Scenes from the Chemistry 2018 REU cycle

ODU Chemistry hosted 10 REU participants from community colleges in Virginia and California.

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Participants' Home Community Colleges:
REU participants: Michael M., Estevan C., Mohammad J., Jorge M., Narome B., Tyler W., Malia S., Jalina G., Mary O., Chekeyl H., and Dr. Holder
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Mary O. purifying one of her gelator molecules with Jonathan Bietsch in Dr. Wang's lab..

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Estevan C. explains his research in Dr. Purcell's lab at the final poster session.

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Mohammad J. with his poster on computational modeling of explosives in Dr. Bayse's group.

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Cole P. sealing tubes in Dr. Hatcher's lab.

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Tyler W. presents his work with Dr. Ramjee synthesizing nanocapsules.

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Malia S. examines bacteria cultues at the microscope in Dr. Courson's lab.

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Chekeyl H. poses with her progress toward generating hydrogen with Co(III) catalysts.

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Jalina G. (right) and Dr. Poutsma take a break from modeling dipeptides.

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Michael M. shows graduate student Oumar Sacko his work analyzing tea samples in Dr. Mao's lab.

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Jorge M. explains his work on algae in Dr. Lee's group to graduate student Anji Chen.