Sharma Lab members did extremely well this year in the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department and their talents and handwork were awarded at this years Departmental Banquet. Congratulations to the following: Caroline (Freshmen Chemistry Award), Bilal (Dick Vander Helm Scholarship), Steven (Michael P. Abraham Teaching Award), and Arianne (Ronald E. Lehr Scholarship)
Congratulations to Sean and Covenant for becoming McNair Scholars at the University of Oklahoma.
Congratulations to our newest undergraduates, Covenant and Taylor for receiving the NSF-LSAMP undergraduate fellowship.
Congratulations to Dr. Sharma for receiving the OCAST Health Award that will fund research in the Sharma Lab!
The Sharma Lab hosted a chemistry summer academy entitled "Chemistry in Everyday Life" through the OU Summer Horizons program. This was a great experience and a tremendous amount of fun! We cannot wait to host it again next summer.
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HUGE Congratulations to Tekenari Tienabeso for being selected to receive an ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for the Summer of 2016!
Congratulations to undergraduate lab member, Hank Unterschuetz for receiving the OK NSF REU EPSCoR Fellowship for the Summer of 2016
Congratulations to undergraduate lab member Sean Abbott for receiving the SURP Fellowship in the Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Nick Massaro and Dr. Sharma's paper in collaboration with Professor Lakshmi Devi at Mount Sinai, New York, "Collybolide is a Novel Biased Agonist of kappa-Opioid Receptors with Potent Antipruritic Activity" was accepted for publication into PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States). Congratulations!
Congratulations to Tekenari Tienabeso and Hank Unterschuetz for receiving the OU Honor's College Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program fellowship!
Congratulations to Arianne and Kiran for their publication in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry!
Congratulations to Arianne and Kiran for their publication being chosen as the Cover Picture Article for the European Journal of Organic Chemistry
Congratulations to Steven Schlitzer for receiving the Provost's Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for Fall Semester 2015
The Sharma Lab welcomes two new graduate students, Steven Schlitzer and Eric Gardner
Congratulations to Arianne Hunter for receiving the OU Graduate College Robberson Research Fellowship
Congratualtions to undergraduate lab member Tekenari Tienabeso for receiving the NSF-LSAMP undergraduate fellowship.
Congratulations Sean Abbott for being funded as a part-time undergraduate researcher in the Sharma Lab under the Honor's Research Assistant Program from the OU Honor's College.
Congratulations to Arianne Hunter for receiving standout poster presentation at the 2015 NOBCChE Conference.
Congratulations to Nick Massaro for receiving the Michael R. Abraham Teaching Assistant Award.
Sean Abbott received a fellowship from OU Honor's College under the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Congratulations!
Congratulations to Arianne Hunter for being selected as a 2016 SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Fellow with placement at the Defense Forensic Science Center