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Publication! (for team laminar flow)

Publication! (for team laminar flow)

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

A very big congratulations to Aimee Sanford, Geoff Conklin, and Jason Miech for the fantastic work, recently published in Materials Science & Engineering C! “Solution rheological parameters modulate calcium phosphate mineralization in a microfluidic device” This publication has been a long time coming and was really based on the Distinction...

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ACS Conference Success!

ACS Conference Success!

Posted by on Aug 23, 2018 in Posts, Student News

Jake, Emma, Alex, and Dr. Gerdon all had a great time being fully immersed in chemistry at National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston this week. Jake and Emma presented beautiful work and had good traffic at their posters. Alex had his eyes opened to the wide world of agricultural chemistry! Dr. Gerdon’s presentation on the...

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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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Dr. Gerdon at GRC – Biomineralization

Dr. Gerdon at GRC – Biomineralization

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Posts

Dr. Gerdon had a fantastic week in New Hampshire, totally immersed in all things biomineralization, at the recent Gordon Research Conference. Dr. Gerdon presented a poster on “Analysis of secondary structures in DNA aptamer mineralization templates” and was able to consult with many experts in the field. He also successfully completed a rainy...

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Summer Research – Students present the “State of the Project”

Summer Research – Students present the “State of the Project”

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Posts, Student News

Katarina, Alex, Sam, Emma, and Jake have been hard at work in the research lab all summer and now finally get a short break before the new semester starts in September. To conclude their hard work, each student presented their “State of the Project” report in order to put their project into perspective of previous work, to report on exciting...

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HAP-Glow!

HAP-Glow!

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

When fluorescently-tagged DNA aptamers bind to hydroxyapatite (and you centrifuge it down to make a pellet), you get really cool glowing HAP! Great job Emma!

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