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April, 2015

John Pollard Congratulations to John Pollard who has been appointed as a CBC Associate Professor of Practice by Provost Comrie!

March, 2015

Jeanne Pemberton GlycoSurf, a Tucson start-up company co-founded by Jeanne Pemberton, is taking their technology to the next level - Tech Launch Arizona Announcement
Vincente Talanquer Congratulations to Vicente Talanquer for his appointment to the rank of University Distinguished Professor!
Dom McGrath Dom McGrath was awarded a three year $326k grant from the National Science Foundation - Congrats!
Pascale Charest Pascale Charest was awarded a four year $798k research grant from the American Cancer Society - Congrats!
Jim Hazzard Jim Hazzard is teaching laboratory instructors new ways to train the next generation of biochemists - ASBMB Today
Honors College Logo Congratulations to Craig Aspinwall, Neel Ghosh, and John Pollard for being selected as UA Honors Professors for Fall 2015! - UA Honors College News
John Pollard John Pollard's freshman chemistry class called "a terrific way to learn" by NSF Division Director Susan Singer - UANews Item
Chem Comm Cover Congratulations to Asst. Professor Elisa Tomat for receiving a prestigious NSF CAREER award! - Office for Research & Discovery Newsletter Item

February, 2015

UA SAC Logo Congratulations to the CBC Teaching Support Office on receiving the 2015 University of Arizona Team Award for Excellence! - SAC News Item
Chem Comm Cover Heien lab scores a journal cover on the February 2015 issue of Chemical Communications - congrats!

January, 2015

Gene Mash Gene Mash and colleagues develop a "molecular truck" to aid in drug delivery for treating inflammatory bowel disease - UANews Item
Neil Armstrong Congratulations to Regents Professor Neal Armstrong for his promotion to Associate Vice President for Research - Office for Research & Discovery News

December, 2014

Photo by Dallas Matz Welcome to our newest CBC Industry Associates Program partner: NguyenTarbet Law
Brain Initiative Article
Michael Heien is awarded a NSF collaborative grant with Stephen Cowen to work on the Brain Initiative - UANews Item

October, 2014

Photo by Dallas Matz Welcome to new CBC Industry Associate Program partners; Sion Power, Teleost Biopharmaceutical, and Accelerate Diagnostics!
12 Meter Telescope The Arizona Radio Observatory headed by Lucy Ziurys gets an awesome repurposed 12 meter telescope - UANews Item
Teleost Logo Hruby lab research on melantropin is the focus of a new Tucson company called Teleost Biopharmaceutical - Tech Launch Arizona News Item

August, 2014

GHSP Biochemistry alumna, Dr. Linda Mobula, is fighting Ebola on the front lines in West Africa - Global Health: Science and Practice Article

July, 2014

CBC@UA Congratulations to Lisa Dollinger, Amy Graham, Lani Hidalgo, and Laura Van Dorn for being appointed as Lecturers in CBC!
Dee Belle-Oudrey
Congratulations to Dee Belle-Oudry for being appointed to the position of Sr. Lecturer!

June, 2014

John Pollard
Congratulations to John Pollard for being awarded the 2014 CoS Distinguished Achievement in Science Education Award!
Oliver Monti
Congratulations to Oliver Monti for being awarded the 2014 CoS Distinguished Early Career Teaching Award!
Katrina Miranda
Congratulations to Katrina Miranda for being awarded the 2014 CoS Distinguished Advising Award!
Dom McGrath
Congratulations to Dom McGrath for being awarded the 2014 CoS Distinguished Career Teaching Award!
Jim Hazzard
Jim Hazzard and the CBC Biochemistry Club share their passion for science with middle school students at Camp BlastOff! - UANews Item
John Pollard - UA News Video Capture
John Pollard explains his approach to teaching chemistry in new UA video - UANews Item
John Pollard - University Relations Photo
CBC Chemical Thinking curriculum is highlighted in UA News - UANews Item
Vanessa Huxter Photo Vanessa Huxter was awarded a $60k grant from the UA Renewable Energy Network - REN News Item
Jeff Pyun Photo Jeff Pyun and Jared Griebel featured in ACS Science Breakthrough video series
Diana Bolser Photo CBC graduate student Diana Bolser wins a prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship - UANews Item

May, 2014

Shana Hasan Photo
Biochemistry undergraduate Shaina Hasan is named a 2014 Beckman Scholar - UANews Item
Jonathon Yamaguchi Photo
Biochemistry undergraduate Jonathon Yamaguchi is awarded a UA Freeman Medal at 2014 Commencement Ceremony - UANews Item
Wes Cai Photo
Biochemistry undergraduate Wes Cai was awarded "Best Poster" at the 2014 ASBMB meeting in San Diego - ASBMB Announcement

