Post Tagged with: "chemistry and biochemistry research"

Meet the 2019-2020 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan Canan

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Advisor: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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December 4, 2019 at 5:02 pmNews Research

New NQPI Member Breaks Chemical Bonds, Builds Professional Partnerships

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

By Amanda Biederman, Ph.D. NQPI writer Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter The development of effective treatments for cancer and infections represents a crucial aspect of the modern field of medical research. Dr. Jessica White, a newly inducted member of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute, is working to […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:10 pmResearch

Malinski, Hua Research Shows ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Is Only as Unhealthy as its Composition

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

From Ohio University News New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), also known as “bad cholesterol,” is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL, which is incorrect more often than not. The presence of LDL is […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:59 amResearch

White and Pordel Use NMR, Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Impact of Ligand Set During Light-Activated CO Release

Dr. Jessica White

Dr. Jessica White and third-year Ph.D. student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of Mn(I) photoCORM ligand set on photochemical intermediate formation during visible light-activated CO release” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the […]

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November 12, 2019 at 8:13 amResearch

Stender Receives Two Instrumentation Grants for His Lab

Dr. Anthony Stender

Dr. Anthony S. Stender, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received two instrumentation grants over the summer in support of his research efforts. The first grant was a “2019 Starter Grant” from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. This annual […]

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November 5, 2019 at 5:21 pmResearch

Harrington Is Finalist for FACSS Innovation Award

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington was selected from a competitive pool of applicants as one of four finalists for the 2019 FACSS Innovation Award. Harrington is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. “The FACSS Innovation Award differs from other awards in that significant emphasis is placed on the novelty, […]

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September 25, 2019 at 10:20 amResearch

Switching Infections Off: Hines & Bergmeier Receive NIH Award for Antibacterial Drug Discovery Research

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry professors Dr. Jennifer Hines and Dr. Stephen Bergmeier recently received a $430,000 award from the National Institutes of Health for medicinal chemistry studies targeting a molecular switch to treat bacterial infections. “Globally, bacterial infections pose a significant threat to human health, especially when the bacteria […]

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August 25, 2019 at 2:51 pmResearch