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Donalissa Alphonse ’24 – Research One Day at a Time

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

As the summer starts, Donalissa looks forward to what research has to offer. It is so refreshing to work in the lab alongside her GRAB lab team members. As she continues to work with gold nanoparticles, she has found methods to efficiently attach single stranded DNA in only 1 day! After some minor set-backs, Donalissa has progressed and grown more...

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Kristy Ta ’24 – Projects, Projects, and Side Projects

Posted by on Jun 9, 2023 in Posts, Student News

After a long and hard semester, Kristy is excited to spend more time in lab running experiments! Adding new lab techniques under her belt one by one! Most recently synthesizing gold nanoparticles as a part of her side project to later be used in future projects. She has been familiarizing herself with different instruments to understand their use and how...

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Hailey Young ’24 – So many summer plans!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2023 in Posts, Student News

Hailey is excited to be back in Boston again for a second time doing summer research! Now that the spring semester is finished, she can finally relax and focus on research instead of coursework. She’s started work on a new six-helix bundle DNA origami structure that will continue throughout the summer, and has lots of experiments planned. In June, she’ll...

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