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Department News

Oliver Monti Painting the Future of Energy Production - Arizona Daily Star

Jim Hazzard and CBC Undergrads Host Camp BlastOff! for Tucson Middle School Students - ASBMB Today

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

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

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

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

Jake Slavish, former Polt Group Student, is Curing Influenza.. - St. Jude Reseearch Hospital News


Researcher Spotlight

Lauren Wugalter- Undergraduate Researcher

Congratulations Lauren, for becoming a Charles Hoyt Scholar!

Lauren Wugalter is a senior undergraduate chemistry major at UA. She has been in the Hruby group for about a year working under Dr. Deekonda synthesizing small molecules for pain research having to do with the mu and delta opioid receptors. Her plan is to continue in organic chemistry research in graduate school working either with small molecules or to move on to natural product synthesis.

Hruby Group Website Directory

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Group Members: Learn more about the Hruby Group Members, Students, and Alumni.

Faculty Profile: Learn more about Dr. Hruby and his Career
Curriculum Vitae: View Dr. Hruby's full C.V.
Publication List: Browse the titles of over 1,200 of Dr. Hruby's Publications
New Scholar Information: Joining the group soon? This page has checklists of all the things you need to do before you come. 
Science and Education Courses: Learn more about the classes Dr. Hruby teaches

Links: Find links to Safety, NMR, Search Engines, and published articles and awards involving members of the Group
Group Photos: Check out our annual group photos from 2002 to present
Members Only: Administrative Procedures and Information for Members

What's New in the Hruby Group

Dr. Hruby's Page for his ACS Medicinal Chemistry Hall Of Fame Induction is up! [Click here to go to page]

Congratulations to Nabila Brabez for graduating with Honors and becoming a Galileo Scholar

Congratulations to Robbie Soto for Graduating Summa Cum Laude with Honors from the University of Arizona. He received a Bachelors of Science, dual majoring in Mathematics and Chemistry.

Dr. Hruby was in the Arizona Daily Star, July 27, 2012: 100 days of science: UA researchers helped launch Sanofi arm

Spring 2012 Group Meeting Schedule
Tuesdays 3 PM, CSB 202

January 15, 2013

January 22, 2013

January 29, 2013

February 5, 2013

February 12, 2013

February 19, 2013

February 26, 2013 

March 5, 2013

March 12, 2013

March 19, 2013

March 26, 2013

April 2, 2013

April 9, 2013

April 16, 2013

April 23, 2013

April 30, 2013

May 7, 2013 

No Meeting –  Semester

Literature – Minying Cai
Research – Nabila Brabez

Literature – Aswini Giri
Research – Ruben Vardanyan

No Meeting

No Meeting

Literature – Joel Nyberg
Research – Cyf Ramos-Colon

Literature – Yeon Sun Lee
Research – Vinod Kulkarni

Literature – Sara Hall
Research – Minying Cai

No Meeting – Spring Break

Literature – Keith Olson
Research – Aswini Giri

Literature – Ruben Vardanyan
Research - Srinivas Deekonda

Literature – Cyf Ramos-Colon
Research – Sara Hall

Literature – Vinod Kulkarni
Research – Keith Olson

Literature – Srinivas Deekonda
Research – Sandra Castañón

Literature – Minying Cai
Research – Jennifer Bao

Literature – TBA
Research – Yeon Sun Lee

No Meeting – Finals