Group BBQ, June 2013




Senior Researchers

Dr. Tim Machonkin


August 2013 - present
Visiting Research Scholar (on sabbatical from Whitman College) in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Mechanistic Studies on the N-N Bond Formation in NO Reductases
I am investigating the interaction of the dinuclear non-heme ferrous site of flavorubredoxin NO reductase with NO using resonance Raman, EPR, and MCD spectroscopies.


 

Graduate Students

cand. chem. Shawn Eady


May 2011 - present
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Biologically Inspired Electrocatalysts for the Sustainable Production of Hydrogen


 
cand. chem. Amy Speelman


May 2011 - present
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
New Non-heme Iron-Nitrosyl Complexes


 
cand. chem. Ashley McQuarters


May 2012 - present
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Synthesis of High-Valent Iron-Nitride complexes as Models for Cyt. P450nor


 
Matt Wolf


May 2013 - present
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Artificial Heme Proteins as Organometallic Catalysts

 

Current Rotation Students

Andrew Hunt


Jan. 2014 - present
Winter 2014 rotation in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Synthesis and Spectroscopic Properties of Ferric Heme-Thiolate Complexes


 
Yunlong Zhang


Jan. 2014 - present
Winter 2014 rotation in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Mechanism of NO Reduction by Non-Heme Diiron Centers


 

Undergraduates

Joseph Gurrentz


Jan. 2013 - present
Undergraduate research student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Synthesis of new Iron-Nickel Cluster as Electrocatalysts for the Production of Hydrogen


 
Jamal Mohamud


Dec. 2013 - present
Undergraduate student volunteer in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Ferrous Heme Complexes with Nitrosoalkanes
My research is focused on ferrous bis-picket fence porphyrins and the preparation of corresponding five- and six-coordinate complexes with nitrosoalkanes.


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