​T H E  G R O U P

PROF. JAMES P. DONAHUE

Contact Information​

Department of Chemistry Phone: 504-862-3562
Tulane University Fax: 504-865-5596
Email: donahue@tulane.edu

Street Address: 6400 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Education

Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Harvard University, November 1998
M.A., Inorganic Chemistry, Harvard University, June 1995
B.S., Chemistry, M.I.T., June 1991

Malathy Pratheepkumar (2013)

B.S., Chemistry, University of Jaffna, 2009

Hometown: Jaffna, Sri Lanka 

Antony Obanda (2014)

B.S., Chemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2009

Hometown: Busia, Kenya

Justin Barnes (2015)

B.S., Lousiana State University, Minor Biology, 2015

LBOR Fellow (2015-2019)

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN, USA

Gayathri Ragunathan (2016)

B.S., Chemistry, University of Jaffna, 2014

Hometown: Jaffna, Sri Lanka 

Jared Taylor (2018)

B.S., Chemistry, University of South Alabama, 2015

Hometown: Mobile, AL, USA

POSTDOC. RESEARCHER
Dr. Satyendra Kumar (2019)

Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, India, 2016

M.S., Chemistry, St. Andrew's College, Gorakhpur, UP India, 2009

Hometown: Gorakhpur, UP India

 

Antony Obanda (2014)

B.S., Chemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2009

Hometown: Busia, Kenya

Justin Barnes (2015)

B.S., Lousiana State University, Minor Biology, 2015

LBOR Fellow (2015-2019)

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN, USA

Gayathri Ragunathan (2016)

B.S., Chemistry, University of Jaffna, 2014

Hometown: Jaffna, Sri Lanka 

Jared Taylor (2017)

B.S., Chemistry, University of South Alabama, 2015

Hometown: Mobile, AL, USA

Che Wu (2018)

B.S., M.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2016

Hometown: Changchun, China

GRADUATE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Spenser Simpson

Undergraduate Research

B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. '16

Currently @ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Hometown: Zionsville, IN, USA

Max McMahon

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '17

Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA

Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 2017

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

Melissa Hoang

Summer REU program - 2018

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA. '20​

Hometown: Lafayette, LA, USA

Kendra Valerius

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: Boston, MA, USA

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Spenser Simpson

Undergraduate Research

B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. '16

Currently @ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Hometown: Zionsville, IN, USA

Max McMahon

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '17

Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA

Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 2017

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

Melissa Hoang

Summer REU program - 2018

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA. '20​

Hometown: Lafayette, LA, USA

Kendra Valerius

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: Boston, MA, USA

Michael Maurer

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: New Lenox, IL, USA

RECENT ALUMNI
Dr. Malathy Pratheepkumar

Assistant Professor, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, May 2019

Dr. Bo Wang 

Scientist at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Morrisville, North Carolina.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, March 2019

Dr. Patricia Fontenot 

Analytical Inorganic Chemist at the Army Public Health Center (ORISE Postdoctoral Appointment). Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, July 2018

Dr. Angelique F. Greene

Postdoc for Jonathan C. Barnes, Washington University, St. Louis (Wash U)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, July 2016

Dr. Skylar Ferrara

Postdoc for Thomas Scanlan, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Sept. 2014

Dr. Yong Yan

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, New Jersey Institute for Technology (NJIT)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Summer 2012

Dr. T.A. Upul Jayarathne

Postdoc for Wesley Bernskoetter, Univerisity of Missouri, Columbia

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Oct 2012

Dr. Arumugam Kuppuswamy (Swamy)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Wright State University

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University

Dr. Perumalreddy Chandrasekaran (Chandru)

Assistant Professor, Lamar University

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chandrugrouplu/home 

Scott Gryspeerdt

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '15

Nick Kelley

Undergraduate Summer Research

Spring Hill College '12

Currently @ Lincoln Memorial University- Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Dahlhauser

Summer Research

Sewanee, The University of the South '14

Currently @ Univerisity Texas, Austin- PhD Chemistry

Other Alumni
 
Karry Wright
Scott Mayer

Elaine Haas

Clifford Nelson

Mohammed Shaw

Dan Clark

Yvon Tran

Kia WIlliams

Ashok Manipalli

Dr. Rongmin Yu

 

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