Small classes, extensive one-on-one interactions and great undergraduate research opportunities allow the St. Mary’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to offer an outstanding education to students.
Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, and Randy Larsen, professor of chemistry, were recently awarded an NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grant focused on archaeological investigations of colonial Maryland. The $368,278 grant will fund a multi-year research program for… Find Out More
Pamela Mertz, professor of biochemistry, recently published an editorial in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education with multiple co-authors from other institutions entitled, “Moving biochemistry and molecular biology courses online in times of disruption: Recommended practices and resources… Find Out More
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
Three St. Mary’s College of Maryland faculty members were recently selected to participate in the U.S. Navy’s Summer Faculty Research Program at the nearby Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River). The awarded fellowships will fund Joshua M. Grossman, professor of physics and physics… Find Out More
The Council on Undergraduate Research Transformations Project (CUR-TP) held its third yearly meeting, Oct. 4 - 6, at which meeting participants continued their work on integrating undergraduate research experiences throughout the curriculum. Attending the meeting on behalf of St. Mary’s College of… Find Out More
St. Mary’s College of Maryland was awarded its first National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) grant using lead investigator Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Shanen Sherrer’s expertise on circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy. Geoffrey M. Bowers, assistant… Find Out More
St. Mary’s College of Maryland student Danielle Spaulding ’20 was awarded a research grant from the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Program for her research titled “Can Glyphosate and Polyethoxylated Tallowamine Inhibit Cytochrome P450 Enzymes?” Spaulding, who is a double major in biology and… Find Out More
St. Mary’s College’s annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, under the guidance and with the expertise of faculty mentors.