Contact Information

Ross VerHeul

Purdue University
Department of Chemistry
Bindley Bioscience Center
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Email: ross.verheul@gmail.com
Résumé/CV: Please contact me for a copy

Education

Purdue University (2011 - Mar. 2017)
 PhD in Chemistry with focus in Chemical Biology
PhD Thesis Research Advisor: Dr. David H. Thompson

Cleveland State University (2008 - 2011)
 BS Summa Cum Laude in Biology (Honors), Chemistry Minor
Honors Thesis Research Advisor: Dr. Robert Wei
Internship Research Advisor: Dr. Takuya Sakaguchi
  Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute

St. Cloud State University (2006 - 2008)
 No Degree Received
 NCAA Men's Intercollegiate Basketball

Current Team Members

Matthew Capek

Undergraduate researcher in Chemistry (2014 - Present)
Project: Synthesis of β-cyclodextrin derivatives & microfluidic assembly of nucleic acid-loaded nanoparticles

Past Team Members

Casey Rowe

Undergraduate researcher in Chemistry (2016)
Project: Applications of elastin-like polypeptides

Scott Peruski

Undergraduate researcher in Biochemistry (2015)
Project: Design of novel pendant polymers for nucleic acid delivery in bladder cancer
Currently: Biochemist at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories

Henry Hamann

Undergraduate researcher in Chemistry (2013 - 2015)
Project: Templated 3D protein crystallization & synthesis of β-cyclodextrin derivatives
Currently: Graduate student with Prof. Arun Ghosh, Purdue University

Cory Powers

Undergraduate researcher in Biochemistry (2013 - 2014)
Project: Design of novel pendant polymers for nucleic acid delivery & microfluidic assembly of nucleic acid-loaded nanoparticles
Currently: Medical student, Indiana University School of Medicine

Morgan Lundstrum

Undergraduate researcher in Biochemistry (2013)
Project: Microfluidic assembly of nucleic acid-loaded nanoparticles
Currently: Second Lieutenant at US Air Force

Pooi Ling Thong

Undergraduate researcher in Chemistry (2013)
Project: Strategies for polyrotaxane solubilization

Heng Wu

Graduate lab rotation in PULSe (2013)
Project: Strategies for polyrotaxane solubilization
Currently: Graduate student with Prof. Carol Post, Purdue University

Scott Bolton

Graduate lab rotation in PULSe (2012)
Project: Microfluidic assembly of nucleic acid-loaded nanoparticles
Currently:Graduate student with Prof. David H. Thompson, Purdue University