Chemistry students presented their research at SERMACS 2013 in Atlanta


SERMACS 2013This November, a group of about twelve students and two faculty members attended the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) in Atlanta, GA.  The theme of the event was Building Chemical Bonds and highlighted recent advances in nanotechnology, nucleic acid chemistry, organic synthesis and much more.  Dr. Stephanie Myers presented a talk on the Forensic Science track at Augusta University.  Kyle Gebhard and Jason Ji of Dr. Miao’s research group presented their work on organic semiconductors.  Matt Harrell of Dr. Spencer’s research group presented his work on stem-loop DNA for potential use in aptamer generation.  Members of the Augusta University Chemistry Club enjoyed the variety of seminars on various topics in chemistry, attended educational workshops and explored graduate school options at the graduate school fair.