WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro! The Department offers American Chemical Society certified programs on B.S. in Chemistry with concentrations in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Research, B.S. in Biochemistry, as well as B.A. in Chemistry. The Department also offers graduate programs on M.S. in Chemistry with concentrations in Chemistry or Biochemistry, and Ph.D. in Medicinal Biochemistry with emphasis in bioanalytical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, or natural products chemistry.  Curious what you can do with a Ph.D. in Medicinal Biochemistry?  Check out these stories.

TOP STORIES

Faculty Position Available
Open Rank, Open Field

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking to fill a tenure-track Chemistry or Biochemistry faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. Please see announcement for details.

PH.D. Student, Vincent Sica wins Second Place in the Graduate School Three Minute Thesis Competition, for his presentation “Accelerating Natural Product Drug Discovery: 6 Weeks to 6 Seconds.”


Left to right: Joseph Ross, Angela Larsen, Vincent Sica

Drs. Oberlies and Nadja Cech have received an NIH U54 award from the NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). This is in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Washington and Washington State University. The goal of the program is to study a series of herbal remedies with respect to their drug metabolism (or more importantly, how they may effect the metabolism of drugs taken concomitantly).

 Nick OberliesCech

Lingerfelt

Mary Lingerfelt received an award for Outstanding Pre-Doctoral Presentation at the International Cannabinoid Research Society meeting in Nova Scotia this summer.

Petersen

Dr. Kim Petersen has received NIH R15 funding for her project entitled "Asymmetric Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Lactones and Lactams Using a Chiral Bronsted Acid".

Drs. Nicholas Oberlies and Nadja Cech received research funding from the NC Biotechnology Center for their project entitled, "New Strategies to Combat Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections".

 Nick OberliesCech

Reggio

Dr. Patricia Reggio has received NIH RO1 funding for years 27 to 31 of her research project entitled, "Molecular Determinants of Cannabinoid Activity".

Strider

Tory Strider, a BS Biochemistry major, was awarded the 2015 Lilian Nile Undergraduate Research Assistantship this summer. She used the assistantship to participate in our Summer International Undergraduate Research at the University of Bristol working with Dr. Duncan Wass of the School of Chemistry. The generous donations of several of our alumni and faculty make this assistantship possible. Thanks!

View All Top Stories >>

EVENTS

Stories from recent PhD Graduates

Dr. Hiyas A. Junio, Class of 2011
After graduating from UNCG in 2011, I did a post doc at Indiana University, and then took my current position as Assistant Professor at the University of Philippines, Diliman... Read More »

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Program

UNDERGRADS INTERESTED IN RESEARCH!
Interested in performing research in chemistry or biochemistry? Look through our faculty's research specialties for a topic you might enjoy and fill out an application for the Undergraduate Research Program.
|
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming
  • Homecoming

Homecoming 2015