2014 Senior Thesis Presentations


Monday, April 21, 2014   12:30PM   MBH 216
Lunch will be provided at 12:15PM

Peter Hetzler   “The Synthesis of Poly(2,5-diheptoxy-1,4-divinylbenzene chromiumtricarbonyl) for Investigating Organometallic Poly(p-phenylenevinylene) (PPV) Compounds as Molecular Wires“

Nick Keenan    "Investigating Ferromagnetic Dinuclear Cobalt(II) Compounds via Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy"

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  12:30PM   MBH 216
Lunch will be provided at 12:15PM

Geoff Vrla        “Oxidation of Guanine in Z-DNA and the (CAG)n Hairpin Loop by a Platinum(IV) Complex”

Ben Coughlin    "Magnetic Exchange Coupling in Dicobalt(II) Model Complexes"

Friday, April 25, 2014         12:30PM    MBH 216
Lunch will be provided at 12:15PM

Elaine Dellinger       "Interlayer Characterization of HDMTA-Modified Montmorillonite for Use in Contaminant Remediation”

David Stillman  "Glycation of Amyloid-beta Cleaves DNA in the Presence of Copper and Iron: Implications for Alzheimer's Disease”

Monday, April 28, 2014      12:30PM    MBH 216
Lunch will be provided at 12:15PM

Brian Ayers            “Conjugation of anti-CD47 Antibodies to Gold Nanoparticles via click Chemistry for Cancer Therapy”

Awards Presentation for Classes ’15, ’16 and ‘17


Alchemistry pHun!


Middlebury College students hosted a wonderful show of chemical experiments for the local Addison County. From left to right: Alex Scibetta '14, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry major; Shannon Reinert '15, Biochemistry major, Peter Hetzler '14, Chemistry major; Cece Burkey '15, Biochemistry major; and David Stillman '14, Chemistry major. Photos: Matt Lennon '13