Dr. Rui Sun will be joining our department starting Fall 2017. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas Tech University and worked with Dr. William Hase on direct dynamics simulations for gas phase reactions. Prior to joining our department, Dr. Sun worked as a postdoctoral scholar in the Voth Group at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Jakub Hyvl will be joining our department as our newest faculty member starting Fall 2017. He earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, with Dr. Jiri Srogl as his advisor. Prior to becoming a faculty member, Dr. Hyvl has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Congratulations are in order for all of our Spring 2017 Chemistry Department Award Winners!
Our top graduating senior Chemistry and Biochemistry students. Congratulations to:
Diana Holden, B.S., Biochemistry
Kimberly Teehera, B.S., Biochemistry
Nguyen Nu, B.A., Biochemistry
Amy Chinen, B.S., Chemistry (Magistad Award)
Congratulations to our Fujimoto Scholars:
Kayzel Rose Tabangcura
Congratulations to our Iwamoto-Scheuer Scholars:
Congratulations to our top new graduate students, both winners of the Young Fellowship:
Duk Hwan Kim
And finally, congratulations to our top Teaching Assistants for AY2017!
Nice job everyone! Keep up your hard work!
UHM will be offering BIOL 402 (Principles of Biochemistry) in Summer 2017.
The course will be taught by Prof. Bingham, and will be the same format as in Fall, but condensed into 10 Weeks (taking both summer sessions), and will be meeting 4 times/week. Time and place to be announced.
Congratulations to our Summer 2015 Paul J. Scheuer Travel Award winners!
Jhonsen Djajamuliadi, Kumashiro Lab
Hope Sartain, Jensen Lab
David Shinsato, Kumashiro Lab
Each student will be attending a Gordon Research Conference in their respective fields this summer and will present their research. Congratulations, and enjoy talking science!