Heyifei Fu

Graduate Student

Hometown: heyifei.fu.gr
Education: BSc in Chemistry, Southern University of Science and Technology (2019)

Heyifei is from Shanghai (China) and received his bachelor’s degree from Southern University of Science and Technology in 2019. During his undergraduate studies, Heyifei joined the group of Prof. Jing Xu in his freshmen year where he worked on the total synthesis of natural products. In 2019, Heyifei joined the Aprahamian group in the Autumn of 2019. In his spare time, Heyifei enjoys playing cards and traveling.

Esma Ucar

Graduate Student

Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Education: M.Sc. in Chemistry, Bilkent University (2019)

Esma is from Istanbul (Turkey), and received her Bachelor's degree in 2016 and Master's degree in 2019 in chemistry from Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey). While studying at Bilkent, Esma joined Engin Umut Akkaya's Research Group in her senior year and continued research in the same lab for graduate studies where she worked on photodynamic drug design, fluorescent probes and kinetic characterization of endoperoxide cycloreversion. Esma joined the Aprahamian Group in the summer of 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, doing pilates, reading and traveling with her friends.

Daniil Sosnin

Graduate Student

Hometown: New York City, New York
Education: BA Hunter College at CUNY (2019)

Daniil is originally from Russia, but he spent significant part of his life in New York City. He received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from Hunter College in 2019. For his undergraduate research, Daniil joined the Braunschweig Group at the Advanced Science Research Center. During that time Daniil worked on developing supramolecular polymers for organic wearable electronics. He joined the Aprahamian Group in the summer of 2019. In his spare time, he enjoys long distance bike rides and reading about history.

Sirun Yang

Graduate Student

Hometown: Changzhou, China
Education: BS in Chemistry, Nanjing University (2017)

Sirun is from Changzhou (China), and received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry in 2017 from Nanjing University (NJU). While studying at NJU, Sirun joined Xinyi Wang’s Research Group in his freshman year where he worked on molecular magnetic materials. Sirun joined the Aprahamian Group in the summer of 2017. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to music, playing badminton and traveling with his friends.

Baihao Shao

Graduate Student

Hometown: Zhejiang, China
Education: BSc in Pharmacy, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University (2015)

Baihao is from Zhejiang (China), and received his bachelor degree from Zhejiang University in 2015. During his undergraduate studies, he joined the lab of Prof. Yongzhou Hu and worked under the supervision of Prof. Xin Li on the design and synthesis of small-molecule fluorescent probes for endogenous gases (H2S and NO). In 2016 he joined got the Aprahamian group as a graduate student. In his free time, Baihao enjoys playing basketball and trying interesting recipes.

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