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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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Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry Search

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in physical chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2020. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or a closely related discipline and […]

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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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New Department Leadership

Dr. Greg Szulczewski is taking over as Department Chair from Dr. Kevin Shaughnessy.  Dr. Patrick Frantom has taken over the role of Director of Graduate Recruiting from Dr. Stephen Woski. […]

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Congratulations August Graduates

Congratulations to the following students who received degrees at the August Commencement ceremony: PhD Dr. Silas E. Brown, The Determination of Cr(III)’s Mode of Binding DNA advisor: Dr. John Vincent Dr. Xiaoli Liang, Carbohydrate Sensing Using Boronic Acid Modified Polymers advisor: Dr. Marco Bonizzoni Dr. Molly Lockart, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies of Drug Binding in Cytochrome P450 […]

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Dr. Dixon receives President’s Faculty Research Award

Dr. David Dixon received the 2019 President’s Research Award in the senior investigator category.  The President’s research award is given to one faculty member at the emerging, mid-career, and senior investigator level in each of three areas of research each year.  Dr. Dixon is recognized for his significant contributions to computational and theoretical chemistry as […]

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