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Dr. Abby O’Connor featured in virtual issue of the ACS journal Organometallics

Dr. Abby O’Connor, Associate Professor of Chemistry at The College of New Jersey, was recently featured on the American Chemical Society blog ACS Axial. The blog post profiles Dr. O’Connor’s work with undergraduates in her research lab, and is a testament to her research and mentoring. The post also highlights Dr. O’Connor’s recent paper, “Base-Free Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones Using Cp*Ir(pyridinesulfonamide)Cl Precatalysts,” which was published with undergraduate authors. Her paper was featured in a special virtual issue of Organometallics that featured 24 papers from groups at primarily undergraduate institutions.

National Science Foundation funds project to develop high-speed data network at TCNJ

The TCNJ School of Science and TCNJ Information Technology was recently award a grant from the National Science Foundation titled “CC* Networking Infrastructure: Building a Friction-free, High-speed Science Network and DMZ to Support Data-intensive Research and Education at The College of New Jersey.” This funded project will implement a new high-speed science network at TCNJ… Continue Reading

Class of 2018

REFLECTIONS FROM THE CLASS OF 2018 Kyle Barrie Graduation remarks Jay Kloskowski Graduation remarks Eric Schreiber Reporting from the ACS National Meeting March 2018, New Orleans Continue Reading

APR 18: Robert Q. Topper – Chemistry Lecture Series

“Stochastic Searching and Machine Learning Methods for Acceleration and Analysis of Atomistic Simulations“ Robert Q. Topper Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Albert Nerken School of Engineering The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Date:   Wednesday, April 18th Time:   11:00 AM Room:  Chemistry C121 ABSTRACT Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulation methods are widely used… Continue Reading

APR 4: Jeff Tamburrino – Chemistry Lecture Series

“Creating Chemistry for a Sustainable Future“ Jeff Tamburrino BASF Corporation TCNJ ’88 Chemistry Alum Date:   Wednesday, April 4th Time:   11:00 AM Room:  Chemistry C121 ABSTRACT The Chemical Industry is ever evolving.  The products we consume today are vastly different from the products consumed just 15 or 20 years ago.  Current megatrends suggest that people are moving closer to… Continue Reading

MAR 28: Serge Zemerov – Chemistry Lecture Series

“Synthetic and genetically encoded biosensors and contrast agents for ultrasensitive 129Xe NMR” * Serge Zemerov Ph.D. Student and TCNJ Alumni Department of Chemistry University of Pennsylvania Date:   Wednesday, March 28th Time:   11:00 AM Room:  Chemistry C121 ABSTRACT Proton-based magnetic resonance imaging (1H MRI) is a widely used technique for the detection and diagnosis of human disease states. However, it… Continue Reading

FEB 7: Elizabeth Boon – Chemistry Lecture Series

“Discovery of Two Nitric Oxide-sensing Hemoproteins and Their Role in the Regulation of Bacterial Biofilms” Elizabeth Boon Associate Professor of Chemistry Stony Brook University Date:   Wednesday, February 7th Time:   11:00 AM Room:  Chemistry C121 ABSTRACT Bacteria colonize most surfaces, forming multicellular, antibiotic-resistant, communities known as biofilms. Biofilms cause chronic infections and persistent biofouling of medical implants, marine vessels,… Continue Reading

2017 Student Awards and Poster Session

Celebratory lunch was held on December 6th to recognize the hard work of all our Chemistry majors and especially to acknowledge the outstanding achievement of the following: 2016-17 Top First Year, Celia Federico (’20) Top Sophomore, Morgan Epley (’19) Top Junior, Jacob Riordan (’18) Also recognized for earning the ACS DAC Undergraduate Student Award of… Continue Reading

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