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Professor publishes two research papers on designing assessments


Chemistry professor Sonia Underwood published two research papers which focus on how to design assessment protocols and questions that are aligned with three-dimensional learning.

Professors Almirall and Jaffe Recognized for Excellence In Research and Creative Activities


The Faculty Senate Honorary Degree and Awards Committee has recognized both Professors Almirall and Jaffe with a Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities. The formal conferral of this award will occur during the Faculty Convocation Award Ceremony and Banquet on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30pm. Congratulations Professors Almirall and Jaffe!!!

High fives and sixes for Americium ions - research by radiochemistry program professor in Science


Chemistry professor Christopher Dares' research showcased in recent journal of Science. Opportunities available: see post for info on Post Doc Openings in FIU's radiochemistry program.

Upcoming Events

Graduate Seminar on Friday September 30th at 11am

09/30/2016 11:00 AM

On Friday, September 30th from 11-12pm, Dr. Dianqing Sun, of University of Hawaii, will present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935-U01, as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, " Natural Product-Inspired New Antibacterial Agents"

Graduate Seminar on Friday October 7th at 11am

10/07/2016 11:00 AM

Joel Olsen, Florida Institute of Technology, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students enrolled in CHM6935 as part of the Graduate Seminar series entitled, "Sub-Molecular QSAR: Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Simulations for Rational Drug Design".

Graduate Seminar on Friday October 21st at 11am

10/21/2016 11:00 AM

Mark Muller, TopoGen Inc., Orlando, will visit FIU to present a seminar to graduate students as part of the Graduate Seminar Series entitled, "Epigenetic Reprogramming Due to DNA Repair: A New Mechanism for Permanent Variations in Gene Expression in Animal Cells."


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