Nicholas Angello

Chemistry M.S. Candidate

Faculty Advisor

Professor Jonathan Scheerer

Research Interests

Synthetic methodology, small molecule synthesis, natural product total synthesis


B.S. Cum Laude, May 2017, The College of William and Mary
Major: Chemistry


Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma Freshmen Honor Societies

Academic Positions

Student Research Assistant, The Governor’s School @ Innovation Park, Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Student Research Assistant, George Mason University, Summer 2013-Spring 2014
Undergraduate Research Assistant, W&M, Fall 2014-Spring 2017
Postbaccalaureate Research Assistant, W&M, Summer 2017
Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant, W&M, Fall 2017-Present

Publications & Presentations

Angello, N.H. “Diels-Alder/retro-Diels-Alder Sequence for the Synthesis of 2-Pyridones from Diketopiperazines” 45th National Organic Chemistry Symposium, Davis, CA, June 2017. Poster Presentation.

Williamson, J.B.; Angello, N.H. “Domino Reactions Involving Dihydrooxazinone Precursors Affording Pyridone and Pyridine Products” 44th National Organic Chemistry Symposium, College Park, MD, June 2015. Poster Presentation.

Angello, N.H., Zhang, F. “Stereochemical Analysis” GS@IP Research Symposium, Manassas, VA, June 2014. Poster Presentation.

Angello, N.H., Saini, N. “Vegetable Oil Based Biodiesel Sources” GS@IP Research Symposium, Manassas, VA, June 2013. Poster Presentation.

Education & Career Objectives

Ph.D. in chemistry. Hope to synthesize a family of medicinally relevant natural product inspired chemicals.