Congratulations to Dr. Mildred Acevedo-Duncan
Dr. Mildred Acevedo-Duncan has just received a $151,300 grant continuation from the William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation for her project titled "Effects of ICA-1 on Glioma Proliferation".
Dr. Space Awarded NSF XSEDE Grant
Dr. Brian Space has received a grant through the NSF XSEDE program.
This award will support ongoing work in the Space lab on Simulations of Gas Sorption in Metal-organic Materials.
The estimated value of the awarded computational resources is over $60k.
The NSF Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most powerful and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world.
Fiona Kearns and Alfredo Peguero-Tejada Receive NSF Fellowships
Two Chemistry graduate students were awarded an NSF graduate research fellowship. Ms. Fiona Kearns is a member of Dr. Lee Woodcock’s research group and Mr. Alfredo Peguero-Tejada is a member of Dr. Arjan van der Vaart’s research group.
Shane Clark Awarded Frost Scholarship
Mr. Shane Clark has been accepted as a Frost Scholar to pursue his M.Sc. degree in Pharmacology at Oxford University.
He is a BMS major and one of Dr. Baker’s undergraduate research students.
Dr. Shi Featured on ChemComm Cover
Professor Shi’s and his students’ work titled "Accessing alternative reaction pathways of the intermolecular condensation between homo-propargyl alcohols and terminal alkynes through divergent gold catalysis" featured as cover art in the new edition of Chemical Communications.
Drs. Baker and Teng Awarded FDOH Grant
Dr. Bill Baker and Dr. Michael Teng (Molecular Medicine), have received a grant in the amount of $200K from the Florida Department of Health to identify antiviral agents effective in combating Zika.
The title of the grant is: "Rapid identification of natural products with antiviral activity against Zika virus".