Marisa Cepeda

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Doctoral Student
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Georgia Institute of Technology
Email: 
mcepeda3@gatech.edu
B.S. Chemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

I graduated from Florida State University with dual honors and a B.S. in chemistry. For my undergraduate Honors Thesis Project I worked under Dr. M. Elizabeth Stroupe studying second shell iron-sulfur cluster ligands in sulfite reductase hemoprotein. I started my graduate research at Georgia Tech in the Kubanek Laboratory in the fall of 2017.

Research Interests

I am interested in studying the chemically mediated interactions between algae and coral microbiomes in order to understand how these microbes influence coral and algae ecology.

Publications

Ryan Groom, Allison Jacobs, Marisa Cepeda, Rachel Drummey, and Susan Latturner. “Structural and Optical Properties of Sb-substituted BiSI Grown from Sulfur/Iodine Flux.” Inorg. Chem. 2017. 56 (20), 12362-12368.

Ryan Groom, Allison Jacobs, Marisa Cepeda, Rachel Drummey, and Susan Latturner. “Bi13S18I2: (Re)discovery of a subvalent bismuth compound featuring [Bi2]4+ dimers grown in sulfur/iodine flux mixtures.” Chem. Mat. 2017. 29 (7), 3314-3323.