Leslie Murray recognized as an Emerging Investigator in Bioinorganic Chemistry

“Leslie Murray was named as one of 17 emerging investigators in the field of bioinorganic chemistry in the ACS Select Virtual Issue published online in the journal,�Inorganic Chemistry. All investigators from this list received their doctoral degrees since 2004, have published their work and ACS journals mostly in 2014 or 2015. The editorial by the Associate Editor Professor Janet Morrow (SUNY Buffalo) highlights work in Murray?s group on tricopper and triiron clusters as models of cofactors in metalloenzymes.”

Leslie Murray recognized as an Emerging Investigator in Bioinorganic Chemistry

“Leslie Murray was named as one of 17 emerging investigators in the field of bioinorganic chemistry in the ACS Select Virtual Issue published online in the journal,�Inorganic Chemistry. All investigators from this list received their doctoral degrees since 2004, have published their work and ACS journals mostly in 2014 or 2015. The editorial by the Associate Editor Professor Janet Morrow (SUNY Buffalo) highlights work in Murray?s group on tricopper and triiron clusters as models of cofactors in metalloenzymes.”

Townes R. Leigh Prize Recipients Announced

“The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the recipients of the annual Townes R. Leigh Prizes for outstanding achievement by first year graduate students.�This award recognizes excellence in coursework, teaching, research, and written qualifying examinations. The recipients from the 2014-15 Ph.D. class are, pictured from left to right, John Cain, Robin Kemperman, Michael Sims, Juliette Experton, Emily Gill, Vinicius Cruzerio, Steven Shen, Steven Locicero, and Xiang Gao.”

Townes R. Leigh Prize Recipients Announced

“The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the recipients of the annual Townes R. Leigh Prizes for outstanding achievement by first year graduate students.�This award recognizes excellence in coursework, teaching, research, and written qualifying examinations. The recipients from the 2014-15 Ph.D. class are, pictured from left to right, John Cain, Robin Kemperman, Michael Sims, Juliette Experton, Emily Gill, Vinicius Cruzerio, Steven Shen, Steven Locicero, and Xiang Gao.”

Lauren McCarthy receives the 2015 Keaffaber Scholar Award.

“Congratulations to Lauren McCarthy who has been named the recipient of the 2015 Keaffaber Scholar Award.� The award has been made possible through the generosity of Dr. Jeffrey Keaffaber, a longtime friend and supporter of the Department of Chemistry.� Dr. Keaffaber received his Ph.D. from the Department in 1989 (with Prof. William Dolbier) and pursued a career in industry, entrepreneurship, and consulting; he has worn many hats since his return to the Department in 2003 including as a senior lecturer, undergraduate advisor, and pioneer of new teaching initiatives.”

Lauren McCarthy receives the 2015 Keaffaber Scholar Award.

“Congratulations to Lauren McCarthy who has been named the recipient of the 2015 Keaffaber Scholar Award.� The award has been made possible through the generosity of Dr. Jeffrey Keaffaber, a longtime friend and supporter of the Department of Chemistry.� Dr. Keaffaber received his Ph.D. from the Department in 1989 (with Prof. William Dolbier) and pursued a career in industry, entrepreneurship, and consulting; he has worn many hats since his return to the Department in 2003 including as a senior lecturer, undergraduate advisor, and pioneer of new teaching initiatives.”