Group Alumni

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Mohammad Hossain (2018–2021)

Postdoc, University of Wisconsin (Prof. Cody Wenthur)
Group Papers: Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 13807–13813; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 12648–12658

Jian He (2009–2013)

Postdoc, Washington University in St. Louis (Prof. Marcus Foston)
Group Papers: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 13848–13857; J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 8627–8636; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 3398–3405; J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 15, 6714–6722; Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248

Wade Leu (2009–2013)

Postdoc, Durham University (Prof. Andy Whiting)
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 2285–2298; Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 3762–3765; J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2014, 27, 661–669

Muhammad Younus (2008–2009)

Professor, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Bangladesh)

Graduate Students

Isuru Jayalath (2016–2021)

Ph.D. (2021), Postdoc, Scripps Florida (Prof. Thomas Kodadek)
Group Papers: Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 2086–2089; Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7567–7571; J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 12024–12033

Viraj Kirinda (2016–2021)

Ph.D. (2021), Postdoc, Northwestern University (Prof. Julia Kalow)
Group Papers: Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 9057–9068; Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 5620–5625; Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 6992–7002; J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 15085–15095

Lasith Kariyawasam (2015–2020)

Ph.D. (2020), Postdoc, University of Nevada Reno (Prof. Ying Yang)
Group Papers: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11949–11955; J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 682–690; Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7567–7571; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 12648–12658

Gopi Nath Vemuri (2014–2019)

Ph.D. (2019), Postdoc, LSU (Prof. Jimmy Lawrence)
Group Papers: Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 845–851; Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270; J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 15085–15095

Zach Kinney (2013–2018)

Ph.D. (2018), Postdoc, Case Western Reserve University (Prof. John Protasiewicz)
Group Papers: Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 4821–4827; Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3327–3331; Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270; Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 9057–9068

Fengfeng Ren (2011–2018)

Ph.D. (2018), Empirical Laboratories
Group Papers: Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8620–8623

Paul Repasky (2012–2016)

Ph.D. (2016), Heraeus Inc.
Group Papers: J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 2829–2837

Meng Chu (2010–2016)

Ph.D. (2016)
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 9009–9017; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 845–851

Sanyo Mathew (2010–2014)

Ph.D. (2014), Sirrus Chemistry
Group Papers: Macromolecules 2011, 44, 8425–8432; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 3398–3405; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 6714–6722; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16666–16675; Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248

Ashley Scioneaux (2008–2011)

M.S. (2011), Nalco
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 9009–9017

Jason Crase (2007–2010)

M.S. (2010), Patheon Pharmaceuticals
Group Papers: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 13848–13857

Amanda Fritz (2007–2009)

M.S. (2010), Dow Agrosciences
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 2285–2298

Bachelor's/Master's Students

Juliana Livieri (2019–2021)

B.S./M.S. (2021)

Undergraduate Students

Nadeen Saleh (2019–2021)

Will Carson (2019–2021)

Graduate student, Princeton University

Griffin Betz (2019–2021)

Kaitlyn Flynn (2019–2021)

Graduate student, University of Wisconsin
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 15085–15095

Maddy Gerken (2019–2021)

Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 12024–12033

Hunter Martin (2019–2021)

Kaitlyn Persuric (2019–2020)

Kiley Blachaniec (2019–2020)

Meng Gu (2019–2020)

Molly Bookout (2018–2020)

Josh Atkinson (2018–2020)

Group Papers: Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 13807–13813

Nick Kress (2018–2020)

Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 15085–15095

Zoe Edelmann (2018–2019)

Run Jiang (2016–2019)

Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 682–690

Connor Yezierski (2017–2019)

Afton Chemical

David Reitenbach (2018)

Hehe (Frank) Wang (2016–2018)

Graduate Student, Stony Brook University
Group Papers: Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7567–7571

Brian Spinello (2015–2018)

Graduate Student, University of Texas at Austin
Group Papers: Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 845–851; Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270

Aditya Singh (2016–2017)

Alexis Knight (2016–2017)

Rathiesh Pandian (2016–2017)

Graduate Student, Case Western Reserve University
Group Papers: Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270

Sam Hudson (2015–2017)

Connor Henry (2015–2017)

Smithfield Foods

Ethan Campbell (2015)

Morgan Sunshein (2014–2015)

Kody Day (2014–2015)

Alkermes
Group Papers: Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8620–8623

Han Dong (2013–2015)

ChemEOR, Inc.
Group Papers: Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 845–851

Joe Dowling (2014–2015)

Graduate student, Colorado State University

Jack Schirmer (2012–2014)

Tori Seto (2014)

Kelsey Cook (2012–2014)

Medical student, University of Cincinnati

Wyatt Andrasik (2012–2013)

Vivien Clayton (2012–2013)

Graduate student, University of Pennsylvania

Emma Kunimoto (2013)

Patrick McHenry (2013)

Dan Ward (2011–2013)

Law student, Vanderbilt

Stephan Grundy (2009–2012)

M.Sc. Biomedical Science student, University of Strathclyde
Group Papers: J. Chem. Educ. 2011, 88, 1133–1136; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 3398–3405

Sean Bresler (2010–2012)

Graduate student, Emory University

Amanda Wilson (2009–2012)

Chemist, AkzoNobel

Jake Gregg (2010–2011)

Katie Digianantonio (2008–2011)

Graduate student, Princeton
Group Papers: J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 2285–2298

Sarah Cornett (2009–2011)

Peace Corps
Group Papers: Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 3398–3405

Conor Craft (2008–2010)

Law student, University of Illinois

Tom Sullivan (2008)

John Fadel (2008)

Ben Weichmann (2008)

NSF REU Students

Grace Olive (2021)

Earlham College

Angelica Dibble (2018)

Areon Smith (2016)

Erika Stopler (2016)

Group Papers: Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270

Rachel Warrell (2013)

Group Papers: Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248

James Molina (2012)

Group Papers: Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248

Zach Kinney (2012)

(Also completed Ph.D. in the group)
Group Papers: Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 7245–7248; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 4821–4827; Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3327–3331; Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8260–8270; Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 9057–9068

Cherrelle Dugger (2011)

Group Papers: J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 15, 6714–6722

Chemistry Education Research Cognate Students

Adam Schafer (2016–2019)

Member of the Yezierski research group
Group Papers: J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96, 1230–1235

Maia Popova (2014–2015)

From the Bretz Group
Group Papers: J. Chem. Educ. 2016, 93, 1096–1099

Jana Jensen (2009–2010)

From the Bretz Group
Group Papers: J. Chem. Educ. 2011, 88, 1133–1136

Summer Researchers

Jennifer Tesak (2009)

Nicole Suttles (2008)