Collin Clay is a junior from Edmond, Oklahoma, studying Chemistry. He is currently doing undergraduate research in the lab of Professor Paul Hanson working on the synthesis of Organic probe molecules for the study of biological systems. He has also done research abroad in Dublin, Ireland at Dublin City University in the lab of Professor Dermot Diamond. He has also done spectroscopy and genetics research at KU. He is the 2016 Beckman Scholar and a K-INBRE Scholar, and he is also the Expansion Chair for KU Chem Club.