Tyson is an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. He worked in the group with Zuzanna Cygan in the fall of 2001.
Fern is an undergraduate at Cameron University . She worked with us in the summer of 2001 on our Research Corporation funded project on germanium chemistry.
Rory is a University of Michigan undergraduate student and an advanced Tae Kwon Do student. He worked during the spring and summer of 2001 on our C-H activation project funded by the Research Corporation.
Jordan worked with our group from 1996 to 1997.
Rachelle Richardson is fourth year undergraduate at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, where she currently works in the research lab of Dr. Stassi DiMaggio synthesizing and purifying dendrimer conjugates. She presently is majoring in chemistry and minoring in Spanish and hopes that somehow in her career she can use her knowledge of the Spanish language. When not at school or in the lab she thoroughly enjoys traveling, doing Sudoku puzzles, and listening to good music. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school to obtain a doctorate degree in organic chemistry. In the future, she aspires to work in a medicinal lab, designing drugs and drug delivery systems.
Eryn Matich is a chemistry major and biology minor at Alfred University, in Alfred, New York. She was a chemistry REU student working with the Banaszak Holl group for summer 2012. She worked with Flora Fang and Elizabeth Goldstein on the self assembly of Type 1 collagen.
Mike graduated from U of M with degrees in Chemistry and Psychology. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently in orthapaedic surgery training at Indiana University.
Gül is a fourth year undergraduate, majoring in chemistry at Boðaziçi University, Ýstanbul. She works with Assoc. Prof. Amitav Sanyal’s research group since 2010. She participated in the Banaszak Holl group for the summer 2012. She works on synthesis and functionalization of dendrimers to be used in targeted drug delivery.
Emilee graduated from Michigan with degrees in Neuroscience and Spanish. She was part of the Banaszak Holl group for three years, working with Doug Mullen, on the synthesis and characterization of functionalized PAMAM dendrimers as targeted drug delivery agents. Emilee obtained her M.D. at the Indiana University School of Medicine and is currently a resident in anesthesia at the University of Utah medical school.
Tracy is a graduate student at Columbia University working in the Nuckolls group. She spent the summer of 2009 at UM working on AFM imaging of collagen in mouse tissues with Joey and Flora. Outside of the lab, Tracy enjoys swimming and playing the violin.
Mark Barash graduated from UM and the Program in the Environment. He worked on synthesis and purification of PAMMAM Dendrimer compounds to be used as targeted drug delivery systems with Doug Mullen. In his spare time Mark enjoys jogging, reading and has been involved in the Martial arts for 15 years. He is currently applying to Medical School.
Christina is a first-year student at the University of Michigan, who intends to study Chemistry. She is currently working with the Banaszak Holl group on an organometallics project. Outside of the lab and her classes, she enjoys playing violin or viola and writing poetry.
Jimmy is a first-year student at Michigan studying Biophysics with interests in Science, Technology, and Society and Chinese Language and Culture. He is working on understanding nanoparticles-facilitated gene delivery under Becky Matz. He wishes to pursue graduate work in pharmaceutical science
Matt is going into his third-year at Albion College studying Biology and Chemistry. He is working on synchronizing the cell cycle of COS-7 and 293A cells through serum deprivation and other methods working with Becky Matz. In his spare time, Matt enjoys watching movies, drawing, and playing sports, including college football at Albion. He will be
applying to Medical School in the next year.
Mike worked in the lab during the summer of 1999. He studied the formation of a new class of germylene.
I am a sophomore at Peking University majoring in Chemistry. I have been quite interested in nano-particles and solid-surface chemistry, working in Prof. Zhu Yuexiang’s group on the synthesis and characterization of nano-carbon-alumina materials. And in my spare time, I really enjoy my table-tennis skills. I am quite looking forward to the 8-week research with Prof. Banaszak-Holl’s group this summer.
Chris worked in the lab during the summer of 1999. He studied the low-temperature formation of silicon oxide thin films.