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02/05/2024. Dr. Cai received the OKeanos-CAPA Senior Investigator Award at the Chemical and Biology Interface.

02/01/2024. Congratulations to Zhanpeng on receiving Dean Martin Travel Award!

02/01/2024. Congratulations to Xue on receiving Barbara B. Martin Award!

11/01/2023. Congratulations to Xue on receiving Chih Foundation Research and Publication Award! The first one at our Chemistry Department.

08/24/2023. Songyi successfully defended his Ph.D.

08/22/2023. Lei successfully defended her Ph.D.

08/10/2023. Menglin left for her job in China. Wish her the best!

08/07/2023. Meng left for her job in New York State. Wish her the best!

06/23/2023. Menglin successfully defended her Ph.D.

06/13/2023. Meng successfully defended her Ph.D.

03/26/2023. Dr. Cai elected as a Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) . News: Link1 Link2 Pic

01/10/2022. Ruixuan left for her job in Boston. Wish her the best!

11/08/2022. Ruixuan successfully defended her Ph.D.

10/27/2022. Yu successfully defended her Ph.D.

07/12/2022. Congratulations to Yan Shi and Peng Sang. Yan and Peng accepted the offer and will become a professor in the School of Pharmacy, Zhengzhou University in summer 2022.

11/16/2021. Minghui left for her job in China. Wish her the best!

10/14/2021. Minghui successfully defended her Ph.D.

08/31/2021. Lulu left for her job. Wish her the best!

08/17/2021. Tim left for his job. Wish him the best!

06/29/2021. Sami left for his job in Boston. Wish him the best!

06/23/2021. Sami successfully defended his Ph.D.

05/19/2021. Minghui won the George Bursa Award. Congratulations!.

03/03/2021. Dr. Cai received Outstanding Faculty Award.

01/04/2021. Congratulations to Peng Teng. Peng accepted the offer and will become a professor in the School of Pharmacy, Zhejiang University in Spring 2021.

11/04/2021. Lulu successfully defended her Ph.D.

10/10/2020. Dr. Cai received the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award. News

10/06/2020. Dr. Cai received the 2020 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award! News

8/7/2020. Dr. Cai was named "USF Preeminent Professor", the first one at USF.

8/1/2020. Dr. Cai became the member of National Academy of Inventors, USF Chapter

7/7/2020. Dr. Cai was elected as the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, FRSC.

4/17/2020. Congratulations to Chao Lu on becoming an Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy, Jinan University.

3/6/2020. Congratulations to Haifan. After postdoc with Prof. William Degrado at UCSF, Haifan accepted the offer and will become an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, Wichita State University in Fall 2020.

12/27/2019. Mi Zhou left for his job in Boston. Wish him the best!

11/12/2019. Sylvia Singh successfully defended her Ph.D.

09/26/2019. Mengmeng Zheng left for her job in Boston. Wish her the best!

09/24/2019. Dr. Cai received the third NIH RO1.

02/20/2019. Peng Teng left for his job in Wiscosin-Madision. Wish him the best!

12/10/2018. Fengyu left for his job in China. Wish him the best!

11/02/2018. Ma Su successfully defended her Ph.D.

10/22/2018. Dr. Cai receives the 2018 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award! News Pictures

10/01/2018. Fengyu successfully defended his Ph.D.

06/27/2018. Peju successfully defended her Ph.D.

04/20/2018. Dr. Cai received the notice for the promotion to full professor!

04/19/2018.Su won Barbara B. Martin Endowed Fellowship award. Congratulations!

03/26/2018. Sylvia was selected one of the winners of the 10th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium of USF. She and other winners will represent USF at the 5th Annual Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium in Tallahassee on April 20, 2018. Congratulations!

03/24/2018. Sylvia and Sami won the 2nd and the 3rd best poster in Castle Conference! Congratulations!

03/20/2018. Mussie successfully defended his M.S.!

11/21/2017. Alekhya successfully found a development scientist position in Intel. Big Congratulations!

11/15/2017. Alekhya successfully defended her Ph.D.

08/29/2017. Dr. Cai received the second NIH RO1.

08/01/2017. Dr. Cai received the second NSF.

04/20/2017. Peju won Barbara B. Martin Endowed Fellowship award. Congratulations!

11/16/2016. Alekhya was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student to attend "13th Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium" of Division of Polymer Chemistry at ACS National Meeting, San Francisco - April 2-6, 2017. Program. Congratulations!

08/5/2016.We welcome the visiting student Chao Lu.

08/5/2016. We welcome our new postdocs Dr. Mengmeng Zheng and Dr. Mi Zhou.

04/21/2016. Alekhya won the George Bursa award. Congratulations!

04/19/2016. Yaqiong successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation.

10/26/2015. Dr. Cai received the award plaque at the Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards Luncheon. Photos with President Dr. Judy Genshaft, Senior Vice President Dr. Paul R. Sanberg, and Senior Vice Provost Dr. Dwayne Smith. Pic1 Pic2

09/01/2015. We welcome our new postdoc. Dr. Peng Sang!

08/26/2015. Dr. Cai received an NIH R56 grant.

07/22/2015.Dr. Cai received 2015 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award!

07/1/2015. Dr. Cai received the first NIH RO1.

06/10/2015. Qiao successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

06/02/2015. Ge successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

05/20/2015. Dr. Cai received 2015 Biomatik Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, The Chinese-American Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professors Association (CAPA). Link

05/01/2015. Haifan left for the postdoc position in Prf. DeGrado's group at UCSF. Wish him the best!

02/24/2015. Frankie successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

02/08/2015. Yaogang left for his job in his hometown in China. Wish him the best!

02/06/2015. Haifan successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

02/06/2015. Yaogang successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

06/29/2014. Dr. Cai received the NSF CAREER Award.

08/01/2014. We welcome our new postdoc. Dr. Yan Shi!

05/16/2014. Yaogang and Shruti took positions in industry. Wish them the best!

04/24/2014. Yaqiong won the Theodore and Venette Askounes Ashford Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry. Congratulations!

03/24/2014. Shruti successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation.

11/24/2013. Shruti won the travel award in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry for the 247th National ACS Meeting in Dallas, TX. Congratulations!

07/25/2013. Youhong left our group and took a position at Peking University. Wish him the best!

04/01/2013. We welcome our new postdoc. Dr. Peng Teng!

04/26/2012. Haifan won the George Bursa award. Congratulations!

04/21/2011. Dr. Cai received ORAU's 2011 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. News.

04/01/2010. We welcome our new postdoc. Dr. Youhong Niu!