December 2022

Jazmine was born in Phnompenh, Cambodia, and grew up in Lancaster, California. She graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from California Lutheran University in May of 2022, where she performed research under the guidance of Dr. Grady Hanrahan.

Jazmine joined the Brown Lab in 2022 and is currently working on the synthesis of bicyclic building blocks for medicinal chemistry purposes.

In her free time, she likes to catch up on her sleep, and read. 

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” -Marie Curie

December 2022

I am Suman, from Ghatal, West Bengal in India. I completed my BS in Chemistry from Midnapore College (Autonomous). I received my MS from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. During my masters, I worked on Catalytic Asymmetric synthesis, under the supervision of Prof. Subhas C. Pan.

In the Brown lab, I am working on the transition metal catalyzed difunctionalization of alkenes.

In my free time I like to listen music and I love cooking. My favorite hobby is to travel to new places.


“My special fascination has been to understand better the world of chemistry and its complexities” – E. J. Core

December 2022

Partha grew up in Kharagpur, India. He completed his undergraduate studies at Midnapore College, where he majored in Chemistry. Following his BS, he finished his Master’s in Chemistry at IIT Bombay and conducted his thesis under Prof. Debabrata Maiti in the field of “Non-directed C-H functionalization.”

He joined the Brown lab in December 2022 and is working on“Developing new Directing groups for C-H functionalization.”

He enjoys reading, playing Cricket, and watching shows in his free time.

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”

– Johann wolfgang von Goethe

December 2022

Neetu is from Haryana, India. She obtained her MS from National Institute of Tiruchirappalli. There, she conducted research under the guidance of Dr. R Karvembu Karvembu and Dr. Seenuvasan Vedachalamof. Her Masters research was focused on the synthesis of thioethers via a cross-coupling.

Neetu joined the Brown lab in 2022. Neetu is now exploring the area of photochemistry and looking to harness energy transfer for the construction of new rigid scaffolds.

In her free time, she loves to cook and watch F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

“See the good in people and help them.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” -Paulo Coelho