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LAMS Lab Grads


Kaya Cooley (Chemistry, 2018)  Thesis: “Synthesis and characterization of organically modified montmorillonite for sequestration of perfluoroalkyl acids in contaminated water.”

Jessica Maung (Biochemistry, 2018)  Thesis: “Photolysis and cellular toxicity of the organic ultraviolet filter chemical octyldimethyl para-aminobenzoic acid and its photoproducts.”

Lauren O’Connor (Chemistry, 2018)  Thesis: “Identity and characterization of the organic ultraviolet filter chemical octyl dimethyl para-amino benzoic acid (OD-PABA) photoproducts.”

Alexandra Pagano (Chemistry, 2018)  Thesis: “Synthesis and characterization of organically modified hectorites for sequestration of perfluoroalkyl acids from drinking water.”

Alice Hayden (Environmental Science, 2017)  Thesis: “Temporal and spatial variation of PFOA, PFOS and PFHpA in private wells and streams throughout the Hoosick, New York area.”

Mason King (Chemistry, 2017)  Thesis: “Ceria nanoparticles for sustainable heavy metal water filtration application.”

Jake Ulrich (Chemistry, 2017)  Thesis: “A systematic investigation of the effects of chain length and ionic head group on perfluoroalkyl acid binding to human serum albumin.”

Laura Lilley (Environmental Science, 2016)  Thesis: “Investigation of the photodegradation of avobenzone.”

Andrew Glaser (Biochemistry, 2016)  Thesis: “Human serum albumin binding of perfluoroalkyl acids: Investigation of binding affinity and its dependence on chain length.”

Hannah Stein (Chemistry, 2016)  Thesis: “Photolysis and toxicity of octyl methoxycinnamate, a common ultraviolet filter chemical.”

Xi Xi Hu (Chemistry, 2016)  Thesis: “Cerium oxide nanomaterials for clean water applications.”

Courtney Berg (Biology, 2015)  Thesis: “Photolysis and Toxicity of the Ultraviolet Filter Chemical Octyl Methoxycinnamate and Its Photoproducts.”

Taera Kim (Chemistry, 2013)  Thesis: “3D Flowerlike micro/nanocomposite ceria to remove arsenic and chromium in drinking water.”

Michael Morris (Chemistry, 2013)  Thesis: “Investigation of the mechanism of binding of perfluoroalkyl acids with human serum albumin using an improved approach to equilibrium dialysis.”

Megan O’Connor (Chemistry, 2012)  Thesis: “Investigation of the binding of perfluoroalkyl acids to human serum albumin through fluorine nuclear magnetic resonance and fluorescence spectroscopy.”

Shivani Suhag (Biology, 2012)  Thesis: “Investigating the toxicity of ultraviolet filter chemicals and their photochemical degradation products.”

Sarah Bercovici (Chemistry, 2011)  Thesis: “The photochemical fate of several ultraviolet filter chemicals.”

Alison Kracunas (Biochemistry, 2011)  Thesis: “Aqueous photolysis of the ultraviolet filter chemical octyl methoxycinnamate.”

Paul Hebert (Chemistry, 2010)  Thesis: “A novel fluorescence model for studying the binding of medium- to long-chain perfluoroalkyl acids to human serum albumin.”

Jake Klein (Chemistry, 2009)  Thesis: “Environmental chemical analysis of emerging contaminants: Photolysis of ultraviolet filter chemicals & chemical analysis of terrestrial grasslands: Photodegradation of nutrients in Avena barbata.”

Michelle Wu (Biochemistry, 2009)  Thesis:  “Sorption of ultraviolet filter chemicals to sediment.”

Sadie Gorman (Biochemistry, 2008)  Thesis: “Bioaccumulation of ultraviolet filter chemicals in Lumbriculus variegatus.”

Monica Tse (Chemistry, 2008)  Thesis: “Environmental chemical analysis of emerging contaminants: Protein binding of perfluorochemicals and photochemical degradation of ultraviolet filter chemicals.”

Amanda Mishler (Environmental Studies, 2007)  Thesis: “Sorption of UV filter chemicals to natural sediments.”