Charlie Mace
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Charlie earned his BS from Le Moyne College in 2003, followed by an MS (2006) and Ph.D. (2008) from the University of Rochester in the laboratory of Prof. Benjamin Miller.  He was then a postdoctoral research assistant in the laboratory of Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University from 2008–2011. Prior to joining the faculty at Tufts in 2013, he was a senior scientist at Diagnostics For All.

He was named an Analytical Methods Emerging Investigator (2019).
He was a recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the NSF (2019).


Current lab members
Giorgio Morbioli
Postdoctoral Scholar

Hometown: São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil.
B.S./M.S from Instituto de Quimica de São Carlos - USP.
Ph.D. from Georgia Tech. 
Previous postdoc at University of Virginia. 

Keith Baillargeon
Postdoctoral Scholar

Hometown: Gorham, NH. 
B.S. in Chemistry (Biochemistry concentration) from Emmanuel College (2016).

Ph.D. from Tufts University (2021).

Paul Lawrence
Graduate Student (G6)

Hometown: Long Island, NY. 
B.S. in Chemistry from Bard College (2016).

Previous work as Analytical Technician at SI Group, Inc. 

Ibrahim Abdullah
Graduate Student (G4)

Hometown: Cairo, Egypt.
B.S. from Al-Azhar University (2013) and M.S. from American University in Cairo (2018).

Previous work at Transocean Coatings Co., Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, The American University in Cairo, and Harvard Medical School. 

Tufts University Career Center Headshots
Andrea Mora
Graduate Student (G4)

Hometown: Elizabeth, NJ. 
B.S. in Chemistry from Monmouth University (2019).

Allison Tierney 
Graduate Student (G3)

Hometown: Tewksbury, MA.
B.S. from Trinity College (2017)

M.S from Florida State University (2018)

Previous work at X-Chem Inc. and Nano Terra/Clear Scientific.

Ingrid Abanto Chaffo 
Graduate Student (G1)

Hometown: Elmsford, NY.
B.S. in Forensic Science (Chemistry) from University of New Haven (2022).

Tamara Aleksanyan
Graduate Student (G1)

Hometown: Newton, MA.
M.S from MCPHS University (2019/2020). 

Previous work at Flagship Pioneering labs, Finch Therapeutics, Indigo Agricultural.

Alexandra Sogn
Graduate Student (G1)

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN.
B.S. in Chemistry from the College of St. Scholastica (2022).

Derek Kuno-Williams
Undergraduate Student

Hometown: San Francisco, CA.
Majors: ACS Chemistry and Computer Science
(Class of 2024).

Jacqueline Yee
Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Newton, MA.
Majors: Community Health and Biology
(Class of 2023).

Kaitlyn Szalay
Undergraduate Student

Hometown: Massapequa, NY.
Majors: Biochemistry and Biotechnology
(Class of 2023).