Nancy Kilpatrick (#260 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “Student Understanding in Acid-Base Concepts in Chemistry: Conceptualization from General Chemistry II through Biochemistry” on Friday, July 17, 2020 under the direction of Dr. Suazette Mooring. Committee: Drs. Suazette Mooring (Chair), Kathryn Grant, Renee Schwartz.
Kristina Ilina successfully defended her MSc. Thesis… more »
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov, Chemistry’s newly minted Full Professor, on receiving a new 4-year NSF award (MCB-2027902; 8/01/2020-7/31/2024) of $765,882 to carry out “Advanced Computational Modeling of Pathways for Epigenetic Regulation and Genome Maintenance.”
This is really great news for Dr. Ivanov’s research program and the Department of Chemistry.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gregory Poon (PI) on receiving another 4 years of $795,883 from the NSF (MCB-2028902; 9/1/2020-8/31/2024) to continue to investigate “Folded state dynamics and hydration in transcriptional regulation” in collaboration with Dr. Markus Germann as Co-PI.
This is Dr. Poon’s second funding in couple months, in addition to his recently published… more »
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gangli Wang on receiving an NSF RAPID award (7/1/20 – 6/30/21; CHE-2034498) of approximately $200,000 to develop “Microelectrode Array Sensors for SARS-CoV-2 and other RNA Viruses.” Dr. Wang is collaborating with Dr. Mukesh Kumar in the Department of Biology on this project.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gregory Poon on receiving a new NIH R21 research award of $428,042 for the next two years (R21GM137160; 5/2020 – 4/2022) to study the osmotic pressure in cells using “A cellular osmotic pressure sensor.”
This is very existing news for Dr. Poon’s research program and the Department of Chemistry.… more »
Cen Chen (#256 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled “Synthesis of Selenium and Tellurium Modified Nucleic Acid for DNA Crystallization, Structure and Function Studies” on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, under the direction of Dr. Jun Yin. Committee: Drs.: Jun Yin (chair), Ming Luo, Markus German
Shuaishuai Wang (#257 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully… more »
Each year, the GSU Department of Chemistry recognizes a number of Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. level chemistry students who exemplify the best practices and achievements that Georgia State University strives to achieve.