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A graphic of BesC Initiating C–C Cleavage through a Substrate-Triggered and Reactive Diferric-Peroxo Intermediate

Dec 20, 2021

Recent Publication

The article explains a reactivity of BesC as being the first example of a dinuclear-iron enzyme that utilizes a diferric-peroxo intermediate to capably cleave a C–H bond as part of its native function, thus circumventing the formation of a high-valent intermediate more commonly associated with substrate monooxygenations. 

Oct 21, 2021

Chemistry Undergraduate Alumni Seminar

The Department of Chemistry DEI committee will be hosting an undergraduate alumni seminar featuring Kathy Nguyen and Drake Johnson, on Friday, October 29, 2021, at 3:00 pm in COX 214. 

Oct 21, 2021

Chemistry DEI Colloquia Series

Raychelle Burks, Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the American University, will be holding a seminar as part of the chemistry DEI colloquia seminar series, on Friday, November 12, 2021,… 

The Front Cover shows the reaction network of Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange (SABRE), elucidated by density functional theory (DFT).

Oct 20, 2021

Research Makes Front Cover

Article by T. Theis, V. Blum, and co-workers makes front cover of ChemPhysChem 19/2021. 

Photo of molecules fluorescing strongly under UV light

Oct 20, 2021

Colorful fiasco ends up on C&EN website

Check out how Adrienne Faulkner, an undergraduate researcher in the Castellano group, turned the unfortunate incident into "some very pretty art." 

Hellena Bai wearing eyeglasses and a white button-up shirt Headshot

Oct 13, 2021

Hellena (Hongxia) Bai, Poster Award Winner

Hellena (Hongxia) Bai won a poster award at the 3rd Imaging Mass Spectrometry Society (IMSS) Conference in October 2021. 

Figure of the major sources and separation complexity of light hydrocarbons

Oct 13, 2021

Recent Publication

The separation of propadiene from propyne/propadiene mixtures remains challenging. Here, the authors report a sorbent screening protocol and show that metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with open metal sites and cage-based molecule traps exhibit high performance for propyne/propadiene separation. 

Hiring for an open rank position in chemistry for 2021

Sep 30, 2021

Join our Team!

The Department of Chemistry at NC State University, Raleigh, NC, seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. 

Daniel Comins Headshot

Sep 27, 2021

Special issue in honor of Prof. Daniel L. Comins

Special Issue "Heterocyclic and Organometallic Chemistry: Theme Issue in Honor of Prof. Dr. Daniel Comins’s Great Contribution" 

A person with long black hair wearing earrings

Sep 16, 2021

In Appreciation of our Housekeeping Staff

The department of Chemistry recognizes the efforts of the housekeeping staff overlooking the Dabney, Cox, and Fox halls every year in September. 

The Baker Research Group members

Sep 10, 2021

#chempack Series: Baker Research Group

Up next on our #chempack feature series is the Baker Research Group! 

Students head from the Brickyard in the direction of Hillsborough Street on a pleasant November 2019 afternoon. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Sep 8, 2021

DEI News 2021

Follow our latest DEI news and activities.