Researchfest 2014

Senior Awards Dinner Researchfest

2012 Award Winners

Oral Presentations

Richard K. and Meryl M. Brown Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

  • Bo Yan (Vachet group), "Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Characterizing and Imaging of Nanoparticles in Biological Samples"

Dr. Paul Hatheway Terry Graduate Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Feng Wang (Thayumanavan group), "Multi-Stimuli Responsive Supramolecular Assemblies"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Sravan K. Surampudi (Venkataraman group), "Apical Functionalization of Chiral Bridged Triarylamines"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Xiaoning Li (Rotello group), "Colorimetric Sensing of Microbes Using Amplified Biosensors"

Poster Presentations

3M Award for Most Outstanding Poster

  • Austin Cyphersmith (Barnes Group), "title"

Gilead-Uche Anyanwu Memorial Award for Outstanding Poster

  • Andrea Delle Pella (Thayumanavan Group), "Donor-Acceptor Systems for Low Bandgap Sensitizers in All-Polymer Photovoltaics"

William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Posters

  • Amanda Hussey (Chambers Group), Development of an activity-dependent, photochemically released tool for the study of calcium-permeable AMPA receptors"
  • Gitanjeli Prasad (Schnarr Group), "Reative Heterocycles for Investigation of Polyketide Biosynthesis"
  • Jacob Harvey (Auerbach Group), "Hydrogen-Bond Clustering and Reorientation Dynamics in Imidazole Oligomers"
  • Alyssa Marsico (Vachet Group), "Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry Of and Off of Gold Nanoparticles"
  • Jeffrey Lucas (Lahti Group), "Simulating Aggregation and Folding Events Within Conjugated Polymers via Installation of Alkyl Defects"
  • Daniel Moyano (Rotello Group), "Hydrophobicity of nanoparticles dictates immune response in vitro and in vivo"
  • Krishnendu Saha (Rotello Group), "Nanoparticle surface structure regulates cellular uptake mechanisms"
  • Paul Homnick (Lahti Group), "Systematic Energy Level Tuning in Fluorenone-Based Chromophores"
  • Dana Algaier (Venkataraman Group), "Charge Transfer between Semiconductor Nanoparticles for OPVs"
  • Subinoy Rana (Rotello Group), "High-throughput screening of chemotherapeutic drug mechanisms"