Associate Professor Jack Barbera received funding from the National Science Foundation to investigate impacts of the flipped learning environment on student motivation in general chemistry courses.
Professor Niles Lehman received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation for NetLife: Experimental Evolution of Networks in Abiogenesis.
Biochemistry major Sanjay Ramprasad received an Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium. Sanjay works with Professor of Chemistry Niles Lehman whose research examines the chemical processes that started life on Earth more than 4 billion years ago.
Researchers at DesignMedix, led by Professor of Chemsitry David Peyton, have successfully combined two bioactive compounds to restore the effectiveness of anti-malarial drug neutralized by the emergence of resistant strains. Their work is featured in the inaugural issue of Research Features magazine.
Jenny Zhu was awarded the 2016 Philip Roberti Poster Award for her poster “The effect of relative humidity on sulfate aerosol optical properties using Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy.”
Courses held in the Collaborative Life Sciences Building have been scheduled to allow for travel time to and from the building; starting and ending times are offset from the main campus class time grid. Overrides for time conflicts will not be considered.
University of Kentucky Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Steven Van Lanen (PhD, 2003), seeks to discover new antibiotics in effort to combat the ever-increasing problem of antibiotic resistance. His work is featured in People Behind our Research, a video series produced by the University of Kentucky.