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  • Research Alumni Unite! – Summer 2021
    It was fantastic to see research alumni in the Boston area come together in person to catch up, support each other, and support the current students in the research lab. We had a great time and missed all the alumni too far from campus to join in the fun. The ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-07-21
  • Dr. Gerdon – Folding Up Research!
    Dr. Gerdon is thinking about new adventures with DNA origami by starting with paper and a few folds. Tabs and pockets hold the six pieces of paper together to make this cube. Over 200 synthetic strands of DNA base-pair to M13 phage DNA to hold this DNA origami tile together ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-07-12
  • Grace Sanpietro ’22 – chemical reference librarian
    Grace is so excited to be doing summer research with the GRAB lab team this summer! She has begun working on Headspace Extraction, Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME), and GC-MS analysis of ignitable molecules. Her plan is to develop the GRAB lab’s own in-house reference library of ignitable molecules! She has ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-07-07
  • Luz Padilla ’22 – Forensics and Fabrics
    This week Luz finished performing headspace analysis of volatile liquids, hexane and gasoline, on four sample fabrics. These fabrics are denim, linen, polyester, and nylon. The headspace analysis using the GC-MS instrument has shown-- through chromatograms and mass spectra, that this method is most likely not sensitive enough to detect ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-29
  • Welcome to Esther Hines!
    The GRAB Lab is excited to welcome Esther Hines, chemistry instructor from Billerica Memorial High School, to the group! Esther is part of our NSF-funded research that includes recruiting an amazing high school chemistry teacher to the group for several weeks over the summer to learn about our work, re-engage ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-29
  • Publication! Congrats to Bobby and Easwer
    Congratulations to Bobby Tzepos and Easwer Raman on their recent publication in Electroanalysis! A number of students worked on this project at Emmanuel College, including Marianna Barnhart and Katarina Kozicki, in addition to all the hard work that Bobby and Easwer put in. This project originated with Dr. Gerdon, Dr. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-29
  • Julia Japo ’23 – Collagen and QCM
    Julia is so excited to be back in the lab for the summer! It is her first time doing summer research on campus. Julia has started running collagen and mineralization QCM experiments with the two sets of instruments that are in the lab. She is planning on continuing these experiments, ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-25
  • AstraZeneca sceglie l’area Mind per la sede italiana
    Area Mind a Milano ex sede dell’Expo (fonte: Roberta Rampini, Il Giorno) In questa fase cruciale per la ripresa post pandemia,  in cui si stanno discutendo l’attuazione del Recovery plan e il Piano italiano per il Next generation, ci sembra che il progetto MIND, di cui ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2021-06-24
  • Rylie Bolarinho ’22 – Best friends with a spectrophotometer!
    Rylie is very excited to be back in the lab full-time this summer! Rylie has begun working on the calcium carbonate project for GRAB Lab and has been spending her time running affinity experiments. For these experiments, Rylie is becoming best friends with our spectrophotometer as she measures absorbance for ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-15
  • Amanda Gilbert ’22 – First Summer in the Lab
    Amanda is so excited to be back in the lab for summer research! After some lab clean-up and literature research, Amanda was able to start running more affinity experiments with DNA and collagen hydrogels. She has also done some planning for the rest of the summer. She has lots of ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-08
  • Abruzzo, riaprono sei oasi
    (fonte: Alfredo Sitti, Il Centro) Con lo slogan “Liberiamo la natura” domani e domenica torna la Giornata delle oasi Wwf. Nelle sei oasi e in tre aree che aderiscono all’iniziativa come “Oasi per un giorno”, si festeggia il ritorno alla natura. Si può quindi godere della bellezza degli spazi naturali ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2021-06-04
  • Le donne citate da Mattarella nel discorso per il 2 giugno
    (fonte, Claudio del Frate,  Corriere) Da Lina Merlin a Luana D’Orazio: ecco le figure femminili che per il Capo dello Stato hanno incarnato i valori della Repubblica È stato un discorso declinato (anche) al femminile quello con cui il presidente Sergio Mattarella ha celebrato la festa nazionale della ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2021-06-02
  • Summer Research Begins
    It is amazing to see students and faculty back to work in summer research! The distractions of a full set of courses during the semester are gone and now is the time for students to immerse themselves in research projects. Students can eat, sleep, drink, and dream research! But, then ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2021-06-02
  • Tesori di pietra pomice nelle Eolie
    (fonte: Gian Antonio Stella, Corriere) Sono un patrimonio riconosciuto dall’Unesco, legato alla mitologia, che non deve essere cancellato. Ne scrisse Curzio Malaparte, che il fascismo mandò al confino a Lipari La pietra pomice che con l’ossidiana è stata per millenni l’unica ricchezza dell’isola, venduta in tutto il Mediterraneo poi in ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2021-05-31
  • Il Maxxi all’Aquila: prove tecniche di rinascita
    (fonte: Lara Crinò, Repubblica) The missing poem is the poem/il poema perduto è il poema recita la scritta al neon dell’opera di Maurizio Nannucci che accoglie i visitatori all’ingresso di palazzo Ardinghelli, la nuova sede del Maxxi L’Aquila. Quasi una dichiarazione programmatica per questa operazione che porta il contemporaneo nel ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2021-05-28