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Stephanie Colon ’20 – Inspired by the Patriots

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Posts, Student News

With the Patriots winning the Superbowl and getting their sixth championship ring, the city is buzzing with excitement. The members of GRAB Lab are celebrating the Pats win but are also excited to be getting back into the lab now that we are few weeks into the semester. Since being back in the lab, Stephanie has been working on fine-tuning a calcium...

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Alex Paige ’20 – Looking Ahead

Alex Paige ’20 – Looking Ahead

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Posts, Student News

It’s the beginning of the spring semester and 2019, but it’s important to stay focused on the future. GRAB Lab’s senior members Jake, Marielle, and Emma are all graduating in May leaving behind Alex, Steph, and Kassidy who are all Juniors. GRAB Lab is looking to expand with young talent, preferably sophomore and first year students, to carry on the work...

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GRAB LAB prepares for finals and lessons from A.A. Milne

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Posts, Student News

Final Exams are less than two weeks away and all students on campus are starting to pick up the pace to finish their coursework strong. Research members of the GRAB Lab are no exception and our last lab group meeting of the semester is coming up next week. Does that mean research has come to a halt? No! In a student-led meeting today Alex shared some...

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Stephanie Colon ’20 – Relaxation and Research

Stephanie Colon ’20 – Relaxation and Research

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Posts, Student News

After shadowing Jake for a couple of weeks and working with calcium phosphate, Stephanie has now started her own experiments having to do with calcium carbonate. This calcium carbonate experiment requires some serious pipetting skills and masterful organization. This allows Stephanie to get away from the stress of every day classes, focus on research, and...

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Connor Barr ’19 – Cleaning up Boston

Connor Barr ’19 – Cleaning up Boston

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Posts, Student News

While many of the GRAB Lab students work on cutting edge biomineralization research, others work throughout Boston on environmental issues plaguing the city. Connor is continuing a lab completed at Emmanuel College in the Analytical Chemistry course where the Muddy River of Boston was tested for heavy metals. The lab tested a small portion of the river,...

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Marielle Percuoco ’19 – GRAB Lab Halloween

Marielle Percuoco ’19 – GRAB Lab Halloween

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in Posts, Student News

The students of GRAB Lab have had reason to celebrate with Halloween, the Red Sox World Series win, and National Chemistry Week! The Emmanuel College Chemistry Club hosted a pumpkin carving event in the spirit Halloween. As the secretary of Chemistry Club and a member of the research team, Marielle carved her own pumpkin as well as assisted on the one...

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