Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
Research with Dr. Dennis Matlock
Research with Dr. Dennis Matlock involves several projects aimed at elucidating the mechanism of action of DNA helicase enzymes. Dr. Matlock's research has been funded by The Arkansas Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network ($17,090), The Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Arkansas INBRE) ($17,838). Dr Matlock's latest work was published in the journal Biochemistry. [Dennis L. Matlock, Laxmi Yeruva, Alicia K. Byrd, Samuel G. Mackintosh, Clint Langston, Carrie Brown, Craig E. Cameron, Christopher J. Fischer and Kevin D. Raney Biochemistry 2010, 49 (10), pp 2097–2109]
Research with Dr. Kevin Stewart
Students in Dr. Stewart's group have recently synthesized light emitting napthyl-substituted anthracenes. This ongoing synthetic effort involves extensive use of aryl coupling reactions. Interested students can talk with Dr. Stewart for more details.