Chen Lab

Senior Awards Dinner

2006 Award Winners

Oral Presentations

William E. McEwen Fellowship

  • Annie Marcelino (Gierasch group), "Local and Global Sequence Information in a Beta-Clam Protein"

William E. McEwen Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Student

  • Gang Han (Rotello/Martin groups), "DNA/Drug Delivery by Means of Multifunctional Gold Nanoparticle"

Procter & Gamble Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Student

  • A. Basak Kayitmazer (Dubin group), "Polyelectrolyte-Protein Coacervaties: Mesophase Separation in Biomimetric Electrostatic Self-assembly Systems"

Rohm & Haas Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Student

  • Serkan Yurt (DV group), "Well-Defined Heterojunctions for Photovaltaic Applications"

Poster Presentations

Peter C. Uden Outstanding Poster Award Sponsored by Proctor & Gamble

  • Meghan Germain (Knapp group), "A Marcus Theory Analysis of the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Properties of the Zn(salophen) Family"

C. Peter Lillya Outstanding Poster Award Sponsored by Rohm & Haas

  • Kelly Ryan (Maroney group), "Nickel Superoxide Dismutase: Effects on Structure and Function in First-Sphere Mutations"

George R. Richason Outstanding Poster Award Sponsored by Rohm & Haas

  • Ruthanne Hassey (Barnes group), "Fluorescence Detected Circular Dichroism and Circularly-Polarized Luminescence of a Single Molecule"

Marvin Rausch Outstanding Poster Award Sponsored by Fisher Scientific

  • Mrinmoy De (Rotello group), "Biomimetic Interaction of Alpha-Chymotrypsin with Amino Acid-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles"

Honorable Mentions

  • Priyanka Dobriyal (Russell group), "Wetting Transition in Cylindrical Alumina Nanopores with Polymer Melts"
  • Michael Odoi (Barnes group), Time-Tagged Time-Resolved (TTTR) Single Photon Counting and Size Correlated Studies of Single Quantum Dot/Conjugated Organic Composite Nanostructures"