Research

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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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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Dr. Dixon receives UA Blackmon-Moody award

Dr. David Dixon, Ramsay Professor of Chemistry, received the 2018 Frederick Moody Blackmon and Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award.  The Blackmon-Moody award recognizes a faculty member for a singular, exceptional, or timely work that brings credit to the profession and The University of Alabama.  Dr. Dixon is recognized for his singular contributions to the […]

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Dr. Dixon’s research highlighted by DOE

A computational study by Dr. David Dixon and coworkers that shows Bk(5+) and Cf(5+) are unusually stable was recently highlighted by the Department of Energy. The work was originally published in Chemistry–A European Journal (2017, 23, 17369).  These unstable elements are only available in minute quantities, which makes chemical studies difficult.  Through high level computational […]

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Inorganic Chemistry Search

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in inorganic chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2019. Alternatively, outstanding individuals with prior teaching experience and an outstanding publication and funding record who meet the criteria for Associate […]

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Research image featured in C&EN

A picture of crystals of N-methanesulfonyl azetidine taken by PhD student Chip Reisman were featured in Chemical & Engineering News. Chip uses this compound to prepare poly(azetidine) in Dr. Paul Rupar’s group. […]

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Students organize ACS Symposium

Graduate students Michael Ihde, Xiaoli Liang, and Yifei Xu from Dr. Bonizzoni’s group along with Joshua Tropp from the University of Southern Mississippi were selected to organize a student-led symposium in the Division of Analytical Chemistry at the Fall ACS Meeting. The symposium entitled, “Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry” featured a number of leading researchers in the […]

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Dr. Pan Receives UA Research Award

Dr. Shanlin Pan received the Senior Investigator award in the Physical and Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering division at the UA Faculty Research Day. Each year the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development hosts the UA Faculty Research Day.  Two faculty in at both the senior and junior level are selected […]

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Conte Receives Presentation Award

Juliana Conte, a PhD student working with Dr. Frantom, received the best overall presentation award at the 2018 Southeastern Enzyme Conference in Atlanta, GA. Juliana’s poster was entitled, “Investigation of 2-Phosphinometylmalic Acid Synthase:  A Member of the DRE-TIM Metallolyase Superfamily. […]

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