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Isela Rodriguez-Bussey Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On June 6, 2018
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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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Jacob Ball Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On May 7, 2018
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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.

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GSU Chemistry Research on Enhancing Antibiotics with CO featured on EurekaAlert by AAAS

Posted On February 26, 2018
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Research by Dr.Binghe Wang’s lab on using carbon monoxide as a combined payload with antibiotics was featured on EurekaAlert! Science News by AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science, publisher of Science journal): https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/gsu-cmi022118.php

Also featured on GSU news website: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/02/20/carbon-monoxide-improves-effectiveness-antibiotic-fights-stomach-infection-study-finds/

The original research paper can be found here: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.orglett.7b03348

 

GSU chemists develop compounds that fight AML and ALS diseases

Posted On February 23, 2018
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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.

For more details: http://news.gsu.edu/2018/01/24/fighting-genetic-diseases-one-molecule-at-a-time-2/

 

Chengliang Zhu Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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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.

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Walid Abdelwahab Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Walid Abdelwahab (#219 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 27, 2017, entitled: “USING DIFFERENT ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND SYNTHETICALLY TAILORED SILICA NANOPARTICLES IN DRUG SEPERATIONS AND HYDROPHOBICITY-BASED DETECTION APPLICATIONS,” under the direction of Dr. Gabor Patonay. Committee: Drs. G. Patonay (chair), N. Fang and M. Germann.

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Zhigang Wu Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Zhigang Wu (#217 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 16, 2017, entitled: “UNDERSTANDING FUNCTION OF CARBOHYDRATES BY SYNTHESIS OF STRUCTURALLY-DEFINED GLYCOPEPTIDES/GLYCOPROTEINS AND GLYCANS,” under the direction of Dr. Peng George Wang. Committee: Drs. P. G. Wang (chair), B. Wang, and J. Yang.

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