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Breakthrough Invention in Whole Blood Analysis


A team of multinational scientists, jointly led by Dr. Abuzar Kabir at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA and Dr. Marcello Locatelli at University of Chieti–Pescara “G. d’ “Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy have developed a novel analytical technique based on fabric phase sorptive extraction (FPSE) that allows analysis of whole blood without converting it into plasma or serum.

BSI to collaborate with PREMIER Biosoft in advancing lipidomics research


In collaboration with chemistry professor Francisco Fernandez-Lima, the Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) and PREMIER Biosoft are pleased to announce their research partnership to provide advanced mass spectrometry-based data analysis solutions for lipidomics.

Untangling the Origin of Earth's Beaches


An international team of scientists led by Florida International University's Alexander M. Mebel, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chemistry Professor Ralf I. Kaiser, and Tom J. Millar of Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland) discovered a novel chemical route to form silicon dioxide (SiO2) - the key molecular building block of terrestrial sand in interstellar space. The team announced their findings in the February 2018 issue of Nature Communications.

Upcoming Events

Graduate Seminar this Friday, March 23, 2018

03/23/2018 11:00 AM

Dr. Jean-Hubert Olivier, of the Department of Chemistry at University of Miami, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Tuning Structure-Function Properties of π-Conjugated Superstructures by Redox-Assisted Self-Assembly"

Transcription factors and supercoiling establish DNA topology that influences transcription

03/30/2018 01:30 PM

Dr. Laura Finzi from Emory College will host a lecture. Her research interests are single-molecule biophysics of transcriptional regulation.

IMS-MS as a means of revealing new states during the melting of proteins

04/13/2018 12:00 PM

Dr. David Clemmer, Distinguished Professor from Indiana University Bloomington, will host a lecture.

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Senior faculty position in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Associate Professor or Professor)


Florida International University invites applicants for a senior faculty position in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Associate Professor or Professor) as part of FIU’s Diversity Mentor Professorship Initiative to recruit excellent STEM faculty with a history and commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations, particularly women and Hispanic-American and African-American students.

Tenure Track Faculty Position - Organic Chemist


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry to begin in August 2018. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and research plans in organic or organic materials chemistry with potential applications in nuclear chemistry or radiochemistry is expected.

Tenure Track Faculty Position - Biomolecular Sciences


The Biomolecular Sciences Institute(BSI) at Florida International University invites applications to fill an open rank, tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate will hold a primary position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, under the School of Integrated Science and Humanity of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education.