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Summer Research: Chemistry

There are a wide variety of opportunities to undertake meaningful summer research at Bowdoin. The Chemistry Department's Summer Research Program gives students a chance to become immersed in a research project where they can synthesize and apply elements of their classroom learning.

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2012 Chemistry Summer Research Group

Broene Lab Broene Lab

Margaret Lammert  ‘13
Synthesis of a Linear a-Olefins using Cationic Isocyanide Cobalt Catalysts

Yabing Liu ‘15
Coordination of Cp*-tethered Quinoline to Cobalt

David Bean ‘13
The Dimerization of a-Olefins using a Cobalt Catalyst with a Phosphabenzene Ligand


Dube LabDube Lab

Onyinyechi  Esonu ‘12
Selective labeling of Helicobacter pylori glycoproteins with azides in the presence of mammalian cells

Pornchai Kaewsapsak ‘12
Synthesis of phosphine warheads to eradicate pathogenic Helicobacter pylori

Scott  Longwell ‘12
Profiling the Subcellular Localization of Helicobacter pylori's glycoproteins


Gorske LabGorske Lab

Takahiro  Nakamura ‘14
Investigation of Protein-Protein Interactions Relating to Alzheimer's Disease using Thiopeptoids

Matthew Ross Spring ‘13
Development of a Peptoid Caralyst for the Enantioselective Trifluoromethylation of Ketones

Adam Childs ‘14
Characterization and Structural Amalysis of Thiopeptoids as Potentia Anticancer agents


Nagle Lab

Marcus  Karim ‘14
Computational and Spectroscopic Studies of Low-Spin, d6 Coordination Compounds Ruthenium (II) and     Iridium (III)

Mark  O'Donnell ‘13
Spectroscopic, Photochemical, and Computational Studies of Some Ruthenium(II) and Iridium(III) Coordination Compounds.


Stemmler LabStemmler Lab

Audrey  Bergeron ‘12
A Mass Spectrometric Approach to the Identification of Pyrokinin Peptides in Homarus americanus"

Daniel  Polasky ‘12
Electrospray and Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Techniques for the Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Biofuels Elucidation of a putative enzyme-catalyzed methylation reaction

Nathan  Ricke ‘14
The Chemical Characterization of Biomass-Derived Pyrolysis Oils:Application of Advanced Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Techniques

Peter  Tracy ‘14
Instrumental analysis of nueropeptides from Lobsters.

Alexandra E.C. Fogarty ‘13
The American lobster understanding the role of ecsysteroids

Patrick  Breen ‘13
Investigating Modification of an RNA Binding Protein in Pathogenic Yeast using Mas Spectromety


Vasudevan LabVasudevan Lab

Daniel  Dickstein ‘13
Quantitative and Structural Analysis of Chemical Sorption

Basyl  Stuyvesant ‘13
Completion  of Organic Molecules for Sortion onto Soil Minerals.

Phoebe  Aron ‘13
An Investigation of Sedimentary Pyrite as an Indicator of Drought in Mid-Coast Maine.

Reaha  Goyetche ‘14
Benzylamine sorption to soils