Welcome to the web site of the Proulx research group. We are a research group at NC State University interested in topics at the interface of Chemistry and Biology. In particular, we focus on the design, synthesis, folding, & function of peptide mimics. Please browse our web site or contact Prof. Caroline Proulx for more information.
05/05/2020 Caroline receives the LeRoy and Elva Martin Award for Teaching Excellence.
04/28/2020 Congratulations to Quibria for being awarded the Osteryoung Award for Research.
04/23/2020 Preston is selected as the winner of the Senior Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Department of Chemistry. Congratulations on all your accomplishments, Preston!
04/23/2020 Adam and Briley both receive undergraduate research awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research.
04/01/2020 Preston receives an honorable mention from the NSF GRFP competition this year - congratulations!
12/03/2019 Congratulations to Hailey and Quibria on their recently accepted publication in J. Org. Chem., featured in a special issue on "Modern Peptide and Protein Chemistry".
10/21/2019 Preston represents the group at SERMACS this year, held in Savannah, GA.
10/18/2019 Maxwell Bowles officially joins the Proulx lab as a first year graduate student - welcome!
09/26/2019 Caroline presents the group's work at the Boulder Peptide Symposium!
08/29/2019 Our latest paper on ketoxime peptide ligation is published in Chemical Science. Congratulations to Quibria and Hailey!
08/06-08/09 Caroline participates in the first Organic Syntheses Inc. Sponsored Workshop on Organic Synthesis for Young Investigators
08/01/2019 Preston, Brandon, and Kea, present at the 18th NC State University Annual Summer Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. Congratulations for a very productive summer!
06/22-06/28 The group travels to the American Peptide Symposium in Monterey, CA. Caroline gave a talk, while Quibria, Evan, Carolynn, and Hailey all presented posters.
06/17/2019 The group welcomes ACS project SEED student Sophia Cornish.
05/28/2019 The group welcomes Brandon Lowe, who joins us from Saint Vincent College as an REU student.
04/21/2019 Congratulations to Michael, Evan, and Preston for their publication in Molecules! Their work is part of a special issue on Advances in Peptide and Peptidomimetic Design Inspiring Basic Science and Drug Discovery: A Themed Issue Honoring Professor Victor J. Hruby on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday.
04/29/2019 Congratulations to Evan Willis for receiving the Miles F. Anderson Award for Teaching!
04/09/2019 Caroline gives an invited talk at Seton Hall University - thanks to Dr. David Sabatino for the great day and the invitation!
03/31-04/04 Caroline and Quibria present at the ACS conference in Orlando, FL.
03/23/2019 Congratulations to Quibria Guthrie for being awarded yet another travel award to attend the 26th American Peptide Symposium in Monterey, CA, on June 22-27, 2019. The group is looking forward to attending the APS this summer!
12/06/2018 Congratulations to Quibria Guthrie for being awarded an ACS Women Chemists Committee Travel Award, sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company, to attend the 258th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Fl!
10/23/2018 The group welcomes first-year graduate students Carolynn Davern and Hailey Young!
09/12/2018 Congratulations to Quibria Guthrie for passing her preliminary doctoral exam!
08/16/2018 Congratulations to Quibria Guthrie for being awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship for the Spring 2019 semester. Well done!
08/10/2018 Congratulations to Michael McMechen for passing his M.Sc. defense!
08/03/2018 Check out our SYNFORM article, highlighting our recent paper in Organic Letters.
05/30/2018 Welcome to Jazmine Lumpan, who is joining our group for the summer from St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, as part of the Chemistry REU program.
04/25/2018 Our first paper "Oxime Ligation via in situ Oxidation of N-Phenylglycinyl Peptides" is published in Organic Letters. Congratulations to Quibria!
03/12/2018 Congratulations to Tyler, who received the Comins award at the annual Department of Chemistry poster session. Well done!
02/11/2018 Caroline presents a poster of the group's work at the Chemistry and Biology of Peptides GRC in Ventura, CA.
01/08/2018 Welcome back to Evan Willis, who has decided to come back to the Proulx lab as a graduate student!
08/14/2017 Welcome to Preston Gourville, an undergraduate student at NC State who has just joined our lab.
06/12/2017 Take a look at the Accounts of Chemical Research article on "Azapeptide Synthesis Methods for Expanding Side- Chain Diversity for Biomedical Applications", featuring some of my graduate work with Prof. William D. Lubell. It is part of a special issue on the Chemical Biology of Peptides.
05/29/2017 Welcome to Carolynn Davern! Carolynn is an REU student from NC Wesleyan College. Her summer internship will include both an experimental component in our lab, as well as a computational component supervised by Dr. Elena Jakubikova and Dr. Elon Ison.
05/13/2017 Congratulations to Evan Willis, who graduated yesterday - well done! Evan will be spending the summer working at the mass spectrometry facility (MSF) and continuing to work in the Proulx lab part time.
10/31/2016 Check out Caroline's latest (and last!) publication from Berkeley lab, featured as the ACS Editors' Choice in Langmuir.
10/27/2016 Welcome to first-year graduate students Quibria Guthrie, Michael McMechen, and W. Tyler Price, and to
undergraduate students Evan Willis and Tanner Roseborough.
09/09/2016 College of Sciences News: "Meet the New Sciences Faculty"
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