Supervisor's Name: Gonzalo Cosa
Supervisor's Email: gonzalo.cosa [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 5143986932
Supervisor's Website: http://gonzalocosa-group.mcgill.ca
Supervisor's department: Chemistry
Course number: CHEM 396 (Chemistry)
Term: Fall 2014-2015
Project start date: September 8, 2014
Project end date: December 4, 2014
Project title: High throughput studies on reactivity of fluorogenic probes
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The proposed project will involve testing the reactivity of new borodipyrromethene dyes with different substitution patterns in their backbone that will yield a suite of dyes absorbing and emitting in different regions of the visible spectrum, and that may undergo reactions with a suite of nucleophiles.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Final grade shall be based on an evaluation of laboratory performance (40%), a final written report (50%), and an oral presentation (10%).
Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Using lasers.