Ariana Stratton
Analytical Chemistry Graduate Student

Winter Springs, Florida

B.S. in Chemistry, University of Central Florida (2021)


Ariana earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Central Florida in 2021. While at UCF, she conducted research under Dr. Andres Campiglia analyzing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in cigarettes and smoke using absorbance, fluorescence, and laser spectroscopy. She joined the Prentice lab in the fall of 2021.


  • UF Chemistry-Biology Interface Mini-Symposium Poster Award (University of Florida, 2022)

Teaching Experience

  • TA- CHM2046L – General Chemistry II Lab (UF, 2022)
  • TA- CHM2045L – General Chemistry I Lab (UF, 2021)
  • LA- CHM2041 – Chemistry Fundamentals IB (UCF, 2021)


  • Stratton, A.E.; Bonney, J.R.; Prentice, B.M; Conversion of protonated peptide cations to radical anions via gas-phase charge inversion ion/ion reactions. 2022 ASMS Annual Conference, 2022 (Poster)
  • Stratton, A.E.; Bonney, J.R.; Prentice, B.M.; A novel peptide sequencing technique using gas-phase ion/ion reaction mass spectrometry. UF Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Mini-Symposium, 2022 (Poster)