Lead Researcher


Graduate Students

Albert Campbell

B.S. in Biochemistry from Kennesaw State University (Spring 2022)

Albert joined our group in Fall 2020 as an undergraduate student researcher. He earned his B.S. degree in Biochemistry in May 2022. Albert is now pursuing a M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU. Albert’s research focuses on the Molecular Design, Synthesis, Properties, and Application of Photolabile Protecting Groups for the Synthesis of Hydroxamic Acids. After earning his M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU, he plans to attend a research focus University where he will earn his Ph.D. and follow his dream to become an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry.

Ophelia Adjei-Sah

B.S. in Biochemistry from Ghana (Fall 2021)

Ophelia joined our research group in the Fall 2022 semester. She earned her B.S. degree in Biochemistry in September 2021. She is now pursuing a M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU. Ophelia’s research focuses on the molecular design for tuning the emission of polycyclic aromatic azaborine to red- and NIR- wavelengths . After earning her M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU, she plans to attend a research focus University where she will earn her Ph.D. and follow her dream to become an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry.

Dhimani Still

B.S. in Forensic Science from Savannah State University (2021)

Dhimani joined our research group in the Fall 2022 semester. He earned his B.S. degree in Forensic Science in 2021. He is now pursuing a M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU. Dhimani’s research focuses on the molecular design, synthesis, properties, and application of photolabile protecting groups that absorb in the visible region of the spectrum. After earning his M.S. degree in Chemical Sciences from KSU, he plans to attend a research focus University where she will earn her Ph.D. and follow his dream to become a forensic scientist for the FBI.

Current Undergraduate Student Researchers

Kaia Ellis is a current undergraduate student researcher at KSU. She is pursing a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and plans on attending graduate school to earn her Ph.D.

Lyric K. Gordon is a current undergraduate student researcher at KSU. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and her career goal is to become an Organic Chemist.

Saint-Louis Research Group Alumni

Robert Hughley

M.S. in Chemical Sciences from Kennesaw State University (Fall 2021) B.S. in Chemistry from Georgia College and State (2018)

Robert joined our group in fall 2020 to work on azaborine fluorescence glucose sensors. Robert earned his M.S. in Chemical Sciences from KSU in fall 2021. He is now a Lab Manager I at Georgia Institute of Technology and overseeing the biopolymer characterization core facility.

Janiyah Riley joined our group in spring 2022 as an undergraduate student researcher. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry in May 2022. She is now an associate scientist at Alcon Pharmaceutical where she will be working alongside a team of researchers to manufactured contact lenses. She plans to attend graduate school to earn her Ph.D. soon.

Temitope Folorunsho was an undergraduate student researcher at KSU (Fall 2021).

Samuel Moore was undergraduate student researcher at KSU (Fall 2021-Spring 2022).

Peter Gobran was an undergraduate student researcher at KSU (Spring 2021).

Former Students Mentored as Post Doctoral Associate

Renée Shavnore was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. She is now a medical student at Ross University School of Medicine. 

  • Ashton Taylor (left) worked as an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. She is now a graduate student at the University of South Florida.
  • Caleb McCliton (middle) was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. He is now a technician at 3Mc Mobile Mechanical.
  • Haliegh Castonguay (right) was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. She is now completing her doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at The University of North Florida.

Andrew Schroeder was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. He is now pursuing a MD/PhD degree at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. His PhD thesis focuses on the adaptive immune response to viral infections.

  • Lacey Magill (left) was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. She is now a dental assistant in the Air Force Dental Corps’ Advanced Education General Dentistry II residency program in San Antonio, TX
  • Breonna Brown (middle) was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF.
  • Julie Wilson (right) was an undergraduate student researcher at UWF. She is now working as an analyst at Eurofins Environment Testing US at Pensacola, Florida.