Preparation of Heterocycles by Gold Catalyzed Cyclizations of Propargyl Ethers and Sulfides, Evangeline Starchman


Development of Regio- and Diastereoselective Samarium (II) Iodide Mediated Allylic Benzoate Reductions, Trevor Stockdale

Investigation of the evolution of bacterial sortase and PDZ domain selectivity determinants, Sarah Struyvenberg and Nick Pederson

Characterizing screening methods for solar thermal fuel properties of norbornadiene, Rebecca Szabo

Synthesis and Characterization of Gold Nanowires in Organic Media, Maggie Wang


Cultivating an Inclusive Culture in STEM: Understanding the Role of Scientists in Shaping Diverse and Inclusive Communities, Tian Qing Yen

Isomerization Reaction Coordinate Study of Solar Thermal Fuel Systems UsingDensity Functional Theory (DFT), Kelly Yokuda


The Development of a stable cuprous oxide nanocatalyst for photoelectrochemical proton reduction, Sasha Alden


Towards the Substrate-bound Structure of Streptococcus pneumoniae Sortase A, Orion Banks

Photoelectrocatalytic Water Oxidation Using a PV-LSC Combination, Douglas Baumgardner


Lipid Binding Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII C1 and C2 Domains, Rachel Blazevic


Lipid Binding Studies of Blood Coagulation Factor VIII C1 and C2 Domains, Rachel L. Blazevic

Enhancing Sortase mediated transpeptidation reaction conversion via metal-peptide complexation, David Brzovic

Characterization of Novel Mimivirus Proteins, Giulia Corbet and Selina Somani

Studying Crystal Growth Kinetics via Monte Carlo Simulation, Jonathan Cornet

Using a Ranking Task coupled with Think-Aloud Interviews to Characterize Upper-Division Students' Use of Scientific Models and Model Components in Quantum Chemistry, Cassidy Crickmore

Structural Screening of Photoactive Covalent Organic Frameworks, Jack D'Amelio


Probing the Secondary Coordination Sphere of Zn(II) and Fe(II) Pyridinediimine (PDI) Complexes, Mayra Delgado

Synthetic Studies on Guaipyridine Alkaloids: Rupestines B-D, G, L and M., Samantha Grosslight and Hope Spargo


Clustering of Epigenetic Methylation and Oxidative Damage: Effects on Duplex DNA Solution Structure, Thermodynamic Stability and Local Dynamics, David R. Gruber

Carbohydrate analysis of marine microalgae, Isocrysis sp., Galen Herz

Exploiting the reactivity of sortase homologs for generating isopeptide bonds, Natasha Hessami and Nathan Markus


Broadening the Scope of Sortase-Mediated Ligations using Natural Sortase Homologs, Nicholas Horvath


Structural Studies to Understand the Effects of N108K T-State Stabilizing Mutation in Circularly Permuted Hemoglobin, Leah Huey

Assessing the Quality of Models Upper-division Chemistry Students Develop and Apply in the Context of the Hydrogen Atom, Joshua Kirsch

Visualization of an Ineffective T-State Stabilizing Mutation in Circularly Permuted Hemoglobin, Joshua Kirsch


Effects of Arabidopsis thaliana Villin-4 mutations on root hair physiology, morphology and function, Maya Klem and Emily Bossard


A Computational Investigation of BODIPY Excited State Properties and Photosensitization of Molecular Oxygen, Keenan Komoto

Ethylene-induced Pectin Depolymerization for Pollen Tube Growth in Petunia axillaris Pistols, James Kussy

Ground and Excited State Energies of Solar Thermal Fuel Candidates from Density Functional Theory (DFT) and Density-functional Tight-binding (DFTB) Calculations., Khoa Le

Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles with Spectroscopic Analysis and Atomic Resolution Imaging, Joelle Lo

Computational Identification of Novel Antiferroelectric Perovskite Materials, Geoffrey McClarin


Structural and Functional Characterization of the F-actin Binding Headpiece Domain of Plant Villin 4, Heather Miears

