Chemistry Senior Carson Szot featured by COS Pursuit blog
Carson Szot featured by COS Pursuit blog
Emeritus Faculty Lunch
On Thursday, August 3rd, College of Science Dean, Cynthia Peterson, hosted a “lunch and learn" for emeritus and retired faculty. The event was held at the new LSU Foundation Center for Philanthropy on Nicholson Drive. The meeting was well-attended, with Chemistry proudly outnumbering the other departments. Over lunch, Dean Peterson introduced herself and shared the video of her TEDxLSU talk from earlier in the year titled “Science and All That Jazz”.
2017 ATCC Photo Contest
Zehua Zhou’s winner image of the 2017 ATCC Photo Contest, which shows human HEp2 cells co-stained with endoplasmic reticulum (ER) tracker and a BODIPY synthesized in my laboratory by former PhD student Ning Zhao (graduated with PhD in December 2016, co-advised by Vicente and Smith).
2017 National President of NOBCChE
Dr. Claude J. Davis
Principal Scientist and Brand Ambassador at Zatarain’s in New Orleans, LA
LSU chemistry department develops fingerprint sampling technology
Murray Group develops fingerprint sampling technology
LSU 2017 Spring Commencement
Graduates and their decorated caps: Elora Doskey, Sarah Hahn and Rebecca Moore
LSU College of Science Salutes 2017 Hall of Distinction Honorees
The LSU College of Science will induct four new members into its Hall of Distinction. This year’s class includes LSU Professor Emeritus in Geology & Geophysics Jeffrey Hanor, LSU Professor Emeritus in Chemistry Neil Kestner, LSU alumnus and NASA research scientist Donald Kniffen, and Director Emerita of LSU’s Center for Academic Success and retired chemistry professor Saundra McGuire.This year’s class includes LSU Professor Emeritus in Geology & Geophysics Jeffrey Hanor, LSU Professor Emeritus in Chemistry Neil Kestner, LSU alumnus and NASA research scientist Donald Kniffen, and Director Emerita of LSU’s Center for Academic Success and retired chemistry professor Saundra McGuire.
A Celebration of the Contributions of the Coates Family
After much planning and anticipation, members of the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the Cain Department of Chemical Engineering and the LSU Graduate School gathered with descendants of Dean Charles E. Coates (1886-1939) for a special celebration on Thursday, March 16th, 2017.
Each Spring, LSU’s Office of Research & Economic Development, in collaboration with the Campus Federal Credit Union and the Council on Research selects “rainmakers” at three different career stages. There are parallel awards...
Silver and Gold: Using Lasers and Nanoparticles to Improve Drug Delivery
Visiting Louis Haber’s lab in the Department of Chemistry at LSU is like visiting a neighborhood lit up for the holidays. In the lab, a long table is adorned with hundreds of small metal stands holding mirrors of various shapes. Laser beams bend their way around the table like reflections...
December 2016 Graduates
On December 16th, 7 BS, 2 MS Graduates and 10 PhD graduates of our Department were honored at a morning ceremony in the Maddox Fieldhouse. The commencement speaker was Boyd Professor Isiah M. Warner. Professor John Pojman represented the LSU Graduate Council, awarding all graduate level degrees.
On Friday, September 23rd, the Department of Chemistry hosted the 2016 Benjamin Pierre Boussert Lecture. The lecture was delivered by Professor Delia Milliron of the University of Texas at Austin. Delia and Benjamin were graduate students together in the Alivisatos Laboratory at UC Berkeley.
Dr. Saundra McGuire's receives an Award from the ACS - Congratulations!
In recognition of her work and the thousands of students she has impacted, McGuire has been awarded the 2017 American Chemical Society, or ACS, Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences, sponsored by the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation.
Featured Publications of 2015-16
2015-2016 Publications from the department of Chemistry at Louisiana State University
Barry Dellinger -Obituary