ChemDraw site license purchased
Our department in cooperation with the TTU VPR, IT and TTUHSC administrations has arranged for the purchase of a site license for ChemDraw Pro – the molecular drawing and analysis software package (http://www.cambridgesoft.com/). See the Software Downloads section of http://eRaider.ttu.edu/ (or http://eRaider.ttuhsc.edu/) for details. A valid TTU or TTUHSC email address is required + More
to download the software and obtain a personal license to use it on any TTU or TTUHSC faculty, staff, or student’s computer.
Prof. Bill Poirier awarded fellowship from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Prof. Bill Poirier has been awarded a Distinguished Guest Scientist Fellowship from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The program is intended to bring "internationally acclaimed foreign researchers as Visiting Fellows to conduct top-level research in Hungary". Only a very limited number of fellowships are offered by the Hungarian government each year, in all areas of science and the humanities. + More
Prof. Poirier will visit Eötvös Lorand University in Budapest, the top-ranked Hungarian university, from January to June 2017. Working with Attila Csaszar and other researchers in the Complex Chemical Systems Research Group, the goal is to advance the field of rovibrational spectroscopy in various ways, including the development of powerful and comprehensive new computer codes.
TTU Biochemistry Society wins the International ASBMB Student Chapters T-shirt Contest
The TTU Biochemistry Society [a student chapter of the ASBMB (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)] has won the International ASBMB Student Chapters T-shirt Contest. Our designed T-shirts will be sold at the 2017 ASBMB meeting in Chicago early next year.
2016 Departmental Research Poster Presentation and Competition
The 1st Departmental Research Poster Presentation and Competition held on Aug. 26, 2016 was an all-around success, giving students, postdocs and faculty ample time to meet and discuss the latest results from many of our research groups. The winners of the competition were: 1st Place Undergraduate Research Poster, Amanda C. Miller (Casadonte Group), The Reductive Sonochemical Synthesis of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles; + More
1st Place Graduate Research Poster, Suresh Mummadi (Krempner Group), Inverse FLP Approaches for Metal-Free Catalytic Hydrogenation of Imines and Carbonyl Compounds; 2nd Place Graduate Research Poster, Olga Estrada (D’Auria Group), Type III Polyketide Synthases Participate in Secondary Ring Formation of Tropane Alkaloids in Erythrocylum coca; 3rd Place Graduate Research Poster, Wenjie Li (Pappas Group), Microfluidic Separation of Lymphoblasts in Diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.