› News

6/24/16 - Congratulations to Professor Mindy Levine on her promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure!

6/24/16 - The Levine group is excited to be the recipients of a grant from the Rhode Island Research Alliance to study pesticide detection in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Mallon of Calista Therapeutics.

6/24/16 - Congratulations to group member Dana DiScenza on her recently accepted publication in the journal CLEAN- Air, Water, Soil.

6/24/16 - Congratulations to group member Daniel Jones and recent graduate William Talbert on their recently accepted publication in the New Journal of Chemistry.

6/24/16 - The Levine group is excited to be the recipients of supplemental funding from the National Science Foundation to fund Dr. Ingrid Suzy Tamgho to study an expanded scope of work from our original CAREER proposal.

5/4/16 - We are excited to participate in the NSF EPSCOR and NIH INBRE summer research programs and look forward to welcoming our undergraduate students this month.

5/4/16 - Congratulations to group member Dana DiScenza who received an NSF-EPSCOR graduate summer fellowship to conduct research.

5/4/16 - Congratulations to group member John Roque who received a departmental award for excellence in Organic Chemistry.

5/4/16 - Congratulations to group member Lauren Gareau who received a departmental award for excellence in Environmental Chemistry.

5/4/16 - Congratulations to group member Dana DiScenza on wining the departmental award for an outstanding 2nd year graduate student.

5/4/16 - Congratulations to group member Sauradip Chaudhuri who was accepted to the Organic Chemistry Division Graduate Research Symposium, which will take place this summer in Bryn Mawr, PA. Sauradip will present a poster on his cyclodextrin chemistry at this meeting.

3/23/16 - Congratulations to group member Molly Verderame on receiving an Eli Lilly Travel Award from the Women Chemists Committee. Molly will use this award to present her research during the national ACS meeting in Philadelphia.

3/1/16 - The Levine group is going to ACS San Diego! Come see PI Mindy Levine talk about her experiences as a parent, wife, and assistant professor during the Women Chemists Committee Rising Star Award Symposium.

3/1/16 - Congratulations to group member Sauradip Chaudhuri on his recently accepted publication in the journal Synthetic Communications.

3/1/16 - Levine group undergraduate students are going to grad school! Congratulations to Lindsey Prignano on accepting an offer for grad school at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and to John Roque for accepting a graduate school offer at UNC Greensboro.

1/13/16 - Congratulations to group member Molly Verderame on receiving a grant through the URI Undergraduate Research Initiative.

1/4/16 - Welcome to new group member Reid Yocum

1/4/16 - Congratulations to group member Dana DiScenza on her recently accepted publication in the journal Supramolecular Chemistry!

12/15/15 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on accepting a new position as a Physical Scientist in the Department of Energy; Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Nicole will be starting this position in January 2016.

12/3/15 - Congratulations to group member William Talbert on successfully defending his Master's thesis.

11/15/15 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on her recently accepted publication in the Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry!

11/15/15 - Congratulations to group member Dana DiScenza on her recently accepted publication in the New Journal of Chemistry!

10/15/15 - Congratulations to Professor Mindy Levine on recent selection as a 2016 Women Chemists Committee Rising star!

10/15/15 - Congratulations to group members Nicole Serio, John Roque, and Andy Badwal on their recently accepted paper in Analyst.

10/15/15 - Congratulations to group members Nicole Serio, William Talbert, Sauradip Chaudhuri, and Bhasker Radaram on their recently accepted paper in the Journal of Chemical Education.

9/1/15 - Welcome to new graduate students Ben Smith and Reid Yocum.

8/20/15 - The Levine group recently went to the ACS Meeting in Boston! We presented research in the Environmental, Organic, Polymer, and Chemical Education Divisions.

7/13/15 - Congratulations to former group member Bhasker Radaram on his recently accepted paper in the Chemistry a European Journal.

7/10/15 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on defending her PhD Thesis.

7/4/15 - Welcome to our high school summer students! We are so glad you are joining us and grateful for funding from the National Science Foundation for their support of this program.

7/4/15 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on her recently accepted paper in the Chemical Communications.

6/4/15 - Welcome to new group member Dr. Ingrid-Suzy Tamgho. Dr. Tamgho joined us from the University of Akron, where she recently received her PhD with Dr. Christopher Ziegler.

04/13/15 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on her recently accepted paper in the Marine Pollution Bulletin.

04/02/15 - Congratulations to group member Bhasker Radaram on defending his PhD Thesis.

03/19/15 - Congratulations to group member Bhasker Radaram on his recently accepted paper in the Chemical Communications.

02/02/15 - We are thrilled to be recipients of an NSF CAREER Award from the Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry Division of the NSF. We will use this funding to study fundamental interactions in non-covalent cyclodextrin complexes.

02/02/15 - Congratulations to group member Sauradip Chaudhuri and alumni Tyler Phelan on their recently accepted paper to Tetrahedron Letters.

