Recent News

Natural Products Webinar with Dr. Nadja Cech

Posted on April 25, 2018

You may now watch Dr. Cech’s Webinar, “Synergy, additivity and antagonism in bioactive botanical extracts”, hosted by the Society for Medicinal Plant and…

Drs. Oberlies, Pearce and Collaborators Receive R01 Grant from National Cancer Institute

Posted on April 6, 2018

A huge congrats to Drs. Nick Oberlies & Cedric Pearce and their collaborators on receiving an R01 grant from the National Cancer…

New Publication by PhD Student Lindsay Caesar and Cech Group

Posted on March 28, 2018

Congrats to PhD student Lindsay Caesar on her March publication in Planta Medica along with fellow Cech Research Group colleagues!

MCsquared Fellow Emily Rose Earns PhD This Week!

Posted on March 16, 2018

A very big congratulations to Emily Rose for earning her PhD this week! We are very proud of her…and she clearly rocked…

MCsquared Featured in Latest UNCG Research Magazine Article

Posted on November 21, 2017

UNCG Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative (MCsquared) is featured in a fantastic article in the new UNCG Research Magazine. Check it out! Feature photo…

Oberlies Group Hosts National Natural Products Research Group Meeting

Posted on October 9, 2017

The Chemistry & Biochemistry department hosted Dr. Nicholas Oberlies’ national natural products research group meeting in today. Present were Dr. Wani Mansukh,…

Theralase Anti-Cancer Drugs Independently Verified and Validated

Posted on August 31, 2017

Congrats to Dr. Sherri McFarland and Dr. Colin Cameron! From Dr. McFarland: “the photobiological activity of our lead photodynamic compound (PDC) in…

Dr. Zhang Receives NIH R01 Grant

Posted on August 31, 2017

Dr. Qibin Zhang has received an NIH R01 grant, titled “Protein Markers to Islet Autoimmunity and T1D Progression”, from the National Institute…

Oberlies and Cech Groups Represent at ASP 2017 in Portland

Posted on August 31, 2017

The Department of Chemistry made an outstanding showing at the 2017 American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) National Meeting in Portland Oregon this…

Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nicholas Oberlies Selected as the Inaugural Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professors of Chemistry

Posted on August 30, 2017

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is thrilled to announce that two of our faculty, Dr. Nadja Cech and Dr. Nicholas Oberlies,…