REU 2004 Participants

REU Participants

Name School Professor Research Focus
Andrew Bernard UT-Martin Dr. Redding Directed Evolution of Photosystem I to Create a Protein Capable of Light-Driven Reductive Dehalogenation of Haloaromatic Pollutants
Sheritta Cooks Tuskeege U. (AL) Dr. Shaughnessy Synthesis of New Water-Soluble Ligands for Pd-Catalyzed Coupling
MIkolaus Cordes U. of Montevallo (AL) Dr. Bakker Using Self-Assembling Lipid Bilayers to Template Structure
Daniel Grant Albany State U. (GA) Dr. Woski Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Kevin Hand Georgia Southern U. Dr. Nikles FePt Magnetic Nanoparticles as Media for Hard Magnetic Disk Drives with Capacities Beyond 1 Terabyte
Meredith Hannah Lipscomb U. (TN) Dr. Vincent Synthesis of Agaents for the Treatment of Diabetes
Timothy Kucharski Univ. of Alabama Dr. Blackstock Exploring Thioketone Association in the Solid State as a new Tool for Crystal Engineering
Lesley Magee Alcorn State U. (MS) Dr. Dixon Computational Catalysis
Amanda Mueller Lambuth U. (TN) Dr. Jennings Asymmetric [2,3]-Wittig Rearrangment via Chiral Boron Enolates
Patrick Purcell Georgetown Coll. (KY) Dr. Szulczewski Absorption/Desorption Dynamics of Hg with Co-adsorbates on Au(111)
Christopher Redden Jacksonville St. U. (AL) Dr. Thrasher New Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Materials for Fuel Cell Applications
John Rohanna Washington and Jefferson College (PA) Dr. Snowden Unveiling the Potential of Chrial Hydrozones as Stereodirecting Dielectrophiles in Tandem Reactions
Kate Vigour Mills College (CA) Dr. Rogers Crystal Engineering in ‘Green’ Ionic Liquids

RET Participants

Name School Professor Research Focus
Felecia Briggins Greensboro East HS, Greensboro, AL Dr. Redding Photosystem I
Shari E. Jones A.L. Johnson HS,       Greensboro, AL Dr. Woski Modification of Nucleic Acids
Janis Mabry Tuscaloosa County HS Dr. Nikles Magnetic Nanoparticles
Tameka Shamery Hale County HS, AL Dr. Rogers Aqueous Biphasic Systems