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Accepting 2020 Summer REU Program Applications

The NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Chemistry at the University of Alabama is now accepting applications for the summer 2020 program.  Participants will spend 10 weeks working on a research project in collaboration with faculty and graduate students.  The deadline for applications is February 28th, 2020 […]

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Congratulations December Graduates

Congratulations to the December 2019 chemistry graduates. PhD: Dr. Dalton Burks, advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Papish Dr. Ranelle Duke, advisor: Dr. Carolyn Cassady MS: Jabeen Abbasi Jen Yu Cang Juliana Conte Brandon Hinderks Hannah Kim Xiao Li Michael Pennington Jordan Pierce Matthew Shapiro Lyndi Strange Keith Watson ACS-certified BS: Christopher Hannigan Jesse Hudspeth Halle Jaksa Madison […]

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Dr. Cassady named Leadership Board Faculty Fellow

Dr. Carolyn Cassady has been named to the 2019 class of College of Arts & Sciences Leadership Board Faculty Fellow.  Each year, the A&S Leadership Board selects three faculty fellows from the college in recognition of their outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and service. […]

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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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