01/15/15 - We are running Chemistry Camp for Girls Year 3! Please check the main chemistry department website for links on how to apply.

10/17/14 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on her recently accepted paper in the Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry.

08/25/14 - Welcome to new Graduate Student Daniel Jones to the Levine Research Group.

08/15/14 - The Levine group traveled to San Francisco in August 2014 for the 248th ACS National Meeting.

07/15/14 - Welcome to new Graduate Student Dana DiScenza to the Levine Research Group.

07/15/14 - Congratulations to group member Nicole Serio on receiving a Graduate Women in Science Travel Award.

Nicole will use this award to present her research at the 2015 Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference in Houston, Texas.

07/07/14 - Congratulations to group member Lindsey Prignano on receiving a Division of Organic Chemistry Travel Award.

Lindsey will use this award to present her research at the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco in August, 2014.

06/30/14 - Congratulations to group member Bhasker Radaram on his recently accepted paper to Tetrahedron Letters.

05/14/14 - Congratulations to Group PI Professor Mindy Levine for receiving the University of Rhode Island Early Career Research Excellence Award in the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Engineering.

05/10/14 - Congratulations to group members Nicole Serio Lindsey Prignano and Sean Peters on their accepted paper in Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds.

05/01/14 - We recently ran Chemistry Camp for Girls Year 2 and received great publicity. Check out one of the news stories here.

05/01/14 - Levine group members Will Talbert Lauren Gaureau and Tyler Phelan recently attended the Northeast Student Chemistry Research Conference at Boston University.

05/01/14 - Congratulations to Nicole Serio on receiving a Bruno Vittimberga Organic Chemistry Research Award.

05/01/14 - We recently received funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to use energy transfer for medical diagnostics.

05/03/14 - Congratulations to group members Lindsey Prignano and Chitapom Chanthalyma on receiving an undergraduate research grant.

03/04/14 - We recently received funding from the National Cancer Institute to study carcinogen detection in complex environments.

12/10/13 - Congratulations to Group PI Professor Mindy Levine for receiving the Thieme Chemistry Journal Award for the year of 2014.

11/04/13 - Congratulations to Nicole Serio Lindsey Prignano Chitapom Chanthalyma on their accepted paper in the Applied Materials & Interfaces.

10/10/13 - Congratulations to Nicole Serio Lindsey Prignano Chitapom Chanthalyma on their accepted paper in the Supramolecular Chemistry.

10/04/13 - Congratulations to Bhasker Radaram on his accepted paper in the Dalton Transactions.

09/04/13 - Welcome to new member Josh m to the Levine Research Group.

08/07/13 - Congratulations to group alumnae Justin Gharavi and group member Patrick Marks on their accepted paper in the Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters.

08/01/13 - Congratulations to Bhasker Radaram on his accepted paper in the Chemical Communications.

06/13/13 - Congratulations to group alumnae Teresa Mako on her accepted paper in the Journal of Chemical Education.

06/09/13 - Congratulations to Patrick Marks and group alumnae Sage Cohen on their recently accepted paper in the Journal of Polymer Science A Polymer Chemistry.

5/5/2013 - Congratulations to our graduating group members: Teresa Mako, Andrea Masse, Patrick Marks, and Justin Gharavi. Teresa will be attending graduate school at Boston College.

5/1/2013 - Congratulations to Nicole Serio and Kayla Miller on their recently published paper in Chemical Communications.[ Publication ].

4/30/2013 - Congratulations to Teresa Mako on receiving a URI Foundation Undergraduate Research Excellence Award.

4/29/2013 - Congratulation to Bhasker Radaram on receiving a Bruno Vittimberga Organic Chemistry Research Award.

4/29/2013 - Congratulations to Teresa Mako on receiving a Chemistry Department Research Excellence Award.

4/15/2013-4/19/2013 - We recently ran Chemistry Camp 2013! It was a great success. See some of the publicity as Pdf [ Click Here ] and [ Click Here to sign up].

4/7/2013-4/10/2013 - The Levine group was in New Orleans for the 245th ACS National Meeting. Congratulations to Sauradip Chaudhuri on receiving a Division of Organic Chemistry Travel Grant for the trip, and to presenters Bhasker Radaram, Nicole Serio, and Sauradip Chaudhuri.

› Awards

4/29/2014 - Nicole Serio, Bruno Vittimberga Organic Chemistry Research Award.

4/30/2013 - Teresa Mako, URI Foundation Undergradaute Research Excellence Award.

4/29/2013 - Bhasker Radaram, Bruno Vittimberga Organic Chemistry Research Award.

4/29/2013 - Teresa Mako, Chemistry Department Research Excellence Award.

4/7/2013 - Sauradip Chaudhuri, Division of Organic Chemistry Travel Grant.

› Activities

We are particularly interested in encouraging under-represented groups to become more involved in chemistry. We have made significant efforts through the following initiatives:

ACS Project SEED

GRRL Tech Collective