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Krista Meserve ’18 – New Experiments!

Krista Meserve ’18 – New Experiments!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Posts, Student News

One of my favorite things about research is getting to use instruments that I wouldn’t have gotten to use otherwise. Last week, I learned how to use the Dynamic Light Scattering instrument (pictured here). DLS utilizes the scattering of light by a particle in solution to calculate the radius of the particles. It will be useful to us as it can measure the...

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Jason Miech ’18 – Big Man on Campus

Jason Miech ’18 – Big Man on Campus

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Posts, Student News

Emmanuel College junior Jason Miech participated in the Big Man on Campus competition in memory of Dr. Christine Jaworek-Lopes.  All proceeds from the event will go towards colon cancer research and awareness efforts. Jason got “runner-up” while David Tracy, a fellow chemistry major, won it all!

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Bobby Tzepos ’18 – Study Abroad in Italy

Bobby Tzepos ’18 – Study Abroad in Italy

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Posts, Student News

Bobby took a semester off research to have the awesome opportunity to study abroad in Florence. While it looks like an amazing experience, it sounds like Bobby is missing chemistry! “I was informing my friends about the research I conducted over the summer and showed them the Gerdon blog site.  They loved it!  As I was scrolling through, I saw...

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Krista Meserve ’18 – Open House!

Krista Meserve ’18 – Open House!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Posts, Student News

This past Sunday was the first open house of the semester and since I work for admissions, I was required to work the event. I was tasked with the awesome job of giving tours of the chemistry labs to budding chemistry majors! I particularly enjoyed telling them about the research that our team does as well as the other research opportunities on campus. It...

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