Chris Stemple (BS Chemistry 2011) is working as a Chemist at Simpson Strong-Tie, a Maryland- based supplier of adhesives, coatings, patching mortars, and sealants....Click here to read more.
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Chemistry and Biochemistry News
Stephanie Adams (BS Chemistry 2011) provided an update on what she's doing. She is a Chemist at Global Lab Services in Wilson, North Carolina working with instruments to analyze tobacco, harvested products, wipe samples and finished products for the presence of crop protection agents....Click here to read more.
Chemistry senior Heather Drake is conducting research this semester with Dr. Tim Dwyer. Heather is studying the kinetics of two malate dehydrogenase enzymes, MDH1 and MDH2....Click here to read more.
Last week, Dr. Dawn Ward presented her research on finding compounds to target the Hepatitus C virus at the 42nd National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Conference in Orlando, Florida. At the conference, in addition to presenting her research, Dr. Ward was able to visit many other research presentations and exhibitors from industry, government and academia. Dr. Ward is pictured above giving her presentation and also with NOBCChE President, Talitha Hampton-Mayo (left), a Program Manager at AstraZeneca.
Junior Alexis Spertzel is excited about her first independent research experience. She is working with organic chemistry faculty member, Dr. Will Harrell, synthesizing small molecules that will serve as inhibitors of botulinum neurotoxin. Although the semester has just started, Lexie is having fun and has learned a lot. She likes working one-on-one with a faculty member and learning new techniques and reactions. She looks forward to learning more throughout the semester!