GSU Chemistry Research on Enhancing Antibiotics with CO featured on EurekaAlert by AAAS

Posted On February 26, 2018
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Research by Dr.Binghe Wang’s lab on using carbon monoxide as a combined payload with antibiotics was featured on EurekaAlert! Science News by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science journal): https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/gsu-cmi022118.php

Also featured on GSU news website: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/02/20/carbon-monoxide-improves-effectiveness-antibiotic-fights-stomach-infection-study-finds/

The original research paper can be found here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03348

 

GSU chemists develop compounds that fight AML and ALS diseases

Posted On February 23, 2018
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GSU Chemistry faculties Dr.Wilson & Dr.Boykin, in collaboration with Dr.Poon have synthesized compounds that help suppress the progression of AML(Acute Myeloid Leukemia) via DNA transcription inhibition and ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) via RNA suppression.

For more details: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/01/24/fighting-genetic-diseases-one-molecule-at-a-time-2/

 

Chengliang Zhu Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Chengliang Zhu (#220 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on August 7, 2017, entitled: “STEREOSELECTIVE IRON-CATALYZED INTERMOLECULAR OLEFIN AMINO-OXYGENATION, AMINO-FLUORINATION AND TRIFLUOROMETHYL AZIDATION,” under the direction of Dr. Hao Xu. Committee: Drs. H. Xu (chair), A. Baumstark, P.G. Wang and I. Ivanov.

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Walid Abdelwahab Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Walid Abdelwahab (#219 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 27, 2017, entitled: “USING DIFFERENT ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND SYNTHETICALLY TAILORED SILICA NANOPARTICLES IN DRUG SEPERATIONS AND HYDROPHOBICITY-BASED DETECTION APPLICATIONS,” under the direction of Dr. Gabor Patonay. Committee: Drs. G. Patonay (chair), N. Fang and M. Germann.

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Zhigang Wu Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Zhigang Wu (#217 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 16, 2017, entitled: “UNDERSTANDING FUNCTION OF CARBOHYDRATES BY SYNTHESIS OF STRUCTURALLY-DEFINED GLYCOPEPTIDES/GLYCOPROTEINS AND GLYCANS,” under the direction of Dr. Peng George Wang. Committee: Drs. P. G. Wang (chair), B. Wang, and J. Yang.

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Yueqin Zheng Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Yueqin Zheng (#218 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 21, 2017, entitled: “NEW CHEMICAL STRATEGIES FOR PRODRUG PREPARATION: FROM SULFIDE TO DOXORUBICIN,” under the direction of Dr. Binghe Wang. Committee: Drs. B. Wang (chair), D. Hamelberg, and J. Yin.

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Marina Evich Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Marina Evich (#216 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on October 18, 2017, entitled: “CHARACTERIZATION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS AND NUCLEIC ACID BINDING PROTEINS USING NMR,” under the direction of Dr. Markus Germann. Committee: Drs. M. Germann (chair), D. Wilson, and K. Grant.

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Elias Flores Successfully Defended his MS Thesis

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Mr. Elias Flores has successfully defended his MS Thesis entitled “Effect of pH on the reductive half-reaction of an FAD-containing NAD(P)H:quinone reductase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1” on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The committee was composed of Dr. Giovanni Gadda (Chair), Dr. Dabney Dixon, and Dr. Donald Hamelberg.

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