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The Rafferty Research Laboratory

Rafferty Research Lab
Kansas State University
Department of Chemistry
1212 Mid-Campus Dr North
203 CBC Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Numbers
Dr. Rafferty's Office:
785-532-6624
Fax: 785-532-6666
Email: rjraff@ksu.edu

Group News

August 2015     Welcome to Orlando Anderson, Giovanna (Gio) Baca, Morgan Fortunski, Clay Schemm to the team!

Welcome to undergraduates Orlando (Biology), Bio (Biology), Morgan (Chemistry), and Clay (Chem) to the Rafferty Lab Team!

May 2015     Welcome to visiting summer researchers Kayla St. Laurent and Salvador Valdez

We are excited to welcome Kayla St. Laurent (junior undergraduate from Kansas Wesleyan University) supported by the KSU-SUROP program and Salvador Valdez (transfer student to KSU) supported by the KSU-Bridges Program.  

January 2015     Welcome to Kelsey Ferguson, Elizabeth Poppe, and Melissa Small 

Welcome to undergraduate chemical engineering majors Kelsey Ferguson & Elizabeth Poppe and biology major Melissa Small to the Rafferty Lab Team. 

May 2015     Saying goodbye to Vinh 

Vinh, our labs first member, has officially graduated with a dual major of chemistry and biochemistry. He has taken a job with the State of Kansas and we all wish him the best of luck. You will be missed Grandpa!

January 2015     Welcome to Kelsey Ferguson, Elizabeth Poppe, and Melissa Small 

Welcome to undergraduate chemical engineering majors Kelsey Ferguson & Elizabeth Poppe and biology major Melissa Small to the Rafferty Lab Team. 

December 9, 2014     Congratulations to Adam and welcome to Cassie Binns

Adam has been selected as a recipient of a Johnson Cancer Center Research Award for the Spring semester. Join me in congratulating him.
Biochemistry and microbiology major Cassie Binns has joined the lab! Please welcome her to the team.

December 1, 2014     Welcome to two new graduate researchers Chelsea Hanks and Chamitha Weeramange

Ph.D. Candidate Chelsea Hanks and M.S. Candidate Chamitha Weeramange have joined the Rafferty Lab Team! Chelsea's dissertation will be on a total synthesis project and Chamitha's and the biochemistry and toxicology of 6-thiopurine. 

November 25, 2014     Welcome to Postdoctoral Researcher Thi Nguyen

Dr. Thi Nguyen, the labs first postdoctoral researcher, has accepted a position in the lab. Please welcome her to the team!

September 2014     Welcome to two new undergraduate researchers!

Biology major Adam Elkiwan and Chemical Engineering major Yichao Zhang join the lab!

August 1, 2014     Welcome to the first undergraduate lab member Vinh Hoang

Undergraduate chemistry major becomes the first official member of the Rafferty Lab Team!

July 7, 2014     Rafferty Laboratory Opens Its Doors!

Day one of the Rafferty Research Laboratory has arrived! Time to clean the lab space, stock the shelves, equipment the hoods......and of course recruit researchers!