UA Company Receives NSF Small Business Grant

ThruPore Technologies, a company started by Prof. Martin Bakker and Dr. Franchessa Sayler (PhD 2013), has received a $150,000 NSF grant to help commercialize technology developed by Prof. Bakker and Dr. Sayler.  The grant will fund the development of new solid-supported catalysts for industrial processes.  Prof. Kevin Shaughnessy is a co-PI on the grant and […]

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Congratulations December Graduates

Congratulations to the Chemistry students receiving degrees in the December Commencement ceremony. Amy Grano PhD, advisor Dr. Martin Bakker Virgil Jackson PhD, advisor Dr. David Dixon Justin Kreil PhD, advisor Dr. Gregory Szulczewski Harsimran Singh PhD, advisor Dr. Laura Busenlehner Xueyu Zhang PhD, advisor Dr. Arunava Gupta Ge Deng MS Marcus Johnson MS Sharifa Love […]

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Prof. Busenlehner has “Paper of the Week” in JBC

A paper co-authored by Prof. Laura Busenlehner entitled, “Escherichia coli SufE Sulfur Transfer Protein Modulates the SufS Cysteine Desulfurase through Allosteric Conformational Dynamics,” was selected as a “Paper of the Week” by the editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.  The paper describes work done in collaboration with Prof. Wayne Outten from the University of South Carolina. […]

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Dr. Mier An Receives A&S Outstanding Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mier An who was selected as one of three recipients of the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award for her dissertation entitled “Inhibition of an E.coli Glycosylase, MutM, by Non-native Metals.”  Dr. An’s dissertation will be considered for the University-wide Outstanding Dissertation Award. […]

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3-Minute Thesis Winners

Congratulations to Steven Kelley, Greg Dye, Joseph Meany, and Leah Block who were the top four finishers in the Chemistry Department 3 Minute Thesis Competition. They will represent the Department in the University-wide competition. Steven Kelley (Rogers): A Study of Covalency in Actinides and Lanthanides using N-Donor Ionic Liquids Greg Dye (Street): Nano-Crystals: Chemical Ordering at the Smallest […]

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Faculty Position Available in Materials Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry seeks to fill a position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Materials Chemistry to begin on August 16, 2014. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to have a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Commitment […]

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