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Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Georgia State University

Welcome to the page for the GSU Chemistry Department’s REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Georgia State University, funded by the National Science Foundation.  We are excited to have the opportunity to host outstanding undergraduate researchers this summer and hope that you might be one of them!  Details about our 2017-2018 summer program can be found below.

Program Highlights

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1262743)

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1262743)

  • 10 week summer research program, May-August. Exact dates will be announced later.
  • Summer research projects span the areas of chemistry and biochemistry
  • Conduct research with world-renowned faculty
  • Participate in professional development and field trips
  • Stipend for the 10-week program

Representative Faculty and Possible Research Projects

Dr. Dabney Dixon – Mechanism of Heme Uptake in Pathogenic Bacteria

Dr. Giovanni Gadda – Mechanistic Enzymology of Flavin Dependent Enzymes

Dr. Kathryn B. Grant – Cerium-Assisted Hydrolysis of Disease-Related Phospholipids

Dr. Donald Hamelberg – Atomistic Simulations of Enzymatic Modulation of Long-Timescale Biomolecular Switches

Dr. Ivaylo N. Ivanov – Enzyme Participants in Base Excision Repair

Dr. Suri S. Iyer – Development of Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Noroviruses

Dr. Aimin Liu – Mechanistic Studies of Tryptophan Oxidizing Enzymes

Dr. Binghe Wang – Medicinal Chemistry and Development of Biosensors

Dr. Gangli Wang – Nanoelectrochemistry

Dr. David Wilson – Heterocycle Binding and Biology in the DNA Minor Groove

Dr. Jenny Yang – Ca2+ Homeostasis and Signaling

Application

  • Applicants must be sophomores or juniors
  • Preference will be given to students from community colleges and non-Ph.D. granting institutions in the Atlanta area
  • Application: Apply here
  • Application Deadline: The deadline was been extended to March 31, 2017!

Contact Information

Co -Program Director
Dr. Suri S. Iyer
Department of Chemistry
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3965
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965
(404) 413-3606

Co -Program Director
Dr. Dabney Dixon
Department of Chemistry
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3965
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-3965
(404) 413-5508

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