Researchfest 2014

Senior Awards Dinner Researchfest

2013 Award Winners

Oral Presentations

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

  • Joelle Labastide (Barnes Group), "Optical Probes of the Molecular-Scale Structure of Organic Photovoltaic Materials: Investigating the Origins of Semiconducting Polymer Efficiency Limits Using Single Nanostructure Spectroscopies"

Dr. Paul Hatheway Terry Graduate Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Daniel Moyano-Marino (Rotello Group), "Modulating the Response of the Immune System by the Surface Engineering of Gold Nanoparticles"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • Paul Homnick (Lahti Group), "Molecular Engineering of New Organic Electronic Materials for High-Performance Photovoltaic Devices"

Marvin D. Rausch Scholarship Award for Outstanding Presentation

  • John Hangasky (Knapp Group), "Cellular O2 Sensing: Controlled O2 Activation and Reactivity by FIH"

Poster Presentations

3M Award for Most Outstanding Poster

  • Kevin Dagbay (Hardy Group), "Splicing, Prodomain, and Intersubunit Linker Impact Caspase-6 Function and Stability"

William E. McEwen Fellowship Award for Outstanding Posters

  • Ambata Poe (Thayumanavan Group), "Small Molecule BODIPY Dyes as Acceptors in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics"
  • Jeffrey Lucas (Lahti Group), "Carpender's Rule Polymers: Simulating Folding Events Within Conjugated Polymers via Alkyl-Flexor Installation"
  • Stephen McCarron (Chambers Group), "A Modular Kit for Traceless Labeling of Endogenous Receptors"
  • Scott Eron (Hardy Group), "Allosteric Control by Phosphorylation of the Apoptotic Caspases"
  • Ryan Landis (Rotello Group), "Solvatochromic Probe Detecting Hydrogen Bond Donating Solvents"
  • Cornelius Taabazuing (Knapp Group), "The Gas Binding Pocket of FIH"
  • Bay Serrano (Hardy Group), "Exploring Diverse Mechanisms of Regulating Caspase-9 by Phosphorylation"
  • Kevin Dagbay (Hardy Group), "Splicing, Prodomain, and Intersubunit Linker Impact Caspase-6 Function and Stability"
  • Krishnendu Saha (Rotello Group), "The Interplay of Monolayer Hydrophobicity and Protein Corona on the Hemolytic Properties of Nanoparticle"

 

 

 
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