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Dr. Goch

Natalia I. Gonzalez-Pech

From: Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico

PhD Chemistry, Rice University 2016

BS Chemistry, ITESM 2010

My goal is to create a group that nurtures students and encourages them to become agents of change in science, education and society. 


Gavin Williams

From: Novi, Michigan

BS Chemistry, Hope College 2026


My goal is to to increase my knowledge of working in a laboratory setting while developing ways to make people's lives better.

2023 Hope College Dow Scholar

Joined January 2023

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Andrew Reiffer 

From: Ada, Michigan

BS Chemistry, Hope College 2024


My goal is to take what we have learned theoretically our entire lives and learn how to apply it in a meaningful way that will hopefully benefit others.

Joined March 2021

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Nicholas Figueroa

From: Grand Rapids, Michigan

BS Biology, Hope College 2024


My goal is to find and explore solutions to environmental problems that others have not yet considered.

2022 Faculty and Student Team Research Award at ChemMatCARS (FaSTRAC)

2022 Hope College Dow Scholar.

2022 Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium Travel Award

2023 MSGC Undergraduate Fellowship

2023 RLEAD Fellow at Rice University

Joined January 2022

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Rachel Thomas

From: Charleston, Illinois

BA Chemistry, Hope College 2024


I'm interested in developing my laboratory skills and learning to operate analytical instruments. I want to apply these skills with the goal of easing population health disparities. 

Joined January 2022


Looking for new students!!! 

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