Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Current Graduate Students

Stacey Allen

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Advisor: Dr. Tom Coombs

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Stacey Allen

William Ashley

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Advisor: Dr. Tom Coombs

Date Entered: Fall 2014

William Ashley

Matthew Anttila

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Date Entered: Fall 2014

Matthew Anttila

Mekiyah Bailey

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Mekiyah Bailey

Tyler Benton

Research Interests: Organic Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Morgan

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Tyler Benton

Thomas Brown

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Thomas Brown

John Cala

Research Interests: Ethanol Tracking

Advisor: Dr. Joan Willey

Date Entered: Spring 2014

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Matthew Casas

Research Interests: Quantify the Concentration of Biofuel and Biogenic Sources of Ethanol in Rainwater collected from a variety of back trajectories and seasons at the Wilmington,NC and Brazil sites.

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Date Entered: Fall 2014

Matthew Casas

Megan Cheney

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Date Entered: Fall 2014

Megan Cheney

Joshua Church

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Joshua Church

Bruna Correia

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Advisor: Dr. Robert Hancock

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Brunna Correia

Robert Dixon

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Date Entered: Fall 2014

Robert Dixon

Justin Deems

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Advisor: Dr. Hancock

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Justin Deems

Erin Dingess

Research Interests: Ethanol's Impacts on the Composition and Optical Properties of Chromophoric Dissolved Matter in Rainwater in Wilmington,NC

Advisor: Dr. Robert Kieber

Date Entered: Fall 2013

Erin Dingess

Morgan Distad

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Morgan Distad

Nathaniel East

Research Interests: Medicinal Chemistry;DNA alkylating molecules

Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Date Entered: Fall 2013

Nathaniel East

Shannon Hammaker

Research Interests: Photoproduction of Dissolved Nickel and Vanadium from resusended sediments impacted by Macondo Crude Oil

Advisor: Dr. Steve Skrabal

Date Entered: Spring 2014

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Kelly Davis-Hendrix

Research Interests: Chemistry Education and Inorganic

Advisor: Dr. Nathan Grove

Date Entered: Fall 2012

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Emily Horton

Research Interests: Analytical Chemistry, Forensics

Advisor: Dr. Michael Webb

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Emily Horton

Katlyn Kennedy

Research Interests: Organic Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Morgan

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Katlyn Kennedy

Thomas Lathrop

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Thomas Lathrop

Jason Lindt

Research Interests: Environmental Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Mead

Date Entered: Fall 2013

Jason Lindt

Daniel Lookadoo

Research Interests: Biophysical Chemistry;The Biomechanical Paradigm of Flagellar Motor Switching in Chemotaxis

Advisor: Dr. Chris Halkides

Date Entered: Fall 2013

Daniel Lookadoo

Leah Lowder

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Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Leah Lowder

Justin Mann

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Advisor: Dr. Chris Halkides

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Justin Mann

Wade Maresh

Research Interests: Analytical Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Michael Webb

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Wade Maresh

Dustin Mauldin

Research Interests: Organic Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Morgan

Date Entered: Spring 2016

Dustin Mauldin

Raymond McGorry

Research Interests: Organic/Inorganic, Industrial Chemsitry

Advisor: Dr. Tom Coombs

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Raymond McGorry

Brian Milley

Research Interests:

Advisor: Dr. Chris Halkides

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Brian Milley

Catherine Mills

Research Interests: Investigation of the Binding of Cell Targeting Site Specific DNA Methylating Molecules for Cancer Research

Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Date Entered: Fall 2015

Catherine Mills

Denise Moon

Research Interests: Analytical Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Michael Webb

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Denise Moon

Chase Needham

Research Interests: Disease Treatment, Natural Products, and Protein Evolution

Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Date Entered: Spring 2014

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Christopher Poteat

Research Interests: Organic and Medicinal Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Tom Coombs

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Christopher Poteat

Jacqueline Powell

Research Interests: Determination of the Henry's law constant for ethanol in various waters including seawater to examine the role surface waters play in the global cycling of ethanol.

Advisor: Dr. Ralph Mead

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Jacqueline Powell

Matthew Powell

Research Interests:

Advisor: Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Date Entered: Fall 2012

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Michael Recchia

Research Interests:Marine Natural Products & Marine Toxins

Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Wright

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Michael Recchia

Jacob Rowe

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Jacob Rowe

Alex Taylor

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Date Entered: Spring 2015

Alex Taylor

Rachel Thomas

Research Interests: Quantification of the Relative Contribution of Biofuel emissions and Biogenic Sources of Ethanol found in Rain Waters of Wilmington, NC and Brazil

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Date Entered: Fall 2013

Rachel Thomas

Evan Timpy

Research Interests: Organic Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Morgan

Date Entered: Spring 2014

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Lyndsay Tucker

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Advisor: Dr. Robert Hancock

Date Entered: Fall 2014

Lyndsay Tucker

Kinney Van Hecke

Research Interests: Organic

Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Morgan

Date Entered: Spring 2014

Kinney Van Hecke

Amber Watson

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Date Entered: Fall 2015

Amber Watson

Misty Wilbanks

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Date Entered: Fall 2013

Misty Wilbanks

Corporate Graduate Students :

Erin Nagle

Eric Bauer

Anastasia Hendricken

Kathleen Steigerwald

Mark Ross

Sharon Matamoros

Jessica Hirschy Macdonald

Gabe Smith

Rebecca (Robertson) Williams

Christopher Armstrong

Michelle Kleinschmidt

Juli Hood

Korey Risley

Alex Pederson

Amber Wright

Kaitlyn Knott

Ashleigh Koontz

Kayla Kessler

Justin Kontra

Jessica Miller

Justin Eldridge

Christine Chadwick

Karin Elwell

Lisa Muentener

Ian O'Connor

Erin Xiao

Jonathan Walston

Sumaira Perveen

Samantha Starr

Danielle Stosur

Megan Williford

Michele Hadden

Ashley Anderson

Sally Evans

H Sommers

Quamar Sabir

Joanne Shkreli

Jennifer Harmon

Mark Palmquist

Jamie Clarke

Obioma Chukwu

Jamie Rhodes

Alicyn Roberson

Joshua Nevels

Chase Manuel

Jacqueline Gross