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Malickah Hicks

Malickah Hicks

I am a ’20 graduate from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a specialization in Bio-Organic Chemistry. I have always had a passion for chemistry and want to further my scientific career in one of the following topics: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, and Natural Products Chemistry. My ideal future is …

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Anne Ampaw

Anna Ampaw

I am a 4th year PhD student at the University of Ottawa in the Chemistry department. My research focuses on discovering and synthesizing small molecule carbohydrates that will inhibit ice growth during the cryopreservation of biological samples. By decreasing the growth of ice we will decrease the damage that occurs during freezing and thawing, therefore …

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Aaron Brock

Aaron Brock

I’m a PhD student in the Biochemistry department at Virginia Tech! My passion for understanding how bacteria interact with the world around them and their host got me to where I am today. My research focuses on understanding the regulation behind the cellular growth and division of Borrelia burgdorferi — the causative agent of Lyme …

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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.

Olivia Geneus

Olivia Geneus

Olivia Geneus, from Boston, MA, is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Physical Chemistry and an Arthur A. Schomburg Fellow at State University of New York, Buffalo. Her doctoral research focuses on utilizing nanotechnology for biological applications. She is working on a nanomedicine theranostic agent that images and targets glioblastoma hypoxic tumors. She holds a dual …

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Lesley-Ann Giddings

Lesley-Ann Giddings

I earned my B.A. in Chemistry from Smith College and my Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After teaching for a number of years at Middlebury College, I recently joined the faculty at Smith College as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. I returned to my alma mater to further my mission …

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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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Philip Alabi

Philip Alabi

I was excited about chemistry right from High school (Kudos to my High school Chemistry teacher, Mr. Ehirim). I’m a Brown University grad. student currently working at UCSF. I am excited about Medicinal Chemistry. I’m currently working on host modulating small molecules that protect cells from microbes. I’m passionate about: Creating/devising a pipeline (Medicinal/computational chemistry …

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Sierra Williams

Sierra Williams

Hey everyone! My name is Sierra and I received my B.S. in Chemistry from Temple University. I’m currently a Ph.D. student going into my 5th year in the Department of Chemistry at UC Irvine. I work in the Prescher lab where I build imaging tools to “spy” on cellular events. I use the light produced …

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