Loyola University Chicago

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Current Graduate Students

PhD Candidates 

‌‌‌‌  Mashael Alghamdi
Ballicora Research Group
Research Project: "The Allosteric Regulation and Molecular Evolution of ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase in Bacteria"
Aisha Alshahrani
Fitch Research Group
Research Project: "pH and Electrolight Effect on Microbial Attachment to ITO Electrode"

  Reem Alshehri
Fitch Research Group
Research Project:
"Flavin mononucleotide (FMN) pH Dependence and its Activity as Catalytic Reagent for Shewanella MR-1 in the Microbial Fuel Cell"
Daniel Catlin
Liu Research Group
Research Project:
"From Molecular Recognition to Molecular Evolution of the Effector Binding Domain of GabR"

Greg Deye
Ciszek Research Group
Research Project:
"Unraveling the Surface Chemistry of Organic Films Using the Diels-Alder Reaction"
 
Rachael Farber
Killelea Research Group
Research project: "Structural and Chemical Consequences of High Oxygen Coverages on Rh(111)"

Norberto Gonzalez
Fitch Research Group
Research Project: "Determination of Extracellular Flavin Produced by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 via Capillary Electrophoresis"
Jesse Goossens
Freitas Research Group
Research Project: "Folding of Oncogenic G-Proteins"

Carly Hanson
Devery Research Group
Research Project"Mechanistic Investigations of the Iron (III)-Catalyzed Carbonyl-Olefin Metathesis Reaction"

Tahirah Heath
Becker Research Group
Research Project: "The Development of Indoline Sulfonamide Inhibitors and of Di-Zinc Metalloenzymes"
‌‌ Jonathan Hopwood
Ciszek Research Group
Research Project: "Surface Modification for the Improvement of Metal/Organic Semiconductor Interfaces"

Rania Hussien
Ballicora Research Group
Research Project: "The Allosteric Regulation and Molecular Evolution of ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase in Bacteria"
Elizabeth Jamka
Schmeling Research Group
Research Project:
"Design and Construction of Grazing Incident X-Ray Spectrometer (GIXRF) For Use in Analysis at Surface or Near Surface of Various Samples"
Brian Leverson
Freitas Research Group
Research Project: "Biophysical Studies of WT and a Mutant of the G Subunit"
Adriana Lugosan
Lee Research Group
Research Project: "Metal Complexes with Carbazole-Based Redox Non-Innocent Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Future Applications"
  Hiral Patel
Ballicora Research Group

Susan Phan
Devery Research Group
Research Project: "Mechanistic Investigations of the Iron (III)-Catalyzed Carbonyl-Olefin Metathesis Reaction"

Kathryn Renyer
Chiarelli Research Group
Research Project:
"Determination of the Uptake of Pollutants as Facilitated by Microplastic Beads in Earthworms and Daphnia"

Thahani Shifna Habeeb Mohammad
Becker Research Group
Research Project: "Development of 2-amino-cyclobutanone based Serine- and Metallo-β-Lactamase Inhibitors"
Marie Turano
Killelea Research Group
Research Project: "Structure and Reactivity of Oxidized Ag Surfaces"
Zheng Yuanzhang
Liu Research Group
Research Project: 
"Crystal Structure of Klebsiella pneumoniae DufR, the Transcription Activator of Domain of Unknown Function 161 (Duf161)"


MS Candidates

Anand Patel
Becker Research Group
Research Project: "Development of Tetrazole-Based Inhibitors of DapE"
Matthew Sara