- Solar energy conversion and chemical catalysis for renewable energy applications
- Microbial biology for bioenergy and biofuel applications
GPA: honors status
grad school or professional school bound
inorganic chemistry track
or biochemistry or molecular biology or microbiology tracks
Senior thesis expected or could begin in junior year
Current Undergraduate Researchers
- Zach Maron
- Chris Kaplan
- Jasmina Brescic
- Tom Giordano
- Jennifer Sun
Publications with Undergraduate Co-authors (since 2010)
- Nguyen, T.A., J. Brescic, D.J. Vinyard, T. Chandrasekar, and G.C. Dismukes, Identification of an Oxygenic Reaction Center psbADC Operon in the Cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2012. in press.
- McCool, N.S., D.M. Robinson, J.E. Sheats, and G.C. Dismukes, A co4o4 "cubane" water oxidation catalyst inspired by photosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011. 133(30): p. 11446-9.
Two other manuscripts in preparation with undergraduates.