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May 17, 2019

Biochemistry Majors Ian Torrence & Dan Tudorica selected as 2019-20 Knight Campus UG Scholars

May 16, 2019

Dissertation Defense – Meredith Sharps, May 23rd

Photo - Meredith Sharps

Good luck to Meredith Sharps as she defends her thesis for her PhD in Chemistry!

Thursday, May 23, 2019
2:30 PM in 331 Klamath Hall

The title of her thesis is “Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Metal Oxide Nanostructures Formed Through Natural and Direct-Write Processes.”

In July, Meredith will be starting a post-doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

 

 

May 9, 2019

Ten CH and BIC Undergrads to Participate in 2019 UG Research Symposium on May 16th

The annual undergraduate research symposium will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019.The symposium is part of the UO’s Week of Research events, which will run Monday through Friday.

This year’s symposium will host 513 presenters and 290 faculty mentors, including 10 student presenters from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Poster presentations will run from 5:30-7:30 in the EMU Ballroom on Thursday. May 16th.The finalized schedule for oral and creative work presentations will be available on the symposium website.

 

 

O/I Rotation Talks – May 10th

May 3, 2019

Upcoming Defense – Lisa Eytel, May 10th

Good luck to Lisa Eytel as she defends her thesis for her PhD in Chemistry!

Friday, May 10, 2019
10:30 AM in 220 Deschutes

The title of her thesis is “Effects of Secondary Binding Motifs in Arylethynyl Anion Receptors”

After graduation, Lisa be joining the faculty at Boise State University as a Clinical Assistant Professor to teach organic chemistry.

 

April 29, 2019

Dissertation Defense – Brandon Schabes, Monday, May 6th

Good luck to Brandon Schabes as he defends his thesis for his PhD in Chemistry!

Monday, May 6, 2019
1:00 PM in 220 Deschutes
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March 5, 2019

Dissertation Defense – Brantly Fulton, March 6th

Good luck to Brantly Fulton as he defends his thesis for his PhD in Chemistry!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

10 AM in 245 Lillis    

The title of his thesis is “Synthesis of Inorganic Nanoscale Clusters and How Their Fundamental Coordination Geometries Affect Solution Speciation and Thin Film Properties”

November 21, 2018

Dissertation Defense – Huiying Ji, November 29

Good luck to Huiying Ji as she defends her thesis for her PhD in Chemistry!

November 16, 2018

ARCS Sponsors Celebrate their Scholars’ Successes

photo: Jean Josephson, Aletha Anderson, Susan Cooper, Joan Foley, Elizabeth Bell, Caron Ogg, Julie Branford

ARCS Sponsors at Susan Cooper’s defense. From left: Jean Josephson, Aletha Anderson, Susan, Joan Foley, Elizabeth Bell, Caron Ogg, Julie Branford

On November 14th, members of the Oregon Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Students (ARCS) Foundation visited the UO campus to show their support and celebrate as ARCS Scholar Susan Cooper defended her thesis.  They also enjoyed a lunch with current ARCS Scholars Amber Rolland and Hannah Bates.

The Oregon Chapter is one of fifteen ARCS Foundation Chapters nationwide.  Its membership is made up of Oregon women philanthropists committed to advancing science in America. The chapter seeks to support and nurture young American women and men in doctoral programs as they prepare to take on current and future scientific and medical challenges.The Oregon Chapter has supported over 248 PhD candidates with financial support of over $4.1 million since the chapter was incorporated in 2004.

photo: Aletha Anderson, Julie Branford, Jean Josephson, Joan Foley, Amber Rolland, Caron Ogg, Elizabeth Bell

ARcS Sponsors with current ARCS Scholar Amber Rolland. From left: Aletha Anderson, Julie Branford, Jean Josephson, Joan Foley, Amber, Caron Ogg, Elizabeth Bell

Current ARCS Scholars in the UO Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are:

Susan Cooper, Hutchison Lab
Amber Rolland, Prell Lab
Michael Crawford, Wong Lab
Rebecca Keller, Kellman Lab
Hannah Bates, currently rotating in the Haley Lab

November 13, 2018

Dissertation Defense – James McDermott, November 20th

Photo - James McDermottGood luck to James McDermott as he defends his thesis for his PhD in Chemistry!

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
3:00 PM in 331 Klamath

The title of his thesis is “Investigations of the Mechanisms and Applications of Pentatricopeptide Repeat Proteins”

 

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