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Chemistry Major Kiera Estes Wins First Prize at National Conference

Posted on 3/22/2017 1:15:52 PM
Kiera Estes with winning research poster

Chemistry major Kiera Estes, a junior, won first prize in the student poster session at the National Organization for Professional Development of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers conference for her presentation titled “Design, Synthesis and Spectroscopic Studies of a Ru(II) Polypyridyl Complex Containing Bulky Ligands.”

Kiera is currently working with Dr. Avijita Jain on development of inorganic photodynamic therapy agents.

Chemistry Department