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Hunter Yearsley ’23 – Passionate about chemistry!

Hunter Yearsley ’23 – Passionate about chemistry!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2022 in Posts, Student News

Hunter is very excited to be one of the newest members of the GRAB Lab research team! Hunter is working on a project in the area of forensics and is using this research project to fill his internship requirement. His goal is to make solid lipid nanoparticles that can fluoresce when they come into contact with a latent fingerprint. He is very happy to be...

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Dr. Gerdon – Research Balance

Dr. Gerdon – Research Balance

Posted by on Oct 31, 2022 in Posts, Student News

Finding time to be successful in research during the academic year is a huge challenge for undergraduate students and professors. Dr. Gerdon has had an awesome semester working on so many great things – students building LEGO spectrophotometers in the Instrumental Analysis course, helping with a recent NECHE accreditation visit, working with Campus Mission...

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Julia Japo ’22 – ACS on the Horizon

Julia Japo ’22 – ACS on the Horizon

Posted by on Oct 24, 2022 in Posts, Student News

Julia is so excited and sad that this is her final semester of doing research. She misses the fun of doing summer research with the GRAB lab but enjoys continuing her research during the school year as well! She has loved seeing the progress of the Quartz Crystal Microbalance project since she started and hopes to make some final strides before the...

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Ryan McCann ’23 – Research Fun!

Ryan McCann ’23 – Research Fun!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2022 in Posts, Student News

Ryan is excited to be back on campus and getting back into the swing of research!  He is already missing all the fun that the group had during the summer but is excited to dive back into nanoparticles and mineralization experiments. Ryan has recently met with Donalissa, who has interest in taking over the nanoparticles, and gave her a rundown of the...

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Donalissa Alphonse’24 – EC GRAB Lab Enthusiast

Donalissa Alphonse’24 – EC GRAB Lab Enthusiast

Posted by on Oct 10, 2022 in Posts, Student News

Donalissa feels excited after visiting Hailey this week. In between her classes, she stopped by to see what EC GRAB Lab researcher Hailey was up to.  During her visit, she learned all about about Hailey’s DNA origami. She helped Hailey carry her solutions to the plate reader to collect data. The most exciting part was gaining some knowledge about about the...

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