Faculty available for fall semester seminars

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty are available to give virtual seminars at your college or university this fall. A  full list of available faculty with seminar topics can be found on the seminar request page.  An introduction to our graduate program in Chemistry & Biochemistry can also be included in the seminar, if desired. If […]

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Dr. Timkovich retires

Dr. Russell Timkovich has retired from the university after a 35 year career at UA.  Dr. Timkovich earned his BS degree at Michigan State University and his PhD at CalTech.  He began his academic career as an assistant professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1975.  He was recruited to The University of Alabama […]

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Welcome to Dr. Igor Fedin

The Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Igor Fedin as an assistant professor in physical chemistry.  Dr. Fedin most recently served as a postdoctoral research associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory.  He earned his BS degree at Kiev National University and a PhD at the University of Chicago.  His research interests encompass programmable colloidal nanoscale […]

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Congratulations Spring and Summer Graduates

Congratulations to the students who received chemistry degrees at the combined spring/summer commencement this past weekend. BS:  Justin Adam, Hanna Boge, Elizabeth Coffin, Rachel Dahl, Kailee Davis, Michael Greiner, Kierra Irby, Amanda Keenan, Zayne Kolesar, Erin McNeil, Ryan Mecaskey, Sophia Moschkau, Aimee Paxton, Garrett Pinkerton, Benjamin Rogers, Dominic Schiano, Michael Shipley, William Smith, Hunter Stanley, […]

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Prof. Dixon’s DOE funded research highlighted

A paper published by Prof. David A. Dixon, the Robert Ramsay Chair, and his collaborators Dr. John Gibson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) and Prof. Kirk Peterson (Washington State University) entitled “Activation of water by pentavalent actinide dioxide cations: Characteristic curium reveal by a reactivity turn after americium” Inorg. Chem. 58 (2019) 14005 was recently highlighted […]

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Biochemistry faculty receive funding

March 16, 2020 Dr. Patrick Frantom and his collaborators, Dr. Jack Dunkle and Dr. Wayne Outten (University of South Carolina), have received news that their National Institutes of Health R01 proposal entitled: “Conformational dynamics and allosteric regulation during stress-responsive metallocofactor assembly” has been renewed for another four years. Their work combines biochemical, structural, and genetic […]

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Professor Shaughnessy in Poland

Kevin Shaughnessy is spending the spring semester in Łódź, Poland as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar.  The Fulbright program is supported by the State Department in collaboration with the Polish-US Fulbright Commission.  The goal of the Fulbright program is to promote cultural exchange between the US and foreign countries by students, researchers, and scholars.  Dr. Shaughnessy […]

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UA GSE chapter recognized

The Delta Beta chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon (GSE) at UA was recognized as the longest continuously active chapter during the recent biennial national GSE meeting that celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of GSE.  The UA GSE chapter was founded in 1924, only five years after the initial chapter was established at Davidson […]

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UA to host 2020 SURC Conference

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry will host the 52nd Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) on January 24-25, 2020.  The SURC is open to all undergraduate researchers in chemistry in the southeastern region.  Students can present oral or poster presentations, with prizes awarded for the best talks and posters.  Dr. Mark Griep from the University […]

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