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The Cliffel Research Group in the department of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University is focused on electroanalytical measurements in nanoscale and biological systems, as well as synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles. We are located in Stevenson Center (SC) 5512/16 (instrumentation and synthetic) and SC 5526 (synthetic and nanomaterials laboratory) on Vanderbilt's campus.

News from the Cliffel Lab

September 9, 2017: Leiper's Fork Heroes 6K

Danielle Kimmel, Anna Davis and honorary lab member Harper Kimmel finished this year's Leiper's Fork Heroes 6K.

July 13, 2017: Congratulations to Adam Ryan Travis

Congratulations to Adam Ryan Travis for passing his defense!

January, 2017: Welcome New Lab Members!

The Cliffel lab has added 5 new lab members: Margaret Calhoun, Dilek Dervishogullari, Ethan McClain, Sara Melow, and Chris Starchurski! We're lucky to have them!

December 13, 2016: Congratulations to Evan Gizzie

Congratulations to Evan Gizzie for passing his defense!

February 1, 2016: Congratulations to Dave Crisostomo

Congratulations to Dave Crisostomo for passing his defense!

July 30, 2015: Farewell to Matt Casey and our summer students.

We said goodbye to Matt Casey who defended on July 29th and our summer students Jen Lomaki and U.C. Obiako with lunch at Monells.

June 30, 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer McKenzie on her job!

The lab celebrated Dr. McKenzie's last day with lunch at Double Dogs.

June, 28, 2015: Cliffel Group Party

We had our group party complete with Volleyball, BBQ and boardgames. Just look at that lab teamwork!