Six undergraduate chemistry majors or chemistry researchers have received Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships for 2015-16. Generous grants from the Hilldale Foundation and the Wisconsin State Legislature provide awards of $3,000 each to undergraduate students and $500–$1,000 to their faculty/staff advisers to work in collaboration on research projects.
|1||Claudia Aldrich||Prof. Laura Kiessling||Biochemistry, Chemistry||Optimization of Triazolothiadiazine-Based Small Molecule Inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis UDP-Galactopyranose Mutase|
|2||Amanda Beltrame||Prof. Ron Raines||Biochemistry||Activation of the tRNA Ligase RtcB by Archease|
|3||Noah Johnson||Prof. Mark Ediger||Physics||Molecular Orientation in the Vapor-Deposited Glass of p-TTP|
|4||Kevin O'Connor||Prof. Thomas Record||Biochemistry||Framing the Two-Way Noncovalent Interactions of Amide Oxygen, Amide Nitrogen, and Aliphatic Carbon Surfaces|
|5||Alexander Peterson||Prof. Ron Raines||Biochemistry, Chemistry||Development of a Boronic Acid Based Pro/Soft Drug|
|6||Benjamin Weber||Prof. Laura Kiessling||Biochemistry, Classics||Exploring the Role of CD44 as a Conduit of Mechanical Signals in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells|
Learn more about the Hilldale Fellowships program.