Department Members Receive Awards

May 12, 2014 / By: UST Chemistry Department

Undergraduate Research Award for Faculty: Dr. Kris Wammer

Dr. Kris Wammer received the annual award for facutly supporting student research. Read more in the Newsroom Article.


Excellence in Science and ACS Poster Award at the Winchell Symposium: Meghan Talbot

Meghan Talbot, working with Dr. Marites A. Guino-o, won two awards at the 81st Minnesota Academy of Science annual meeting and 26th Winchell Undergraduate research symposium.  She won both the Excellence in Science Award and the American Chemical Society Poster Award. Her research poster is entitled "Investigation of the Amount of Hydrogen Gas Produced by Asymmetric Triazolylidenes in the Nickel-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation of Ammonia-Borane”


POLYED Undergraduate Research award at the National Meeting of the ACS: Kirsten Mueller

Kirsten Muller, working with Dr. Lisa Prevette, was awarded the POLYED Undergraduate Research Award for the poster she presented at the spring 2014 national meeting of the American Chemical Society. Her poster, titled ”DNA Structure Affects Binding to Polycationic Delivery Agents,” described her work investigating the use of charged polymers to transport DNA into cells for possible use in gene therapy. Read more in Professional Notes.