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Science Students Present at Research Symposium

Twenty-one students and their professors presented at the 48th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 26, at SUNY College at Brockport.

Seven students presented poster sessions:
• Eryn Apanovitch '03 and Chemistry Professor Erin Pelkey presented “Synthetic Approach to N-Aryllactam Analogs of Vioxx”.
• Maranda Bliss '03 and Chemistry Professor David Craig presented “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Protective Behaviors in Reducing Blood Alcohol Concentration and Harm”.
• Davidek Herron '03 and Chemistry Professor David Craig presented “Predicting Peak Blood Alcohol Concentrations from Anonymous Self-Report Survey Data”.
• Sean Hillson '04 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Analysis of Polyoligomeric Silsesquioxanes and their Derivatives”.
• R. Margarita Huelgas '03 and Chemistry Professor Erin Pelkey presented “Synthetic Approach to Lactam Analogs of Vioxx”.
• Michael J. Kelly III '03 and Chemistry Professor Alexis Puerta presented “Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional Disiloxanes”.
• Emmanuel Rodriguez '04 and Chemistry Professor Erin Pelkey presented “Synthesis and Reactions of N-Methyl-N-Phenylisocyanoacetamides”.

Fourteen students gave oral presentations:
• Kristin Schram '03 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Searches of Potent HIV Protease Inhibitor Drugs in Vacuum and Aqueous Solvent: Indinavir, Nelfinavir and Tipranavir”.
• Emelyn Smith '03 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Structural Analysis of Polyazamacrolides: Determining the Role of Conformational Flexibility in O-to-N Acyl Migration”.
• Hilda Castillo '05 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Analsis of the HIV Protease Inhibitor Lopinavir”.
• Julia James '04 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Analysis of Saquinavir, Atazanavir and JE-2147: Critical Studies in Molecular Flexibility and Drug Efficacy”.
• Jennifer Pratt '03 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Analysis of Four Potent HIV Protease Inhibitors: Amprenavir, Nelfinavir, Ritonavir and TMC-126”.
• Matthew Yarger '04 and Chemistry Professor Carol Parish presented “Conformational Analysis of An Diastereomeric Series of Cyclic Urea HIV Protease Inhibitors”.
• Aaron Coffin '04 and Chemistry Professor Erin Pelkey presented “Regiocontrolled Synthesis of 3,4-Diaryl-3-Pyrrolin-2-Ones”.
• Philip Baker '03 and Chemistry Professor Christine de Denus presented “Electrochemical Investigations of Iron and Ruthenium Containing Complexes”.
• Sheila McKevitt '03, Jaclyn Toner '03 and Chemistry Professor Christine de Denus presented “Synthesis and Characterization of Organometallic Polymers”.
• Chassidy Pierce '03 and Chemistry Professor Christine de Denus presented “Synthesis of Organometallic Bipyridine Complexes”.
• Lauren Wendell '03, Sarah Green '04 and Chemistry Professor Alexis Puerta presented “Synthesis and Characterization of Polyborosiloxanes”.
• Elina Tserlin '04 and Chemistry Professor Erin Pelkey presented “Regiocontrolled Synthesis of 3,4-Dialkyl-3-Pyrrolin-2-Ones”.