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Chris Cornejo

Summer 2023

Chris worked on an independent synthesis project with the goal of synthesizing large molecules using photochemistry


Christelle Bucag

FSU, 2021-2023

Christelle helped with mammalian cell culture and cell imaging using fluorescence microscopy. She will be attending medical school at the University of Miami

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Shaun Crist

FSU, 2020-2022

Shaun helped with the synthesis of compounds for photophysical studies. He will be attending medical school at the University of Miami.

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Dan Stone

FSU, 2020-2022

Dan is interested in synthesis of molecules for biological application. He will be attending graduate school at University of Texas, Austin for chemistry.


Justin Lee

FSU, 2018-2020

Justin is interested in applying chemistry tools to solve biological problems.

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Brendan Marlin

2018 summer

Brendan made derivatives of 2-(2'-hydroxyphenyl)benzoxazole, which belong to a class of compounds that may be endowed excitation-dependent emission properties. 

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Brandon Nusser

2018 REU from Cal. State, Chico

Brandon studied a new class of solvatochromic fluorescent compounds during his 10-week stay. 

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Nia Harmon

2016-2017, FSU

Nia worked on the synthesis of 5-iodo-1,2,3-triazoles and 5,5'-bis(1,2,3-triazoles).

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Grant Zwolinski

2016-2017, FSU, BS 2017

Grant learned mammalian cell culture and fluorescence microscopy. He was also responsible for maintaining the bio labs.

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Zachary Hooper

2016-2017, FSU, BS 2018

Zach helped Miguel synthesize zinc-sensitive fluorescent indicators. He also did subcloning, which contributed to Miguel's projects. He was a co-author on the paper describing anilinyl-containing zinc indicators

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Anna Blood

2017 REU, New College of Florida

Anna spent 10 weeks with us in 2017. She was the major contributor to developing the synthetic route of arylenevinylene-substituted 2-hydroxyphenyl benzoxazoles. 

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