Scenes from the Chemistry 2022 REU cycle

ODU Chemistry hosted 11 REU participants from community colleges in Virginia, Kansas, and Tennessee in our new Chemistry building.

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Participants' Home Community Colleges:
REU participants: Savion, Ashley, Gavin, CJ, Mary Kathryn, Hannah B-A, Judah, Jennifer, Hannah H, Ryan, Ella
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Ryan R. runs gas chromatography samples in Dr. Holder's lab.

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Mary Kathryn purifies the compound she made in Dr. Bender's lab.

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Ashley B. synthesizes new molecules in Dr, Bender's lab.

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Savion A. presents the results of his work on C. difficile in Dr. Purcell's lab.

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CJ presents the his work synthesizing gelators in Dr. Wang's group.

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Jennifer B. rotovaps her product in Dr. Lambert's lab.

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Judah Q. runs calculations on peptides in Dr. Poutsma's lab.

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Ella W. analyzes environmentl samples in Dr. Hatcher's lab.

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Hannah B-A presents her project synthesizing organic semiconductor materials in Dr. Mao's lab.

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Gavin H. presents his calculations on energetic materials from Dr. Bayse's lab.

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Field trip to Mitsubishi Chemical Group in Chesapeake for a taste of life in industry.