Arianne is awarded Oklahoma NextGen Under 30 Award
Nov. 2018

Congratulations to Arianne for winning the prestigious Oklahoma 30 under 30 award honoring innovative, creative, and inspiring Oklahomans Under 30

Nick, Joe, and Aayushi’s paper is published in Org. Lett.
Nov. 2018

Congratulations to Nick, Joe, and Aayushi for the hardwork they put into publishing “Stereoselective Synthesis of Diverse Lactones through a Cascade Reaction of Rhodium Carbenoids with Ketoacids” in Organic Letters!

Aayushi and Anae passed their Preliminary Candidacy Exams!
Fall 2018

Aayushi (in October) and Anae (in November) passed their Preliminary Candidacy exams and are each a single step closer to becoming Ph.D. Candidates!

Steven passed his Organic Division Literature Colloquium
October 2018

Steven completed 1 of 2 Organic Division requirements in passing his Literature Colloquium with flying colors! He presented at talk entitled “Studies Toward the Synthesis of Salvinorin A”

Dr. Sharma is awarded OU-COBRE from NIH-NIGMS
August 2018

The Sharma Laboratory was awarded an NIH COBRE Grant for their collaborative work in drug design with Dr. Yihan Shao (computational chemistry) at OU and Dr. Jialing Lin (biochemistry) at OUHSC.

Arianne attended the Natural Products Gordon Research Conference and Symposium
July 2018

Arianne was awarded a Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship from the Gordon Research Conferences to attend the 2018 Natural Products and Bioactive Compounds Gordon Research Conference and Graduate Student Symposium in Andover, NH

Nick attended the DOC Graduate Research Symposium
July 2018

Nick was awarded the opportunity to attend the Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium in Bloomington, IN.

Dr. Sharma attended the Heterocycles and Organic Reactions Gordon Research Conferences
June–July 2018

Dr. Sharma made two trips to the beautiful east coast to attend the prestigious Heterocycles and Organic Reactions Gordon Research Conferences. If you chatted with him at the conference and that brought you to our webpage, welcome!

Sharma Lab Undergraduates Are Winning So Many Awards!
Spring 2018

Congratulations to Sabrina Ton for being awarded the American Society of Pharmacognosy Summer Research Fellowship. Also congratulations to Ibikari, Sabrina, and Monica for being awarded UROP Grants from the Honors College at OU!

Arianne is awarded Top Departmental Award in Chemistry/Biochemistry at OU
May 2018

Congratulations to Arianne for being awarded the $1,500 Sherril D. Christian Scholarship from the University of Oklahoma Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She was given this award on the basis of outstanding performance in research

Joe is officially a Ph.D. Candidate!
February 2018

Congratulations to Joe Stevens who passed his Ph.D. Candidacy exam with flying colors.  The Sharma Lab is excited to have a new Ph.D. Candidate in the laboratory to contribute to our research projects!

Arianne and Nick pass their Organic Division Research Colloquia
Spring 2018

Congratulations to Arianne (February 2018) and Nick (April 2018) for passing the final divisional requirement in presenting their Ph.D. research to the organic division. Now a Ph.D. defense and dissertation are the only things between them and a Doctoral Degree!