News + Announcements
  • Emily Derbyshire Receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award!!!

    Congratulations to Professor Emily Derbyshire - a recipient of a 2017 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.

  • Amanda Hargrove Receives NIH MIRA!

    Professor Amanda Hargrove has received a Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (R35).  Professor Hargrove’s research under this award will aim to develop a diverse but uniquely RNA-targeted small molecule library along with effective general strategies for the targeting of disease-related RNA structures. Congratulations to Amanda and her research group on receipt of this prominent award!

  • Weitao Yang Selected as NC ACS Distinguished Lecturer

    The North Carolina Section of the ACS will present Prof. Weitao Yang with the 2017 Distinguished Lecturer Award in recognition of his significant research contributions to the chemical sciences. This year, Professor Yang will serve as the keynote speaker at the Local Section Conference on November 17. Congratulations, Weitao!


  • Vo-Dinh Alumnus Selected for Springer Theses

    The Ph.D. dissertation by Yang Liu, a former Chemistry graduate student in the Vo-Dinh group, has recently been selected for the Springer Theses series.  Yang's thesis:  "Multifunctional Gold Nanostars for Cancer Theranostics”, will be featured in the Series, which annually publishes the best theses from internationally top-ranked research institutes.  Congratulations to Yang!


  • Chemistry is Hiring!

    The Department is seeking a colleague at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with strong commitments to research, teaching, and embracing a diverse and inclusive community of scholars. Candidates should have research interests in experimental or theoretical approaches in Inorganic or Physical Organic Chemistry, particularly those that intersect with multidisciplinary areas of biological sciences, materials science, and nanoscience.