2018 Think Like a Molecule Poster Session Awardees

Congratulations to all of the awardees at the Think Like a Molecule poster session!

Ritu Chaturvedi IUPUI 14 TLM Poster Session Grand Prize To understand the electron transfer potential of the ketone groups in cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers
Mark Woollam IUPUI 8 ACS Award 1st Place Identifying Volatile Organic Compounds in Mouse Urine That Distinguish Between Localized and Metastatic Breast Cancer Using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry QTOF
Bryant Kim IUPUI 4 IUPUI Dean’s Award 1st Place Reaction path-force matching in collective variables: Determining ab initio QM/MM free energy profiles for solution-phase reactions
Zachary Thom IUPUI 32 Kurek Award 1st Place Selective α-Halogenation of Ethers Under Mild Conditions
Sherlyn Contreras Project SEED 36 Project SEED Award 1st Place Sox2 mRNA Rescues Ethanol Induced Epiboly Defects in Zebrafish Embryos
Clayton Westerman Ball State 9 ACS Award 2nd Place Solvent Free Addition of Allyl and Vinyl Monomers into Polysulfides Formed by Inverse Vulcanization
Charles Irving IUPUI 31 IUPUI Dean’s Award 2nd Place Electrochemical Analysis of Carbonyl–Containing Volatile Organic Compounds for the Diagnosis of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Alexandra Kelley IUPUI 38 Kurek Award 2nd Place Solid-Phase Synthesis as a Means for Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki Coupling of Phenols
Alexander Latta IUPUI 11 ACS Award 3rd Place Comparison of Kinetic and Structural Features of Acetolactate Synthase and Acetohydroxyacid Synthase from Klebsiella peumoniae
Slade Kepler Ball State 13 IUPUI Dean’s Award 3rd Place Anion-π complexes of p-benzoquinone acceptors with halide anions
Magdelana Stinnett IUPUI 29 Kurek Award 3rd Place Development of Aminooxy Reagents for Analysis of Carbonyl-Containing AHAS and ALS Biosynthetic Products
Armelle Metangmo IUPUI 21 ACS Award Honorable Mention Electrochemical Paper-Based Devices for Preventative Care
Ashur Rael IUPUI 17 ACS Award Honorable Mention Reducing Inlet Pressure in Micropacked Capillary Gas Chromatography
Tori Goldsworthy Ball State 19 IUPUI Dean’s Award Honorable Mention Application of fluorogenic RNA aptamers to construct Boolean Logic nanodevices
Tyler Williams Ball State 23 IUPUI Dean’s Award Honorable Mention Adsorption of Amlodipine and Carbamazepine at the Air-Aqueous Interface and onto Colloidal Surfaces Mimicking Natural Organic Matter
Macon Shroyer Ball State 24 Kurek Award Honorable Mention Investigation of the Facile Formation of Tertiary Carbocations Using Oxypyridinium Salts

Seeking Nominations for the 2018 Gladysmae Good ‐ Chemistry Teacher of the Year Award

Know any really great Teachers of Chemistry? This is our fourth year of administering the Gladysmae Good – Chemistry Teacher of the Year award to honor a very special teacher of chemistry in our local schools. Congratulations to Erica Posthuma-Adams from University HS, our first recipient and Stacie Stoffregen (Greencastle …