04.03.2023 Jenn and Naresh published an invited “First Reactions” piece in ACS Central Science highlighting Phil Dawson’s latest submission there. So fun to be asked to do this!
02.06.2023 Dr. Naresh Venneti was the recipient of a 2023 Postdoctoral Trainee Service Award! Congratulations, Naresh!
02.03.2023 Larry successfully defended his PhD thesis!. Congratulations, Dr. Mendoza!
12.23.2022 Our collaboration with the Westrick and Zastepa labs published a key study of cyanobacteria harmful algal blooms in Lake of the Woods was published in the Journal of Great Lakes Research! Congrats, Ramakrishna!
11.03.2022 Larry Mendoza won the 1st Place Young Investigator Poster Competition at the 2022 Chemistry and Biology of Peptides Gordon Research Conference
10.11.2022 Rana successfully defended her PhD thesis!. Congratulations, Dr. Morsy!
10.09.2022 Larry Mendoza was selected to speak as the Organic Division representative at the 2022 Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium, where he presented his research on the photodesulfurization of macrocyclic peptides. Great talk, Larry!
10.01.2022 Rei Fejzulla was awarded a travel grant from the 2022 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minoritized Scientist (ABRCMS). Congrats, Rei!
08.17.2022 Larry Mendoza was nominated to attend the 2022 AbbVie Scholars Symposium and will be presenting his research on N-to-C Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis. Way to go, Larry!
07.28.2022 Dr. Naresh Venneti was selected as a 2022 Leader in Mentoring by the ACS Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholars Recognition Program. We appreciate your great work, Naresh!
06.30.2022 Larry Mendoza has accepted a postdoctoral research position at Eli Lilly working on Sustainable Peptide Chemistry. Congratulations, Larry!!
06.24.2022 Samantha Odeesho will be pursuing an MD at Wayne State School of Medicine in the Summer of 2022. Congratulations, Samantha!
05.23.2022 Ryan Snyder was selected for an internship at Caymann Chemical for Summer 2022! Way to go Ryan!
05.18.2022 Lab alumna Natalie Kelly received her Masters of Professional Studies in Forensic Chemistry at UPenn! Congrats, Natalie!
05.11.2022 Zoee Harris was awarded funding through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) for Spring/Summer – Fall 2022 semesters. Way to go Zoee!
05.03.2022 Rana Morsy received a Summer Dissertation Fellowship for Summer 2022! Congratulations, Rana! Now… get writing! ;-)
04.25.2022 Rana Morsy was awarded the Organic Chemistry Top Graduate Student Award! What a rockstar, Rana!
04.25.2022 Larry Mendoza was awarded the Organic Division Excellence in Graduate Research & Teaching Award. Congrats, Larry!
04.25.2022 Mahesh Yadab was awarded the Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship. Congrats, Mahesh!
04.25.2022 Ryan Snyder was awarded the Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarship for his outstanding academic record in chemistry coursework! Rock on, Ryan!
04.25.2022 Rei Fejzulla was awarded the Uzoma Azuh Endowed Memorial Research Scholarship in Chemistry. Good job, Rei!
04.25.2022 Rei Fejzulla was awarded the James C. French Endowed Undergraduate Chemistry Scholarship for his outstanding academic record in chemistry coursework. Way to go, Rei!
04.21.2022 Jenn was honored at the 18th annual Academic Recognition Luncheon by the talented student athlete, Makayla Sumrall, as her Favorite Professor for the 2021-2022 school year! Thanks so much, Makayla! It was great getting to know you and your teammates. Congrats on your record-breaking races on 04.23! (11.64 s, 100-m; 24.32 s, 200-m)
03.02.2022 Dr. Naresh Venneti was award a Travel Award through the Graduate School. Congrats, Naresh!
01.31.2022 Ryan Snyder was awarded a research grant via the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Congrats, Ryan!
01.14.2022 Ryan Snyder was awarded a Travel Award from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Congrats Ryan!
07.26.2021 Sydney Kasmer received a Mary G. Wood Endowed Scholarship! Way to go Sydney!
07.23.2021 Ryan Snyder was one of four recipients of the 2021 Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarship! Congrats, Ryan!
