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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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Gabby Zabala ’21 – Chemist At Work!

Gabby Zabala ’21 – Chemist At Work!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in Student News

Even though the GRAB Lab team hasn’t been able to get back into the lab just yet*, we are still finding ways to bring the chemistry to us!  Gabby is continuing her research this semester reading various literature papers to help devise a future experiment using QCM and collagen that she can perform once we are back into the lab! She also has set up a...

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Dianna Shields ’22 – Return to the lab!

Dianna Shields ’22 – Return to the lab!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Posts, Student News

After enjoying a relaxing winter break, Dianna has made it back to the research lab. Last semester ended with one last nanoparticle synthesis using the Azubel method. These nanoparticles were dried and left in the lab for a month until Dianna returned and was able to take NMR of the sample. Although getting into the lab after the first full week of classes...

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GRAB Open Lab Success!

GRAB Open Lab Success!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2020 in Posts, Student News

This past week the research group (GRAB: Gerdon Research in Analytical Biomaterials) welcomed non-science members of the Emmanuel College community into the Wilkens Science Center for a fun and informative introduction to lab. Emmanuel College faculty, staff, and students joined in even though they had very little (or no) prior experience in science lab...

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GRAB Lab – Semester Success!

GRAB Lab – Semester Success!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Posts, Student News

The semester is about over and finals are upon us! That means that work in the lab is slowing down, though there are a few more experiments going on in between studying. The group also took a break from the busy end of semester to get off campus and gather over some pizza. We shared achievements from the semester and goals for the spring! The seniors are...

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GRAB Open LAB!

GRAB Open LAB!

Posted by on Nov 20, 2019 in Posts, Student News

The GRAB (Gerdon Research in Analytical Biomaterials) Lab is planning an exploration open lab event for Emmanuel College students, faculty, and staff! Perhaps you’ve taken a few sciences courses, maybe you took those science courses quite a few years ago, or maybe you’ve never set foot in a science lab….but, maybe you always wanted to see what it’s like....

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