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News and Events - Chemistry

Spring 2019

  • Prof. Amy Lane was awarded a UNF Transformational Learning Opportunity (TLO) grant entitled "Diving for Drugs in NE Florida: An Interdisciplinary Field and Laboratory Research Experience."
  • Prof. Bryan Knuckley with co-authors Prof. Corey Causey, Sarah Mann (UNF Chemistry undergraduate), and Andrew Salsburg (former UNF Chemistry Undergraduate) published an article in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry titled “The development and characterization of a chemical probe targeting PRMT1 over PRMT5.

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

  • Dr. Amy Lane received a NSF Research at Undergraduate Institutions (NSF RUI) grant ($294,000) for the proposal "Biosynthesis of diketopiperazine natural products from aminoacyltRNAs."
  • Dr. Josh Melko was awarded the UNF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award.
  • Dr. Ken Laali received a UNF Foundation Board Grant for "Developing Anti-Cancer Drugs with UNF Students." and was awarded a sabbatical for Fall 2018
  • Dr. Stuart Chalk was promoted to Full Professor, was awarded an extension of his 'Units of Measure' grant with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and became a Titular member of the IUPAC Committee on Publications and Chemical Data Standards (CPCDS).