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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….

Fall 2017 Department Newsletter is Out!

Posted on September 18, 2017

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

New Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative Website Launched!

Posted on September 11, 2017

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

Posted on August 22, 2017

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

Posted on August 22, 2017

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

Posted on August 7, 2017

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

Posted on August 1, 2017

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!

Posted on August 1, 2017

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

Posted on July 10, 2017

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