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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…

Joseph Mwangi receives NOBCChE Grand Prize Poster Award

Joseph Mwangi receives NOBCChE (National organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers) Grand Prize Poster Award for his…

Jennifer Simpson has received research funding from the Dorothy Monroe Fund

Jennifer Simpson has received research funding from the Dorothy Monroe Fund, College of Arts and Sciences. Her research project focuses on measuring the…

Drs. Chiu and Jia receive NIH R15 grant award

Dr. Norman Chiu and Dr. Zhenquan Jia (Biology) recently received an NIH R15 grant award for their joint project entitled, “Novel Carbon Nanodots against…

Diana Kao has been awarded an NIH F31 Fellowship

Diana Kao has been awarded an NIH F31 Fellowship for her project entitled, “Pursuing Antivirulence of MRSA in Penicillium sp. with droplet-liquid microjunction-surface-sampling…

Emily Britton awarded 3 year F31NIH Fellowship Grant

Emily Britton, PhD student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was just awarded a 3 year F31 NIH Fellowship grant titled…

Dr. Nicholas Oberlies is UNCG’s inaugural member of the All-Southern Conference Faculty Team

Representatives from all 10 member schools were recognized by the league. All the recipients shared some common characteristics – demonstrated service to…

Nadjali Chung places 2nd at the UNCG Honors Symposium

Nadjali Chung, a Biochemistry Major, receives 2nd place in the category Science and Professional Schools for her presentation at the UNCG Honors Symposium

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