Posts tagged with: "Chemistry and Biochemistry"

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

Students receive NSF graduate fellowships

At the age of 20, Paloma Tuttle-Vasseur is headed to Harvard with her FIU bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a […]

FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

FIU among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2017

Top university patent holders revealed in report by the NAI and IPO FIU was ranked among the Top 100 Worldwide […]

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

Ph.D. student works to find cure for alcohol abuse

As a little girl in West Bengal, India, Tiyash Parira would sit at night and watch the stars and dream […]

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

Nuclear waste might be a thing of the past if this graduate can help it

A recent chemistry graduate might help FIU researchers unlock the secrets to make nuclear waste safer. Matthew Fortunato ’17 starts […]

My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Name: Frances Zengotita Major: Chemistry and English Where did you intern? Los Alamos National Laboratory Field Office, Carlsbad, New Mexico […]

FIU biochemistry Ph.D. student Haixiang Yu, chemistry Ph.D. student Juan Canoura, and recent graduate Obtin Alkhamis published a study on FIU’s patented cocaine detection technologies.

Researchers patent quick tests for cocaine

FIU students and their professor have patented a series of new tests that can quickly, accurately and cost-effectively confirm the […]

Radiochemistry Ph.D. student Ingrid Lehman-Andino is investigating how to make nuclear energy reusable and less toxic.

Doctoral student wants to make nuclear energy renewable

  The United States has a pretty big problem on its hands – an 80,000-metric-ton radioactive problem. It will take more […]

Superbugs have a new foe

Superbugs have a new foe

BSI researchers search DNA for ways to battle bacteria resistant to antibiotics The National Institutes of Health awarded FIU researchers nearly […]

By Eduardo Merille.  Rhett Williamson is a doctoral candidate in forensic chemistry at FIU. He specializes in the development of new and improved methods for the analysis of inks, which helps trace fraudulent security documents and currency. Williamson’s research has led to the development of an ink library, a first-of-its kind database that can be used by forensic labs throughout the world for security intelligence and anti-counterfeiting measures. The goal of his work is to allow for the implementation of this methodology along with the database in forensic laboratories throughout the country and world. Williamson’s research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and meetings.

FIU, National Forensic Science Technology Center join forces to broaden impact in forensic science

Florida International University (FIU) and the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) announce that they are joining forces to make […]

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

New discovery helps authorities track origin of heroin

Researchers at the FIU International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have zeroed in on a unique component of heroin that could pinpoint where […]

First NSF-NIJ supported forensic science center launched

First NSF-NIJ supported forensic science center launched

Florida International University (FIU) is in partnership with four universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government […]

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

My internship at the Nuclear Chemistry Summer School

Name: Alejandro Hernandez Major: Chemistry Hometown: Miami, FL Where did you intern? I was competitively selected as one of 12 […]

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

An NSF fellow, alumna works to eliminate mental health stigmas

Recent graduate Gabriela Goldberg ’16 has always been fascinated by the human brain, so she decided to dedicate her life to understanding […]

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DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

By exploiting a brain tumor’s own biology, researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are hoping to destroy glioblastoma, a […]

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]