April, 2014

Society for Applied Spectroscopy Logo
Bonner Denton has been awarded Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Society for Applied Spectroscopy - SAS Announcement
Sulfur-based polymer photo
Jeff Pyun and Jared Griebel discover novel use of sulfur-based polymers for thermal imaging - UANews Item
Drug Poster Photo
Njardarson group Drug Poster Project is featured in UANews - UANews Item

March, 2014

Arnold Bechman Foundation
John Enemark and Carol Bender Co-PIs of the Beckman Scholars Program Grant for undergraduate research - UANews Item
Jeanne Pemberton Photo
Jeanne Pemberton and Cliff Cross of GlycoSurf LLC win a Catapult Award from Tech Launch Arizona - Tech Launch Arizona News
NSF Logo
Diana Knyazeva in the Njardarson lab has been awarded a prestigious NSF predoctoral fellowship. Congratulations Diana! - NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Steve Brown Photo
The ACS Southern Arizona Section has named Steve Brown as the 2014 Outreach Volunteer of the Year! - ACS Chemistry for Life

February, 2014

Jeff Pyun Photo
The Pyun lab discovery of a sulfur-based method for producing improved lithium batteries is featured in C&E News - C&EN Feb 2014
Vahe Bandarian Photo
Bandarian lab research collaboration leads to Nature Chemical Biology cover photo - Nature CB Feb 2014

January, 2014

Dennis Lichtenberger Photo
Lichtenberger JACS paper selected for 2013 Research Spotlight - JACS Article Spotlight
Department of Justice Logo Denton appointed Commissioner for Forensic Science by the US Dept of Justice - Department of Justice News Release

December, 2013

Katrina Miranda Photo
Miranda elected AAAS Fellow for work on nitric oxide - UANews Item
Bonner Denton Photo
Denton presented with Lifetime Achievement Award at SDW 2013 meeting - SDW 2013 Announcement
AZ Daily Star Science Supplement Cover Photo
The research of Aspinwall, Saavedra, and Cordes highlighted - AZ Daily Star Science Supplement
Jeff Pyun Photo
Pyun Research Group Discovers New Uses for Sulfur Waste- Arizona Daily Star News Item
The Analytical Scientist Power List 2013 Logo
Jeanne Pemberton named to The Analytical Scientist Power List 2013 - The Analytical Scientist News Item

November, 2013

Neil Armstrong Photo
Neal Armstrong named University of Arizona Regents' Prof - UANews Item
Tomat, Horton, and Teachers Photo
Elisa Tomat's Chemical Discovery program reaches out to Tucson middle schools- UANews Item
John Enemark Photo
John Enemark Receives the Dreyfus Senior Scientist Mentor Award - Dreyfus Foundation Announcement
Michael Brown Photo
Michael Brown named a 2014 Fellow of the Biophysical Society - Biophysical Society News Item

October, 2013

Eric Hansen Photo
Astronaut Ed Gibson to present ASF award to Eric Hansen - UANews Item
Vanessa Huxter Photo
Vanessa Huxter - Flawed Diamonds: Gems for New Technology - UANews Item
Nancy Horton Photo
Nancy Horton's Paper on DNA Enzymes Gets a Shout Out in Structure - Science Direct News Item

September, 2013

Jeanne Pemberton Photo
Pemberton and collaborators receive a $4.4m NSF/EPA grant for Eco-Friendly Surfactants - NSF Press Release
Chem By Design Logo
Jon Njardarson creates his Chemistry By Design mobile app with help from OIA - UANews Item
John Pollard and Students - Photo
Congratulations John Pollard Finds Chemistry in Class - Wildcat News Item
Aubri Carman and Children - Photo
CBC Alumna, Aubri Carman, Earns the Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine - CBC News Item
Wendy Ingram Photo Wendy Ingram, BIOC Alumnus - Studies Shifting Balance in Cat-and-Mouse Game - UC Berkeley News Item
Stephanie Tolbert Photo
Congratulations to Stephanie Tolbert, AAUW Award Winner - CBC News Item

August, 2013

A Team Led by Matt Cordes Discovers that Spider Venom Reveals New Secret - UA News
Andrej Sanov

Congratulations to Michael Brown, Recipient of the Biophysical Society's 2014 Avanti Award - CBC News Item

Andrej Sanov

Congratulations to Andrei Sanov on receiving the College of Science Innovation in Teaching Award - CBC News Item

Congratulations to Vicente Talanquer, recipient of the College of Science Distinguished Achievement in Science Education Award - CBC News Item

