Congratulations to Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez for being selected as the winner for the 2018 SERMACS Stan Israel Award! The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award recognizes individuals and/or institutions who have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness within the region.
News & Announcements Archive
Congratulations to Avery Baumann for being selected as one of six student speakers at the 5th Young Researcher Conference hosted by the Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering (ADSE)! Avery will be speaking on Sept 29th at UMD College Park.
Congratulations to Desta Bume, Stefan Harry, and Cody Ross Pitts of the Lectka Group for their paper entitled “Catalyzed and Promoted Aliphatic Fluorination” (J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 8803) and its associated cover art. Metro systems in German speaking parts of Europe are often termed U-bahns, in which trains glide primarily within underground tunnels along branching and […]
Congratulations to Huabing Sun and Liwei Zheng of the Greenberg lab, whose article “Independent Generation of Reactive Intermediates Leads to an Alternative Mechanism for Strand Damage Induced by Hole Transfer in Poly(dA−T) Sequences” was just published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
The Chemistry Student Safety Committee (ChemSSC) was created to promote a culture of safety in our chemistry department, as well as to address known safety issues occurring in the laboratories. ChemSSC has subcommittees dedicated to specific goals, including raising awareness of the chemistry student safety committee and specific safety issues to the rest of the […]
Prof. Tovar was awarded an Invitational Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. This fellowship will support an extended Spring 2019 visit in Japan allowing for scientific exchange with researchers at several host institutions throughout the country.
Congratulations to Danny Laverty of the Greenberg lab and Dr. Phil Mortimer, whose communication to the editor “Mechanistic Insight through Irreversible Inhibition: DNA Polymerase θ Uses a Common Active Site for Polymerase and Lyase Activities” was just published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Congratulations to Mayukh Bhadra of the Karlin Lab, whose article “Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonding Enhances Stability and Reactivity of Mononuclear Cupric Superoxide Complexes” was just accepted in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Herdeline Ann “Digs” Ardoña (Tovar and Mao group alumna, Ph.D. ’17) was recently named the 12th Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral Fellow. This award is offered by the American Chemical Society every two years to support one outstanding postdoctoral scholar doing research at the interface of chemistry and biology. This award will support Digs’ continued research […]
On behalf of the Awards Committee (Professors Dagdigian and Yarkony), I am pleased to announce the following student awards and fellowships. Please join me in congratulating the awardees on their outstanding accomplishments. Sarah and Adolph Roseman Achievement Award – $1000, in recognition of outstanding research accomplishment in chemistry. 2018 Awardee – Gaoxiang Liu Alexander Kossiakoff […]