Year of Graduation: 2015, Ph.D
Research Lab: Dr. David Frick
Major Area of Focus: Biochemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Organic Chemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1987-1991, B.S. Computer Engineering
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, 2008-2010, B.S. Chemistry
Why I like Chemistry
Chemistry is fun! It allows me to understand real-world phenomena and gives me the tools to solve real-world problems.
Why I chose the Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee is an excellent program. The professors are top-notch teachers and passionate about their research. The staff are all very nice and helpful.
Favorite things to do in Milwaukee
Watching Milwaukee Repertory Theater plays, hiking Kettle Moraine State Forest, visiting Discovery World and Milwaukee Art Museum, summer festivals.
Investigate and synthesize transition state analog inhibitors of the Hepatitis C NS3 helicase (NS3h)enzyme. Develop an assay that will utilize NS3h transition state analogs.
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