Department of Chemistry Graduate Student Services News

January 11, 2017

Final Examination – Dissertation Defense

julian_dryboxCongratulations to Julian Rees, who defended his Ph.D. work “Insight into Biological Small-Molecule Activation from Enzymes, Model Complexes, and X-ray Spectroscopy” on June 1st, 2016.  Julian was a graduate student with Professor Julie Kovacs for the past five years, and he spent the 2014-2015 academic year at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion as a DAAD graduate scholar with Prof. Dr. Serena DeBeer.  Julian is starting a postdoctoral fellowship with Rebecca Abergel, in the BioActinide chemistry group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He will be developing new antibody-actinide conjugates for radioimmunotherapy and imaging applications.