Quenten Chicon got two awards today: Department Award for Exceptional Performance in Inorganic Chemistry and Birge Award for Exceptional Performance in Biochemistry Research, Dona Edirisinghe received William D. Johnson Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant. Congratulations to both of you!
Makhlynets recently received significant grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling nearly $1 million (https://thecollege.syr.edu/news-all/news-2023/chemistry-professor-recipient-of-nsf-career-and-nih-grants/ and https://thecollege.syr.edu/news-all/news-2023/as-faculty-collect-top-national-awards-and-grants/).
SU News (below) recently published a great story on two SU Chemistry alumni, Amy Rabideau (B.S. ’10) and Alexis Eckhart (B.S. ’22), and their efforts and leadership at Moderna. Alexis was our undergraduate student for several semesters.
Also the paper is featured in SU news (https://thecollege.syr.edu/news-all/news-from-2022/advancing-artificial-enzyme-engineering).
Syracuse University Professors Olga Makhlynets (left) and Ivan Korendovych (center), and graduate student Sagar Bhattacharya (right), co-authored a paper in the journal Nature.
Based on academic performance and progress in research Dona been selected for the Daniel S. Holmes PhD’84 and Joan B. Pallix ’79, MS’82 Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry!
Cake from Tous Les Jour. Good luck and please keep in touch!
Dona, Johnny, Olga, Khoudia, Reagan
Johnny (Chemistry REU), Reagan (SBI REU), Zoe (Chemistry REU), Miranda (ACS Seed), Khoudia (ACS Seed).
Our first graduate student Jennifer Yoon was hooded today. Congratulations Dr. Yoon, we miss you and please stay in touch!
ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research and Distinction in Chemistry for thesis work on pH-responsive antimicrobial hydrogels. Congrats! Well done!