UM Chemistry/ACS Project SEED Program supervised by Dr. Ted Burkey

The following students were selected for Project SEED at the University of Memphis for 2013.

Diana Azcarate – Overton

Xavier Greer – Memphis University

Marka’us Hackett – Ridgeway 

Alternate: Cierra Tisdael


Applications for the 2013 Summer program are now available  Apply Now!


Valero Tour


Project SEED is an opportunity for economically disadvantaged high school students to do chemistry research for 8 weeks at the University of Memphis during the summer. In 2013 participating students will receive a $2500 stipend.


Click here to get application forms and instructions for the ACS Project SEED Program at the University of Memphis.

Project SEED at the University of Memphis has been supported by American Chemical Society Project SEED Foundation and the following corporations:

BASF Corporation

Buckman Laboratories International, Inc.
Cargill Foundation
Ciba Geigy
Schering-Plough Health Care Products, Inc.
Valero Refinery of Memphis

MarshandraCorderrius and London

(Left) Marshandra (2007) purifying lipid by flash chromatography; (Right) Corderrius and London (2007) purifying product by vacuum distillation; (Above) A tour of Valero Refinery and labs (2007)


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