Graduate Students


Adilene Bernal Sánchez
B.A. Sonoma State, 2019
Email: abernalsanchez@ucdavis.edu

McNair Scholar, 2018 – 2019

Ady’s research specialization:
Organosilicon, Synthetic Methodology, Organic Synthesis, Desymmetrization

 

 


Kevin Blanco
B.A. Florida International University, 2018

Email: kblanco@ucdavis.edu

 

 

 

 

 


Yun-Pu Chang
M.S. National Taiwan Normal University, 2015
B.S. National Taiwan Normal University, 2013

Email: ypchang@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Student Association Travel Award, 2020
Chemistry Department Travel Award, 2019
George & Jackie Hague International Graduate Fellowship, 2018 – 2019

Yun-Pu’s research specialization:
Quantification of noncovalent interactions, Catalysis, Chemical kinetics, Organic synthesis


Angel Cobo
B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015

Email: acobos@ucdavis.edu

Tech Transfer Intern at InnovationAccess, Spring 2020
ORISE Fellowship Program, 2015 – 2016

Angel’s research specialization:

Synthetic methodology, Lewis acid catalysis, Silyl-nucleophile annulations, Vinyl silane transformations

 


David Coppage
B.S. University of California – Santa Cruz, 2016

Email: dacoppage@ucdavis.edu

Post-Baccalaureate Research Program (Prep) Scholar, 2016 – 2017
Joseph F. Bunnett Undergraduate Research Award, 2016
Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Fellow, 2014 – 2016

Davids’s research specialization:
Sponge-derived marine natural product isolation, characterization, and semisynthetic derivatization

 


Jacob Dalton
B.S. University of Idaho, 2016

Email: jjdalton@ucdavis.edu

Jacob’s research specialization:
Stereogenic silicon, Desymmetrization, Methodology, Synthesis

 

 

 


Linnea Dolph
B.A. Grinnell College, 2017
Email: lsdolph@ucdavis.edu

Linnea’s research specialization:
Target-oriented synthesis, Medicinal chemistry, Organosilicon molecules, Organic synthesis

 

 

 


Ravi Kang
B.S. Fresno State, 2019

Email: rkkang[a]ucdavis.edu

 

 

 

 

 


Teresa Tang
B.S. University of California-Davis, 2020
Email: yctta[a]ucdavis.edu

Undergraduate Research Center Travel Award, 2019
Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship, 2018 – 2019

Teresa’s research:

My research focuses on bishydrosilylation as a novel access to silyl macrocyclic peptides.

 


Cody Yothers
B.A. Albion College, 2013

Email: cwyothers[a]ucdavis.edu

STAIR Grant Awardee, 2020
Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology Training Grant, 2017-2018

NIH-NIGMS T32 Training Grant, 2016 – 2017
Corson/Dow Graduate Fellowship, 2016
Borge Fellowship, 2015 – 2016

Cody’s research specialization:
My research focuses on investigating (1) algae as an animal feed and (2) algae lipids as potential therapeutics.

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Sarai Jamie
ACS Chemistry Major, Class of 2022
Email: sjamie@ucdavis.edu

Roche Chemistry Award, 2021

Sarai’s research:
Synthesis of chiral silicon molecules, Desymmetrization

 

 

Former Lab Members