Chemistry Summer Research Institute 2018

Locations as indicated. Continental breakfast items available at 8:45am for the morning sessions.

Week 1

Tuesday May 29 (3:30 pm in PHSC 301)

Dr. Randy Miller

- "CSRI Orientation"

Friday June 1 (9:00am in PHSC 301)

Dr. David Ball

- "A Case of Mistaken Identity"

Week 2

Monday June 4 (12:00pm in PHSC 130; bring your lunch)

Professional Development Workshop for students hosted by PSRI, the Physics Summer Research Institute

- "Applying to graduate school"

Friday June 8

No presentations due to the power shutdown for scheduled maintenance

Week 3

Monday June 11 (12:00pm in PHSC 130; bring your lunch)

Professional Development Workshop for students hosted by PSRI

- "GRE information. The GRE is the grad school version of the SAT"

Thursday June 14 (12:00pm in PHSC 301; pizza and soft drinks provided)

Blake Bewley (2016 Chico State Alumnus)

- MS program at Tufts University

- "Different Roads to Medical School"

Friday June 15 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Dr. Carolynn Arpin

- "Examining the Efficacy of Furoquinoxaline Drugs"

Friday June 15 (6:00pm at Five Mile Recreation Area)

- PSRI/CSRI BBQ

Week 4

Friday June 22 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Dr. Dan Everson

- "Globo H and RNase 1: Innately Selective Chemotherapy"

Week 5

Friday June 29 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

No Presentations

Week 6

Friday July 6 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Dr. Lisa Ott

- "Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous Catalysis: A Tale of Good Science"

Week 7

Monday July 9 (9:00am in PHSC 109; continental breakfast items provided)

Megan Keener (2015 Chico State Alumna)

- PhD student at UCSB

- "Towards Catalytic and Mechanistic Understanding of Ammonia Oxidation: A Homogeneous Approach Using a Metal Nitride Complex"

Monday July 9 (12:00pm in PHSC 130; bring your lunch)

Professional Development Workshop for students hosted by PSRI

- "A Talk on Talks"

Friday July 13 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Shannon Price (Ott)

- "Turning base catalyzed glycerol into DESs"

Week 8

Friday July 20 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Robin Bumbaugh (Ott)

- "DESs: Deep Eutectic Solvents (aka Dang Experimental Setbacks)"

German Ramirez-Torres (Ott)

- "Being Quant-y: Improvements to Three Chem 320 Labs"

Rose Johnson and Mary Skillicorn (CHS Scholars with Ball and Wasinger)

- "Syntheses and Analyses of Iron (II) Helicates"

Week 9

Tuesday July 24 (12:00pm in PHSC 301; pizza and soft drinks provided)

Mariel Price

- B.S. in Chemistry from Univ of Denver

- "Why and how to take your B.S. to a National Laboratory"

Thursday July 26 (3:00pm in PHSC 301; light refreshments)

Kathia Godinez and Sara Zuniga (Kendhammer)

- "Analysis of Laboratory Skill Over Three Semesters"

Jesus Garcia (Kendhammer)

- "Qualitative Analysis of the Redesign of the CHEM 111 Labs"

Friday July 27 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

No Presentations

Week 10

Thursday Aug 2 (12:00pm in Colusa 100)

Summer Research Luncheon

- Celebration of all researchers

Friday Aug 3 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Dahlia Chavez and Nick Barnett (Arpin)

- ""Drug Synthesis and Assessment for the Undergraduate Laboratory"

Minjoo Kim (Arpin)

- "Synthesis of Linked Chalcones"

Jaya Nolan and Kendall Block (Everson)

- "Nickel-catalyzed, carbon dioxide mediate, reductive coupling of imines"

Week 11

Wednesday Aug 8 (12:00pm in PHSC 301; pizza and soft drinks provided)

Juan Caravez (Ball)

- "Compound A, the elusive degradate"

Maddy Wong (Ball)

- "Degradates from oxyfluorfen"

Thursday Aug 9 (3:00pm in PHSC 301; light refreshments)

Seema Shokooh and Jesus Madrigal (Everson)

- "New Donor Molecules for Organic Photovoltaics"

Brice Vanness (Matiasek)

- "Analysis of Hydrocarbons in Urban Storm Runoff by GC"

Elliot Walsh (PVHS Scholar with Miller, Bartelink and Everson) and Kendall Block (Everson)

- "From Archaeology to Organic Chemistry: Applications of Molecular Spectroscopy and Computational Chemistry"

Friday Aug 10 (9:00am in PHSC 109)

Dr. Randy Vivian (1997 Chico State alumnus)

- Associate Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Gilead

- "What I've done with my Chico State degree"