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White and Pordel Study Impact of Bulky Ligands on Photochemical CO Release

Jessica White’s research on metal complexes is relevant for medical research.

Dr. Jessica White and fourth-year doctoral student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of steric bulk on photoinduced ligand exchange reactions in Mn(I) photoCORMs” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the Molecular & […]

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January 13, 2021 at 9:30 amResearch

Wu Named 2020 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholar

Dr. Shiyong Wu

From Ohio University News Dr. Shiyong Wu is one of five faculty members named 2020 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholars for excellence in the fields of arts and humanities, and life and biomedical sciences. Wu is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, a member […]

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December 9, 2020 at 1:43 pmResearch

Malinski Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

From Ohio University News Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry Tadeusz Malinski has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. “Dr. Malinski’s research has far-reaching implications in the nanomedical field, a highly important field that contributes to the well-being of […]

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December 8, 2020 at 5:53 pmNews

Chair’s Message | New Building, New Board, New Opportunities

Dr. Stephen Bergmeier

By Steve Bergmeier Professor & Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry I hope all is well with you. Much has changed in our local community, as in the world, due to this challenging and unprecedented time. However, our commitment to you, our extended department family of alumni, students and friends, remains […]

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November 30, 2020 at 7:21 pmNews

Harrington, Chen Develop Algorithm for Building Classification, Calibration Models

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter Harrington and graduate student Zewei Chen published a paper on “Self-Optimizing Support Vector Elastic Net” in Analytical Chemistry. “This algorithm allows one to build classification and calibration models automatically while simultaneously avoiding overfitting and using a minimum number of variables to yield the best predictive results,” says Harrington. […]

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November 16, 2020 at 1:56 pmResearch

Bythell Group Awarded Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Grant for Instrumentation

Dr.  Benjamin Bythell

Dr. Benjamin Bythell’s group has purchased a High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) system together with a LC/MS 8050 Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer, nitrogen generator, and quantitation software thanks to an $184,500 instrumentation grant from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc. together with start-up funds from the College of Arts & Sciences. Bythell is […]

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October 23, 2020 at 9:13 amResearch

Cimatu, Ambagaspitiya Publish about Polymers as Materials for Artificial Corneas

Katherine Cimatu

Physical chemist Dr. Katherine Cimatu with Tharushi Ambagaspitiya, a second-year physical chemistry graduate student, carried on the work of Dr. Narendra Adhikari (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) and Dr. Uvinduni Premadasa (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) on polymers that are promising materials for artificial corneas. “Dr. Adhikari characterized the materials to learn […]

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October 13, 2020 at 6:21 pmResearch