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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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Katarina Kozicki ‘21 – Working in more than just the research lab

Katarina Kozicki ‘21 – Working in more than just the research lab

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

When the students of GRAB lab are not in class, studying, or doing research, many of them work as lab assistants. Katarina works as a lab assistant in a general chemistry lab and this week the students were creating their own abbreviated activity series. Working as a lab assistant is a good opportunity for Katarina to review her knowledge of basic...

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Alex Paige ’20 – Save the sea life

Alex Paige ’20 – Save the sea life

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

After researching the morphology of calcium phosphate, Alex will now move onto studying calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate is a common mineral found in the ocean. With increasing climate change, more carbon dioxide is absorbed in the seawater, causing chemical reactions to occur that lower the pH of the ocean and the concentration of carbonate ions....

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Emma Duffy ’19 – Summer Research Poster Session

Emma Duffy ’19 – Summer Research Poster Session

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Posts, Student News

The members of Grab Lab are reflecting back on the summer as they look for inspiration for research during the fall semester. They attended and presented at the Emmanuel College Summer Research Poster Session to share the progress that has been made.  They also explored research projects going on in other departments. For example, in the Biology department...

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Jake Shlaferman ’19 – Kicking off Senior year

Jake Shlaferman ’19 – Kicking off Senior year

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Posts, Student News

To kick off the start of his senior year, Jake is finishing up some mineralization experiments for a new publication that is soon to come. After presenting his poster at ACS Boston in August, Jake is motivated to tie up loose ends and finish his calcium phosphate mineralization project. Also, with new students joining the GRAB Lab, senior members are...

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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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