Alumni

Former Graduate Students

Jo-AnnJo-Ann Jee

B.S. (Biochemistry), 2010
Trinity College (Connecticut)
Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2015
Stony Brook University

Awards
Chemistry Award for a First-Year Graduate Student Teaching Assistant (2011)
Dr. Mow Shiah Lin Scholarship Award (2013, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Departmental Award for Outstanding Service (2015)

Thesis title:
Convergent synthesis of dendrimers via the Passerini three-component reaction

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University (with Thomas D. Roper)
XiaoliXiaoli Liang

B.S. (Applied Chemistry), 2010
Zhongshan University
M.S. (Chemistry), 2011
Stony Brook University

Thesis title:
Synthesis of clickable amphiphilic 1,3-propanediol dendrons

Current Position:
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (with Marco Bonizzoni)
JeannetteJeannette E. Marine

B.S. (Biochemistry) & B.S. (Mathematics), 2010
College of St. Elizabeth
Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
Stony Brook University

Awards
Chemistry Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student (2016)

Thesis title:
Bundle-forming α-helical peptide-dendron hybrids

Current Position:
Postdoctoral Researcher, Rutgers University (with Kathryn E. Uhrich)
ShuangShuang Song

B.E. (Materials Science & Engineering), 2011
Tianjin Polytechnic University
Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
Stony Brook University

Awards
Chemistry Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research (2016)

Thesis title:
Heterolithic branched liquid crystalline materials prepared via the Passerini three-component reaction
Generic_FemaleYue Wu

B.E. (Chemical Engineering), 2011
Hebei University of Technology

Research interests:
Synthesis of 1,3-propanediol dendrons with peripheral end groups to promote solubility in water

Current Position:
Ph.D. Candidate, Syracuse University

Former Undergraduate Students

Generic_FemaleSarah Afzal

B.S. (Health Science), 2015
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of an isocyanide-containing mesogen
Generic_FemaleHilal Dietrich

B.S. (Chemistry), 2011
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of an amphiphilic poly(alkyl ether) dendron
Generic_MaleOleg Gelman

B.S. (Chemistry), 2012
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of an amphiphilic poly(alkyl ether) dendron-dipeptide hybrid
Generic_MaleKenneth Kan

B.S. (Chemistry), 2013
Stony Brook University
M.S. (Chemistry), 2015
Yale University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of an amphiphilic poly(alkyl ether) dendron
Generic_FemaleChrista Martin

B.S. (Chemistry), 2014
Stony Brook University
M.A. (Teaching), 2015
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of a non-symmetric 1,3,5-substituted benzene derivative
Generic_FemaleJustine A. Mays

B.S. (Chemistry), 2012
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of an amphiphilic poly(alkyl ether) dendron
Generic_FemaleJasmine K. Parmar

Chemical & Molecular Engineering Major
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of a heteromultifunctional scaffold bearing three orthogonal click-reactive groups
Generic_MaleMobin Sheikh

Economics Major (Pre-med)
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of a three-arm star-branched mesogen
Generic_MaleDerrick Wegner

Chemistry Major
Stony Brook University

Undergraduate research project:
Synthesis of a dendronized ion-channel peptide

Former High School Students

Generic_FemaleRachelle David
Summer Research (2014)

Research project:
Synthesis of a dendritic pentafluorophenyl ester reagent
Generic_FemaleEmma C. Oberstein
Simons Summer Research Fellowship Program (2013)

Research project:
Co-assembly of peptides and dendrons mediated by guanidine-carboxylic acid interactions
Generic_MaleAdam H. Stein
Summer Research (2016)

Research project:
Synthesis of a symmetric three-arm star-branched mesogen