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Group photo (AY21-22 Spring). From left: Dr. M., Kirubel Mamo, Karina Bustos, Michael Stevens, Jeremy Pisor, Monty Ahmad, Isabella Garcia, Madison Williams, Lizzie Herren, Hailey Scharton.

We are organic chemistry research group in the Department of Chemistry at Fresno State. We aim to discover and develop new reactions for more efficient and sustainable synthesis of agrochemicals, medicines, and materials.

We are always looking for motivated undergraduate and post-baccalaureate student researchers. Learn more about research opportunities in our lab.

Recent News

2022-11-10 Kirubel Mamo wins an award for his presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Anaheim, CA. Way to go, Kirubel!

2022-11-01 Isabella Garcia 2022 Fellow of Research Training Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)Program. Congratulations!

2022-10-31 Warm welcome to new graduate students, Kiersten Friesen and Jason Datsko, and undergraduate students Gurmannat Chalotra and Franklin Gauthier-Parker.

2022-10-27 Kirubel Mamo makes his way to Puerto Rico to present our work on gold(I)-catalyzed synthesis of benzofurans at the meeting of Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

2022-10-21 Jeremy Pisor presented his thesis research to a room packed with spectators and observers. Then he successfully defended the work in front of the graudate faculty committee. Congratulations to Jeremy!

2022-08-02 Jasmine presents the results of ACS Project SEED research.

2022-06-01 Welcome to new students in the lab: Jorge and Jasmine (ACS SEED).

2022-05-20 Congratulations to Class off 2022: Madison, Lizzie, and Monty!

2022-04-01 Karina Bustos successfully defended her MS thesis. Congratulations to Karina!

2022-03-09 After long deliberations the group agreed on the location of 2022 edition of group photo.

2022-01-15 After long period of drought in recruiting, we’re welcoming new student researchers: Isabella, Kirubel, Hailey, and Michael.

2021-08-16 The University Committees and Leadership completed their 6-year long investigation and concluded that it is worth keeping Dr. Muchalski around and promote him to the rank of Associate Professor. Committee assignment soon followed.

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