Carolina junior, Francis Lauzier, is pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry, with a focus in biochemistry. Recently, Lauzier presented a poster on Polyethylene Glycol Size and Protein-Complex Stability at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
UNC Chemistry’s Frank Leibfarth, is a recipient of the 2020 Cottrell Scholar Award.
UNC Chemistry’s Frank Leibfarth, is a recipient of the 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship.
In an article selected for the anniversary issue cover of ACS Chemical Biology, members of the Waters Group describe engineered chromodomains...
Researchers in the Schoenfisch Group have employed a simplified diffusion cell methodology to measure the diffusion coefficient...
Nitric oxide, NO, is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, making it an attractive alternative to traditional antibiotics for treating infections. To date...
The Pseudomonas virulence factor, pvf biosynthetic operon has been implicated in bacterial virulence and signaling. Gina Morgan in the Li Lab, led a team...
The direct scission of the triple bond of dinitrogen, N2, by a metal complex is an alluring entry point into the transformation of N2 to ammonia, NH3, in molecular catalysis...
Many potential chemotherapeutics fail to reach patients. One of the key reasons is that compounds are tested during the drug discovery stage in two-dimensional cell cultures...
Faculty in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina, help define solutions to the pressing scientific problems of the day. A significant, and key, component of our department’s strategic plan is to cultivate the next generation of scientific leadership. Faculty, from our assistant professors to our most senior and distinguished colleagues, are international
leaders in their subfields, garnering local, national, and international recognition and accolades commensurate with their excellence in research and teaching.
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Our Graduate Students
Our graduate students form the next generation of scientific leaders. As a department, we seek to recruit and mentor a diverse cohort of students dedicated to excellence in the classroom and research laboratory.
The creativity, drive, collegiality, and accomplishments of our graduate students in tackling difficult scientific problems are significant reasons why UNC is an international leader in chemical research.