July, 2013


The art of science: An interview with 2013 UAN Honor Society inductee, Aishan Shi - ASBMB News - [pdf] see pages 11-13

K-12 STEM Outreach Grant Funded for Stephen Wollerman of San Miguel High School and James T. Hazzard - ASBMB News

June, 2013

Colorful Clues In Lincoln Funeral Train Mystery - C&EN Item
Wayne Wesolowski Helps Solve Mystery of Lincoln's Funeral Train - UA News


Regents Approve Renovations as part of $1.8B Budget in 2014 - Arizona Daily Star

Katrina Miranda receives grant to design course for Google - Daily Wildcat
Google Awards Grant for UA-Developed Online Chemistry Course - UA News


Eric Hansen Earns Goldwater Scholarship - UA News


Congratulations to Recipients of 2013 BCP Grant Research Fellowships - CBC News Item

May, 2013


Congratulations to Neal R. Armstrong who has been named as a UA Regents' Professor - UA News


Victor Arias to Pursue Medical Dreams - UA News


Rene Corrales Receives Outstanding Faculty Award by the Honors College - CBC News Item

April, 2013

Katherine Leight Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - CBC News Item
UANews ANNOUNCEMENT: Katherine Leight is among 35 Wildcats Earning NSF Fellowships - UA News
Jeffrey Pyun Leads Research on Better Batteries From Waste Sulfur - UA News
Featured on the April 23 edition of the Arizona Illustrated Science Show (Pyun interview starts at approximately 23 minute mark)

March, 2013

Plastic Wins Jared Griebel an Innovator Award - Arizona Daily Star

Oliver Monti - Observing Electrons in Real-Time Could Lead to Faster Computing - UA News
Shiana Ferng, Angela Schlegel, and Aishan Shi inducted into Chi Omega Lambda - ASBMB News
Kayla Polzin
Kayla Polzin Receives a 2013-2014 ARCS Scholarship - CBC News Item
Ellie Warder & Jaime Gutierrez
Ellie Warder Receives a Making It Happen Award for 2012 UA Cares Campaign - CBC News Item

December, 2012

Undergraduate-driven Science Outreach - CBC's UAN Chapter - ASBMB News

November, 2012

Congratulations to Michael Brown, one of four UA Professors Elected as AAAS Fellows - UA News

Jim Hazzard and CBC Undergrads Host Camp BlastOff! for Tucson Middle School Students - ASBMB Today
Oliver Monti Painting the Future of Energy Production - Arizona Daily Star

Investing in the future of science: Galileo Circle Fellow, Jeanne E. Pemberton - A Universe of Discovery in Tucson - A Science City - story in Arizona Daily Star special section Note: Also see Oliver Monti on p. 10 and Tsu-Shuen Tsao on p. 22

Marc Tischler Receives College of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award - CBC News Item

ASBMB Highlights Alberto Rascon, Biochemistry PhD alumnus - ASBMB News Item

October, 2012

Congratulations to Jeanne Pemberton, 2013 Galileo Circle Fellow - CBC News Item

September, 2012

Rene Corrales Wins Research Grant for Innovative Research - New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology

August, 2012

John Kyndt Speaks at the Universidad de Conception - Translation of story in CPanorama UdeC
Victor Hruby Receives Meienhofer Award - CBC News Item

Jake Slavish, former Polt Group Student, is Curing Influenza - St. Jude Reseearch Hospital News
It's Salsa Challenge Time - 2012 Salsa Challenge Winners - CBC News Item

July, 2012

Victor Hruby
Victor Hruby Elected to ACS Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame - CBC News Item
100 Days of Science: Victor Hruby and other UA Researchers Helped Launch Sanofi Arm - AZ Starnet

UACC-influenced Research at Sanofi-Selectide - UA Cancer Center

June, 2012

Camp Blast Off! Summer Science Camp - CBC News Item

May, 2012

Vincente Talanquer - UA-honored teachers deserve congratulations - Arizona Daily Star Story

McNair Staff Award Winners: Mary Griffin and Max Ysalas - CBC News Item

April, 2012

CBC Undergraduates Present Research at the Experimental Biology 2012 Meeting - CBC News Item

Marty Pagel: Find cancer therapies quickly... - Green Valley News

Michele Pavanello Works with the Molecule that Made the Universe - UA News

March, 2012

Vicente Talanquer Honored as Outstanding Teacher - UA News Item

Marc E. Tischler named the Outstanding Teacher by Medical Student Class of 2012 - CBC News Item

Employee Q&A: Proteomics Consortium Associate Director Linda Breci - Lo Que Pasa

February, 2012

Osamu Miyashita and Logan Ahlstrom: Simulating Protein Shape Changes - Too Small for the Human Eye - Research Computing / UITS