Improved Efficiency of Thin Film Organic Photovoltaics via Optical Device Coupling, Thomas Morrissey


Modeling, Design and Fabrication of Biocompatible Silk-Based Electronics and Actuators, Nicholas Ostrovsky-Snider

Block Copolymer Templated Bimetallic Pt-M Nanoparticle Systems for Fuel Cell Catalysis, Diane Perez


A Theoretical and Experimental Study into the Kinetics of Solution Phase Thin Film Deposition, Cyrus Schaaf


Keep Calm and Learn O-Chem, Hope Spargo

Analyzing Enzyme Activity in Petunia Pistil Plant Cell Walls During Early Stage Fertilization, Nicolas Terentjev and Luke Damstedt


Probing the catalytic properties of Ni-based bimetallic phosphides for deep hydrodesulfurization, Peter J. Topalian


Intermolecular interactions that lead to the activation and inhibition of ribosome-dependent GTPases, Amanda J. Weis

"Computational understanding and tuning of exotic distortions in perovskite materials", Joshua Welsh


Structural Characterization of Factor VIII C2 Domain Activated Platelet Membrane Binding, Serena W. Wo

Gold Catalyzed Cyclization Reactions, Jon Scott Wrigley and Evangeline Starchman

Synthesi of Pt-Cu Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Direct-Methanol Fuel Cells, Kelly Yokuda


Preparation of a soluble factor VIII C1 domain for functional and structural studies, Erin Aldag

Toward an Oxygen Carrying Therapeutic Based on a Single-Chain Hemoglobin Framework, Amanda Alexander

Controlling nanoscale organization of thiophene-based conducting polymers with self-assembling peptides, Taylor Blatz

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering and Fluorescence Based Optical Probes, Daniel Botamanenko and Alexander Atwood

Fabrication and utilization of luminescent solar concentrators for future energy resources, David Brewster and Jared Chang

Enhancing Sortase Mediated Ligation Through Nickel-Peptide Complexation, David Brzovic

Rare and Unusual Square Planar Copper(I) Complexes, Pui Man Cheung


The Deoxygenation and Hydrogenation Properties of Noble Metal-Based Bimetallic Phosphide Catalysts, Paul M. Cochran

Computational Screening of Crystalline Surfaces for Interface Stability, Adam Elder

Gold Catalyzed Lactonization of Epoxide Esters, Carlos Enciso Lopez

Pectin methyl esterase activity on ethylene exposed pistils, Brian Foerster and Christopher Jones


Toward Accurate and Efficient Computational Screening of the Electronic Structure and Band Gaps of Semiconductors, Linda Grabill

Intramolecular Reductive Heck Approach to Guaipyridine Alkaloids, Samantha Grosslight and Hope Spargo

Ribosomal Protein L7/L12 is Essential for the Binding of Elongation Factor-G (EF-G) to the 70S Bacterial Ribosome, Bassam Haddad


Mapping Interactions Between the Type-VI Secretion System Effector tAE1 and Its Putative Substrates Using NMR Spectroscopy, Robert C. (Robert Corey) Henderson


Comprehensive Solution Structure Analysis of DNA Duplexes Containing Chemical Base Alterations, Joanna Hoppins


Evaluating Nucleophile and Substrate Specificities of Sortase A Homologs for Orthogonal Reactivity, Nicholas Horvath and Jesse Prelesnik


Progress Toward Structural Studies of a Circularly Permuted Human Hemoglobins Containing T-State Stabilizing Mutations, Rachel J. (Rachel Joy) Hubbard


Synthesis & Reactivity of Iron (II) Pyridinediimine Complexes For the Reduction of Nitrite, Yubin Kwon

Analysis of pectin degradation from ethylene exposed pistils by HPLC, Steven Mahnke and Preston Ehrlich


Nickel Phosphide on Boron-Doped Alumina: New Catalysts for Heteroatom Removal Reactions, Catherine E. Miles

Developing experimental techniques in pursuit of efficient polymer-fullerene organic photovoltaic devices for use in conjunction with luminescent solar concentrators., Thomas Morrrissey


Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Optical Fibers as Chemical Sensors, Deanna Myers and Luke DeGraaff

Lipid-binding properties of naturally occurring hemophilia A mutations in blood coagulation Factor VIII C2 domain., Alexis Neuman and Rachel Blazevic


Ring-Closing Metathesis Reactions of Acyloxysulfones: Synthesis of γ-Alkylidene Butenolides, Iris T. Phan


Solving the molecular structure of hybrid human-porcine factor VIII through X-ray crystallization, Mikko Sayre, Amanda Weis, and Brenna Park-Egan


Development of 2D and 3D Conductive Biomaterial Composites for Use as Electromechanical Actuators, Sean Severt

Affinity purification scheme for the C1/C2 domain of blood coagulation fVIII, Laurel Sugden


Copper Indium Disulfide Nanocrystal Luminescent Solar Concentrators, Ryan I. (Ryan Isaac) Sumner

Structural analysis of T-state stabilizing mutations in circularly permuted human hemoglobin, Michaela Tutone


Exploring the Biofuel Potential of Isochrysis sp., John R. Williams II


Development of a Samarium Based Allylic Benzoate Elimination/Isomerization: Application to a Total Synthesis of Honokiol, Alicia M. Wright


Synthesis of Pt-3d transition metal bimetallic intermetallics using a block copolymer, Erik Benton

Modification of conducting polymers with silk-inspired peptides for use in biomedical applications., Taylor Blatz

Development of Novel Surface-Enhancement Optical Probes, Daniel Botamanenko and Noah Schorr

Development of Novel Thermosetting Resin Systems for Aerospace Applications, Kiley Brown and Tyler Curtis


Structural Requirements for Ribosome-Dependent GTPase Activity and Binding, Markus A. Carlson

Determination of Domain Requirements of EF-G for Ribosome-Dependent GTPase Activity, Markus Carlson and Bassam Haddad

Synthesis of Nickel Phosphide Hydrotreating Catalysts: Effect of Sodium, Tess Clinkingbeard

Synthesis, Characterization, and Deoxygenation Properties of Cobalt-Ruthenium Phosphide Catalysts, Paul Cochran

Efficient deprotection and demetallation of a chlorin photosensitizer followed by microwave addition of an alkyl amine linker, Elizabeth J. Cummins and Nathan F. Sundine


Probing the Hydrodesulfurization Properties of Nickel-Rich Bimetallic Phosphides: Supported Catalysts and Encapsulated Nanoparticles, Samuel J. Danforth

Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Optical Fibers as Chemical Sensors, Luke DeGraaff and Deanna Myers

Gold Catalyzed Cyclizations to form Oxygen Heterocycles, Jordan Dotson and Ryan Lyski

“Development of Conductive Polymers Modified with Silk-Inspired Peptides”, Melany Fry

Modeling 9-mesityl-10-methylacridinium in a mesoporous aluminosilicate channel to explain the lengthening of the charge-transfer state, Natalya Garcia

A computational approach to methanol oxidation catalyst design, Eoghan Gormley

Tuning the electronic structure of tin and lead halide perovskites through layering, strain, and distortion, Chris Grote

The role of ethylene in regulation of pectin-modifying enzymes and in pectin remodeling in pistils of Petunia axillaris., Saum Hadi and Steven Mahnke

Novel Attempt at Expression of Properly Folded C1, C1C2, and A2 Factor VIII Protein Domains in E. coli cells, Daniel Harbeson and Alexis Neuman

Mapping interactions between the type-VI secretion system effector Tae1 and its putative substrates using NMR spectroscopy, Robert Henderson


Computational Chemistry in Rational Material Design for Organic Photovoltaics, Andrew Hoffman


Structural Studies of a Circularly Permuted Human Hemoglobin Containing Low O₂-affinity Mutations, Rachel Hubbard

How do we address common misconceptions of chemistry concepts? Developing a tool to asses chemistry understanding., Dana Jensen

Regulation of pollen tube growth in Petunia hybrida by ethylene-induced esterase activity, Kevin Kenney and Preston Ehrlich