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UK Chemistry Alum Bryan Ingoglia Works to Improve Molecular Construction

This article is part of a series of articles on “UK Chemistry Alumni: Where Are They Now?”  Here we feature former undergraduate Bryan Ingoglia who is now is a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Drone Research Project Reaches New Heights

Adapted from the original article by published in UKNOW

 Sean Bailey.

Graduate Student Anthony Petty Receives Best Poster Award at Gordon Conference on Electronic Processes in Organic Materials

Graduate Student Anthony Petty received an award for Best Poster at the Gordon Conference on Electronic Processes in Organic Materials. The conference, held in Tuscany, spanned a range of topics at the frontier of organic and hybrid electronics and optoelectronics. Mr. Petty’s poster was titled “The design and synthesis of high performance OFET materials through the crystal engineering of a general aromatic core”.  Mr.

Guzman's Group Shows that Carboxylic Acids Behave as Superacids on the Surface of Water

Postdoctoral scholar Dr. Dmytro Havrylyuk receives poster award at the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Metals in Medicine

Postdoctoral scholar Dr. Dmytro Havrylyuk received an award for the poster “Ru(II) CYP1B1 Inhibitor Prodrugs with Enhanced Potency” at the 2018 Metals in Medicine, Gordon Research Conference. The project was performed in collaboration with Kimberly Stevens and Catherine A. Denning in the laboratories of Dr. David K. Heidary and Prof. Edith C. Glazer

Alysia Kohlbrand Receives Chellgren Grant to Study the Effects of Small Molecule Inhibitors on Nitric Oxide Synthase

Congratulations to Alysia Kohlbrand who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from UK’s Chellgren Center. This award will support Alysia to work with Drs. Edith (Phoebe) Glazer and David Heidary in the Chemistry Department, to study the effects of small molecule inhibitors on Nitric Oxide Synthase. These enzymes are used in the body to catalyze the production of nitric oxide (NO), an important signaling molecule which plays a central role in human biology.

Graduate Student Namal Wanninayake receives a first place award for his presentation at the 2018 North American Membrane Society Meeting

PhD student Namal Wanninayake received an award for first place for his poster at the 2018 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Meeting.

NAMS is a professional society that promotes membrane science and technology, ranging from fundamental studies of membrane material science to process application and development. This year NAMS conference was hosted by The University of Kentucky and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology in Lexington, KY. 

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Chemistry Alum Works to Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries

Dennis Clouthier, Professor of Chemistry, Retires after 33 Years at UK

This May we celebrate and recognize the career of Professor Dennis Clouthier, who is retiring from UK after over thirty years of teaching, research, and service to our university community. While it is impossible to quantify Clouthier’s impact on academic and scientific communities, here an attempt is made to highlight some of his most notable accomplishments.  

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Expanding Your Horizons Returns to UK - Saturday, April 21, 2018

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