Congrats Corey!

Corey received the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant for the Fall of 2017! He is the third consecutive Valentine lab member (Mark Fall 2016, Kayleigh Spring 2017) to receive this award. Keep up the great work Corey!

Presenting Dr. Kayleigh Jones!

Last Friday, Kayleigh successfully defended her thesis, titled “Interactions of Microbial Siderophores with Titanic  Ions and Titanium-Bearing Minerals.” We are proud of all that you have accomplished and can’t wait to see what great things you do next! Congrats Dr. Jones!


… and after!

YCC Poster Session

Another great turnout by Temple Chemistry at the Philadelphia ACS Young Chemist Committee Student Poster Session! Our lab had four posters: Corey, Lauren, Anna, and Olivia. Notable achievements by our department were Akila Thenuwara from the Strongin lab and Owen O’Sullivan from the Zdilla lab. Akila won first place among graduate and post-doc posters and Owen won the best poster voted upon by the presenters. Great work everyone!

Thank you to the University of the Sciences for hosting!


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Nerd Nite Philly

Each month Nerd Nite Philly  has lectures about various fields by the experts themselves with plenty of beer at Frankford Hall! This month’s featured our favorite organometallic chemist, Graham Dobereiner to discuss catalysis! Check out some pictures we snapped of his presentation.


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