NDSU Chemistry Faculty Receives Funding To Study Sustainable Chemistry

Jayaraman Sivaguru, North Dakota State University James A. Meier Jr. Professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received a three-year, $440,000 award (CHE-1465075) from the National Science Foundation to develop environmentally benign, green strategies for performing chemical reactions with light. These projects are significant in the Department’s research focus area in sustainability and materials chemistry. The funding also provides research opportunities…
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Graduate Student Receives ASBMB Award

Minfei Su, a doctoral student in Dr. Sangita Sinha’s lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was chosen to receive an ASBMB 2015 Best Thematic Poster Award. Her poster entitled “Targeting the γ-Herpesvirus Bcl-2–Mediated Inhibition of Autophagy and Apoptosis”attracted extensive attention in the Molecular Mechanisms of Infection and Immunity posters section during the 2015…
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Biochemistry Graduate Students Receive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Minfei Su and Yang Mei, doctoral students in the laboratory of Dr. Sangita Sinha, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, have been chosen to receive ND EPSCoR Doctoral Dissertation Assistantship (DDA). Ms. Mei and Ms. Su are among the five graduate students at NDSU awarded the DDA for the 2014-2016 academic…
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Assistant Professor Receives National Science Foundation Award

An NDSU faculty member has received $890,900 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support her research and educational programs at NDSU. Sangita Sinha, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry has received a four year award from the NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. Currently, this is the only investigator-initiated NSF MCB award in…
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Happy Mole Day

We geek chemists celebrate mole day from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm every October 23rd. A mole is a fundamental unit used in chemistry and is based on Avogadro’s number: 6.02 x 1023