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Alisha Henderson

Alisha D. Henderson, Ph.D.

Hi! My name is Alisha Henderson. I am a proud graduate of “The Real HU,” Hampton University! I am currently a Chemist for the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia. I work in the Emergency Response Branch, developing methods for toxins and drugs of abuse, and responding to public health emergencies. My internships at Stanford University and …

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Devin Swiner

Devin Swiner

Devin J. Swiner currently is a 5th year, PhD candidate working under Dr. Abraham Badu-Tawiah at The Ohio State University. Since graduating from The University of Pittsburgh in 2016 with her B.S. in Chemistry, her current research is focused on developing a new ionization source for mass spectrometry using cellulose materials for applications in clinical …

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Imari Walker

Imari Walker Karega

Imari is an analytical chemist, environmental engineer, and oceanographer. Her travels have influenced her concern for the future of clean accessible water and our growing islands of plastic pollution in the sea. Imari Walker completed her Bachelors in Marine Science at University of California, Berkeley and is a PhD candidate in Environmental Engineering at Duke …

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Candice Ulmer

Candice Z. Ulmer, Ph.D.

Dr. Candice Z. Ulmer, a native of South Carolina, graduated from the College of Charleston in 2012 with a B. S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry. While at the College of Charleston, Candice investigated the pharmaceutical photodegradation of NSAIDs using ESI-LC-MS/MS under the direction of Dr. Wendy Cory. Dr. Ulmer graduated (May 2016) with a PhD …

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OLANREWAJU LAWAL

Lawal Olanrewaju Idriz

I am Lawal O. Idriz, a chemistry student (Undergraduate) at the University of Ibadan. I use to like more of practical reactions that the ones written on paper, that’s my drive towards studying chemistry. Plus I like research and solving problems.

Samantha Mensah

Samantha Theresa Mensah

#BlackInChem co-founder here Samantha Theresa Mensah checkin’ in! I earned my BS in Chemistry with a minor in nanotechnolgy from the University of Central Florida. I am currently a PhD candidate at UCLA studying materials chemistry. I am passionate about science policy and entrepreneurship!

Karis Barnett

Karis Barnett

Karis Barnett is a senior chemistry major and creative writing minor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She is a member of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, the U-RISE UMBC Program, and the UMBC Honors College. Currently, she plans to pursue a PhD in analytical chemistry with focuses in forensic and nuclear chemistry. Her …

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Dr. Jeanita Pritchett

Dr. Jeanita Pritchett is an Academic Program Manager and a Leadership Coach in the International and Academic Affairs Office at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). She began her career as a Research Chemist working on developing standard reference materials for clinical, food, and forensics related projects. Prior to assuming her current role, …

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Quadrat Yusuph

Quadrat Yusuph

I hold a First-Class in Chemistry in my Bachelor’s degree and a Distinction in my Masters from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria. I am a Graduate Member of the American Chemical Society. I have over three years of working experience as the Lead Chemistry Content Developer for Top Educational Technology Companies in Nigeria. I …

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Ore Cherebin

Ore Cherebin

I am a Masters student at IUPUI currently, hoping to pursue my PhD in Analytical Chemistry after. I do electrochemistry right now and I also did a bit of it in my short undergrad research. I am from the island of Grenada and moved to the US to pursue my Bachelors degree. I graduated with …

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