Connor Frost, Elise Moix, Kayla Puzdrakiewicz, Madison Perchik, Abby Polzin, and Megan Simons have been working with Prof. Mauricio Cafiero on the design of small molecules with the potential to act as treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
Rhodes was represented at the 255th American Chemical Society National Conference attended by more than 10,000 chemists from around the world.
Emily Sanders ’20 won an award for Outstanding Poster Presentation, and Andrea Pajarillo ’18 won an award for outstanding Oral Presentation.
Their research took top honors in the chemistry and physics categories.
Caroline Magee, Emily Harrison, Rebecca Evans, Madison Perchik, and Samantha Jelinek were the only American undergraduates at the conference attended by scientists from all over the world.
Rhodes alums Mark Sellers ’15 and Katie Hatstat ’16 were awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this year.
Rhodes alumni Jennifer Rote ’15, Sarah Malkowski’14, Gabrielle Bailey ’15 and Noah Brown ’14, and current student Sky Cochrane ’18 recently had their work published in Synthetic Communications.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $225,000 grant to the Molecular Education and Research Consortium in Undergraduate Computational Chemistry (MERCURY).
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A 2015 chemistry alumna has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.