Ongoing Faculty Research

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P.J. Alaimo, Ph.D.

The Alaimo research group is focused on the development of “green” synthetic methods for generating heterocycles of biological importance.

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Katie Frato, Ph.D.

Dr. Frato’s research group is focused on the unique structure and reactivity of proteins with metals at their active site, particularly heme-containing enzymes.

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Sue Jackels, Ph.D.

Dr. Jackels partners with several organizations to work on projects designed to help Nicaraguan coffee farmers improve the quality, consistency and sustainability of their green coffee product.

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Joseph Langenhan, Ph.D.

The Langenhan group is pursuing research at the chemistry/biology interface. They redesign biological molecules with the twin goals of understanding their functions and modulation their activities.

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Vicky Minderhout, Ph.D.

Works with biochemists, biologists, and chemists to identify critical learning concepts in biochemistry and instructional strategies.

 

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Doug Latch, Ph.D.

The Latch research group is broadly focused on the area of aquatic environmental chemistry.

 

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Jennifer Loertscher, Ph.D.

Focused on research to understand and improve student learning in undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry.

 

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Ryan McLaughlin, Ph.D.

Dr. McLaughlin’s research involves the spectroscopic and structural characterization of environmentally relevant compounds.

 

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Kristen Skogerboe, Ph.D.

Dr. Skogerboe works on developing sensitive methods for the analysis of biologic molecules and promotes active learning in the chemistry curriculum.

 

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Ian Suydam, Ph.D.

Dr. Suydam's research group is focused on the folding, structure and binding energetics of structured RNAs.

 

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Eric Watson, S.J., Ph.D.

Dr. Watson’s research interest concerns the preparation, characterization and reactivity study of original triple-layer bimetallic complexes.