Our first group wedding: Tim Berto and Lauren Goodrich (September 20, 2014)




The Lehnert Group, May 2021





 

Graduate Students

cand. chem. Brad Musselman

(B.S. Chemistry, Knox College)
since May 2017
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Artificial Enzymes based on Metallocorroles and Other Cofactors


 
cand. chem. Jill Harland

(B.S. Chemistry, University of Delaware)
since April 2018
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Modeling the Heme/Non-Heme Iron Active Site of Bacterial NO Reductase


 
cand. chem. Victor Sosa Alfaro

(B.S. Biochemistry, Sonoma State University;
M.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University)
since April 2018
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Preparation of Modified Myoglobins for the Generation of Ferrous Heme-Nitrosyl and -Nitroxyl Complexes


 
cand. chem. Virginia Larson

(B.S. Chemistry, Wheaton College)
since May 2019
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Development of Molecular Catalysts for the Covalent Modification Semiconductor Electrodes


 
cand. chem. Lizzie Manickas

(Bachelor of Science, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania)
May 2019 - present
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Synthesis of Model Systems for Reactive Intermediates in Cyt. P450nor


 
cand. chem. Garrett Reed

(B.S. Biochemistry, Miami University of Ohio)
since May 2020
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Tuning the Reduction Potential of Diferrous Dinitrosyl Complexes: Insight into the Mechanism of Flavodiiron NO Reductases


 
Michael Lengel

(B.S. Chemistry, Purdue University)
since May 2021
Ph.D. Student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
The Role of the Second Coordination Sphere in Flavodiiron NO Reductases


 
Alivia Mukherjee

(B.S. Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India;
M.S. Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
since Nov. 2021
Joint Ph.D. Student in the Penner-Hahn and Lehnert groups
Research Project
Studies into the Mechanism of Cobalamine-Based Light Sensors


 

Current Rotation Students

Faridat Agboola


since Jan. 2022
Winter 2022 rotation in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Electrocatalytic Nitrate Reduction


 
David Gazdecki


since Jan. 2022
Winter 2022 rotation in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Design of New Model Complexes for Bacterial Nitric Oxide Reductase


 
Matt Peris


since Jan. 2022
Winter 2022 rotation in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Tuning the Reduction Potential of Dinuclear Non-Heme Iron-Nitrosyl Complexes


 

Undergraduates

Hannah Palomino


Fall 2019 - present
Undergraduate research student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Biocatalysis with New Heme Proteins


 
Abby Bracken


Fall 2020 - present
Undergraduate research student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Exploring Second Coordination Sphere Effects in Non-Heme Diiron Complexes


 
Esmee DenOtter


Sept. 2021 - present
Undergraduate research student in the Lehnert group
Research Project
Surface Immobilization of Molecular Electrocatalysts



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