April 7, 2021
Professor Pamela Mertz, Associate Professor Kelly Neiles, and Assistant Professor Shanen Sherrer organized and presided over the symposium, “Becoming a Chemist: Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Curricula,” at the virtual Spring 2021 American Chemical Society national meeting. … Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Kelly Neiles, along with colleagues at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, have accepted an invitation from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to participate in an Inclusive Excellence Learning Community. The award includes $30,000… Find Out More
February 7, 2021
Pamela Mertz, professor of biochemistry, was one of the organizers and moderators for a conference hosted by ASBMB Student Chapters, “Constructing Narratives for Teaching Science,” held virtually on February 6.   This conference featured a keynote speaker, Jay Hosler, a cartoonist and biologist at… Find Out More
November 6, 2020
Assistant Professor Geoff Bowers, Professor Pam Mertz, and Associate Professor Kelly Neiles from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry facilitated a 60 minute workshop on November 6 at the AACU 2020 Virtual Conference on Transforming STEM Education, “This Changes Everything.” The title of… Find Out More
October 5, 2020
Pamela Mertz, professor of biochemistry, was elected to a three-year term as chair of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Student Chapters Steering Committee; a subcommittee of the ASBMB Educational and Professional Development Committee.  ASBMB Student Chapters is a… Find Out More
March 10, 2020
Congratulation to two students, Ivy Antunes ’20 and Nhu Chau ’20 (both biochemistry majors), who were recently accepted into the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Honor Society. ASBMB selects students who demonstrate exceptional achievement in academics, undergraduate… Find Out More
February 10, 2020
St. Mary’s College’s Assistant Professor of Chemistry Troy Townsend recently had an article published in the Journal of Advanced Materials Interfaces titled “Bathless Inorganic Composite Nickel Plating: Dry‐Cell Stamping of Large Hygroscopic Phosphor Crystals.”


Townsend and his students… Find Out More
January 27, 2020
Ivy Antunes '20 presented a poster of her current work on her St. Mary’s Project, “Development of an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Avian Corticosterone Binding Globulin" at the Annual Meeting for the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, held January 3- 7, in Austin, Texas.… Find Out More
August 16, 2019
Kelly Neiles, associate professor of chemistry, Geoffrey Bowers, assistant professor of chemistry, Daniel Chase, assistant professor of chemistry, Amanda VerMeulen, research & instruction librarian, Douglas Hovland, chemistry lab coordinator, Andrew Koch, professor of chemistry, and former… Find Out More
November 16, 2018
St. Mary’s College of Maryland was well represented and received at the second annual meeting of the Council on Undergraduate Research Transformations Project (CUR-T), funded by the National Science Foundation. The St. Mary’s College team attending the conference included Geoffrey Bowers, assistant… Find Out More