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. 

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.  

John Lab Publishes Paper 

Dr. Alex John, Assistant Professor, and Chemistry undergraduate Christine Navarro just published their work entitled "Deoxydehydration using a commercial catalyst and readily available reductant" in the journal Inorganic Chemistry Communications. Congratulations on your publication! 



Ernie Simpson, Professor Emeritus, Receives Award 

Although retired, Dr. Ernie Simpson is still active in service to the chemical profession. Simpson was just awarded the Western Regional E. Ann Nalley Award for volunteer service to the American Chemical Society. He will be honored at the October 27 awards ceremony at the 2018 nano-Western Regional Meeting in Pasadena. Congratulations to Dr. Simpson!


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