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Dr. Iris Wagstaff Featured in American Association for the Advancement of Science Member Spotlight

Posted on August 29, 2018

Be sure to check out this great American Association for the Advancement of Science member spotlight on Dr. Iris Wagstaff! “My training…

Dr. Joshua Kellogg Receives NIH Postdoc Research Award

Posted on August 8, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Kellogg, who was awarded a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for his project “Complex Natural Product…

8th Annual Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference Sep 20-21

Posted on July 26, 2018

Wood C&S 2018 8th Wood Coatings and Substrates Conference Thursday & Friday, September 20 & 21, 2018 Elliott University Center Featuring Twelve…

Oberlies Group, Mycosynthetix and Collaborators Receive R01 NIH/NCI Grant

Posted on July 5, 2018

A huge congrats to Drs. Oberlies (UNC Greensboro) and Pearce (Mycosenthetix) and their collaborators Drs. Colby and Grinstaff (Boston Univ), Dr. Liu…

Spring-Summer Department Newsletter Now Available!

Posted on June 26, 2018

The latest UNC Greensboro Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry newsletter is out!  Be sure to check out what we’ve been up to…

Dr. Kimberly Petersen Receives Mary Settle Sharp Award

Posted on April 27, 2018

Dr. Kimberly Petersen has received the Mary Settle Sharp Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding success in facilitating student learning (including consistent…

McFarland Group Receives R01 Grant from National Cancer Institute

Posted on April 27, 2018

Dr. McFarland and her team have received a significant award from the National Cancer Institute for their project, Immunomodulating Ruthenium Metal Complexes for Melanoma Photodynamic…

Grad Students Receive Awards at ACS Poster Night and International Botanicals Conference

Posted on April 13, 2018

Current  graduate students Eni Minerali (Petersen Group) received second place at the recent ACS Poster Vendor Night, and Diane Wallace (Cech Group)…

Croatt Group Alum Receives NSF Grant

Posted on April 9, 2018

A big congrats to UNCG Chemistry & Biochemistry alum Buthaina Al Rifaie for being awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National…

Manhead Khin and Mark Perez Receive Awards at UNCG Undergraduate Reseach Expo

Posted on April 9, 2018

Congratulations to department undergraduates Manhead Khin (Cech Group) for receiving 3rd Place and Mark Perez (Croatt Group) for receiving Honorable Mention awards…

Dr. Nicholas Oberlies and Collaborators Receive R01 Grant from National Cancer Institute

Posted on April 6, 2018

A huge congrats to Drs. Nick Oberlies & Cedric Pearce and their collaborators on receiving an R01 grant from the National Cancer…

PhD Student Rodell Barrientos Recieves ASMS Graduate Student Award

Posted on March 28, 2018

Congratulations to UNCG Chemistry & Biochemistry PhD student Rodell Barrientos for receiving the highly competitive American Society of Mass Spectrometry Graduate Student…

Dr. Jerry Walsh Wins Prestigious Gladys Strawn Bullard Award

Posted on March 22, 2018

A big congratulations to Dr. Jerry Walsh for receiving the prestigious Gladys Strawn Bullard Award at UNCG. This annual award is in…

Department Head Dr. Mitch Croatt Receives Junior Research Excellence Award

Posted on March 15, 2018

Congratulations to our Department Head Dr. Mitch Croatt for receiving the UNCG Junior Research Excellence Award! As mentioned by UNCG College of…

Department Welcomes New Faculty Member Dr. Shabnam Hematian

Posted on February 12, 2018

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCG is excited to welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Shabnam Hematian! Dr. Hematian will…

Medicinal Natural Products Chemistry Research: From Lab to Clinic Symposium – Feb. 16th

Posted on January 24, 2018

Please join us for the upcoming Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative (MCsquared) symposium, Medicinal Natural Products Chemistry Research: From Lab to Clinic, a scientific symposium…

UNCG Chemistry and Biochemistry Students Win International Photo Contest

Posted on December 5, 2017

Congratulations to Sungjin Lee and Longyu Li for winning first place awards in a recent international photo competition! Sungjin and Long, who…

Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative Featured in Latest UNCG Research Magazine

Posted on November 21, 2017

The Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative (MCsquared) (including the Cech and Oberlies Labs) are featured in a fantastic article in the new UNCG Research…

Dr. Jason Reddick and Collaborators Make ACS Publications Top 20 List

Posted on November 10, 2017

Congrats to Dr. Jason Reddick and his collaborators for making the ACS Publications Top 20 Most Read Articles! See the article here:  

Grad Student Joseph Mwangi Receives Prestigious Research Grant From Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Posted on October 12, 2017

UNCG is a leader in the research of medicinal biochemistry, and graduate research plays an important part in new discoveries and developments….