All Articles: Students

Joe McPherson

Two-year training opportunity, funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), integrates a mentored full-time research experience and an individualized curriculum.

Caitlin Lichtenfels

PhD candidate Caitlin Lichtenfels has researched cell-based drug delivery, received an award for her community outreach, and earned fellowships for her success in the medicinal chemistry department. But when she was little, she had no plans to be a scientist— she didn’t think she was smart enough. She grew up dealing with significant medical issues in her adolescence— trigeminal neuralgia and hemiplegic migraines— and struggled to engage in high school because of it.

Moyosore Orimoloye

Orimoloye is a PhD candidate in Prof. Courtney Aldrich's laboratory.

Caitlin Lichtenfels

Lichtenfels received the fellowship through the graduate school's endowed fellowship program.

Tian Lan

The award recognizes a Medicinal Chemistry graduate student for outstanding contributions in academic research activities and citizenship.

Jerrett Holdaway

Holdaway is traveling to Utrecht, NL to attend a Medicinal Chemistry conference.

Laura Hirsch

Laura received an ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship for 2024-25.

Lan & Lichtenfels

Tian Lan & Caitlin Lichtenfels received coveted CoP Bighley & Rowell Fellowships.

Caitlin Lichtenfels

Lichtenfels was named a Leader in the Promotion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

A photo of Nicole, Nan, and Conrad

Nicole Mai Bentz, Nan Wang, and Conrad Fihn each successfully defended their PhD thesis this summer to become our program's most recent graduates.