Research

Lester Andrews Symposium Award Winners

Chemistry graduate students received three of the six presentation awards at the Lester Andrews Graduate Research Symposium hosted by Mississippi State University.  Award recipients were: 1st place oral presentation:  Kerry Barnett, advisor Dr. Shaughnessy 3rd place oral presentation:  Michael Ihde, advisor Dr. Bonizzoni 3rd place poster presentation:  Jennifer Shankwitz, advisor Dr. Szulczewski   […]

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Frantom Selected for SEC Faculty Travel Program

Prof. Patrick Frantom has been selected as one of the participants in the SEC Faculty Travel Program for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Prof. Frantom will travel to the University of South Carolina to present a seminar on his research.  He will also lead a symposium on hydrogen-deuterium exchange (HDX) mass spectrometry for the faculty and […]

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Prof. Arduengo Reports Synthesis of Complex Compounds from Wood-Based Materials

Collaborative research from Prof. Anthony Arduengo and Prof. Til Opatz (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) on the synthesis of complex organic products in which all of the product carbons are derived from wood-based materials (xylochemicals).  The synthesis of ilicifoline was reported in Angewandte Chemie and was highlighted with the cover art work. The work has recently been highlighted by phys.org and […]

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Chemistry Poster Session Call for Abstracts

The Chemistry Graduate Students Organization invites submission of poster abstracts for the Chemistry Poster Session and Vendor Show on Thursday, September 10th from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Abstract submissions from graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged. Call for Poster Abstracts […]

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Chemistry Students Receive Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards

The following students performing undergraduate research with chemistry faculty were recognized with Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards for their work. Yuliya Birman: “Investigation of Charged Residues in the Active Site of Isopropylmalate Synthase in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” Mentor: Dr. Patrick Frantom Kyle Glisson: “Calorimetric investigation of the interaction of hyperbranched polyelectrolytes with small organic molecules in water.” […]

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UA Undergraduate Research Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to the Chemistry Department students who received awards at the UA Undergraduate Research Conference A&S Science and Math Division, Oral Presentations Shuwen Yue (Dr. Dixon): 2nd place; Theoretical Study of Ligand Steric Effects in Homogeneous Catalysis Ryan Hacherl (Dr. Cassady): 4th place; Mass Spectrometry of Biological Peptides Sean Miller (Dr. Dixon): Honorable Mention; Computational Studies of Phosphorylated Amino Acids and Corresponding Amides A&S Science and Math Division, Poster Presentations Kindle Williams (Dr. Woski): 3rd place; Synthesis of Molecular Electronic Components for Self‐Assembly onto Metal Electrodes Lynda Truong (Dr. […]

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Congratulations SURC winners

The Department of Chemistry hosted the Southeastern Undergraduate Research conference.  Congratulations to the winning presentations. Biochemistry/Organic talks 1st Place:  Anthony Abshire (University of Southern Miss) 2nd Place: Katheryn Adam (University of Alabama) Organic/Inorganic talks 1st Place: Megan Johnston (University of Alabama) 2nd Place: Taylor Farmer (Auburn University) Physical/Analytical talks 1st Place: Shuwen Yue (University of […]

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47th Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference

The University of Alabama will host the 47th Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) on February 6-7th, 2015.  The Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference is a unique opportunity for students in the region to present their undergraduate research work to other students and faculty members. Both oral and poster presentations will be given. Students will also network with graduate […]

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Faculty Positions Available

The Department of Chemistry seeks outstanding applications for two assistant professor positions in the areas of chemical biology and materials science.  More information on these positions and application instructions can be found on the UA Jobs site. […]

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