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Chemistry grad Abdallah Al-Obaidi shares his journey from Iraq to Jordan to Georgia

The journey from Iraq to Georgia was something Emory alum Abdallah Al-Obaidi (’20C) downplayed at Emory.
Now the Department of Chemistry grad is sharing his story with as part of #WorldRefugeeDay – before heading to Tufts Medical School.Continue readingChemistry grad Abdallah Al-Obaidi shares his journey from Iraq to Jordan to Georgia

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

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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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Undergraduate alum and NASA astronaut remembered in The Macon Telegraph

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Undergraduate alum to take over as CEO of Atrium Health Navicent

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Graduate alum receives Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award

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Four chemistry majors recognized among 100 Senior Honorary

Every year, the Emory Alumni Board and the Student Alumni Board strive to recognize the success of outstanding students and identify emerging alumni leaders from the current senior class. These students are named the 100 Senior Honorary. This year, four Emory chemistry majors were among the honorees. Claire Dakhila Ashley Diaz Liz Enyenihi Karease Quashie…Continue readingFour chemistry majors recognized among 100 Senior Honorary

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Grad Alum Dr. Susan Richardson discusses career path

PhD alum Dr. Susan D. Richardson discusses her unconventional path to a tenured position in academia in a recent piece for the series “ABCs of Education and Professional Development in Analytical Science” in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. Prior to working in academia, Dr. Richardson worked at a government laboratory for the EPA. I…Continue readingGrad Alum Dr. Susan Richardson discusses career path

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Suk Cho thrives “living life to the fullest”

Graduate alum Suk Cho discusses research, industry, nutrition and “living life to the fullest.”Continue readingSuk Cho thrives “living life to the fullest”

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Dr. Ronald Hunter, Jr. and the importance of diversity

What makes a scientist? In his current position, as an Analytical Chemist at The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Ron Hunter helps achieve and maintain the high-quality products that we have come to expect from the global beverage company. What he brings to the company, however, reaches far beyond his scientific expertise. As a diversity in STEM…Continue readingDr. Ronald Hunter, Jr. and the importance of diversity

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Undergraduate student round up: where are they now??

We have previously featured several undergraduate students to celebrate their unique experiences and amazing accomplishments within the Department of Chemistry. Recently, we checked in with some of these students to learn more about what they have been up to since being featured. Read on to find out what these bright minds are doing now! Matthew…Continue readingUndergraduate student round up: where are they now??

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Kornelius Bankston from bench to business

When reflecting back on his graduate work with the Emory University Department of Chemistry, Kornelius Bankston remembers his scientific endeavors with the Lynn Group to be ambitious. “I had this grandiose idea to develop a therapeutic using amyloid fiber sequences that self-assemble into tubes,” says Kornelius. “That was my big vision statement.” This “think big”…Continue readingKornelius Bankston from bench to business