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David Savage ’17 – Snow Day!

David Savage ’17 – Snow Day!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Posts, Student News

As students are returning back to campus from spring break, Winter Storm Stella brings a much appreciated snow. While breaks are helpful and often needed, Senior David Savage can’t wait to get back into the lab to continue research in collaboration with Harpoon Brewery (located in Boston’s Seaport District).

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Bobby Tzepos ’18 – Finding time for lab

Bobby Tzepos ’18 – Finding time for lab

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Posts, Student News

As the semester is reaching its midpoint, exams are here and spring break is right around the corner.  Finding time to get into the lab for research has been quite a struggle but summer applications are in! Research over the summer allows us to maximize productivity and focus solely on our experiments. I am excited to continue research on my early...

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Jason Miech ’18 – off campus opportunities

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Posts, Student News

Junior Jason Miech is using his experience in research on campus in applying to external summer internships at NASA and Department of Energy National Research Labs. Meanwhile, junior Krista Meserve has locked up a unique summer internship opportunity at the FBI (pending background check and other security measures), but hopes to stay engaged in research on...

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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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