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Measuring Nitric Oxide

Nitric oxide, NO, is a molecule of vast physiological significance, but much remains unknown about the in vivo concentration dependence of its activity...

Jeromy Rech

Jeromy Rech, a Carolina Chemistry doctoral student, recognizes how influential teaching and mentorship can be in making major life decisions...

Promising Gingivitis Treatment

Researchers in the Schoenfisch Group, in collaboration with colleagues from the UNC School of Dentistry's Periodontal, and Oral and Craniofacial departments...

Better Solar Cells

With efficiencies of polymer solar cells reaching new heights, finding further methods to increase performance is very important. A typical approach to...

Alcohol Control

The advancement of living polymerization methodologies has permitted facile generation of complex macromolecular architectures. Living cationic polymerization is...

Delayed Photoacidity

The excitation of photoacids produces powerful proton donors that can trigger proton-coupled electron transfer, PCET, reactions. Coupled to time-resolved...

Nitric Oxide Sensor

Macrophages mediate mammalian inflammation in part by the release of the gasotransmitter, nitric oxide, NO. Electrochemical methods represent...

Diabetic Wound Healing

Chronic wounds, such as pressure ulcers, vascular ulcers, and diabetic ulcers, affect between 2.4 and 4.5 million people in the United States...

Phototherapeutics

Chemotherapeutics are an essential component of the therapeutic arsenal employed to treat solid and liquid tumors. However, chemotherapeutic...

Selective C-H Functionalization

The selective functionalization of unactivated C–H bonds is a long-standing challenge in synthetic chemistry...

Mucus Reduction

The excessive production of thick, viscous mucus in severe respiratory diseases leads to obstruction of the airways...

Our Faculty

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.

Below is a sampling of our fantastic faculty colleagues. Please navigate to the menu above for the complete roster

James Cahoon

Cahoon

Marcey Waters

Waters

Gerald Meyer

Meyer

Jeffrey Dick

Dick

Jeffrey Johnson

Johnson

Anna Curtis

Curtis

Alex Zhukhovitskiy

Zhukhovitskiy

Simon Meek

Meek

Abigail Knight

Knight

Nita Eskew

Eskew

Kevin Weeks

Weeks

Jeff Aube

Aube

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.

Meredith

Andrew

Erica

Andrew

Emma-Elizabeth

David

Ian

Rachel

Carla

Anthony

Samuel

David