Archives: 2016 Scholarship Students
Nina Jocic – University of Northern Iowa
Catalytic Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide with Diruthenium Complexes
The amount of CO2 in the environment can be controlled by the reduction of CO2 with H2 to form products such as formic acid, methanol, and methane. Read more.
Clare Laubenthal – University of Northern Iowa
New Insights into the “Manna from Heaven” Hypothesis
Our laboratory’s ongoing mission is to create and study aerosols, which form as a result of the radiation of organic gases by ultraviolet light. Read more.
Michael Ohman – Drake University
Regulation of Methyltransferases in DNA repair
Damage to DNA occurs very often. So often, that there are very intricate mechanisms for repairing a wide array of DNA damage. A common insult is alkane groups being added to cytosine and guanine. Read more.
Madeline Roach – University of Northern Iowa
Incorporation of Magnetic Ions in TaS2 Nanowires
Previous studies by our group seem to have determined the correct reaction conditions to repeatably grow TaS2 nanowires. The research I am conducting incorporates magnetic ions such as iron, manganese, and chromium into these nanowires. Read more.
Emma Shipley – University of Northern Iowa
Prebiotic Potential of Aerosols
We are examining the “manna from heaven” hypothesis that early life ate compounds that came from the sky. Read more.