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Dr. Owen McDougal and Matthew Turner Published in Clinical Toxicology

Dr. Owen McDougal and Biomolecular Sciences Ph.D. student Matthew Turner were invited to participate in a research project by Dr. Brent Morgan, Director, Emory/Center for Disease Control/Georgia Poison Center Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory … (Read More) Dr. Owen McDougal and Matthew Turner Published in Clinical Toxicology

Fall 2017 Graduating Class

Congratulations to our Fall 2017 graduating class! Pictured left to right: Andy Hansen, Catie Hunt, Steve Nick, Allal Laaraj, Tudor Firica, and Sadigha Heydari. (Read More) Fall 2017 Graduating Class

Jerrett Holdaway Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Jerrett Holdaway of the M.S. Chemistry Program for successfully defending his thesis titled “Potent and Potentially Non-Cardiotoxic Anthracyclines; Their Synthesis, Biological Evaluation, and Comparison of Hydrozone-Mediated Reductions”. (Read More) Jerrett Holdaway Successfully Defends Thesis

Daniel Shin Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Daniel Shin of the M.S. Chemistry Program for successfully defending his thesis titled “AHL based Modulators for RhII, a Quorum Sensing Signal Synthase in P. aeruginosa”. Daniel is pictured with his advisor, Dr. Rajesh Nagarajan, and his thesis committee … (Read More) Daniel Shin Successfully Defends Thesis

Mila Lam Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Mila Lam of the M.S. Chemistry Program for successfully defending her thesis titled “Investigation of Catalytic Activity of Stable β-Ketoacyl-ACP Substrate Analogs in Quorum Sensing Signal Synthesis”. Mila is pictured with her advisor, Dr. Rajesh Nagarajan, and her thesis … (Read More) Mila Lam Successfully Defends Thesis

Matthew Turner and Dr. Owen McDougal Published in Toxins

Dr. Owen McDougal and Biomolecular Sciences Ph.D. student Matthew Turner published a paper in Toxins that studied effective ways of cleaning up and decontaminating conotoxins. Conotoxins are neurotoxin venoms produced by predatory marine snails and are composed of disulfide-rich peptides that are particularly harmful … (Read More) Matthew Turner and Dr. Owen McDougal Published in Toxins

Dr. LeMaster and Group Published in Journal of Molecular Structure

Dr. Clifford LeMaster teamed up with graduate student Jonathan Prince, alumni Keanan Cassidy, Benjamin Greenwood, and Drew Butler, and retired faculty member Carole LeMaster to publish “Gas-phase nuclear magnetic resonance study of internal isomerization in perfluoro-2-azapropene: Comparison of experimental and … (Read More) Dr. LeMaster and Group Published in Journal of Molecular Structure

Dr. Raj Nagarajan and Nicole (Frane) Cornell Published in PNAS

Dr. Rajesh Nagarajan co-authored a paper with graduate student Nicole (Frane) Cornell in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the official scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper titled “Molecular basis for the substrate specificity … (Read More) Dr. Raj Nagarajan and Nicole (Frane) Cornell Published in PNAS

Spring 2017 Graduating Class

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 graduating class! Pictured left to right, top to bottom: Dalton Compton, Patrick Schwartz, Neil Rexrode, Seth Rourk, Samantha Walker, Brandon Stevenson, Thomas Garrett, Dannie Makar, Romaric Mukuna, Jesus Gonzalez, Kevin Shumard, Jenny Fothergill, Melissa Roberts, … (Read More) Spring 2017 Graduating Class

Samantha Walker Recognized at the 2017 ACS National Conference

Undergraduate Samantha (Sammy) Walker attended the Spring 2017 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco where she was recognized for an excellent undergraduate poster presentation titled “α-Conotoxin Peptide Mutants as Parkinson’s Therapeutics: A Molecular Dynamics Study”. Sammy landed among the top five in … (Read More) Samantha Walker Recognized at the 2017 ACS National Conference