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Congratulations Dr. Samantha Watson!

Congratulations Dr. Samantha Watson!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Alumni, Posts

Congratulations to Dr. Samantha Watson, Emmanuel College and GRAB Lab alumna ’15, on her successful dissertation defense on “A Computationally-Directed Biochemical Characterization of Metabolic Proteins”. Great job Dr. Watson!

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ACS Spring 2021 Conference Success!

ACS Spring 2021 Conference Success!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Congratulations to Gabby Zabala ’21 on successfully presenting her poster at the Undergraduate Poster Session on Saturday! It took a while to navigate the virtual session experience but the poster looked great and Gabby was ready to talk about her work with fellow researchers. Dr. Gerdon’s talk about chemistry for social justice was also well...

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Research Alumni Gathering – Zoom Edition!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Alumni, Posts

Each year Emmanuel College GRAB Lab research alumni from across Boston return to the Fenway neighborhood to gather together. We get to hear about new chemistry and career successes and new life adventures. With 12 years of research alumni gathering together, it is also a great networking event. We all share a common enterprise and experience in analytical,...

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Alumni Visit Virtual Group Meetings

Posted by on Jul 21, 2020 in Alumni

Members of the research team have, sadly, not been in the lab this summer, but we have continued to meet and work on literature over the summer via Zoom. These meetings have gotten a little more exciting due to visits from two distinguished alumni. In June, Aimee Sanford ’16, graduate student in chemistry at Emory University, joined our meeting to...

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Congratulations to Dr. Vasconcellos!

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Alumni, Posts

The GRAB Lab and Dr. Gerdon would like to say a huge congratulations to Dr. Kayla Vasconcellos, D.M.D.! Kayla graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine this year and is now a general practice resident at the Weill Cornell Campus of New York Presbyterian Hospital. Kayla has come a long way from nanoparticle synthesis, taking...

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Gerdon and students awarded National Science Foundation grant

Gerdon and students awarded National Science Foundation grant

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Alumni, Posts, Student News

Dr. Aren Gerdon has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to support research with undergraduate students at Emmanuel College. The NSF will provide over $350,000 over a three year period to Dr. Gerdon and research students to enable the proposed work on “DNA and nanoparticle assemblies as biomimetic templates for calcium phosphate...

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