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Dr. Omary wins a 2014 Dintinguished Research Professor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mohammad Omary who won a 2014 Distinguished Research Professor Award. See for more details.

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Casey Thurber wins poster presentation at SAMPE Symposium

Congratulations to Casey Thurber, Ph.D. student with Dr. Golden, who won 1st place in the poster presentations on Thursday, April 10 at the SAMPE (Society for Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering)  2014 Technical Symposium and Materials Expo.  His title was "Ni-Mo and Cu-Ni Nanocomposite Coatings for High-Temperature and Microbial Induced Corrosion"

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Undergraduate Chemistry major, Cliff Morrison, featured in UNT's Research Magazine

Robby Petros, assistant professor of chemistry, told Clifford Morrison that if his research didn’t go the way he thought it would, he could learn from it. In fact, they may have stumbled on a molecule that could help develop other drugs.

“We just opened the door for something new and exciting,” says Morrison, a senior majoring in chemistry and biochemistry.  Check out the rest of the article:

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Senior undergraduate Clifford Morrison, was recently featured in the In-House Magazine.

Senior undergraduate Clifford Morrison, was recently featured in the UNT In-House Magazine. Cliff's research with Dr. Petros involves investigating new strategies for targeted drug delivery in pancreatic cancer patients.  Cliff is a McNair Scholar, Emerald Scholar and in the Honors College.

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Excellence in Advising

Congratulations to Dr. Guido Verbeck, undergraduate chemistry advisor, who was named a College of Arts and Science Excellence in Advising Award Winner.

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Ph.D. student, Michael Jones (Wilson), is featured in UNT video showcasing McNair Scholars.

Ph.D. student, Michael Jones (Wilson) is featured in UNT video showcasing McNair Scholars.  Check out the full video

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Dr. Guido Verbeck featured on KERA

Dr. Guido Verbeck was featured on KERA as part of their Art and Seek program:

Metabolic Science in Art
A Juried Student Exhibition at the Intersection of Metabolic Science and Art November 8 - 23, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday, November 8, 6-7:30pm

UNT on the Square
109 North Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
Ivonne Acero, Michael Centeno, Paul Cauthen, Amy Fillipp, Aaron Flynn, Evan Lewis, Caitlin Odneal, Khristyn Parra, Angelo Rosendo, Adam Rowlett,, Ryan Smith, Quynh Tran, Melody Vaughan, and Jon Vogt

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm & 1-5pm.
Thursday Extended hours until 8pm.
Saturday 11am-3pm.
Sunday: Closed

This exhibition shows creative responses to research in metabolic science.  The Jurors, Dr. Guido Verbeck in the Department of Chemistry and Andrew DeCaen in the Department of Studio Art have organized students around this theme in an effort to promote interdisciplinary cooperation, cross-pollination of ideas and collaboration from different disciplines.  Students were encouraged to create new ways of understanding by responding to the difficult information surrounding metabolic processes and disorders such as diabetes.  Scholarships for a selection of the students showing in the exhibition will be announced at the reception.

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