Graduate students from the Vetticatt group received awards at the American Chemical Society's 2018 Reaction Mechanisms Conference!
Susan Bane's Group received a major NCI grant to develop a new bioorthongonal chemical reaction discovered in her lab.
2018 graduate Michelle Crook receives NSF research fellowship to study at Cal-Berkeley.
Solmaz Group receives a major NIGMS grant to study the cell cycle-specific recognition of the cell nucleus as cargo for dynein-dependent transport.
Ming An Group receives a major NIGMS grant in support of their work in ‘Rational Design of pH-Low Insertion Peptides for Cargo Delivery’.
Roland Miller Receives Recognition
Stan Whittingham Elected to the National Academy of Engineers.
Goyal group receives a Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage team award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
Qiang Group receives a major NIGMS grant to study the molecular basis of neuronal cell membrane disruption induced by early-stage aggregation of beta-amyloid peptides!
Vetticatt Group receives a major NIH grant to study organic reaction mechanisms!
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The honor thesis research of an undergraduate student Vladislav Roytman is the subject of a recent publication in Chem. Eur. J. from the Vetticatt group at Binghamton University. This paper details the use of 13C kinetic isotope effects and DFT calculations as a novel probe to distinguish between of enol and enamine mechanisms in aminocatalysis.
Roytman, V. A.; Karugu, R. W.; Hong, Y.; Hirschi, J. S.; Vetticatt, M. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, Early View
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