U. S. Patent Issued

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The patent filed a year ago for the development of carbon-based catalyst for the waste-to-bioenergy conversion was issued last week. The work was done in collaboration with ORNL and was initiated by a superb collaboration between two alums: Zach Hood … Continue reading

Outstanding Graduate Students Recognized

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Outstanding chemistry graduate students were recognized during the department annual picnic on September 8th. Awards were given to: Angela Broadnax in recognition of her outstanding teaching performance and contributions to educational activities inside and outside the classroom and laboratory chemistry courses, … Continue reading

Congratulations to Dr. Dos Santos

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Professor Patricia Dos Santos was recently awarded an NSF grant for her research on “redox reactions in the biosynthesis of thio-cofactors in bacteria”. This project will engage graduate and undergraduate students in the identification physiological reductants participating in the biological synthesis of vitamins and … Continue reading

Chemistry major earns Beckman Scholar award

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by Bonnie Davis  |  davisbl@wfu.edu  |  336.758.5390 “KyungMin Yoo, a rising junior who is majoring in chemistry, has been selected as Wake Forest’s fifth Beckman Scholar. As part of the Beckman Scholars Program, Yoo will spend two summers working on … Continue reading

2016 Chemistry Major and PhD Graduates

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Congratulations PhD William Clodfelter       Yuyang Zhu         Song Ding         Adam Davidson BCHS David Adkins          Shah Nomair Alam      Katherine Albanese    Eric Bueter         Julie Chu         Matthew Cottam          Pierre Duncan Denise Elizondo      Lucas Gabriel  … Continue reading

Student Awards

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Congratulations to the following students for receiving the: CRC Freshman Award: Sierra Burick, Spencer Sullivan, Kelley O’Keefe, Lisa Thiele, Taylor Shue, Alexandra Persily and Martin Tan  POLYED Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Award:  Hanwen Wang Undergraduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry:  Yian Wang … Continue reading

DeaconChemist Newsletter, Volume 19

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Volume 19 of the DeaconChemist is now available online at http://email.www.wfu.edu/chemistry/deaconchemist.201601.html Topics include: Letter from the Chair Undergraduate and Graduate Program updates Faculty Highlights And much more… … Continue reading

Congratulations to Amanda Jones

Congratulations to Amanda Jones, assistant professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “CAREER: Mechanism as a Driving Force in Gold (l) Catalyzed Alkyne Functionalizations” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).   View more at Inside WFU … Continue reading

Undergraduate Research Day

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The URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) Center will hold its 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Day on Friday, October 2nd from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in 401 Benson. This exciting event is the culmination of mentored and independent projects carried out this past … Continue reading