Sixteen UST students and two faculty presented at the 2014 Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX.
Junior chemistry major Cecilia Gentle is one of 17 students chosen by the American Chemical Society to partake in an International Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.
Three recent UST Chemistry Alumni have received recognition. Jamie Byrnes ('12) and Amber Schoenecker ('13) are the recipients of NSF Graduate Student Fellowships. Kyle Chamberlain ('13) received a Teaching Assistant award.
Take a look at all of the activities going on in the Chemistry Department. Browse our Winter 2014 Newsletter!
Dr. Gary Mabbott and undergraduate research student Maggie Malone-Povolny recently presented posters at Pitcon 2014 in Chicago, IL.
Chemistry Club members log 249 hours of volunteer service.
A new page for alumni has been added to the Department website.
Dr. Tom Ippoliti recently gave a presentation entitled "Kinetics of Model Amine Compounds with Cyclohexyl Isocyanate" at Bayer Material Science in Pittsburgh, PA.
Tommie Media recently profiled the work of Tom Ippoliti and the applications of his color-changing molecules.
Meghan Talbot, a research student of Dr. Tess Guino-o recently collaborated with the UST Libraries to analyze books from the archival collection. With Meghan's help they were able to identify a white film that had been growing on much of the collection. They now have the clues to work toward preservation of the materials. Please read the whole article by following the link below.
Dr. Kris Wammer, Chemistry Department, College of Arts and Sciences, gave a talk titled “Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in a River Impacted by Agricultural and Municipal Inputs” at the 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, held Sept. 8-12 in Indianapolis.
Tommie Media recently sat down with Dr. Gary Mabbott to discuss the newly acquired handheld X-ray flourescence spectrometer. The instrument has already been used to look at some items from St. Thomas art collections.
On July 17 the 3M Auditorium at UST was filled with slightly more than 100 chemistry and biochemistry students from six local colleges and universities, as undergraduate researchers gathered for the annual Research in Chemistry Summer Symposium. The gathering also included 28 faculty from St. Thomas, Hamline, Macalester, St. Catherine, Augsburg, and Bethel.
Some of the recent improvments to the sudy and meeting spaces in the Chemistry Department were recently profiled by Tommie Media.
Dr. Justin Donato received a Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for his work titled "Shedding Light on the Mechanism of Action of an Enzyme that Confers Resistance to a Common Antimicrobial Agent."
Dr. Lisa Prevette received a Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for her work titled "Characterization of the Interaction Between Cell-Penetrating Compounds and Glycosaminoglycans."
In 2012 two new faculty joined the UST Chemistry Department.