College of Science

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Department News

Tenure-Track Faculty Search Announcement

Organic Chemistry Position: 11/15/2019  -  Position finalists have been invited for campus visits.

Analytical position: 11/15/2019  -  The committee  has completed its initial phone interviews with  applicants.


Good News

Dr. Michael Page  has been elected the new Department Chair by the chemistry faculty!!

Paper Receives National Recognition

Chemistry graduate student Erica Hummel and her advisor, Assistant Professor Chantal Stieber, had their recently-published paper spotlighted by the NSF XSEDE program.  

Dr. Stieber Receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Chantal Stieber was the recipient of a $475,000 prestigious NSF CAREER Award for her proposal entitled “Quantifying Nitrogen-Oxide (NO) Activation and Coordination Modes Through Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Calculations”.   This will allow her group to explore how metal centers interact with nitrogen-oxide containing species.  Read the proposal abstract at the NSF website.  Awesome work Dr. Stieber, congratulations!  

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.




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