Virtual Information Session for MS in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry will be hosting a virtual information session for students interested in pursuing an M.S. in Chemistry. The open house will be held on Thursday, November 18, at 8:00 PM EST. The session will be hosted by Dr. Anna Samia and current MS students, who will give an...

Virtual Information Session for PhD in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry will be hosting a virtual information session for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Students who attend one of these information sessions will receive an application fee waiver. Session dates are Tuesday, November 9, at 11 AM EST and Thursday, November 11, at 8...

Collaborative Work by the Gray Group Published in Organometallics

Gray group graduate students Tadeas Liska and Mengdi Li, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Houston, published a family of phosphorescent platinum(II) alkynyls where excited-state charge transfer is enhanced by remote boron substitution. Luminescence persists for milliseconds at 298 K in polymer films, with radiative yields reaching...

2021 Morton L. Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry honors Anthony J. Pearson with this prestigious award for his nearly 30 years of service to the department decorated with incredible achievements and unwavering support of students.

Blanton S. Tolbert named incoming chairperson of OARAC

After almost two years as a permanent member of the council, Blanton Tolbert will take on a leadership role as chairperson of the Office of Aids Research Advisory Council.

Collaborative Work by the Crespo Group Published in Nature

In collaboration with Jankowsky and Licatalosi groups from the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics and the Department of Biochemistry, members of the Crespo Group publish pioneering research on the dynamics of RNA-protein interactions in living cells. Proteins that act on RNA molecules rapidly associate and dissociate from their target binding sites, and measurements of the rates of...

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Crespo Group paper selected as one of the top in P&P

The recent paper, “The Triplet State of 6-thio-2′-deoxyguanosine: Intrinsic Properties and Reactivity Toward Molecular Oxygen” by Crespo Group members, Marvin Pollum and Luis Ortiz-Rodriguez was selected as one of the top papers published in Photochemistry and Photobiology for P&P’s virtual issue celebrating the publications 55th anniversary.