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Donalissa Alphonse ’24 – Small Plans, Big Experiments

Posted by on Feb 16, 2023 in Posts, Student News

We are finally back into the swing of the semester which means getting into the research! After all the preparation with Ryan and Dr. Gerdon, Donalissa is excited to move forward with a new plan for her nanoparticles. The new plan for place exchanging thiolated DNA onto the nanoparticle includes better sample-processing, increasing reaction kinetics,...

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Hailey Young ’24 – Braving the Cold for Research

Posted by on Feb 10, 2023 in Posts, Student News

It’s the start of another semester, and Hailey is braving the cold and wind to get back in the lab! It was one of the coldest days of the year last week but there was still lots to do.  She looks forward to continuing the DNA origami project and hopes to get started on experiments with a new structure. She’s also excited for the end of March,...

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