Ashley Ley (’23) begins graduate school at UC Boulder!

Ashley Ley (’23) is starting graduate school at the University of Colorado – Boulder, planning to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry in the Organic Chemistry division. Ashley reports that her time at Gustavus helped her feel comfortable in approaching new people and making friends, and her J-term research courses, REU experience at the University of […]

Gustavus Chem Chronicles Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 1

Big News! Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Chem Chronicle Newsletter of the Gustavus Chemistry Department is live! Written by academic assistants Katy Cash (’24) and Ryan Schimek (’24), this issue shares an interview with long-time faculty member Professor Brian O’Brien, summer research highlights, and more! We’re looking forward to more issues of the newsletter […]

Elisabeth Kray (’23) begins graduate school at UW Madison

Gustavus Chemistry alumnae Elisabeth Kray (’23) is starting graduate school this month at the University of Wisconsin – Madison with the goal of obtaining a Ph.D. in chemistry. While at Gustavus, Elisabeth worked for two years with Dr. Amanda Nienow on the environmental fate of the herbicide dicamba, which took her from collecting data in […]

Annika Silverberg (Gustavus Chemistry ’22) wins Early Career Excellence Award

Gustavus Chemistry Department alumnae Annika Silverberg (’22) won a Howard P. Klein Early Career Excellence in Research Award from the University of Arizona. The Howard P. Klein Early Career Excellence in Research Awards are awarded to a Chemistry or Biochemistry graduate student who has demonstrated extraordinary success in research early in their graduate career. Annika’s […]

Congratulations Dr. Larson!

Gustavus Chemistry Department alumnus Eli Larson (’18) defended his Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Wisconsin, Madison a few weeks ago, where he worked with Professor Ying Ge. The title of his talk was: “New Front-End Separation Approaches for Top-Down Proteomics”. Since his successful defense, Dr. Larson has moved to Merck Laboratories in New Jersey […]


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