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Darren Cornell – Nanoparticle synthesis

Darren Cornell – Nanoparticle synthesis

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Posts, Student News

Everyone’s been very busy lately in the Gerdon research team.  Lately the nanoparticle side of the team has been doing quite a bit of synthesis.  Hopefully soon we’ll be able to get TEM images so that we can characterize and calculate sizes for these gold nanoparticles. These images show the initial gold chloride (auric acid) and two reduction steps that...

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Keith Baillargeon – They’re Competent!

Keith Baillargeon – They’re Competent!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Posts, Student News

My control to determine the competency of our E. coli cells was successful as can be seen by the large white mass and tendrils of growth on this plate! This means my biochemistry skills will be put to the test in the upcoming weeks as I move forward with new protocols into the realm of microbiology! Sequencing – here I come! Keith Baillargeon...

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Emmanuel College – Summer Research Poster Session!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Posts, Student News

Emmanuel College held it’s 4th Annual Summer Research Poster Session in the Wilkens Science Center yesterday. Students, supported by Emmanuel and faculty grants, who worked with faculty on research projects over the summer gave poster presentations on their work to kick off the fall semester. Great work Keith, Aimee, Jack, Katerina, and...

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