Chemistry and Chemical Biology Class of 2023 Highlight

Chemistry and Chemical Biology Class of 2023

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Name: Alexandra Handlin

Research Lab: Ober Group, Materials Science and Engineering

Area Interests: Materials and Organic

Post-graduation Plans: "After graduation I intend to pursue a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry."
 

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Name: Angela Sem

Research Lab: Daniel Group, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Area Interests: Analytical, Chemical Biology, Organic, Forensic Science

Post-graduation Plans: "My plan is to work in industry and pursue a master's degree in forensic science."

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Name: Anson Yip

Area Interests: Bioorganic, Chemical Biology, Organic, Polymer

Post-graduation Plans: “I plan on attending medical school after a gap year working in a clinical setting."

 

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Name: Aria N. Cazeau

Research Lab: Cerione Lab, College of Veterinary Medicine &  Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Inorganic, Organometallic

Post-graduation Plans: “After graduation, I plan to pursue an MSN with a specialization in neonatal care; my dream is to conduct research with neonatal nursing."

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Name: Dea Fackovic Volcanjk

Research Lab: Coates Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Materials, Nuclear, Organic, Physical, Polymer, Theoretical

Post-graduation Plans: “I plan to pursue a PhD and continue exploring science through research because 'what we know is a drop; what we don't know is an ocean.'"

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Name: Erica Debley

Double Major: Biological Sciences

Research Lab: Jiang Lab, Biomedical Engineering

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Materials, Organic, Polymer

Post-graduation Plans: “I intend to pursue a PhD in chemistry."

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Name: Erik Kirakosyan

Double Major: College Scholar

Research Lab: Crane Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Bioorganic, Biophysical

Post-graduation Plans: “I intend to pursue a master's degree in chemical engineering before going to medical school."

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Name: Harrison Chan

Research Lab: Alabi Lab, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Area Interests: Bioorganic, Chemical Biology, Organic, Drug Discovery and Delivery 

Post-graduation Plans: “I want to pursue medical school with the possibility of an MD/PhD so I can provide care to patients informed by current research, medicine, and technologies."

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Name: Isabel Dhar

Research Lab: Lambert Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Organic

Post-graduation Plans: “I plan to take a gap year to work as either a medical assistant or clinical research assistant before I attend medical school."

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Name: Isuru Herath

Research Lab: Yeo Lab, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Area Interests: Biophysical, Materials, Physical, and Theoretical

Post-graduation Plans: “I plan to continue my research in computational chemistry for a year and then attend medical school; I am interested in machine learning algorithms used to develop novel drugs."

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Name: Ivan Andrade

Double Major: Spanish

Research Lab: Ober Group, Materials Science and Engineering

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Organic, Polymer

Post-graduation Plans: “I intend to apply to medical school with the ultimate goal of becoming a surgeon."

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Name: Jeanette Wang

Double Major: Biological Sciences

Research Lab: Alabi Lab, Chemical Engineering

Area Interests: Bioorganic, Chemical Biology, Organic, Polymer

Post-graduation Plans: “I plan to work in the life-science consulting field; following this I intend to pursue a graduate degree in chemistry or chemical engineering."

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Name: Kaitlyn Yeh

Research Lab: Wilson Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Inorganic

Post-graduation Plans: “I will be working as a full-time analyst at AIG, specializing in commercial property insurance for chemical manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies."

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Name: Kareena Dash

Research Lab: Uyar Lab, Fiber Science & Ober Lab, Materials Science & Putnam Group, Biomedical Engineering

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Materials, Polymer, and Drug Delivery Systems

Post-graduation Plans: “I will take a gap year, pursuing a clinical research or medical-related position, before attending medical school."

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Name: Massiel Javier

Area Interests: Inorganic, Women's Medicine

Post-graduation Plans: "I will take two gap years to work in a health-related field before applying to medical school."

 

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Name: Mike Norinskiy

Research Lab: Abbasov Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Organic

Post-graduation Plans: "I intend to pursue a PhD in chemical biology and a subsequent career in academia."

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Name: Nick Von Stein

Research Lab: Archer Lab, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Area Interests: Materials, Energy Systems

Post-graduation Plans: "I plan to continue my position at Ecolectro and then return to school to pursue a PhD in renewable energy systems."

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Name: Nina Suss

Research Lab: Abbasov Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Chemical Biology, Organic

Post-graduation Plans: "I intend to pursue a PhD in organic chemistry."

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Name: Pasa Suksmith

Double Major: Biological Sciences

Research Lab: Ando Lab, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Biophysical, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry

Post-graduation Plans: "I will pursue a PhD in chemistry and hope to continue performing research."

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Name: Thomas Hicks

Research Lab: Milner Group, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Area Interests: Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Organometallic, Polymer

Post-graduation Plans: "I intend to pursue a PhD in chemistry."

Graduating Seniors not Featured Above: Aarzoo Haideri, Alejna Gjakmani, Angela DiMauro, Annabelle Dominguez, Arvin Bilegsaikhan, Ashley Cooray, Dan Ni, Daniel Kim, Dylan Tran, Elena Dot, Halle Marvich, Henry Knott, Jahnay Bryan, Justin Xu, Leo Zhao, Lex Crist, Marcus Ng, Nadine Elkasri, Nicholas Couchara, Samuel Pavelites, Sarah Zhang, Shravasti Ray, Sophia Rha, Tarika Bansal

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