Research

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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Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards

Congratulations to the students doing research in the Department who received Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards. Amber Gomez Mentor: Dr. David Dixon Title: Computational Studies of the Electron and Fluoride Affinities of Early Actinide Oxides and Oxo-Fluoride Complexes James Howard Mentor: Dr. Kevin Shaughnessy Title: Application of Air-Stable Palladium(II) Precatalysts to Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions and […]

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Dr. Dunkle Receives NIH grant

Dr. Jack Dunkle, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study antibiotic resistance in collaboration with researchers at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL.  Antibiotic resistance is a major concern as many of the commonly used antibiotic drugs become ineffective and bacteria […]

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Dr. Bowman Receives Honorary Degree

Prof. Michael Bowman has been named Doctor Honorius Causa by the N. N. Vorozhstov Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.  This honor recognizes Prof. Bowman’s contributions to the field of EPR spectroscopy and his strong collaboration with scientists in Novosibirsk. […]

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