Research in Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry

The Chemistry faculty are active in cutting-edge research and involve Chemistry majors throughout their careers at York College. This page highlights the research posters that students presented at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society held in the city of Dallas, Texas the week of March 16, 2014.

 

 

Creation of biodiesel from used vegetable oil using an alkaline catalyst.

Timothy Abell

Advisors: Kathleen Halligan and Gregory Foy

    

 

Natural product investigation of Brosimum lactescens via spectroscopic techniques

Zach Bensley

Advisor: Kathleen Halligan

  

 

Isolation of Martinella obovata via flash column chromatography

Naomi Bryner

Advisor: Kathleen Halligan

 

Extraction and quantification of amphetamine salt metabolites from hair by SFE and GC-MS

Caitlin Carmody

Advisor: Gregory Foy  

 

 

Student mentor to ACS student delegates at the UN Convention on Climate Change

Nicole DeLuca

Advisors: Gregory Foy and Keith Peterman 

  

 

Detection of amphetamines in alcohol using GC-FID and NMR techniques

Kristen Eccleston

Advisor: Gregory Foy

 

 

Instrumental analysis of oxidative DNA damage in yeast cells using 8-oxoguanine as a marker

Donald Hall

Advisors: Gregory Foy and Jessica Fautch

 

 

Presumptive blood testing using X-ray fluorescence to determine iron content

Ashley Kimble

Advisor: Gregory Foy

 

Environmental perspectives from New Zealand to York, Pennsylvania

David Millard

Advisor: Gregory Foy 

 

Functionalization of SWCNTs with Stone-Wales and vacancy defects: A density functional theory analysis

Katheryn Penrod

Advisor: James Foresman

 

Evaluation of laboratory-made chemicals for the visualization of fingerprints under several conditions using a variety of porous surfaces

Christina Robinson

Advisor: Sherry Brown

 

Investigation of novel compounds from Garcinia binucao by SFE and TLC

Travis Slaysman

Advisor: Kathleen Halligan 

 

Click to see previous years:

Student Posters 2013 

Student Posters 2012

Student Posters 2011