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Graduate alum named Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Georgia Tech

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Liotta Group and DRIVE featured in New York Times

DRIVE seeks disease-fighting solutions via a different paradigm than big pharmaceutical industry. The New York Times features an opinion piece titled “In the Race for a Covid-19 Pill, a Little Lab Plays a Big Role.”Continue readingLiotta Group and DRIVE featured in New York Times

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Taylor Dover receives Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

Chemistry major Taylor Dover has been selected to receive an Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The award is in recognition of his published paper completed in CHEM 332: Physical Chemistry with Dr. Antonio Brathwaite. The paper, “Fluorinated alcohols: powerful promoters for ring-opening reactions of epoxides with carbon nucleophiles” was published in ARKIVOC, an open…Continue readingTaylor Dover receives Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

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Alisina Bazrafshan wins mentoring award

Alisinia Bazrafshan is the recipient of the 2021 Eleanor Main Student Mentor Award.Continue readingAlisina Bazrafshan wins mentoring award

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Jen Heemstra on networking in C&EN

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BDCI Awards 2021 Accelerator Grants

Biological Discoveries through Chemical Innovation (BDCI) has awarded six 2021 Accelerator grants to 12 Emory scientists, including Emory chemistry faculty Simon Blakey, Nate Jui, and Monika Raj. The BDCI is a collaborative initiative between the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology in the Emory University School of Medicine and the Department of Chemistry in the…Continue readingBDCI Awards 2021 Accelerator Grants

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Kate McKnelly discusses specs grading in C&EN

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Savannah Post selected as Dean’s Teaching Fellow

Fourth year graduate scholar Savannah Post has been awarded the prestigious Dean’s Teaching Fellowship. The award allows students to teach their own undergraduate course as instructor of record while completing their dissertation.  Savannah’s research in the Wuest Group focuses on the total synthesis and biological investigation of antibacterials. Her work has previously been supported by…Continue readingSavannah Post selected as Dean’s Teaching Fellow

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NSF awards graduate research fellowships to outstanding Emory students, recent grads

Emory College celebrates student success in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship competition.Continue readingNSF awards graduate research fellowships to outstanding Emory students, recent grads

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Graduate alum Xiaohu Deng named head of technical operations at Vividion Therapeutics

Liebeskind Group alum Xiaohu Deng has been named head of technical operations at Vividion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on small molecule therapeutics for multiple highly sought-after disease-modifying target proteins in oncology and immunology.Continue readingGraduate alum Xiaohu Deng named head of technical operations at Vividion Therapeutics

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Misael Romero-Reyes wins 3MT Competition

Graduate scholar Misael Romero-Reyes took first prize and the audience choice award in the 2021 Three Minute Thesis competition.Continue readingMisael Romero-Reyes wins 3MT Competition

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Andrew Mahoney receives ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship

Graduate Scholar Andrew Mahoney has been awarded a 2021-2022 ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship, an achievement he describes in quirky fashion in his brief autobiography.Continue readingAndrew Mahoney receives ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship