Get Experience in Chemistry
There are many opportunities for collaborative and independent research, both on and off campus. Recent chemistry majors have participated in a variety of experiences.
Recent research projects of faculty and students
- Shirae Leslie, '09, working with Dr. Bill Bare, Modification to Existing Methods of Sequential Selective Extraction of Lead in Contaminated Soil
- Chi Pham, ’06, working with Dr. Bill Bare, Optimization of Experimental Parameters for Fluorescence Monitoring of Glucose Oxidation Using an Inexpensive Spectrofluorimeter
- Rebika Shrestha, '10, working with Dr. Kurt Seidman, Theoretical Investigation of Peroxynitrite Chemistry
- Monique Birmiel, ’04, working with Dr. Ann Fabirkiewicz, Quantifying Antioxidants via the FRAP Assay
- Poojan Pyakurel, '11, working with Dr. Kurt Seidman, Theoretical Investigation of the Carcinogenicity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
- Ashleigh Baber, ’05, working with Dr. Kurt Seidman, Determining the Heat Capacities of Liquids with Thermal Lens Calorimetry: Reducing Sample Preparation Time
- MaryAnn Gragg, ’05, Nanotechnology in Health and Food Sciences at Clemson University, and working with Dr. Ann Fabirkiewicz, Assessment of the Antioxidant Properties of Cocoa
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- Molly Augustine, ’00, Pharmacy Intern at Lynchburg General Hospital
- Carie Chambers, ’02, Environmental Chem Lab Intern at Hampton Roads Sanitation District
- Christine Lee, ’03, Veterinary Assistant at Burke Veterinary Clinic
- Melissa Michaels, ’03, Forensic Intern with the Charlottesville Police Force
- Monique Birmiel, ’04, Pharmacy Intern at Lynchburg General Hospital