Spring 2019 Chemistry PhD/MS Graduates!

Posted On June 4, 2019
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Shanshan Tan (#234 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled, “Development of Chemokine Receptor 4 Targeted MRI Contrast Agent for Early Detection of Liver Cancers and Metastases,” on Thursday , March 28, under the direction of Dr. Jenny Yang. Committee: Drs.: Jenny Yang (chair), Hans Grossniklaus, Phillip Sun, Ming Luo and Maged Henary.

Yuxi Guo (#235 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled ” ONE POT ENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF UDP-GLCA AND UDP-GALA AND CHEMOENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF A LIBRARY OF HUMAN MILK OLIGOSACCHARIDES AND O-ANTIGEN FROM P. AERUGINOSA SEROTYPE O11,” on Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Dr. P. George Wang. Committee: Drs.: P. George Wang (chair), Jenny Yang, Jun Yin.

Shanshan Li (#236 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled ” APPLICATIONS OF GLYCOCONJUGATES FOR ENZYME SUBSTRATE SPECIFICITY EXPLORATION, IMMUNE THERAPY, AND CARBOHYDRATE-PROTEIN INTERACTION STUDY,” on Friday, March 29, under the direction of Dr. P. George Wang. Committee: Drs.: P. George Wang (chair), Jenny Yang, Gregory Poon.

Ebtesam Gashash (#237 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Comprehensive Mass Spectrometry Studies for Structural Characterization and Quantitative Determination of Heterogenous Carbohydrate Moieties Derived from Glycoproteins for Therapeutic Protein Development and Biomarker Discovery,” on Thursday, April 11, under the direction of Dr. P George Wang. Committee: Drs.: P. George Wang (chair), Ning Fang and Gangli Wang.

Eman Alsolmy (#238 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Spectroscopic Characterization and Bioanalytical Applications of Benzophenoxazine Derivatives and the use of Dyes and Dye-Encapsulated Silica Nanoparticles for Fingerprint detection,” on Monday, April 15, under the direction of Dr. Gabor Patonay. Committee: Drs.: Gabor Patonay (chair), Gangli Wang and Kathryn Grant.

Gala Chapman (#239 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled ” Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles with Large Stokes Shifts for Multiplexed Assays and Imaging,” on Wednesday, April 17, under the direction of Dr. Gabor Patonay. Committee: Drs.: Gabor Patonay (chair), Gangli Wang and Zhen Huang.

Rakshya Gorkhali (#240 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Dissecting Molecular Basis of Extracellular Calcium-sensing Receptor Regulation,” on Thursday, April 18, under the direction of Dr. Jenny Yang. Committee: Drs.: Jenny Yang (chair), Donald Hamelberg, Zhiren Liu and Maged Henary.

Zhixiang Pan (#241 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled “Development of Organic Carbon Monoxide Prodrugs,” on Thursday, April 18, under the direction of Dr. Binghe Wang. Committee: Drs.: Binghe Wang (chair), Gangli Wang and Suri Iyer.

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