Erin has begun serving the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry as the Associate Department Head, in partnership with the new Department Head, Steve Berry.
HongBok Lee successfully defended his master's thesis this afternoon! We wish him well as he moves to the University of Iowa's Chemistry doctoral program in the fall. Congratulations and good luck, HongBok!
Christin Libal, Margaret Gurumani, and Emma Kauffman (our group) and Rowan Simonet and Mera Petros (Heikal group) will be joining the Heikal and Sheets research groups as SURP students this summer. We are looking forward to exciting results and fun times!
Alex Naughton: presented in the Ilenda undergraduate research competition at the recent Chemistry & Biochemistry Spring Symposium.
Ntsang Anye: presented in the recent Chemistry & Biochemistry Spring Symposium.
Ryan Leighton: presented in the Ilenda undergraduate research competition at the recent Chemistry & Biochemistry Spring Symposium; received honors from Chemistry & Biochemistry and Physics; received the Physics & Astronomy Research Award; received the Lake Superior Section of the ACS Award; received the FB Moore Award.
We would like to congratulate our recent undergraduates who have worked in our group: Alex Naughton, Ryan Leighton, Jessie Marshik, Ntsang Anye, and Gerald Sakamaki. We are proud of you!
Alex Naughton and Ryan Leighton presented posters about their UROP projects at the Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 13, 2018. Good job!
Ryan presented his research in a talk for Physics Honors on Friday, March 30. Great job!
Elsie Johnson joins the Sheets Research Group and will be working on our FRET projects. We are looking forward to working with her!
HongBok Lee and Ryan Leighton (and Erin) are presenting posters on their work with the macromolecular crowding sensors at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society! This meeting will be held February 17-21 in San Francisco CA. HongBok has received travel support from the Graduate School, SCSE, and the Department; and Ryan has received travel support from SCSE and the Department. We thank them for their support.
Alex Naughton and Ryan Leighton have been awarded UROPs that are allowing them to carry out research on ionic strength probes this semester. Congratulations!!