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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

Wilson Brooks wins Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Wilson Brooks wins the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Junior Teaching Assistants

Joseph Mwangi awarded 2016 Summer Research Assistantship

Ph.D. student, Joseph Mwangi was awarded the 2016 Summer Research Assistantship from the Graduate School.

Vincent Sica wins Second Place in the Graduate School Three Minute Thesis Competition

PH.D. Student, Vincent Sica wins Second Place in the Graduate School Three Minute Thesis Competition, for his presentation “Accelerating Natural Product Drug Discovery: 6 Weeks to…

Drs. Oberlies and Nadja Cech have received an NIH U54 award

Drs. Oberlies and Nadja Cech have received an NIH U54 award from the NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). This is in collaboration…

Mary Lingerfelt received an award for Outstanding Pre-Doctoral Presentation

Mary Lingerfelt received an award for Outstanding Pre-Doctoral Presentation at the International Cannabinoid Research Society meeting in Nova Scotia this summer.

Dr. Kim Petersen has received NIH R15 funding

Dr. Kim Petersen has received NIH R15 funding for her project entitled “Asymmetric Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Lactones and Lactams Using a…

Drs. Nicholas Oberlies and Nadja Cech received research funding from the NC Biotechnology Center

Drs. Nicholas Oberlies and Nadja Cech received research funding from the NC Biotechnology Center for their project entitled, “New Strategies to Combat…

Dr. Patricia Reggio receives NIH RO1 funding

Dr. Patricia Reggio has received NIH RO1 funding for years 27 to 31 of her research project entitled, “Molecular Determinants of Cannabinoid…

Tory Strider awarded the 2015 Lilian Nile Undergraduate Research Assistantship

Tory Strider, a BS Biochemistry major, was awarded the 2015 Lilian Nile Undergraduate Research Assistantship this summer. She used the assistantship to participate in…

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