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A Celebration of the Class of Spring 2023

The Department of Chemistry celebrated the Class of Spring 2023 on Friday, May 5th, 2023. Congratulations!

Ph.D. in Chemistry – Spring 2023

Formal NameDegree and Committee ChairThesis/Dissertation Title
Davern, CarolynnChemistry-Ph.D.: Caroline ProulxExpanding the toolbox of structure-inducing peptoid monomers: Synthesis, conformational analysis, and applications of N-imino, N-alkylamino, and N-3-(alkylamino)propyl glycines
Dou, JinghuaiChemistry-Ph.D.: Jon LindseyInvestigation of New Design for Molecular Assembly for Cancer Therapy
Gayen, Anuran Kumar Chemistry-Ph.D.: Gavin WilliamsDiversification of Hemiterpenoid Natural Products using Precursor-Directed Biosynthesis 
Kianna Amari
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Alexej SmirnovAdvanced Nanoporous Materials for Magnetic Resonance of Biomacromolecules 
Thane R.
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Joshua PierceEfforts Towards the Total Synthesis of Abyssomicin C and its Derivatives 
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Vincent LindsaySynthesis and Applications of 1-Sulfonylcyclopropanols as Modular Cyclopropanone Equivalents 
Kaylie Ian  
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Erin BakerAdvancing Analytical Techniques to Investigate Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Exposure and Metabolic Impacts
Melissa Marie
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Gavin WilliamsDevelopment of a Novel Methylmalonyl-CoA Biosensor Platform for Polyketide Extender Unit Production and Engineered Detection in E. coli 
Hailey Anne
Chemistry-Ph.D.: Caroline ProulxSynthesis and Application of N-Aryl Peptides 
List of Students Graduating with a Ph.D. in Chemistry for the Spring 2023 Semester

B.S. in Chemistry – Spring 2023

Sydney AndersenRaleigh, NC
Luke Anderson Henderson, NC
Erica Ashlee Curran Raleigh, NC
Olivia Eda Dioli Raleigh, NC
Jacob Michael Dudley Lexington, NC
Amanda Lee Gault Raleigh, NC
Eve Hall Hampstead, NC
Mario Hernandez Dobson, NC
Tyler Knapp Raleigh, NC
Cheyenne Jessica Lupton Arapahoe, NC
Sofia Maldonado Griffin Raleigh, NC
Hayden Jackson Mann Raleigh, NC
Sarah Lynne McKee Raleigh, NC
Ryan Thomas Santiago Horse Shoe, NC
Nicole Estefania TejadaRaleigh, NC
List of Students Graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry for the Spring 2023 Semester

B.A. in Chemistry – Spring 2023

Jess CantonPittsboro, NC
Elizabeth GrossHillsborough, NC
Alexander HarrisDurham, NC
Milena KidwellRaleigh, NC
Rachel Ann MobleyApex, NC
Enzo MolinaRaleigh, NC
Protima MukherjeeConcord, NC
Katelynn Elizabeth RoarkRaleigh, NC
Maandvi ShahCary, NC
Michael John SheaWake Forest, NC
Zachary Harry TrainorRaleigh, NC
Zachary VanHekkenRaleigh, NC
Adam Michael WhitemanBelmont, NC
Caroline Anne ZuberCary, NC
List of Students Graduating with a B.A. in Chemistry for the Spring 2023 Semester