The Chemistry Department is excited to welcome Dr. Will Harrell, a new organic chemistry faculty member. Dr. Harrell completed his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland and his postdoctoral training at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. He is teaching Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and conducting research with students. ...Click here to read more.
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The Department of Chemistry is very excited to start the 2015-2016 year! The start of a new academic year always brings wonderful energy and excitement to campus. It also gives us a fresh start with new programs, ideas, and plans....Click here to read more.
Heather Drake (right), a chemistry senior, completed her capstone internship this summer at Taylor Technologies. She was excited to intern there because she worked with SU 2010 Chemistry alumni Becki Shook, Janine Ladzinski (left, in picture) and Alyssa Pawlowicz!...Click here to read more.
Biochemistry seniors (l to r), Tyler Rutherford, Alicia Greene and Chris Toth, all engaged in research experiences at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine this summer. They all reported incredible growth as scientists, in addition to absolutely loving the experiences! At the end of the summer, they presented their work at a poster session, which was attended by faculty and staff from the Chemistry Department.
For her capstone research, biochemistry senior Kayla Bell is researching three of the most common mutations related to lung cancer. She is really enjoying the exposure and challenges of working in a research setting. She likes the hands-on work and being able to make decisions about her project. Kayla still hasn't settled on an exact career path, but is using this experience to explore all her options.