Dr. Isela Rodriguez-Bussey (#223 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended her Dissertation titled “INTEGRATING PROTEIN DYNAMICS AND ENHANCED CONFORMATIONAL ENSEMBLES TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THEIR ROLE IN BIOMOLECULAR FUNCTION” on April 24, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Donald Hamelberg. Committee: Drs.: D. Hamelberg(Chair), S. Mooring and D. Wilson.
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Dr. Shukkoor Kondengaden (#222 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended his Dissertation titled “SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS OF G9a AND HDAC FOR TARGETED CANCER THERAPY AND DNA ENCODED GLYCAN LIBRARY (DEGL) FOR EARLY DETECTION OF CANCER” on April 10, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Peng George Wang. Committee: Drs.: P. Wang(Chair), M. Henary, G.… more »
Dr. Jacob Ball (#221 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) has successfully defended his Dissertation titled “Mechanistic studies on D-arginine dehydrogenase and Functional Annotation of a Novel NADH: quinone Oxidoreductase” on March 29, 2018, under the direction of Dr. Giovanni Gadda. Committee: Drs.: G. Gadda (Chair), D. Dixon, D. Hamelberg.
GSU Chemistry faculties Dr.Wilson & Dr.Boykin, in collaboration with Dr.Poon have synthesized compounds that help suppress the progression of AML(Acute Myeloid Leukemia) via DNA transcription inhibition and ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) via RNA suppression.
Dr. Chengliang Zhu (#220 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on August 7, 2017, entitled: “STEREOSELECTIVE IRON-CATALYZED INTERMOLECULAR OLEFIN AMINO-OXYGENATION, AMINO-FLUORINATION AND TRIFLUOROMETHYL AZIDATION,” under the direction of Dr. Hao Xu. Committee: Drs. H. Xu (chair), A. Baumstark, P.G. Wang and I. Ivanov.