07.19.2021 Zoee Harris received a James C. French Undergraduate Chemistry Scholarship! Congratulations Zoee!
06.23.2021 Rana Morsy also received a Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship! Congrats, Rana!
06.21.2021 Larry Mendoza received a Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship! Awesome job, Larry!
05.30.2021 Seoyoung (Jennifer) Woo was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, one of the nation’s oldest academic honor society! Congrats, Jenni!!
04.12.2021 Rana Morsy was awarded a Rumble-Schaap Fellowship for the 2021-2022 Academic year! Congrats, Rana!!
03.19.2021 Mahesh passed his Oral Exam and advanced to candidacy! Congrats, Mahesh!
01.13.2021 Sanehdeep Kaur received a co-op positions as a Production Development Intern at Henkel! Way to go!
09.21.2020 Stockdill Lab welcomes new Post-Doctoral Researcher Dr. Satya Rama Krishna Boddu! Welcome to the team!
09.11.2020 Rana passed her Oral Exam and advanced to candidacy! Congrats, Rana!
08.19.2020 Larry passed his Oral Exam and advanced to candidacy! Congrats, Larry!
07.27.2020 Lab alumna Annamarie Formicola successfully defended her Master’s thesis! Congratulations, Annamarie!
06.12.2020 Natalie Kelly will be pursuing an MPS in Forensic Chemistry at University of Pennsylvania this Fall. Congratulations, Natalie!
06.08.2020 Rana Morsy received a Departmental Citation for Excellence in Teaching Service! Good job, Rana!
05.20.2020 Natalie Kelly received the Esther and Stanley Kirschner Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry and the 2020 American Chemical Society Detroit Section Award for Outstanding Chemistry Graduate! Amazing job, Natalie!
05.14.2020 Lab alumna Annamarie Formicola was awarded the Garrett T. Heberlein Endowed Award for Excellence in Teaching for Graduate Students. Way to go!
05.13.2020 Seoyoung (Jennifer) Woo received The Merck & Company Award in Biochemistry! Congrats, Jenny!
05.08.2020 Larry Mendoza received the Norman A. LeBel Endowed Graduate Award in Organic Chemistry! Awesome job, Larry!
03.30.2020 Larry was selected to present virtually at the 24th Annual Green Chemistry and & Engineering Conference in June! Congrats!
11.06.2019 Jenn’s commentary on the Ishikawa lab’s total synthesis of the unnatural enantiomer of quinine was featured in Chemistry World in the article Total synthesis of unnatural enantiomer renews interest in quinine.
09.30.2019 Our first collaborative paper with the Nguyen lab was accepted to Chem. Sci.! Congrats, Ganesh!
08.14.2019 Jenn received an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to support peptide synthesis projects in the lab. Hooray!!!
06.28.2019 Jenn received an award to support a collaboration with the Eli Lilly peptide group via the Lilly Research Award Program. Thrilled to get started!
04.25.2019 Kayla Belavek received the Wiley Award in Organic Chemistry and the American Chemical Society, Detroit Section Award (Awarded to the top graduating senior earning a BS in Chemistry at WSU). WOW, Kayla!
04.25.2019 Natalie Kelly received the Wilfried Heller Award in Physical Chemistry. Awesome work!
04.25.2019 Christine Arbour received the A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap Research Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year! Congrats, Christine and THANK YOU, Paul and Carol!
04.25.2019 Larry Mendoza received a Graduate School Citation for Excellence in Teaching! Way to go, Larry!
04.15.2019 Kayla Belavek will be attending U. California – Berkeley for her PhD studies beginning in Fall 2019. Congratulations, Kayla!!
04.07.2019 The newest member of the Stockdill family entered the world! Hooray!!
04.03.2019 Provost Keith Whitfield recommended to the WSU Board of Governers that Jenn be promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! Yay, Hooray!
