Chemistry

Summer Research 2014

Presentation form the Undergraduate Research Fellows and Associates in Chemistry

Emily Black, '17 is a rising sophomore.
"Studies of Protein Dynamics with All-Atom and Course-Grained Potentials"
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor David L. Beveridge
Annee Barrett, '17, is a rising sophomore.
"The Use of the "Interrupted" Feist-Benary Reaction in the Synthesis of (-)-Rocaglamide."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Michael A. Calter
Yael Davidov, '16, is a rising junior. 
"Preassociation in the Transesterification of Ethyl 2-(1,1'-biphenyl-4'-[2-(dimethylamino)ethoxy]-4-oxy) Acetate and other Biphenyl Esters."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Michael A. Calter
Rohan Vaze, '15, is a rising senior.
"Optimization of an Organocatalytic, Asymmetric, Interrupted Feist-Benary Reaction using α-halo vicinal diketones."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Michael A. Calter
Emily Garvin, '15, is a rising senior.
"Electrolytic Deacylation-alkoxylation of 1,1-Diphenylacetone in the Presence of a Nucleophile."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Albert J. Fry 
Haley Keyko, '16. is a rising junior. 
"Solar-Powered Electrochemical Deacylation-Alkoxylation."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Albert J. Fry
Filmon Tekeste, '15, is a rising senior.
"Electrochemical Oxidation of alpha-Phenyl Aldehydes with 2-Phenylethanol."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Albert J. Fry
Elaine Tsui, '15, rising senior.
"Cathodic Cleavage of 1,1-Diphenyl Ketones."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Albert J. Fry
Alexander Goldberg, '15, is a rising senior.
"The development of further discrete COFs and the study of their assemblies."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Brian H. Northrop
Dara Lorn, '15, is a rising senior.
"Progress to biofunctionalized Rotaxanes."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Brian H. Northrop
Raghavendra (Rohit) Murthy, '16, is a rising junior. 
"Maleimide Functionalized Viologen Guest for Mechanically Linked Polymers."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Brian H. Northrop
Charles Seifer, '15, is a rising senior. 
"Development and application of rotaxane stoppers."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Brian H. Northrop
Eric Arsenault, '17, is a rising sophomore.
"Rotational Spectra and Sturctures for Two Halogenated Cyclic Alkenes, CnF(2n-2); n=5,6"
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Stewart E. Novick
Derek Frank, '15, is a rising senior.
"The Position of Deuterium in the DOH-N2O Complex - A Microwave Study."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Stewart E. Novick
Jesse Mangiardi, '15, is a rising senior.
"Zero-Point Energies from Extended Huckel Bond Orders."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor George A. Petersson
Lexie Malico, '16, is a rising junior.
"Structure-Activity Relationship Analysis of Hydroxamic Acid Derivatives as Serine beta-lactamase Inhibitors."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Rex F. Pratt
Angela Yoo, '15, is a rising senior. 
"Synthesis and Efficacy of Non-beta Lactams as beta-Lactamase Inhibitors."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Rex F. Pratt
Erin Cohn, '15, is a rising senior. 
"Characterization of DesB, An Extradiol Dioxygenase Enzyme Involved in Lignin Degradation."
Summer Research Fellow - Mentor: Professor Erika A. Taylor
Hanseol Song, '15, is a rising senior.
"Synthesis of 6,6'-dideoxy-6,6'-difluorotrehalose."
Summer Research Follow - Mentor: Professor Erika A. Taylor
Paul Brauchle, '17, is a rising sophomore.
"Synthesis and Characterization of a Cobalt(III) Complex of H4DOTA."
Summer Research Follow - Mentor: Professor T. David Westmoreland
Inha Cho, '15 is a rising senior.
"Disaccharide Biopreservation via Molecular Dynamics."
Summer Research Follow - Mentor: Professors Erika A. Taylor and Christina Othon
Wilson Fong, '15 is a rising senior.
"Smart Materials Made From Mechanically-Linked Star Polymers."
Summer Research Follow - Mentor: Professors Brian H. Northrop and Francis Starr