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  • Congratulations to awardees at this year's national ABRCMS conference: Carlos Paz in Biochemistry (for work at Florida International University) and Bobby Manookian and Jerry Soriano in Chemistry (both for work in the Cooksy lab.
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Upcoming Events

Mar 13Dept. Seminar – Prof. Neal Deveraj, University of California, San Diego, GMCS-333, 4:00 PM
Mar 20Dept. Seminar – Prof. Caterine H. Larsen, University of California, Riverside, GMCS-333, 4:00 PM
Apr 28Dept. Seminar – Prof. Adam Braunschweig, University of Miami, GMCS-333, 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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