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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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Kristen Gardner

Kristen Gardner

Hi I’m Kristen (she/her), a second year PhD student in the Sarpong Group at UC Berkeley studying new methods to synthesize unique ring systems. I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2019 with my BS in Chemistry. At UNC, I was a Chancellor’s Science Scholar (CSS) and did my honors thesis work in Dr. Alexander …

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Isaiah Speight

My name is Isaiah Speight and I am originally from Portsmouth, VA. I am currently a 5th Year Chemistry Ph.D. candidate at Vanderbilt University. My research focuses on inorganic mechanochemistry and organometallic chemistry. I got my B.S. in chemistry from Norfolk State University. I was blessed with many amazing mentors that helped me get into …

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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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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.

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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Dr. Fahima Idiris

Dr. Fahima Idiris

I am currently a Process Chemist working at a CRO in Hertfordshire, England. Prior to transitioning to industry, I completed Postdoctoral studies at UCL in Drug Discovery and Imperial College in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. I obtained my PhD in Chemistry from Queen Mary University of London where I developed my passion for Chemistry and teaching. …

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Adam Simpson

Adam Simpson

Adam M.-A. Simpson is an SGF and NSF GRFP Fellow in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at Stanford University. He achieved his BS in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University where he became a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and received the Geoffrey D. Parfitt Award for Excellence in Research …

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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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Theresa Gaines

Theresa Gaines

I’m an organic chemist who has a passion for teaching! My wet-lab research is to help make new anti-cancer agents, but I also am researching games and activities to help students better understand organic chemistry. Also I’m into fermentation and I make my own cheese and soy sauce.

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