Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

A&S in the News: May 17-23, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Fulbright awards and mental health training for police. […]

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UA Students Attend Prestigious Yale Bioethics Institute

From the November 2019 Desktop News | This past summer, UA senior Jordan Taylor and junior Caroline Krieger spent their time in the labs and lecture halls of Yale University discussing ethical dilemmas in the sciences at the Sherwin B. Nuland Bioethics Institute, a prestigious seven-week program housed in the university’s campus in New Haven, […]

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A&S in the News: November 18-24, 2018

Read local, national, and world news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Sella-Granta Art Gallery, research on heavy elements, Alabama elections, and more. […]

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Erica Schwalm

According to a 2013 report given by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year. Worse still, 23,000 of those 2 million people die as a direct result of their infections. “Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, and people are not necessarily aware,” said Penn State […]

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Caleb Hill

Dr. Caleb Hill is advancing the way the world thinks about sustainable technology using an unexpected source—coal. After receiving his doctorate in physical chemistry from UA in 2014, Hill spent two years at the University of Texas at Austin as a postdoctoral researcher and then became an assistant professor of analytical chemistry at the University […]

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Grasping Antibiotic Resistance Goal of UA, Spring Hill College Project

  Dr. Jack Dunkle From the April 2018 Desktop News | A key to combating the rise of bacteria with resistance to antibiotics is grasping how bacteria ward off the drugs. With a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at The University of Alabama and Spring Hill College hope their study of a common […]

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