principal investigator

Nathan J. Oldenhuis, Ph.D.

Education:

Appointments:

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellow, MIT, 2017 – 2020 (Jeremiah Johnson)

  • Assistant professor, University of New Hampshire, 2020 – present

Favorite things:

  • Good food, climbing, skiing, the beach, cooking, the color green, witticisms

Selected awards:

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Post-Doctoral National Research Service Award GM123710, 2017-2020

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Pre-Doctoral National Research Service Award GM115077, 2015-2017 

  • Hal Moore Award, 2016

  • Allergan Graduate Fellowship, 2015

  • Chemistry Alumni Award, 2012

postdoctoral scholars

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Aylin Aykanat

Education:

Favorite things:

  • MOFs, New Hampshire, semi-crystalline solids, ​decaf coffee

postdogtoral scholars

Judy

Education:

  • Live and let live farm rescue

Favorite things:

  • DNA materials, Peanut Butter, Being Pet, Small flying objects such as but not limited to Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Moths, and Sparrows

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Autumn 

Education:

  • A long and mysterious past

Favorite things:

  • Being a mom, laying in the student office, chasing small animals, and Judy

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Mochi

Education:

  • Freshly graduated from Tran's friends house

 

Favorite things:

  • Shoelaces, waking up Tran very early, Judy

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graduate students

Nick Pierini

Education:

  • B.S. in Chemistry,  California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, 2019, (Philip Costanzo)

Favorite things:

  • Macromolecules, Vidya games, sugar

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Wynter Paiva

Education:

  • B.S in Biochemistry and Medical Biology, University of New England, 2019, (Eva Balog)

Favorite things:

  • Hiking with my dog, cooking, baking, crustacyanin

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Matt Currier


Education:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, University of New Hampshire, 2018, (Sam Pazicni)

Favorite things:

  • Outside, coffee shops, street cats, wandering, whimsy, poems, Walter etc...

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Tran Truong

Joint with Prof. Linqing Li

 

Education:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Suffolk University, 2019

Favorite things:

  • Cooking, indoor rock climbing, traveling, studying with my friends at a coffee shop or a milk tea shop, new foods 

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Shaina Hughes

Education:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Azusa Pacific University, 2021 (Phil Cox, Eric Davis)

Favorite things:

  • Coffee, baking, swimming

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Kelsey MacCallum

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2023

  • UNH Masters in Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology Class of 2024

Favorite things:

  • Lacrosse, cooking, hiking, organizing stuff

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undergraduate students

Rachel Achong

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2024

Favorite things:

  • Origami, music, exploring

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Sam Ashooh

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2023

Favorite things:

  • Hiking, Fishing, Music, Sour Candy 

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Somkene (DK) Alakwe

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2023

Favorite things:

  • Plants, cooking, music, trying out new foods with friends, travelling, warm weather.

Aubrianna Dobbins

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2025

Favorite things:

  • Camping, hiking, kayaking, hanging out with friends, making tea, motor proteins

Owen Durant

Education:

  • UNH Chemistry Class of 2023

Favorite things:

  • Fishing, nature walks, video games, and the color purple

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Austin Edwards

Education:

  • UNH Biochemistry Class of 2024

Favorite things:

  • Golf, Soccer, Skiing, Puzzles

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Alumni

graduate students

  • Dylan Finneran

    • M.S. in Chemistry

    • Instructor at US Coast Guard Acadamy.

undergraduate 

  • Sydney Sigua

    • ​Current Position: UNH Chemistry Class of 2023

  • Gillian Martin

    • Current Position: UNH Chemistry Class of 2022

  • Charles Gasperoni

    • B.S in Bioengineering 

    • Current Position: Sartorius, Waltham MA

high school

  • Malika Chari

    • Current Position: Colby College Class of 2026​

  • Zoe Noonan​

    • Current Position: York High school Class of 2022​