College of Science

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department News

Tenure-Track Faculty Search Update

The evaluation of the first round of applications is complete. The second round of applications are undergoing review. The organic search committee and the department thank you for your patience during this time. 

Teacher-Scholar Awards for Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty

Congratulations to the following faculty that received Provost’s Teacher Scholar Program Awards for 2019-20:  Alex John, Kathryn McCulloch, Bo Schatschneider, Chantal Stieber and Peng Sun.  These awards will provide assigned time to support their research efforts with our students.

Publication for Dr. McCulloch

Dr. Kathryn McCulloch, Assistant Professor, is an author on the paper entitled "An alternative N-terminal fold of the intestine-specific annexin A13a induces dimerization and regulates membrane-binding” which was recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.  Congratulations to Dr. McCulloch and her colleagues.

New Publications for Stieber Lab

Dr. Chantal Stieber and undergraduate chemistry student Phan Phu along with their colleagues, recently published their work in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, the top US journal for chemistry.  In addition, Dr. Stieber and her Masters student Erica Hummel published their work in the Journal of Computational Science Education 

 Congratulations to Dr. Stieber and her students!

In Memoriam, Dr. Walter Maya

 It is with much sadness that we report the passing of our esteemed colleague, Dr. Walter Maya, Professor Emeritus.  Dr. Maya lost his battle with lung cancer, he was 89.

Dr. McCulloch Publishes Paper

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn McCulloch and her colleagues on their publication entitled "The Structure of the Bifunctional Everninomicin Biosynthetic Enzyme EvdMO1 Suggests Independent Activity of the Fused Methyltransferase-Oxidase Domains" in the journal Biochemistry.  




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