Chemistry News and Events


February 13, 2018
The Association of Nanoscience Graduate Students (ANGS) attended the NC-MSEN Pre-College program to promote chemistry to high school students.

Afonin Lab Awarded R01 grant from the NIH

January 15, 2018
Dr. Afonin has recently been awarded an R01 grant from the NIH. This grant will help his lab pursue the study of the characterization of various multifunctional nucleic acid nanoparticles and understand their immunotoxicity and immunogenicity. Please find the project synopsis here.


November 21, 2017
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level.  The successful applicant is expected to be engaged in the academic community of the Department of Chemistry and the interdisciplinary Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program.  Appointment to the position will be effective...

Dr. Tom Schmedake - Recipient of 2017 Provost's Faculty Award for Community Engagement

September 18, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Tom Schmedake for being named the recipient of the 2017 Provost's Faculty Award for Community Engagement!!!.  This award honors a tenured faculty member whose teaching, research, and service records embody the University’s commitment to civic involvement, and whose work strengthens the relationship between UNC Charlotte and the larger community.  Tom received the...

2017/2018 Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship - Awardee Justin A. Zuczek

August 2, 2017
The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship, made possible by the generous support of Dr. Thomas D. Walsh, recognizes outstanding contributions by M.S. candidates to graduate research.  Returning graduate students are eligible for this prestigious award after their first year.  The Thomas D. Walsh Graduate Research Fellowship supports the winner with a research assistantship and...