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  • The Sohl group has published its first paper from work at SDSU, a study of isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 mutations in relation to cancer. Congratulations to the authors!
  • Chemistry Chair and SDSU Distinguished Professor William Tong has been selected to receive the 2017 Faculty Award for Diversity, for his work securing and managing major grants to support research by undergraduates from underrepresented groups. Congratulations, Bill!
  • Current undergraduate Eric Gonzalez of the Sohl lab and Robert Vazquez, formerly of the Grotjahn lab, are 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipients!
  • For the second time in two months, the work of Prof. Swairjo's group has been featured on the cover of the research journal, this time for the Biochemical Journal! biochem J. cover

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Apr 28Dept. Seminar – Dr. Steve Chambreau, Edwards Air Force Base, GMCS-301, 4:00 PM
May 04 Last day Spring classes
May 05Dept. Seminar – Dr. William Farrell, Pfizer, GMCS-301, 4:00 PM
May 12Dept. Seminar – Prof. Shane Ardo, UC Irvine , GMCS-301, 4:00 PM
May 13 College of Sciences commencement
Sep 08Dept. Seminar – Prof. Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute, GMCS-301, 4:00 PM

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Department Chair: William G. Tong
Undergraduate Advisor: David Pullman
Graduate Advisor: Thomas Cole
Graduate Admissions: Douglas Grotjahn

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