03.08.2019 Ramona Stamatin will be pursuing an MD at Oakland University in the Fall of 2019. Congratulations, Ramona!
0.1.18.2019 Christine successfully defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Arbor!
12.13.2018 Hansamali Sirinimal has accepted a postdoctoral research position in the labs of Prof. Karen Draths at Michigan State. Congratulations, Hans!!
12.03.2018 Jeremiah Jean will be pursuing a Pharm. D. at the University of Michigan in Fall 2019!! Way to go, Jeremiah!
11.26.2018 Christine Arbour has accepted a position as a postdoctoral scholar in Prof. Barbara Imperiali’s lab at MIT. Way to go, Christine!
08.06.2018 Hansamali successfully defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Sirinimal!
06.29.2018 Hasina successfully defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Saraha!
05.02.2018 Christine Arbour was selected by the ACS Division of Organic Chemistry to present in the Graduate Research Symposium with lodging and meals provided by the DOC. Congratulations, Christine!
04.17.2018 Christine Arbour received a Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship! Awesome!
04.13.2018 Kayla Belavek and Ramona Stamatin were each awarded a Ralph E. and Helen G. Carter Endowed Scholarship! Congratulations, Kayla and Ramona!
04.09.2018 Shane Jackowski was invited to join the honor society, Phi Beta Kappa. Congrats, Shane!
03.24.2018 Hasina Saraha was offered a position at Michigan State University as an Academic Specialist! She will be teaching undergraduate Chemistry courses in the prestigious Lyman Briggs College at MSU. Congratulations, Hasina!
03.16.2018 Thilini successfully defended her PhD thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Kondasinghe!
03.08.2018 Christine Arbour was awarded an A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap Endowed Distinguished Graduate Award for the 2018-2019 academic year! Congratulations, Christine!! Thank you, Paul and Carol for your generosity to the Department!
03.01.2018 Jenn was awarded an Ebbing Faculty Development Award. Hooray!
01.17.2018 Shane Jackowski was accepted to the Chemistry PhD programs at Northwestern University and Michigan State University. Congrats, Shane!!
12.29.2017 Alberto successfully defended his PhD thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Lopez!
10.25.2017 Jenn received an ACS Green Chemistry Institute Pharmaceutical Roundtable Grant! Hooray!
05.05.2017 Christine Arbour was awarded a Graduate Student Professional Travel Award for the 2016-2017 academic year. Way to go, Christine!
04.20.2017 Hansamali Sirinimal received a Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship. Awesome, Hans!
04.20.2017 Thilini Kondasinghe received a Graduate School Citation for Excellence in Teaching. Way to go, Thilini!
04.20.2017 Shane Jackowski was awarded the Hugh and Mary Ann Kelly Chemistry Undergraduate Endowed Research Scholarship. Congratulations, Shane!!
04.20.2017 Shane Jackowski was awarded the Ralph E. and Helen G. Carter Endowed Scholarship in recognition of his outstanding academic record in chemistry coursework! Wow, Shane!
04.20.2017 Hansamali Sirinimal was awarded an A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year! Congratulations, Hans!!
03.20.2017 Jenn and Mary Kay were awarded a Faculty-Driven Course Reform Grant through the NSF-funded SSTEPS (Student Success Through Evidence-based Pedagogies) program at WSU.
03.08.2017 Christine Arbour (née Hart) won 2nd place poster at the 2017 WSU Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium! Wicked!
03.01.2017 Hansamali Sirinimal was selected for an internship with Boehringer-Ingelheim for Summer 2017! Congrats, Hans!
02.27.2017 Jenn was invited to speak in the Young Academic Investigators Symposium at the ACS National Meeting in August. Yipee!
02.13.2017 Alberto Lopez was awarded a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship! He’ll be teaching and doing research at Amherst College starting in the Fall 2017 term. Congrats, Alberto!!
01.12.2017 Shane Jackowski was awarded a research grant via the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Congrats, Shane!
07.22.2016 Christine Hart was selected as a CBI (Chemical Biology Initiative) Fellow for the 2016-2017 Academic year. Way to go, Christine!!
