Expected Year of Graduation: 2019
Research Lab: Dr. James Cook
Major Area of Focus: Organic Chemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Medicinal Chemistry
Rockford College, 1997, B.S. Chemistry
Why I like Chemistry
Chemistry is at the very fabricate of everything we observe in nature. Studying chemistry is like grasping a glimpse of the genius behind the ultimate design.
Why I chose the Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee
The Chemistry program at UWM suits my interests in organic and medicinal chemistry. Plus, my family lives locally, so UWM is a natural fit for me
Favorite things to do in Milwaukee
The golf courses
To synthesize new compounds that can be used as pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of neuropathic pain, anxiety, and schizophrenia. Also, the enantiospecific synthesis of natural products with biological activity and the construction of related heterocycles with enhanced activity.