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… more »
Narinder Kaur Harika (#225 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Understanding the Recognition of Mixed DNA Sequence Through Minor Groove Binding Compounds,” on Tuesday, October 30, under the direction of Dr. David Wilson. Committee: Drs.: David Wilson (chair), Markus Germann, Gregory Poon.
Bingchen Yu (#226 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended… more »
The winners of MBD Outstanding Fellow Award is announced. This award is accorded on the basis of outstanding contributions to research, future promise as a researcher, and originality, imagination and significance of research. Nominations were invited from PI’s and three outstanding fellows were selected by the Chairs of the respective departments.
Dr. Maged Henary has been selected as the winner of the 2019 GSURC Faculty Award for Undergraduate Research. It is well deserved! Dr. Henary has a proven track record in mentoring a diverse group of undergraduate students over the years.
Dr. Henary will be the Keynote speaker at the 2019 Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference on April 10, 2019 in the… more »
Ben Dratch, one of our undergraduate students, won two awards yesterday for the Thesis Pitch Program from the Honors College. He won the 1st place cash prize of $150 and the People’s Choice which includes a certificate of recognition. Here is his photo with Jessie McCray and Dr. Marise Parent.
One of Dr. Henary’s compounds (MHI-148) has been licensed by DanZen Theranostics, a Delaware-based company, to develop a product that can be used to image and target cancer cells. Georgia State University has finalized the licensing agreement with this company.
Congratulations to Dr. Hao Xu on receiving two federal grants from the NIH (R21 GM 128442) and the NSF (CHE 1800405) for the next 2 (2018-2020) and 3 (2018-2021) years to study the “Stereoselective Assembly of Challenging Glycosidic Linkages with Earth-Abundant Metal Catalysts” and “Harnessing Stable Peroxides for Selective Nitrogen Atom and Fluoroalkyl Transfer,” respectively.
Prof. Gangli Wang has received a new research grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). Please join me in congratulating Prof. Gangli Wang on this funding from the DOE (DE-SC0019043) to study “Ion Transport Dynamics at Nanoscale Interfaces in Single Asymmetric Nanopores Arrays” for the next 3 years (2018-2021) with a total budget of approximately $490,000.00.