Profiles of Graduate Students

Kori Andrea


Kerton Group

Kori completed her B.Sc. at Cape Breton University with a focus on functionalized nanoparticles for biomedical applications and pursued summer research in Germany via the DAAD RISE program. She received an NSERC CGS-M scholarship to pursue her research in the Kerton group. She is developing new catalysts for the transformation of carbon dioxide into organic molecules and polymers. In her free time, Kori enjoys travelling and playing sports.

Maryam Beyramzadeh Moghaddam

Ph.D. Candidate

Fridgen Group

Photo of Memorial University Chemistry Graduate Student Maryam Moghaddam

Maryam completed her B.Sc. in chemistry in University of Tehran, and her M.Sc. in physical chemistry in Iran University of Science and Technology, She started her Ph.D at Memorial in September 2010 in the Fridgen Group. She studies studying structures of metal cation complexes of amino acids and peptides using Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron (FT-ICR) Mass Spectrometry and also investigate their structures and energetics using computational chemistry.

Stefana Egli

Ph.D. Candidate

Bottaro Group

Photo of Memorial University Chemistry Graduate Student Stefana Egli

Stefana earned a B.Sc. Hon. in Chemistry and Environmental Science from the University of KwaZulu Natal and began her graduate studies at Memorial in September 2009. She develops thin-film molecularly imprinted polymers for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons’ detection to integrate into microfluidic devices for water analysis. She is the recipient of an RDC Ocean Industries Student Research Award.

Tim Anderson

Ph.D. Candidate

Kozak Group

Tim Anderson, Memorial Chemistry Graduate Student

Tim obtained his B.Sc. in chemistry from Mt. Allison University (Sackville, NB). In 2014, he began his graduate studies with Professor Christopher Kozak at Memorial, and is currently working on the synthesis of catalysts for atom efficient organic synthesis. Aside from chemistry, Tim enjoys hiking and playing music