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  • HotScience at UAB is a new summer workshop for rising 11th- and 12th-graders with an interest in science.HotScience at UAB is a new summer workshop for rising 11th- and 12th-graders with an interest in science. Hosted by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ departments of Chemistry and Computer and Information Sciences and the Center for Community Outreach Development, students will learn 21st century skills such as protein folding, 3-D printing and DNA techniques in a fun and welcoming environment. Skills learned at camp are applicable to biochemistry, forensics, genomic medicine and other cutting-edge fields. Participants will also meet student...

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Outstanding Student Presentation 

Ms. Jun Chen, Chemistry Graduate Student, won Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) meeting in Boston, MA. This is a prestigious and highly competitive award given for excellent results in her most impressive presentation of pH-Responsive Hydrogel Cubes for Release of Doxorubicin in Cancer Cells. UAB Department of Chemistry, as well as Ms. Jun's mentor, Dr. Eugenia Kharlampieva, are very proud of Jun.

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Michael Longmire,
junior year Chemistry major, received the Sigma Xi award at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in November, 2012. Read more>> 


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Chemistry Major Honored,
Simone Ridgeway, a senior majoring in chemistry and minoring in Japanese and an honors student in the Science & Technology Honors Program, recently participated in Minority Access' 13th National Role Models Conference in Orlando, FL (Sept 28-30, 2012). Simone placed second winning a $1500 cash prize. She also received the 2012 National Student Role Model Award, which recognizes minority students who have excelled while maintaining an outstanding academic record. Ms. Ridgeway's research mentor is Dr. Jeonga Kim, Dept of Medicine, UAB.