Chemistry Department

 
Poster Session Poster Session
   

Poster Session

     Fall 2013

Students representing Chemistry and Biochemistry

Ramzy BurnsRamsy Burns
Identification of the SOD1 D90A Mutation in Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis by Whole Exome Analysis
Mentor: Dr. Glenn Gerhard
Funded By: Penn State Hershey




Alexa Carolla  Alexa Carollo
  Investigating the Photodissociation of Hydroxocobalamin
  Using
  Steady State and Time Resolved UV-Visible Spectroscopy
  Mentor: Dr. Roseanne Sension, University of Michigan
  Funded By: National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates


James CusterJimmy Custer
Frictional Properties of Graphene on a Functionalized Rough Surface Mentor: Jessica Spear, Dr. James Batteas, Texas A&M University Funded By: National Science Foundation




Evan Gassaway  Evan Gassaway
  Lincomycin Biosynthesis: Identifying and Characterizing the
  enzymatic product of LmbX
  Mentor: Dr. Keri Colabroy
  Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative
  Research


Rebecca GoldenRebecca Golden
The Effects of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) on Human Neuroblastoma SY5Y-TrkA Cells Cultured in Rotary Bioreactors
Mentor: Robert Redden, Dr. Garrett Brodeur, and Dr. Edward Doolin
Funded By: CHOP Summer research program



Cyrus Kuschner  Cyrus Kuschner
  Uncovering GCN5's pathway of epigenetic control in
  Arabidopsis thaliana
  Mentor: Dr. Amy Hark
  Funded By: Summer Research Grant from the Dean of
  Academic Life

Dominic LapadulaDominic Lapadula
Identifying Potential Upstream Regulators of nhr-67 in Caenorhabditis elegans
Mentor: Dr. Bruce Wightman
Funded By: Summer Research Grant from the Dean of Academic Life


Kelsey Molchany, Alyssa Schell & Chelsea Young  Kelcie Molchany, Alyssa Schell and Chelsea Young
  Synthesis and Study of Peptoid-NSAID Conjugates with
  Enhanced Membrane Penetrability
  Mentor: Dr. Sherri Young
  Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative
  Research



Katerina Pham (with Sarah Richardson)
Katerina Pham Screening Lehigh Valley Area Ticks for Infection Disease Agents
Mentor: Dr. Marten Edwards
Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative Research




Hudson Roth  Hudson Roth

  Attempted synthesis of a fluorescent lead (II) trapping
  coumarocryptand
  Mentor: Dr. Marsha Baar
  Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative
  Research


Max SafranMax Safron
Synthesis of Polyynes by Laser Ablation of Graphite in Solution
Mentor: Dr. Bruce Anderson
Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative Research



Zachary Shuler  Zachary Shuler
  The Role of nhr-67 and glb-12 in the Development of    
  C.elegans Uterus
  Mentor: Dr. Bruce Wightman
  Funded By: Dr. Jim Vaughan Award for Summer Study in
  Biology

Ian SmithIan Smith
Defining a Kinetic Mechanism for S. lincolnensis L-DOPA 2,3 dioxygenase
Mentor: Dr. Keri Colabroy
Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Student Research Projects


Michael Weber  Michael Weber
  Designing and Optimizing a Multi-Step Synthesis for the
  Undergraduate Organic Lab
  Mentor: Dr. Marsha Baar
  Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative
  Research


Zachary ZimmermanZachary Zimmerman
Attempts at Purifying SUMOylated S. linconenesis LmbX
Mentor: Dr. Keri Colabroy
Funded By: Provost's Grant for Faculty-Student Collaborative Research