The birds and the bees of proteins

Posted on: March 3, 2014

“Proteins are the worker bees of cells. They get rid of waste, transmit cellular signals and carry out the chemical reactions that enable the human body to function. Without proteins, cells would be unable to function, replicate, and die. This is not always a bad thing though, said Leuchter, a chemistry major who has been […]

Congratulations to Chemistry Major Holly Pan

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Holly Pan won 2nd Place Piano Competition, The Marc and Kirk Elvy Award, in the Giles-Harris Competitions in Musical Performance.  Please join us in congratulating Holly for this great accomplishment. Read More at WFU News

WFU-designed aircraft used for ecological monitoring

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Drones to add flying eye on our ecosystem: Wake Forest biology graduate student Max Messinger and biology professor Miles Silman are featured in the News & Observer. Their remote controlled helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft are used to create photo mosaics for ecological monitoring. Messinger and Marcus Wright, a Wake Forest chemistry lab manager, received funding from CEES and […]

I Want To Be A Chemistry Major… Now What?!?

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Want to become a member of a special group of about 80 students who have already decided to major in Chemistry? Chemistry Major declaration information and timeline can be found here:

2014 Southeast Chemistry Chairs Meeting

Posted on: February 3, 2014

The website for the annual meeting of chairs from Ph.D.-granting chemistry departments in the southeastern region of the United States is now available.  This year, the event is to be held April 11 & 12 on the beautiful campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.  Please visit the link below for meeting information.

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock, whose WFU Pilot Research Grant entitled “Probing biological phosphorylation through cofactor mimicry” was funded for the period from Jan. 01 – Dec. 31, 2014. Congratulations also to Bruce King, whose proposal entitled “New reagents for tracking protein oxidation in cells by MS and imaging methods” was funded by the NIH/WFU Health […]

New Chemistry Chair Announced

Posted on: January 6, 2014

From Dean Fetrow: I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Welker has agreed to serve in the important role as the Chair for a three-year appointment to begin July 1, 2014 and extending through June 30, 2017. I am also pleased to announce that Dr. Rebecca Alexander has agreed to serve as Associate […]

Congratulations to Stephen Bruce King

Posted on: December 11, 2013

Congratulations to Stephen Bruce King, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “New Reagents for Tracking Protein Oxidation in Cells by MS and Imaging Methods” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 1R33CA177461-01 and the WFU Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Congratulations to Marcus Wright

Posted on: December 11, 2013

Dr. Marcus Wright, Director of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectroscopy Labs of the Chemistry Department for Wake Forest University, received the Spirit of the Community award for his work in sustainability.   Read More

Congratulations to the following Chemistry faculty members

Posted on: December 3, 2013

Congratulations to the following Chemistry faculty members for their recent accomplishments: Paul Jones, who was appointed to the Research Advisory Council for the period from Jan. 01 – July 31,  2014; Akbar Salam, who was awarded matching funds from the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs for software acquisition; Amanda Jones, who was selected by […]