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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Yueqin Zheng Has Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Yueqin Zheng (#218 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 21, 2017, entitled: “NEW CHEMICAL STRATEGIES FOR PRODRUG PREPARATION: FROM SULFIDE TO DOXORUBICIN,” under the direction of Dr. Binghe Wang. Committee: Drs. B. Wang (chair), D. Hamelberg, and J. Yin.

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Marina Evich Has Successfully Defended her Ph.D. Dissertation

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Dr. Marina Evich (#216 Ph.D. awarded by Chemistry) successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on October 18, 2017, entitled: “CHARACTERIZATION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS AND NUCLEIC ACID BINDING PROTEINS USING NMR,” under the direction of Dr. Markus Germann. Committee: Drs. M. Germann (chair), D. Wilson, and K. Grant.

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Elias Flores Successfully Defended his MS Thesis

Posted On January 22, 2018
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Mr. Elias Flores has successfully defended his MS Thesis entitled “Effect of pH on the reductive half-reaction of an FAD-containing NAD(P)H:quinone reductase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1” on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The committee was composed of Dr. Giovanni Gadda (Chair), Dr. Dabney Dixon, and Dr. Donald Hamelberg.

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Update from the Chemistry Department Chair, December 2017

Posted On December 13, 2017
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Dear Colleagues and Friends, Welcome to our first Chemistry Department newsletter of 2017!  

The great news is that our department has entered a rapid expansion of undergraduate laboratory spaces. We are excited to announce the newly finished “sky lab”, a Science Annex addition, which has two labs for upper level undergraduate students. Additionally, the… more »

Congrats to Mengyuan Zhu on receiving the Richard Tapia Scholarship and Travel Grants to SC17 and PEARC

Posted On September 25, 2017
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1. Richard Tapia Scholarship Congratulations to Mengyuan Zhu, he received an ACM Richard Tapia Scholarship. The Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing is a conference designed to promote diversity, connect undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities.

Mengyuan will give a workshop presentation at Tapia Conference.

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