Congratulations, Dr. Eric Andreansky!

Eric Andreansky successfully defended his dissertation, “Synthetic Studies Toward Methanoquinolizidine-Containing Akuammiline Alkaloids ” on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017. Eric’s committee was led by Simon Blakey with Frank McDonald and Lanny Liebeskind as additional members.

Eric was a Laney Graduate School Woodruff Scholar. He was also a service instructor for the Emory NMR Research Center and interned for a year with the Emory Office of Technology Transfer. Eric was also a member of the first Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) cohort, a National Institute of Health-funded graduate training program run jointly with Emory and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Eric plans to pursue a career in patent law.

Congratulations, Eric!

Congratulations, Dr. Nina Weldy!

Nina Weldy and Simon Blakey following her defense. Photo provided by Nina Weldy.
Nina Weldy and Simon Blakey following her defense. Photo provided by Nina Weldy.

Nina Weldy successfully defended her thesis, “Development of Transition Metal Catalyzed Metallonitrene and Metallocarbene Group Transfer Reactions” on Monday, August 3rd, 2015. Nina’s thesis committee was led by Simon Blakey with Huw Davies and Chris Scarborough as additional members. Nina’s research at Emory resulted in publications in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Chem. Sci., and a chapter in Science of Synthesis. Nina will be an Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University starting in the Fall.

Congratulations, Nina!