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  • Students travel to ACS in…..Boston!
    The 256th Meeting of the American Chemical Society is just around the corner - in time and in space! Dr. Gerdon will be "traveling" with Emma, Jake, and Alex to the conference this weekend through Tuesday. It's great to have such wonderful science from all over the world in your ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-08-17
  • Dr. Gerdon at GRC – Biomineralization
    Dr. Gerdon had a fantastic week in New Hampshire, totally immersed in all things biomineralization, at the recent Gordon Research Conference. Dr. Gerdon presented a poster on "Analysis of secondary structures in DNA aptamer mineralization templates" and was able to consult with many experts in the field. He also successfully ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-08-07
  • Summer Research – Students present the “State of the Project”
    Katarina, Alex, Sam, Emma, and Jake have been hard at work in the research lab all summer and now finally get a short break before the new semester starts in September. To conclude their hard work, each student presented their "State of the Project" report in order to put their ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-08-07
  • Sovranismo
    "... dispute sui confini, protezionismo commerciale, battaglie separatiste e ostilità nei confronti di migranti fanno del sovranismo il nuovo protagonista sulla scena italiana ed europea. Se a tutto ciò aggiungiamo il linguaggio aggressivo che troppi leader europei adoperano contro i parigrado di altri Paesi e la crescente intolleranza contro migranti, ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-07-30
  • HAP-Glow!
    When fluorescently-tagged DNA aptamers bind to hydroxyapatite (and you centrifuge it down to make a pellet), you get really cool glowing HAP! Great job Emma!The post HAP-Glow! appeared first on Gerdon Research Group Blog. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-07-26
  • Research Alumni Unite!
    Every summer Emmanuel College alumni and past members of the Gerdon Research Team gather to share stories, reminisce about past days in the lab, and celebrate the great research adventures to which they contributed. This year was no exception! Thirteen alumni from the classes of 2013 - 2018 joined three ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-07-26
  • Il Mondiale può fare a meno dell’Italia…
    Dopo una decina di giorni di mondiali, alcuni milioni di inconsolabili tifosi italiani sono già stati consolati. La Coppa procede benissimo anche senza di noi, è un po' quello che succederà il giorno in cui (il più tardi possibile, facciamo le corna, tocchiamo ferro, grattiamoci l'inguine, non sia mai) ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-07-14
  • «Mettiamo i nostri corpi sulle navi che salvano i migranti»
    Lo scrittore Sandro Veronesi in una lettera aperta del 9 luglio sul Corriere della Sera diretta ad un altro famoso scrittore e giornalista, Roberto Saviano, lancia una sfida  ai personaggi più illustri della vita publica italiana, di mettere i propri corpi sulle navi dei migranti. Ecco uno stralcio della ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-07-12
  • Dr. Gerdon – a brief moment in the lab
    Let's face it, the students get to do all the work and have all the fun! But, on a rare occasion, Dr. Gerdon has been able to find a few spare moments for an experiment of his own, to try to push some experiments forward and collect some preliminary data. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-06-20
  • Alex Paige ’20 – new analysis techniques
    For the summer, Alex has taken on the role of studying the effects of DNA aptamers on the crystallinity and morphology of calcium phosphate materials. To do so, he has been running mineralization experiments at different time points and concentrations of DNA aptamer with the various sequences of DNA and ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-06-20
  • Troppi errori di grammatica: il comune richiede un corso di italiano per gli italiani
      Strafalcioni, congiuntivi sbagliati, 'a' senz'acca, l'assessore alla Cultura lancia un'operazione di ripasso: "Non è un'iniziativa di alfabetizzazione per gli stranieri, ma è pensato proprio per i nostri concittadini, lo abbiamo chiamato 'Cinque ripassi della grammatica'" Troppi strafalcioni e poca padronanza della lingua italiana, con molte 'a' senz'acca e i ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-06-08
  • “Caro ministro Fontana, oggi noi gay non siamo più invisibili”
    Cinque anni fa, aveva 17 anni, scrisse a Repubblica per condannare "una società troglodita". Chiedeva all'Italia di esistere. "Per nulla al mondo i nostri colori e i nostri figli verranno di nuovo ricoperti da una nera prepotenza" Cinque anni fa Davide Tancredi, giovane veronese all'epoca diciasettenne, ci scrisse una lettera con queste ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2018-06-08
  • Senior Projects on “Chemistry of Materials”
    Materials have such a tangible place in our society, it’s hard to ignore the chemistry that goes into their synthesis, production, and use at a molecular level. Our senior chemistry majors spent their final semester learning about the Chemistry of Materials and presented an impressive array of topics to our ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-06-05
  • Chemistry Major Day Celebration!
    On March 23rd, current and new chemistry majors and minors took part in a “Chemistry Major Day Celebration.” The celebration featured a talk from alumnus Mike Lynch '13 who talked about the research he is conducting while completing his PhD in the Department of Chemistry at Cornell University. Mike investigates ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2018-06-05
  • Jake Shlaferman ’19 – Research and the DAT
    Jake has been spending an immense amount of time studying for the Dental Admissions Test that he will be taking at the end of the summer. He has also been shadowing a general dentist and oral surgeon. Although very busy, Jake finds time to continue his research this summer in ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2018-06-01