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Photo of Stan WhittinghamStan Whittingham Elected to the National Academy of Engineers.

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Photo of Puja GoyalGoyal group received a Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage team award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

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Photo of Wei QiangQiang Group received a major NIGMS grant to study the molecular basis of neuronal cell membrane disruption induced by early-stage aggregation of beta-amyloid peptides!

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Photo of Matt VetticattVetticatt Group received a major NIH grant to study organic reaction mechanisms!

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Photo of Alpha BahAlpha Bah selected as an ASC Scholar!

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Tenure track faculty openings in Inorganic Chemistry.

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Photo of Stan WhittinghamStan Whittingham recognized for contributions in energy research.

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Photo of Erik RoznersEriks Rozners receives major NSF grant to study molecular recognition of RNA

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ChemLuminary LogoACS Binghamton Local Section wins two ChemLuminary Awards for the 2016 year!

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Photo of Brian CallahanProfessor Brian Callahan receives major grant to study 'Hedgehog' proteins.

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Our undergraduate program offers BA and BS degrees with a BS/American Chemical Society certification option and with emphases in biophysical and materials chemistry. Undergraduate participation in research is actively encouraged. We also participate in a five-year BS/MS program in materials chemistry and we jointly sponsor the biochemistry degree program with the Department of Biological Sciences.

We offer both MSc and PhD research programs as well as MA and MAT degrees. In addition to the traditional areas of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, we have faculty in a number of fertile cross-disciplinary areas, such as bioanalytical, bioinorganic, bioorganic and biophysical chemistry; electrochemistry; environmental chemistry and materials chemistry.

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Callahan Group

Congratulations to Dan Ciulla (Callahan group) whose recent paper was featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Chemical Society and featured in the journal's Spotlight section. The paper describes a new approach to control the activity of a cancer-related protein through the combined power of site-directed mutagenesis and mechanism-guided chemical synthesis.

Citation: Chemical Bypass of General Base Catalysis in Hedgehog Protein Cholesterolysis Using a Hyper-Nucleophilic Substrate. Ciulla DA, Jorgensen MT, Giner JL, Callahan BP. J Am Chem Soc. 2018 140(3) pp 916-918

 

Last Updated: 2/13/18