Dr. Heath has dedicated a tremendous amount of time and energy to her work in organic synthesis and the development of the ninhydrin-based dapE assay. On behalf of the Becker lab, we wish you the best in everything as you embark this new chapter of life!
Cory gave his Ph.D. Defense earlier this afternoon and the Becker lab as a family and team want to extend our congratulations! He has been a mentor and colleague to everyone in the lab and deparment over the past few years. We know he will do great things in the future. Good luck and Congrats Dr. Reidl!!!
Merck Award (1 Award, graduating Senior)
Chair Recognition Award (Graduating Seniors, 8 awards total)
Jake Dudzinski - Gold
Raymond Godlewski - Gold
Max Moore - Gold
Yuliya Politanska - Gold
Peter Thoresen - Gold
Rachel Torrez - Gold
Father Morrisey Medal (1 Award, Junior Level)
Gluntz Award (1 Award, Junior level), includes internship at Regis
Cassaretto Scholarship (2 awards given, Sophomore level)
Acknowledgment of service as ACS Affiliate President
Graduates - National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP)
Kaitlyn Lovato (Rice University, with Dr. Laszlo Kurti, see http://kurtilabs.com/)
Congrats to our two seniors Kaitlyn Lovato and Donna Gawron!
Kaitlyn will be attending Rice University and Donna will be at University of Minnesota starting this fall. We wish them both the best of luck!!!
Recently a few of our undergraduates attended the CAURS symposium of the Museum of Science and Industry and were recognized for their research accomplishments.
Max Moore - Best Oral Presentation
Rachel Torrez - Honorable Mention in Chemistry Posters
Donna Gawron - Best Poster From Loyola
Loyola University Scholarships
Peter Thoresen - Provost and Regis Scholarships
Jake Dudzinski - Provost Scholarship
Iman Darwish - Provost and Mulcahy Scholarships
Yuliya Politanska - Provost and Mulcahy Scholarships
Other Scholarships outside of Loyola
Rachel Torrez - Howard Hughes HHMI EXROP