Chemistry Research Highlighted at Women in Science Symposium

Posted on 4/5/2011 10:08:01 AM

On Monday, April 4, 2011, the College of Natural Science and Mathematics held its annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology symposium on the first floor of Weyandt Hall, featuring student and faculty research by women in the college.

Several students and two faculty members from the Department of Chemistry displayed their research.

  • Dr. Jaeju Ko “In Silico Function Determination of Protein 3D Structures from Predicted Interaction Sites”
  • Dr. Jana Villemain “Characteristics of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae Srs2 Helicase C-terminal Region to its Multifaceted Role in Mediating Homologous Recombination Event”
  • Ms. Jennifer Beveridge (research conducted at Jefferson National Accelerator Facility) “Effect of Temperature on Niobium Surface Morphology during Buffered Electropolishing”
  • Ms. Laura Fox (research conducted with Dr. Ron See) “Quantification of Repulsive 1,3-Intramolecular Interactions”
  • Ms. Hyunkyung Kim (research conducted with Dr. John Ford) “Altering the Size of Cellulose without Chemical or Enzymatic Cleavage”
  • Ms. Lindsay Matolyak and Ms. Nadia Szymanski (research conducted with Dr. Carl LeBlond) “Study of the Reaction Mechanism for Asymmetric Reduction of Ethyl Pyruvate over Cinchona-modified Pt/Al2O3
  • Ms. Breeanna Mintmier (research conducted with Dr. John Ford) “Determining Enzymatic Activity with Dyed Cellulose”