thesis defense!

Posted On April 22, 2016
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Congrats to Tseng Xiong, Vincent Martinez, and Calmour Henry.

Mr. Tseng Xiong successfully defended his MS Thesis on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The title of the Thesis is: “Investigation of a Novel Mammalian Thiol Dioxygenase Structure: Human Cysteamine Dioxygenase”. Research Advisor: Prof. Amin Liu; Committee Members: Prof. G. Gadda and Prof. D. Hamelberg.

Mr. Vincent… more »