2019 Poster Titles

Darragh Adelaide, Mei He (Mentor) and SuiChing Phung (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Petroleum Engineering
University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Dublin City University, Dublin Ireland
Chemical Additive-Enabled High-Efficiency Electroporation of Exosomes
for Regulating Cellular Communication


Micah L. Anderson, James Blakemore (Mentor), Julie Hopkins & Wade Henke (In-Lab Mentors)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Jackson State University, Jackson MS
Examination of the Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Properties of a NovelRuthenium
Complex BearingRedox-Active 9,9′-Dimethyldiazafluorene Ligands


Anton Barybin, Sue Lunte (Mentor) and Galina Bulgakova (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Development of a Separation-Based Sensor for Monitoring Neurotransmitters


Phasin Gonzalez, Steven Soper (Mentor) and Ian Freed (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Stetson University, Deland FL
The Microfluidic Affinity Selection and Electrical Detection of Circulating Tumor
Cells in Blood Samples from Metastatic Cancer Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trials


Lauren Feden, Misha Barybin (Mentor) & Jason Applegate (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Hastings College, Hastings NE
Design of a Linear 6,6’- Biazulenic Π-Linker Terminated with Mercapto Junctions


Ashley Grande, David Weis (Mentor) and Michael Wrigley (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Permanently Labeled Mimic of A Deuterated Protein


Dylan Hendricks, Carey Johnson (Mentor) and Shelia Bailey (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Northwestern College, Orange City IA
Investigating the Dynamics of Nitric Oxide Synthase (Nos) by Single-Molecule
Fluorescence Microscopy


Logan Hessefort, Tim Jackson (Mentor) and Abraham Opalade (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS & University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg MO
Second-Shell Hydrogen Bonding’s Impact on Hat Reactions of Mn(Iii)-Hydroxo Complexes


Christian Hunt, Cindy Berrie (Mentor) and Sasanka Ulapane (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Southern Nazarene University, Bethany OK
Metal-Assisted Etching for Nanoscale Lithography


Khayla Joseph, Kristin Bowman-James (Mentor) & Sandeep Kaur (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry  - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Tabor College, Hillsboro KS
Caging Ion-Pair


Patrick Landry, Ward Thompson (Mentor) and Ankita Katiyar (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Louisiana Tech University, Ruston LA
Effect of Guest Molecules on the Hydrogen Bonding of Water to Resorcin[4]Arene
in Supramolecular Assemblies


Delaney Lynam, Marco Caricato (Mentor) and Amy Jystad (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Northwest Missouri State, Maryville MO
Quantum Chemistry Simulations of Rhodium (Iii) Catalysts for Hydrogen Production


Tara McQuillan, Jon Tunge (Mentor) and Mary Maliszewski (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth KS
Dienylation Of Alpha-Aryl Malonates with Diels-Alder Applications


Samantha Negron, Sue Lunte (Mentor) and Galina Bulgakova (In-Lab Mentor)   
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and California State University, San Marcos CA
Development of a Chiral Separation of Amino Acid Neurotransmitters by
Capillary Electrophoresis


Eleda Plouch, Paul Hanson (Mentor) and Viena Thomas (In-Lab Mentor)   
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS and Hope College, Holland MI
Sulfonyl Linchpins:  A Building Block for Electrophilic Probes


Alexa Snyder, Carey Johnson (Mentor) and Shelia Bailey (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS & Augustana University, Sioux Fall SD
Analyzing Nitric Oxide Synthase by Time-Resolved Fluorescence Decay


Jonah Stiel, James Blakemore (Mentor) and Wade Henke (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Examining the Effect of Steric Bulk on Electrocatalytic Co2 Reduction
in
[Mn(Co)3] Diimine Complexes


Jon Super, Jon Tunge (Mentor/In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Competition Studies to Compare Reactivity of Different Electrophiles in
Tsuji-Trost Reactions


Katherine Vander Laan, Marco Caricato (Mentor) and Ty Balduf (In-Lab Mentor)
Department of Chemistry - University of Kansas, Lawrence KS
Isotope Effect in Optical Rotation - A Computational Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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