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Microfluidics by Mail

Microfluidics by Mail

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020 in Posts, Student News

Assembly of microfluidic devices in our group is one thing that doesn’t require a lab! All you need is a glass slide, a Dremmel tool, some tubing, 5 min epoxy, a craft cutter from a craft store, some double-sided tape, and your substrate – in this case a QCM crystal. Logan is not back in the lab yet, but he can get his devices assembled at home as a DIY...

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Dianna Shields ’22 – Reunited with the NMR Spectrometer!

Dianna Shields ’22 – Reunited with the NMR Spectrometer!

Posted by on Oct 5, 2020 in Posts

Last Wednesday, Dianna had the pleasure of finally getting back into the lab. She has wasted no time and is already synthesizing and analyzing new nanoparticles. As much as Dianna loves reading literature papers in the comfort of her childhood bedroom, she is beyond excited to be back in the Wilkens Science Center. Pictured is Dianna’s reunion with her...

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Rylie Bolarinho ’22 – Learning to model molecules

Rylie Bolarinho ’22 – Learning to model molecules

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Posts, Student News

Just like her fellow student researchers, Rylie has been keeping busy with remote research. Just before classes went virtual last semester, Rylie had just finished synthesizing her first batch of gold nanoparticles! Now she is finishing up NMR data analysis for them and she has started a new research project utilizing molecular modelling. Rylie is excited...

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Amanda Gilbert ’22 – Mask and Goggles Included!

Amanda Gilbert ’22 – Mask and Goggles Included!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020 in Posts, Student News

Even though research has been remote since the spring, Amanda has been staying busy! She has been working on data analysis for the mineralized hydrogels that were made last semester. She has also been planning some experiments to do when we’re back in the lab, which will hopefully be next week! She will be making more collagen hydrogels and will have more...

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Logan McGloin ’22 – More Literature!

Logan McGloin ’22 – More Literature!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 in Posts, Student News

Logan was hoping to get right back to research this fall to finish the microfluidics devices, but it seems that was delayed a little further. For now, Logan can use his new desk set-up at home to continue reading through literature papers in preparation for hopefully getting back to research on campus soon (maybe even in a couple weeks!). The plastic test...

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Research Alumni Gathering – Zoom Edition!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Alumni, Posts

Each year Emmanuel College GRAB Lab research alumni from across Boston return to the Fenway neighborhood to gather together. We get to hear about new chemistry and career successes and new life adventures. With 12 years of research alumni gathering together, it is also a great networking event. We all share a common enterprise and experience in analytical,...

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