Chemistry Summer Research Institute (CSRI) 2009
Dr. Randy Miller
"Summer Research Orientation" and "Tutorial on SciFinder and computational chemistry"
*Students, please bring laptops if you have one.
Dr. David Ball
"Synthetic strategies for Oseltamivir Phosphate (AKA Tamiflu)"
Dr. Lisa Ott
"Biodiesel fuel from local agricultural waste products: preparation and analysis"
Dr. Chris Nichols
"Compounds from Corydendrium Parasiticum"
Dr. Dan Edwards
"New advances in natural product biosynthesis"
Dr. Dan Clark
"It's all about Coenzyme M"
Dr. Larry Kirk
"Synthesis of a biodegradable plastic (PLA) from agricultural waste"
Dr. Erik Wasinger
"Oxidation state determination with a GIANT flashlight"
Dr. Jinsong Zhang and Dr. Randy Miller
"Experimental and computational perspectives on IBX oxidations"
"Concept analysis, the particulate nature of matter and submicroscopic chemical concepts"
Travis Mitchell (Kirk, Hanne, Greene)
"Purification of lactic acid produced by bacterial fermentation"
Sandy Blair (Kirk, Hanne, Greene)
"Synthesis and properties of the biodegradable plastic polylactate"
Jamie Mills and Charles Mansell (Killingsworth)
"Chemical demonstrations for display cases"
Arjun Sandhu (Edwards)
"Prospecting for Type III Polyketide Synthases in environmental Streptomyces isolates"
Sam Allen and Tim Shelton (Ott)
"Preparation of biodiesel from agricultural waste products"
Erich Bowman (Zhang)
"An investigation of chiral catalysts for inverse electron demand-hetero-Diels-Alder reactions and their applicability towards the construction of neolignans"
Rick Schulken (Zhang)
"Asymmetric cycloaddition using amino acids to synthesize 1,4-benzodioxane based natural products"
Emily Skinner (Wasinger)
"Further advances in the characterization of thiosalen complexes"
Amanda Jones (Nichols)
"Identifying marine natural products with HPLC and NMR"
Nina McCulley (Ball, Miller)
"Thermal rearrangements of allylic sulfinates to sulfones: a mechanistic study using molecular modeling"
Lacy Taylor (Clark)
"Development and validation of a highly specific assay for the quantification of Coenzyme M"