Department of Chemistry

An Interactive Education

In the Department of Chemistry at Michigan Tech, we pride ourselves on the top-notch education and valuable guidance we offer to students seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. We believe that chemistry is a hands-on science best taught through personal interaction and lab experiences that are both practical and relevant.

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Shiyue Fang

Shiyue Fang

Postdoctoral, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Contact

906-487-2023
shifang@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemistry

Our research interests are in the area of organic synthesis, which include the synthesis of natural and unnatural useful molecules and development of synthetic methodologies. Recently, we have developed a new class of chiral ligands based on two common ferrocenyl motifs. These ligands are expected to be useful in

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Pushpalatha Murthy

Pushpalatha Murthy

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Contact

906-487-2094
ppmurthy@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemistry

It is well-established that in animal cells phosphoinositides play a central role in signal transduction by undergoing signal-stimulated hydrolysis to generate second messengers. However, the biochemical aspects of phosphoinositides in plant cells is not well-understood. Dr. Murthy's research group is investigating the structure, metabolism and biological role of phosphoinositides

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Martin Thompson

Martin Thompson

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Contact

906-487-3522
thompson@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Our multi-disciplinary research program aims to understand the molecular architecture and recognition features of the early events in transcription initiation, and to use these insights to develop inhibitors of transcriptional assembly. A growing number of studies are finding diverse and essential roles for molecular recognition events in mediating information

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