4/9/18: Dr. D won a UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award for 2017-2018!
2/23/18: Austin has won an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity award to support our research with physician David Collier. Our whole team is very proud!
10/15/17: Elizabeth and Austin won a Chemistry Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Award to support their undergraduate research, and Cameron won a CURE award for his, too. Both awards include $1,500 for chemicals and other supplies, and will help them make progress on important studies of benzoate preservatives with chromatography and mass spectrometry!
4/4/17: Jen won "Best Graduate Oral Presentation" in Biomedical Sciences at ECU's Research Week for her talk: "Sodium Benzoate: Quantitation in Soft Drinks Implicated in Obesity"
2/28/17: Dr. D was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors, which recognizes and encourages inventors who have a patent issued from the United States Patent and Trademark Office: Patent #9,328,060 J-Series Protaglandin-Enthanolamides as Novel Therapeutics.
2/15/17: Nicolette won a Chemistry Undergraduate Research Experience award: "Investigation of Suitable Cationizing Agents to Attain different MS/MS pathways for Isomeric Lipids"
Austin Allen, BS, 2019Nolan Davis, BS, 2020Elizabeth LaFave, BS, 2018Swathi Mamillapalli, MS, 2018Jennifer Marechek, MS, 2018Cameron Worthington, BS, 2018Past Group MembersBelinda Anumudu, BA, 2008Ryan Cook, BS, 2013Chris Crout, BA, 2011Jonathan Edwards, BA, 2008Nicolette Edwards, BS, 2017Brian Harris, BA, 2007Kate HendersonAriel Herbert, BS, 2017Kayla Hunter, BS, 2011Anna Jarvis, BS, 2011Robert Kobet, BS, 2015, MS 2016Haritha Mattapalli, MS, 2007Rachel Mehaffey, BS, 2014Will Monteith, BS, 2006Matt Myer, MS, 2008Whitney Parrish, BS, 2011, MS, 2012Alicia Strange, BS, 2008Drisheka Thati, MS, 2012Anita Unnithan, BS, 2006Chris Veale, BS, 2007Mary-Russell WagstaffCarl Young, BS, 2005
Where are they now?!?
Alumni of the Danell Lab at ECU have gone on to varied and rewarding careers. They have furthered their education in graduate or professional school, and have secured positions in their chosen professions. I am exceptionally proud of all of these students; please see highlights of just a few of them below, featuring links to their current employers.
William Monteith, PhD
ECU Class of 2006
Haritha Mattapalli, MS
ECU Class of 2007
Uchechi Belinda Anumudu, MD
ECU Class of 2008
Anna Jarvis Knox, PharmD
ECU Class of 2011