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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


SPARC Recipients Awarded

The overall objective of the Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity, (SPARC) Graduate Research Grant is to provide support and to encourage outstanding students to pursue exciting research directions during their graduate career at the University of South Carolina.

The 2018-2019 SPARC Graduate Research Grant Recipients:

Leily Daneshian and advisor Professor Maksymilian Chruszcz received a SPARC Graduate Research Grant for their project entitled, "Intradiol Ring Cleavage Dioxygenases in Tetranychus urticae Zenobiotic Metabolism."

Shelby Dickerson and advisor Sheryl Wiskur received a SPARC Graduate Research Grant for their project entitled, "Tuning the Redox Properties of Silicon Phthalocyanines by Peripheral-Substitution for Organic Photocatalysis."

Fan Wang and advisor John Ferry received a SPARC Graduate Research Grant for their project entitled, "Polymerization in Place: Conversion of Mobile Contaminants to Fixed Polymers."