The Grayson Group


The Boss: Scott Grayson

Scott GraysonScott was born in St. Louis, MO and graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory. He came to Tulane for the first time to carry out Bachelors degrees in Chemistry, Mathematics, and History in 1996, and then moved to the University of Bradford where he completed a masters degree in Archaeological Chemistry under the direction of Professor Carl P. Heron in 1998. He completed his doctoral studies in Chemistry in 2002 at the University of California, Berkeley with Professor Jean Frechet, developing new dendritic architectures for biological applications. He continued his training as a post-doctoral researcher in the labs of C. Grant Willson, at the University of Texas at Austin developing new polymer materials for photolithography and biosensing, and has been an Assistant Professor at Tulane University since 2005.

Professor Grayson's CV

Post Doctoral Associates

Dr. Muhammad Ejaz from Lahore, PakistanM. Ejaz
B.S. Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan, 1987
M. Eng. Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University, 1998
Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University, 2001

 Doctoral Students

Ravinder Elupula, from Hyderbad, IndiaRavi Elupula
B.S. Chemistry, Osmania University, India, 2005
M.S. Organic Chemistry, Osmania University, India 2007





Joseph Giesen, from Defiance, Missouri
B.S. Chemistry, Sewanee: the University of the South, 2010 Joe Giesen





Farihah Haque, from Lake Charles, LAFariha Haque
Loyola University, B.S., Chemistry, 2014


Karolina Kosakowska, from Stamford, ConnecticutKarolina Kosakowska
B.S. Chemistry, Smith College, 2011



Jennifer Marple, from Breckenridge, MinnesotaJennifer Marple
B.S. Chemistry, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John University, 2013

Molly Payne, from Kingsport, TNMolly Payne
University of Tennessee, B.S. Chemistry and Biological Sciences, 2014

Ca'ra Schexnayder, from New Orleans, LACa'ra Schexnayder
Xavier University, B.S., Chemistry, 2011



 Undergraduate Students



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