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Our New PhDs!

August 3, 2020

Congratulations to Pravin Pathak, Shane McGlynn, Xiaoyang Cai, Karry LeBlanc, and Xiao Li who have all successfully defended their PhD dissertations this month! We are proud of all of you and can't wait to see what you do next. What a month! 

Publications

June 18, 2020

Congratulations to Joseph Giesen and Prof. Scott Grayson on their recent publication in Tetrahedron Letters!

"Selective monobenzylation of 2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)propionic acid (bis-MPA) to yield an AB linear monomer and analogous linear oligomers" Check it out  here.

More Updates from Our Grads

June 15, 2020

Good luck to all of our graduates in their future endeavors. Here are a few more updates from our recent Chemistry/Biochemistry graduates!

Publications

June 11, 2020

Congratulations to Xiaoyang Cai, Rhea Kataria, and Prof. Bruce Gibb on their recent publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society!

"Intrinsic and Extrinsic Control of the pKa of Thiol Guests inside Yoctoliter Containers" Check it out  here.

Updates from Our Graduates

June 8, 2020

We love hearing the future plans of our Chemistry and BioChemistry graduates. Check out these updates from a few of our recent graduates. Stay tuned as we announce more updates from our grads!

Our New PhDs!

May 19, 2020

Congratulations to Wei Yao, Matthew Sullivan, Kelly Dougherty, Robert Mackin, and Megan Woods who recently defended their PhD dissertations this semester. Not to mention, they persevered through the challenge of defending virtually. Congratulations Wei, Matt, Kelly, Robert, and Megan on this great accomplishment!

Congrats to Prof. Jayawickramarajah

May 15, 2020

We are excited to announce that Prof. Jayawickramarajah has received an award from the NSF (CHE division, MSN Program) to design and study the dynamics and programmable nature of supramolecular DNA machines and circuits. Great work!

Congrats to Dr. Igor Rubtsov

May 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Rubtsov who received new funding from NSF! Title: Colloborative Research: Infra-red Control of Electron Transfer Mechanisms (Award Amount: $285,000)