05.26.2016 The newest member of the Stockdill family entered the world! Hooray!
05.10.2016 Christine Hart was awarded a Rumble-Schaap Fellowship for the 2016-2017 Academic year! Congrats, Christine!!
04.25.2016 Tim McMillan was awarded a Graduate School Citation for Excellence in Teaching. Nice work, Tim!
04.25.2016 Christine Hart was awarded the Esther & Stanley Kirschner General Chemistry Teaching Award and the Willard R. Lenz, Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship. Wow, Christine!
04.25.2016 Shane Jackowski received the Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarship. Way to go, Shane!!
04.08.2016 Ramona Stamatin received a Jane and Frank Warchol Foundation Scholarship for 2016-2017! Wow!
03.01.2016 Heng Chen was offered a position at Abbvie as an Associate Scientist II! Congrats, Heng!
02.01.2016 Christine Hart was selected for an internship with Boehringer-Ingelheim for Summer 2016! Congrats, Christine!
01.20.2016 Jenn received the NSF CAREER Award! Hooray!
06.16.2015 Our first joint publication with the Hashemi Lab was accepted for publication in Analytical Methods! Congrats, Shirley and Ahmad!
04.27.2015 Thilini received a Dr. Cal Stevens Memorial Scholarship, a Willard R. Lenz, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, and a Departmental Citation for Excellence in Teaching Service. You’re a star, Thilini!
04.27.2015 Hansamali received a Departmental Citation for Excellence in Teaching Service. Rock on, Hans!
04.27.2015 Greg received a James C. French Undergraduate Scholarship. Awesome work, Greg!
01.19.2015 Alberto & Ahmad’s labeling studies were accepted into Tetrahedron Letters.
11.13.2014 Heng Chen and Christine Hart join the Stockdill Group! HOORAY!
08.20.2014 Thilini passed her Oral Exam and advanced to candidacy! Congrats, Thilini!
08.19.2014 Alberto and Hasina passed their Oral Exams and advanced to candidacy! Congrats, guys!
05.06.2014 Hasina was awarded a Knoller Fellowship for the 2014–2015 academic year! Congratulations, Hasina!
04.21.2014 Shannon received a Jane and Frank Warchol Foundation Annual Scholarship! Awesome work, Shannon!
04.21.2014 Thilini received a Graduate School Citation for Excellence in Teaching! You’re a star, Thilini!
04.19.2014 Alberto was selected as a winner of the poster competition at the 31st Annual H. C. Brown Symposium at Purdue University! Way to represent, Al!
12.23.2013 Jenn was recognized as one of the 10 best reviewers of 2013 for the journal Tetrahedron.
12.20.2013 Alberto was awarded a Graduate Student Professional Travel Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. Way to go, Al!
11.12.2013 Hansamali Sirinimal joins the group! Welcome, Hans!
06.04.2013 Alberto Lopez was awarded a fellowship under the Wayne State IMSD (Initiative for Maximizing Student Development) program. Congrats, Alberto!
05.22.2013 Jenn is a part of a team of collaborators who were awarded a grant through the WSU’s Collaborative Research Program among Engineering/Physical Sciences and Health Science Faculty. Hooray!
5.15.2013 Greg Rosenhauer joins the group! Welcome, Greg!
05.09.2013 Alex Golonka joins the group! Welcome, Alex!
04.23.2013 Thilini Kondasinghe was selected as a Rumble Fellow for the 2013–2014 academic year. Congratulations, Thilini!
01.04.2013 Happy New Year/Semester!
11.19.2012 Ahmad makes key step #1 work!! Yay!
08.30.2012 The first reaction of the Stockdill Group is in progress! YAAY, hydroboration/oxidation!
08.02.2012 Megan Blake joins the group! Hooray!
07.20.2012 Shannon Paquette joins the group! Woot!
07.16.2012 Annamarie Formicola joins the group! Yay!
07.11.2012 Ahmad Ibrahim, Mazin Habhab, and Ted Hwang join the group! Woohoo!
07.09.2012 Bart Knowles joins the group (and installs all the monkey bars in the hoods)! Welcome (and thanks)!