Built to Last: Energy and the Environment in the Southwest - The Whitehouse Council on Environmental Quality Blog

Cusanovich Golf Tournament to Fund Scholarships - UA News
Barbara Mooney and René Corrales: Googling Helps Map H-Bonding Networks - C&EN;
Google Algorithm Sorts Chemical Links For Scientists - Information Week;
and Researchers Fight Toxic Waste With Google PageRank - in Wired

January, 2012

Matt Cordes, Vahe Bandarian, & Greta Binford Receive Project Award - BIO5 Institute Announcement

Chemistry By Design - Jon Njardarson - UA News Feature

James Hazzard appointed Southwest Regional Director of UAN - CBC News Item

December, 2011

Congratulations to the 2012 Galileo Circle Fellows - College of Science News
Justin Mauser Justin Mauser, Biochemistry Grad, to Ride Cross-Country for Charity
Update: Riding for a Wish - KVOA-TV

October, 2011

John Kyndt
John Kyndt, Project Manager of Reko Global Water Funded through Chilean Government Grant - Eller College Buzz
John Pollard
Solar Cats Transform a Dorm under the leadership of faculty fellow, John Pollard - UA News Feature

September, 2011

Bonner Denton and Roger Sperline - photo by Mark Yanagihashi
Bonner Denton and Roger Sperline Receive 2011 R&D 100 Award
ACS Fellow
College of Medicine – Tucson Medical Student Bridge Program - Marc Tischler

August, 2011

ACS Fellow
Making Blood-Sucking Deadly for Mosquitoes - Research Reports | Roger Miesfeld's Lab
ACS Fellow
Dept. of Energy Innovations Award to Stephen Budy
ACS Fellow
Bonner Denton and Ann Walker Named ACS Fellows - C&EN

July, 2011

Zero Gravity Flight Tesm
UA Teams Selected for Zero Gravity Flights - UANews
Robert Soto
Undergrad Robert Soto delves into peptide research - Nogales International
Justin Mauser
Justin Mauser, recent Biochem Grad, to Ride Cross-Country for Charity - UA News
Update December 2011: Riding for a Wish - KVOA-TV
American Peptide Society
Victor Hruby receives The Goodman Award
Victor Hruby
Congratulations to Hruby Fellowship Award Winners
Craig Aspinwall and Mark Agasid - GREET program
Craig Aspinwall and Mark Agasid in the ACS GREET Program

June, 2011

Diogenes Placencia
Diogenes Placencia receives a DOE Fellowship
Darrin Smith
Darrin Smith Named Undergraduate Research Coordinator at EKU

May, 2011

Avi Leftin
Avi Leftin receives NSF Postdoc Fellowship and Fulbright Scholarship
McNair Staff Award Winners
McNair Staff Award Winners Announced
Sarah Edwards
UA Honors Undergrad Student and Medal Winner Sarah Edwards in UANews
Jon Njardarson
Mobile Apps: Jon Njardarson develops "Chemistry by Design" - in Lo Que Pasa News
Eun-Hae Kim How Microbes Take Out the Trash - Eun-Hae Kim, Megan McEvoy, and Christopher Rensing in UANews
Andrej Sanov
Andrei Sanov's "Math methods for Chemists" in C&E News [pdf]
Emily Grumblingr
Emily Grumbling Selected as ACS Congressional Fellow

April, 2011

Talisha Mottinger
UA and COSSAC Awards for Excellence, 2011
Anghel Ersila
CBC Undergrad, Ersilia Anghel, received Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Awards
ACS Award to SAACS
SAACS Receives Two ACS Awards
Anne Padias and Brooke Beam
Pictures from the Alumni Reception at the ACS National Meeting in Anaheim

Spring 2011 Undergraduate Poster Fair Results

March, 2011

2011 Beckman Scholars
U of A selected as 2011 Beckman Scholars Award Program Recipient
Gordon Tollin A Flash in Time: A Celebration of the Scientific Career and Contributions of Regents’ Professor Gordon Tollin
Gordon Tollin #16 and the late Michael Cusanovich #38 among most prolific Biochemistry authors
Andrej Sanov
Andrei Sanov Chosen as 2011-14 Weed Chair

February, 2011

UA Cares EduCares Award to CBC
CBC News: The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Wins EduCares Award from UA Cares!

December, 2010

Lucy Ziurys
Metal-Methane Insertion Milestone - Lucy Ziurys' work in C&E News and in UANews
Tischler's MARC Students
Marc Tischler's MARC Scholars Earn National Recognition - in UANews