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Rajwana Jahan

Ph.D. Student
Chemistry & Biochemistry
 (414) 229-6573
 Chemistry Building 714

Expected Year of Graduation: 2017
Research Lab: Prof. James M. Cook
Major Area of Focus: Organic Chemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Medicinal Chemistry

Previously Attended

University of Dhaka, 2004-2009, B.Sc (Hon’s), Chemistry

Why I like Chemistry

Chemistry is everywhere ranging from the simplest to the most complex component of nature.

Why I chose the Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee

Well structured academic and research settings with a lots of opportunities to learn and explore.

Favorite things to do in Milwaukee

Summer Picnic

Research Goals

Design and synthesis of new asthma drugs targeting the GABAA receptors.

Poster Presentations

“Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Asthma by Targeting GABAA Receptors in the Lung” in 249th ACS National Meeting, Denver, Colorado, March 2015