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Johnson-Pfizer Symposium and Alumni Reception, May 10, 2019!

Day will be full of exciting science and honor Professor Hien Nguyen, our Johnson-Pfizer Endowed Chair. An Alumni Reception/Dinner will follow in the atrium after the symposium.

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Dr. Zhenfei Liu joins Wayne State Chemistry Faculty!

Please welcome our new faculty member Dr. Zhenfei Liu! His research will focus on using and developing first-principles electronic structure methods to study energy conversion mechanisms at the nanostructured interfaces formed between molecules and solids.

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Dr. Jennifer Stockdill awarded Ebbing Endowed Faculty Development Award 2018

The endowment was established by donor Darrell Ebbing, Ph. D. to recognize faculty achievement and encourage continued progress

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Dr. Stanislav Groysman receives 2018 Career Development Chair Award

Congratulations Dr. Groysman for receiving a 2018-2019 Career Development Chair Award at Wayne State University.

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Dr. Charlie Fehl joins Wayne State Chemistry Faculty!

Please welcome our new faculty member Dr. Charlie Fehl! His research emphasis is to define the epigenetic pathways of sugar signaling useful for therapeutic targeting.

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Congratulations Dr. Rigby!

In honor of his years of distinguished service and excellence at Wayne State University, Jim Rigby has been granted title and status of Professor Emeritus!

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Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow 2018

Dr. Chuck Winter has been named a Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow 2018. The Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellowships are part of the benefaction to the University by Charles H. Gershenson who formerly served on the Board of Governors.

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Professor Eduard Chekmenev Joins WSU

Welcome WSU Chemistry's new faculty member Ed Chekmenev! His long-term research goal is to answer the questions about cancer metabolic disorders at the molecular level.

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Chemistry Newsletter Released

From Wayne State's Department of Chemistry: Winter 2018 Newsletter!

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Welcome Professor Hien Nguyen!

The Department is excited to announce that Professor Hien Nguyen will be joining us in January as the Johnson/Pfizer Endowed Chair in Chemistry.

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Dr. Jennifer Stockdill awarded ACS Green Chemistry Research Grant

Dr. Stockdill receives a research grant from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) Pharmaceutical Roundtable. The grant will support of her research proposal for: "Greener Peptide, Oligonucleotide and Antibody-Drug Conjugate Synthesis."

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Professor David Crich elected to the WSU Academy of Scholars

The WSU Academy of Scholars was established in 1979 to recognize excellence in scholarship and the creative achievement of faculty. Members are chosen from the most productive and widely recognized scholars at the university.

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DNA Software Inc recognized at Ann Arbor SPARK Awards

Professor John Santalucia and his company DNA Software Inc recognized with an "2016/2017 Fast Track" Award. The award was given to 18 Michigan companies that had revenue growth of over 20% for three years in a row. April 24, 2017.

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Mon Mar 18
Frontiers Seminar: Javier Read de Alaniz, UC - Santa Barbara
Wed Mar 20
Dissertation Oral Defense: Malsha A. Hettiarachchi
Wed Mar 20
Organic Chemistry Seminar - Jennifer Roizen, Duke University
Fri Mar 22
Biochemistry Seminar: Kabirul Islam, University of Pittsburgh
Tue Mar 26
Analytical Chemistry Seminar: Peter Nemes, University of Maryland Baltimore

Wayne State University Department of Chemistry Mission Statement:

The Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University is dedicated to education, research, and outreach efforts that benefit Detroit, the State of Michigan, and the world. We are committed to educating a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body, advancing chemical knowledge, and positively impacting society. We actively promote a safe and ethical environment that is equitable and inclusive, so that students, staff, and faculty may thrive and advance personally and professionally, within Wayne State University and beyond.

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