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Professor Kelly Rein Describes the Cause for the Fish Kill Around Florida


Professor Rein explains the causes and the dangers posed by the toxins which cause the current red tide around Florida. These toxins are dangerous to animals and humans alike.

Congratulations to Drs. Rein and Liu for being awarded an NOAA Grant


Professor Kelly Rein (PI) and Professor Yuan Liu (Co-PI) have been awarded a $428K grant from the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Competitive Research Program. Their project is entitled: "An Intervention for Brevetoxin Induced Oxidative Stress" in collaboration with Mote Marine Lab in Sarasota.

Dr. Jose Almirall appointed to NIJ's Forensics Technology Group


Professor Almirall of Chemistry and Biochemistry was recently appointed to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)‘s newly created Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG).

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Chemistry Alumni Well Represented in National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships


Paloma Tuttle-Vasseur, class of 2018, is headed to Harvard, Jocelyn Nardo, class of 2015, is a graduate student at Purdue University and Tayliz Rodriguez, class of 2017 is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Congratulations to all the students.

SISH Awards Celebration


On May 3rd, faculty members, families, and friends of the school gathered to recognize students who were given scholarship awards in five different areas. Please join us in congratulating the awardees of the Zaida C. Morales-Martinez & Howard E. Moore Scholarship in Chemistry,the Leonard S. Keller Memorial Scholarship. To view album from the celebration please click on people>photo albums

Professors Dares, Tse-Dinh and Underwood Named Top Scholars


Lets congratulate Christopher Dares, Yuk-Ching Tse Dinh and Sonia Underwood. All three have been nominated and selected as Top Scholars at Florida International University. This is a great honor for each individual and for the Department as a whole. Great Job!

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Mycobacteria: TB and not TB

09/12/2018 03:00 PM

Dr. Rashmi Gupta, Research Associate, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida, will be giving a talk. Dr. Gupta is visiting FIU as an AFN-WISE awardee to conduct research seminar, develop collaborations, and build networks. She is developing her research in pathogenesis, drug resistance, drug screening and drug discovery for respiratory pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium abscessus.

Scripps Florida HTS & Strategies for the Discovery & Advancement of Small Molecule Drug-like Leads

09/21/2018 12:00 PM

The Molecular Screening Facility at Scripps Research Florida has a state-of-the-art HTS operation to support both intramural and extramural HTS needs. Join us for this BSI and Translational Molecular Discoveries Seminar. Click above to read more...