Undergraduate Research Projects
The department of Chemistry, Physics, and Geoscience offers undergraduate research projects in areas of chemistry, astronomy, geoscience, and physics. Students are encouraged to do research projects. Research courses are open to all students; however introductory subject courses are required. For more information, please contact any of our faculty members.
Poster session presented at the 125th North Carolina American Chemical Society Sectional Meeting, Raleigh, NC.
Razvi, S, Folk, D, & Franz, K. (2011, September). Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Copper Chelators : Pro-oxidants or Anti-oxidants?
243rd National Meeting of the ACS, San Diego, CA, March 2012. Nine students presented posters. They are:
- “Metal coordination polymer networks: A modular approach,” Meredith G. Hyatt, Miriam L. Pippin, and Alexander D. Schwab
- “Examination of the beta-amyloid peptide and its copper complexes using spectroscopic methods,” Michelle D. Maiden and Kassy A. Mies
- “Examination of the binding of iron(III) to the amyloid-beta peptide and its potential implications in Alzheimer’s disease,” Sarah S. Murray and Kassy Mies
- “Investigation of the interaction between zinc and the beta amyloid peptide,” Rodda A. Ouma and Kassy Mies
- “Hydrophilic and hydrophobic copper chelators: Pro-oxidants or anti-oxidants?" Sayyeda Zeenat A. Razvi, Drew S. Folk and Katherine J. Franz
Research Presentations at Meredith College
Celebrating Student Acheivement Day: Oral Presentations
- Michelle Maiden – A Possible Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Copper
- Sarah Murray – A study of interactions between Iron and the Amyloid-beta peptide: Potential implications in Alzheimer’s Disease
- Meredith Hyatt – Metal Coordination Polymer Networks: A Modular Approach
- Sayyeda Zeenat Razvi and Kassy Mies – Iron Release Mechanisms and potential medicinal Applications of naturally Occurring Siderophores
Celebrating Student Acheivement Day: Poster Presentations
- Sarah Beno, Rachel Serrano and Anum Imran – DNA Extraction and Regeneration of Tylosema esculentum and Tylosema fassoglensis
- Emma Keim, Katy martin and Sally Yacout – Asteroid Search
- Rodda Ouma – An investigation of the interaction between zinc and the beta amyloid peptide: A possible cause of the senile plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease
- Meredith Hyatt, Metal Coordination Polymer Networks: Modular Approach, December 2011 (Dr. Alexander Schwab, Research Advisor and Walda Powell, Meredith Advisor)