Dana Lashley, PhD 2014, who is on the chemistry faculty at William and Mary, this summer gave invited chemistry lectures at Beijing Normal University. In her free time, she visited the Great Wall of China. War Eagle, Dana.
Two former group members attend the 2019 International Society for Antiviral Research 32nd annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland May 12 to May 16, 2019: Kathie Seley-Radtke (PhD 1996) and Qi Chen (PhD 2010).
Spring 2019 student Leslie Evans shared a video she compiled throughout the semester of me beginning the organic chemistry lecture with War Eagle.
Jim Leahy, Professor and Graduate Director at the University of South Florida Chemistry Department, was named the interim chair Spring 2019. Professor Leahy has been at USF since 2012, and was previously in the industry for 13 years and at UC Berkeley.
Professor Leahy was also nominated by students as the Outstanding Faculty Member Spring 2019.
Chloe Haverkamp, who served as the undergraduate research student in the lab, was awarded the Auburn University Honors College Distinguished Research Scholar Award at the annual Director’s Award Reception in April.
The recognition is awarded to the Honors College student whose distinctive research record best embodies the Honors College mission to “pursue truth with courage and conviction.”
The title of Chloe’s thesis is “Antiviral Drug Discovery: A 6’-Fluoroneplanocin analog and Ebola.”