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.
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.
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.
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).