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

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

Fall 2017 Department Newsletter is Out!

The fall department newsletter is now available! You may access the online version HERE. To be added to the future mailing list…

Now Hiring a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

We are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Bioinorganic, Bioorganic, or Medicinal Chemistry at the rank of…

Now Hiring a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

We are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Bioinorganic, Bioorganic, or Medicinal Chemistry at the rank of…

New Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative Website Launched!

The Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative, otherwise known as MCsquared, has officially launched its new website. The new collaborative is co-directed by Dr. Nadja…

UNCG Chemistry & Biochemistry Graduate and New Adjunct Associate Professor Iris Wagstaff Wins Education Award

NOBCChE Board Member Dr. Iris Wagstaff has recently been awarded the Women of Color Magazine and Women of Color STEM Conference K-12 Promotion of Education…

Representative Ted Budd Department Visit

We were fortunate to have Representative Ted Budd visit our department today! Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nick Oberlies led the tour…

Dr. Michelle Hu Joins Department Faculty

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department would like to welcome new faculty member Dr. Michelle Hu to the community. Dr. Hu completed her…

Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nicholas Oberlies Selected as the Inaugural Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professors of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is thrilled to announce that two of our faculty, Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nicholas Oberlies,…

Welcome Dr. Mitch Croatt as New Department Head!

We’d like to give a big welcome to Dr.  Mitch Croatt as our new Department Head, and a big thank you to…

Continued NIH Funding for Oberlies and Reggio

Congrats to both Dr. Nicholas Oberlies and Dr. Patricia Reggio for continued funding awards from the NIH for their work! The continued…

Dr. Zhang Receives NIH R01 Grant

Dr. Qibin Zhang has received an NIH R01 grant, titled “Protein Markers to Islet Autoimmunity and T1D Progression”, from the National Institute…

Department Spring & Summer Newsletter Now Available

The spring/summer department newsletter is now available! You may access the online version HERE. To be added to the future mailing list…

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Biology Selected for CUR Transformation Project

The Department of Biology and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UNCG have been selected to participate in the CUR Transformations…

Dr. Mansukh Wani Receives Honorary Doctorate from UNCG

Dr. Mansukh Wani was honored at this year’s commencement ceremony with an honorary doctorate.  Dr. Wani was the co-discoverer of both taxol…

17th Annual Poster Vendor Night

1st Place: Nadjali Chung, Undergraduate Level, UNCG: Mass Spectrometry as a Tool to Monitor Bacterial Growth 2nd Place: Patricia Boyd, Graduate Level,…

Patti Reggio Receives the Piedmont Triad NCBC Academic Development Excellence Award

The Academic Development Excellence Award is given to those who make exceptional contributions to educational program development or enhancement of workforce skill…

Alumna Clint Alfaro Wins 2016 Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award

Clint Alfaro, BS Biochemistry 2014 UNCG, received the 2016 Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award from Springer International Publishing AG.  The…

Dr. Nadja Cech Receives the UNCG 2017 Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Prof. Cech received the UNCG 2017 Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. Her selection was based on her action as a role model…

Dr. Jerry Walsh was named among the Southern Conference All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff team

Dr. Jerry Walsh (Chemistry and Biochemistry) was named among the Southern Conference All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff team. Faculty members who receive…

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