Department News

Dr. Suazette Mooring was interviewed for an ACS Chemical & Engineering News article, featuring her research

Posted On September 22, 2020
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We would like to draw your attention to an article in the latest issue of Chemical & Engineering News (c&en), “Weeding out inequity in undergraduate chemistry classes.

Our own Dr. Suazette Mooring was interviewed for this article.

The article also referred to Dr. Mooring’s well cited research on “Evaluation of a Flipped, Large-Enrollment… more »

Summer 2020 Chemistry PhD/MS Graduates!

Posted On September 22, 2020
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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 »

Congratulations to Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov on receiving a new NSF Award

Posted On September 22, 2020
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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.

Congratulations Ivaylo on… more »

Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Poon, and Dr. Markus Germann as Co-PI, on receiving another 4 years of NSF funding

Posted On September 22, 2020
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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 »

Congratulations to Dr. Gangli Wang on receiving an NSF award to develop COVID-19 sensors

Posted On September 22, 2020
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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.

This is really exciting news for Dr.… more »

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 »