Student attends UN Climate Change Conference

Emily Bloomquist, a sophomore from Tucker, Ga., was chosen by the American Chemical Society Committee on Environmental Improvement to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 19th Conference of the Parties in Warsaw, Poland, Nov. 16-22. She is one of only six students chosen nationally to represent ACS at the conference. Students were chosen under […]

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David Dixon Named ACS Fellow

Prof. David Dixon has been named an American Chemical Society Fellow. The ACS Fellows program recognizes society members for outstanding contributions to science, the profession, and the Society. ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry. […]

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Chem Student Interns at HudsonAlpha

Chemistry-Biology Major One of Five UA Undergraduates to Earn Prestigious Biotech Internships Three students from the College are getting hands-on experience in sophisticated biotechnology as part of the BioTran internship program at the HudsonAlpha Institute in Huntsville. Anna Willis, a senior from Powder Springs, Ga., studying biology and chemistry at UA, is working with Serina Therapeutics, […]

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Chemistry Grad Students Visit Nobel Laureates

Two graduate students participate in Lindau Meetings in Germany In July, 35 Nobel Laureates congregated at Lake Constance in Germany to meet the next generation of leading scientists and researchers, including two UA graduate students from the Department of Chemistry. Steven Kelley, a native of Olive Branch, Miss., and Michele Stover, a native of Moselle, […]

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New Faculty Appointment

The department is pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Papish will join the faculty as an associate professor in August. Dr. Papish’s research interests are focused on the design and application of bio-inspired metal catalysts for organic transformations. […]

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Grad Student Earns NSF Fellowship

More than 13,000 graduate students applied for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Seven of those selected represented The University of Alabama, three of those have ties to the College of Arts and Sciences, and one — Jordyn L. Johnson — is a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry. Jordyn Johnson, originally […]

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Congratulations, Spring 2013 Graduates!

Congratulations to the chemistry students receiving degrees at the May commencement ceremony: PhD Mier An – Inhibition of an E. Coli Glycosylase, MutM, by Non-Native Metals Advisor: Dr. Laura Busenlehner Franchessa Maddox Sayler – Synthesis and Appilcation of Hierarchically Porous Metal and Metal Oxide Monolithic Materials Advisor: Dr. Martin Bakker Preethi Vennam – Study of Semiquinone Intermediate in Cyctochrome bc1 Complex Advisor: Dr. Michael […]

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Chem Students Win Awards at UA Conference

Congratulations to the chemistry students who received awards at the UA Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference. Sergei Wallace (Rogers) received second place in the A&S Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) Division Oral presentation competition. Karson Brooks (Pan) placed third in the A&S NSM poster competition. Lindsey Cobb (Nikles), Kevin Duque and Nick Laskay (Shaughnessy), and Shuwen Yue (Bakker) received honorable mention for […]

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