Chemistry Dept

Biochemistry Student’s Trip to Spain, Benefits Lehman Chemistry Lab

June 13, 2016 11:48 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, SEEK, Students, Uncategorized

trip to Spain last summer was a transformational experience for biochemistry and anthropology major Gabriela Rodriguez.

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Biochemistry Student Wins American Chemical Society Fellowship for Innovative Work

May 3, 2016 3:16 pm Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

The path to an undergraduate degree majoring in biochemistry has been anything but typical or easy for Lehman junior, George Maio. The 29-year old graduated in 2009 from Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County with a degree in marketing. After several years in the marketing and advertising industries, he realized he wanted a career in the sciences, and came to Lehman in 2013.

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Provost Anny Morrobel-Sosa Visits Egypt as Part of Higher Education Initiative

April 14, 2016 12:11 pm Chemistry Dept, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, Provost of Lehman College, will address the issues of STEM education and women as part of an United States-Egypt Higher Education Initiative.

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School of Natural and Social Sciences(NSS) Receives $733,000 Education Grant to Redefine 21st Century STEM Majors

December 4, 2015 4:49 pm Chemistry Dept, In the News, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Uncategorized

The Lehman School of Natural and Social Sciences was awarded a $733,000 grant as part of the $20 million CUNY Strategic Investment Initiative.

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Nobel Laureate Thomas A. Steitz to Deliver the 35th Annual Sweeny Lecture

April 23, 2015 10:16 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

The 35th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Lecture will be delivered this year by 2009 Nobel Laureate Thomas A. Steitz, the Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. Prof. Steitz, who will deliver his talk, “From the Structure and Function of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics,” is also an Investigator at the Howard [...]

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A Science Community Grows at Lehman

April 23, 2015 9:25 am Chemistry Dept, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

The goal of the Center is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty in the departments of chemistry, math and computer science, and physics and astronomy; and to build a robust science community.

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Senior Wins Major NIH Scholarship for Research

September 22, 2014 10:37 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Awards, Students

Right now Ewul works closely with his mentor Dr. Andrei Jitianu in his lab, where he is conducting research on materials for bone regeneration.

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Lehman College Welcomes Two New Deans

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Economics and Business Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Psychology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

This Fall, Lehman College welcomes two new deans after extensive local and national searches: Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the new School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing and Dr. Gautam Sen is now the new dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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Professor Andrei Jitianu Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Corrosion Protection

June 5, 2014 2:33 pm Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Dr. Andrei Jitianu, a professor in Lehman College’s Chemistry department, was awarded a $605,000 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation last month. Dr. Jitianu, along with his colleague Dr. Lisa C. Klein from Rutgers University and Dr. Mario Aparicio at Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, wrote the proposal.

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GFP: Lighting Up Life: Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie to Address Discovery of “Green Fluorescent Protein”

April 17, 2014 12:30 pm Chemistry Dept, Research, Science Building

Dr. Martin Chalfie’s co-discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP) revolutionized the biological sciences and enabled scientists to look at the inner workings of living cells. GFP is used to tell where genes are turned on, where proteins are located within tissues, and how cell activities change over time.

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Killing Cancer: Lehman Breakthrough Could Lead to Effective Gene Therapy

November 9, 2013 1:00 am Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Spotlight on Research

Researchers at Lehman College have discovered a novel mechanism for killing cancer cells and are engaged in clinical trials for a variety of human tumors. It is a new generation of medication that could give doctors fresh alternatives in combining drug therapies with radiation or chemotherapy, while lessening side effects on the patient. The team [...]

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From Molecules to Materials: Lehman Scientist Is New Board Member for International Sol-Gel Society

September 9, 2013 8:26 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Andrei Jitianu has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Sol-Gel Society. In materials science, the sol-gel process is a method for producing solid materials from small molecules.

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