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GRAB LAB prepares for finals and lessons from A.A. Milne

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Posts, Student News

Final Exams are less than two weeks away and all students on campus are starting to pick up the pace to finish their coursework strong. Research members of the GRAB Lab are no exception and our last lab group meeting of the semester is coming up next week. Does that mean research has come to a halt? No! In a student-led meeting today Alex shared some...

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Stephanie Colon ’20 – Relaxation and Research

Stephanie Colon ’20 – Relaxation and Research

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Posts, Student News

After shadowing Jake for a couple of weeks and working with calcium phosphate, Stephanie has now started her own experiments having to do with calcium carbonate. This calcium carbonate experiment requires some serious pipetting skills and masterful organization. This allows Stephanie to get away from the stress of every day classes, focus on research, and...

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Connor Barr ’19 – Cleaning up Boston

Connor Barr ’19 – Cleaning up Boston

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Posts, Student News

While many of the GRAB Lab students work on cutting edge biomineralization research, others work throughout Boston on environmental issues plaguing the city. Connor is continuing a lab completed at Emmanuel College in the Analytical Chemistry course where the Muddy River of Boston was tested for heavy metals. The lab tested a small portion of the river,...

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Marielle Percuoco ’19 – GRAB Lab Halloween

Marielle Percuoco ’19 – GRAB Lab Halloween

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Posts, Student News

The students of GRAB Lab have had reason to celebrate with Halloween, the Red Sox World Series win, and National Chemistry Week! The Emmanuel College Chemistry Club hosted a pumpkin carving event in the spirit Halloween. As the secretary of Chemistry Club and a member of the research team, Marielle carved her own pumpkin as well as assisted on the one...

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