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Krista Meserve ’18 – The bug or the windshield?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Posts, Student News

Something that I learned recently was that there is always growth! This is a picture of a control plate in which no growth of E.coli was expected. After allowing to incubate overnight, there appeared to be colonies. I learned that this is due to non-sterile conditions, as there is no way in our lab setting to be perfectly sterile. Contaminants in the air...

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Congrats to Kayla Vasconcellos ’12

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Alumni, Posts

Congrats to Kayla! She will take new steps towards her dream of becoming a dentist, DDS, this summer. She’s been accepted to the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and can’t wait to get started. We hope that her work with nanoparticles and hydroxyapatite helped her along the way. Congrats...

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