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Students travel to ACS in…..Boston!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

The 256th Meeting of the American Chemical Society is just around the corner – in time and in space! Dr. Gerdon will be “traveling” with Emma, Jake, and Alex to the conference this weekend through Tuesday. It’s great to have such wonderful science from all over the world in your backyard! If you’re in town for the conference,...

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Research Alumni Unite!

Research Alumni Unite!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Every summer Emmanuel College alumni and past members of the Gerdon Research Team gather to share stories, reminisce about past days in the lab, and celebrate the great research adventures to which they contributed. This year was no exception! Thirteen alumni from the classes of 2013 – 2018 joined three current students from the future classes of...

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Congratulations Seniors!

Congratulations Seniors!

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Emmanuel College Commencement, held on May 12th, saw research seniors Bobby Tzepos, Krista Meserve, and Jason Miech walk proudly across the stage to grab that coveted degree. Bobby, Krista, and Jason contributed endless hours, gigabites of data, and pages upon pages of lab notebook records to our research group. They will be missed in the group, but we are...

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Congratulations to Dr. Sean McHugh ’11!

Congratulations to Dr. Sean McHugh ’11!

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Alumni, Posts

A belated congratulations to Dr. Sean McHugh ’11 who successfully defended his PhD thesis in chemistry at Tufts University. Sean is the first alum of the Gerdon Research group to earn his PhD after his undergraduate degree at Emmanuel College. Sean is blazing new trails for Gerdon Research group members and we are all proud of him. Congrats...

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5th Annual Research Alumni Gathering 2017

5th Annual Research Alumni Gathering 2017

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Research alumni, from the Class of 2011 to the Class of 2017, returned to the Fenway to meet the current undergraduate researchers, catch up with Dr. Gerdon, and catch up with each other. This is always a great opportunity, once a year, to make new introductions and to hear about the successes and challenges of science and life. It was so great to see...

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Publication!

Publication!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Congratulations to Keith and Krista, Sarah, Sam, and Hillary on their recent publication in Chemical Communications! They were able to develop and demonstrate the success of a new approach to DNA aptamer selection. This work has taken many years, but we finally have some interesting aptamer sequences. Prof. Padraig Deighan, in the Biology Department at...

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