- B.S., Lafayette College, 2018
Rachel is originally from Kansas City, MO. She received her B.S. in chemistry from Lafayette College in Easton, PA in 2018 where she conducted research in the lab of Dr. Daniel Griffith. Her senior honors thesis focused on reactions of tropone iron tricarbonyl and its analogs to serve as synthetic precursors to polycyclic heterocycles. After graduating, she worked as a summer intern in the discovery chemistry division of Eli Lilly in Indianapolis, IN. She joined the Boydston group in November, 2018. Outside of lab, she enjoys reading fiction and classic literature, knitting (poorly), and being outside regardless of the weather.