Department News

Spring 2020 Chemistry PhD/MS Graduates!

Posted On June 30, 2020
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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 »

The Winners of GSU’s Annual Chemistry Student Awards are….

Dear Chemistry  Faculty, Staff, and Students,

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.

We are herein pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual GSU Chemistry Student Awards. (Please open the attachment!)

These competitive awards are given… more »

Publication in Science Advances from the Poon lab

Posted On May 3, 2020
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Congratulations to Suela and all the co-authors for a major publication in Sciences Advances. This paper unveils a new self-regulatory mechanism by PU.1, a divergent member of the ETS family of transcription factor. PU.1 is a key mediator in an emerging number of series illnesses including leukemia, organ fibrosis, and obesity-related liver disease.

We are… more »

Fall 2019 Chemistry PhD/MS Graduates!

Posted On April 29, 2020
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Joy Ballard (#249 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled “From Discovery to Implementation of Organic Chemistry Learning Models in Secondary and Post-Secondary Classrooms,” on Friday, August 23, 2019, under the direction of Dr. Suazette Mooring. Committee: Drs.: Suazette Mooring (chair), Natalie King, Kathryn Grant.

Beibei Liu (#250 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry)… more »

Congratulations to Dr. Samer Gozem on receiving an ACS PRF Grant

Posted On April 29, 2020
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Samer Gozem on receiving an American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) grant of $110,000 to carry out “Calculation of Photoelectron Circular Dichroism of Small Chiral Organic Molecules” from 1/1/2020 through 8/31/2022

This is exciting news for Dr. Gozem as he continues to build his research program! Congratulations… more »

Congratulations to Dr. Suri Iyer on receiving a new $1.35 million NIH Award!

Posted On April 29, 2020
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Suri Iyer on receiving a new NIH R61 award of approximately $1.35 million for the next 3 years (1R61AI140475; 2019-2021) “Towards point of care HIV detection using repurposed glucose meters.”

This is exciting news for Dr. Iyer’s efforts in point of care detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases. Congratulations… more »