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  • Luglio e agosto: Italian News Clicks va in ferie
    Luglio breve sommario degli eventi Un luglio veramente disastroso, questo del 2022, su tanti fronti, quello climatico, quello socio-economico e quello politico. Proviamo a raccontarvelo e a segnalarvi qualche link per approfondimenti. Sul clima il primo segnale inquietante è avvenuto all’inizio del mese, il 3 di luglio, quando ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2022-07-29
  • Floating the Charles
    The group took to the Charles River for a float and a paddle to celebrate a successful summer. It was a beautiful afternoon and we had a great time taking in the views, narrowly missing sail boats, honking at Duck Boats, and not falling in. Chemistry research happens in the ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-28
  • Kristy Ta’23 – Soaking in (the sun) the calcium phosphate
    Kristy’s first summer research was such an informing and unique experience! She learned about new instruments and even came up with her own experiments to run in the future! With guidance from Dr. Gerdon, and the creative juices flowing, lots of things got done this summer! All the experiments had ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-26
  • Just another day in the GRAB Lab
    Check out this time-lapse video of chemistry lab action! There are so many different experiments going on in lab each and every day of the summer. We are hard at work.The post Just another day in the GRAB Lab appeared first on Gerdon Research Group Blog. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-26
  • Hailey Young ’24 – Making the most of research
    After taking off the week of the Fourth to visit family and friends, Hailey is back in the lab and ready to pick up where she left off. She is continuing to perform plate reader experiments to determine the effect of DNA origami on calcium phosphate mineralization as well as ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-20
  • Ryan McCann ’23 – Learning Instruments and Interpreting Data
    Ryan has been working on attaching our DNA aptamers to the three different gold nanoparticles that we've synthesized in the lab (including Rylie's and Dianna's syntheses), as well as starting calcium phosphate mineralization experiments using the absorbance plate reader instrument. He's been working through calculations, solution prep, reactions and plate ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-13
  • Research Alumni Gathering 2022!
    Dr. Gerdon and the current research group would like to say a huge thank you to all of the alumni who came out on Monday. We are inspired by the great things that you're all achieving in science and in life. It is so rewarding to have the chance to ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-13
  • Alumni Updates!
    This summer it has been great to reconnect with GRAB Lab alumni and to hear about amazing work that's happening all over the country. Soon we will get to gather to share old and new stories in person, but here are a few updates from those unable to make it ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-06
  • Welcome Camilla to the Research Group!
    We are very excited to have Camilla Alexius-Chin, an amazing high school chemistry teacher in the Boston Public School System, join the GRAB Lab this summer. Camilla is joining our National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project on DNA and nanoparticle assemblies as biomimetic templates for calcium phosphate mineralization. She is ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-07-06
  • Meet the Group – now on Tik Tok!
    Thanks to the pioneering spirit of GRAB Lab researcher Kristy Ta, we are moving into the age of video communication! I know, we're probably a bit behind the game on this, but Kristy deserves a huge thanks for bringing this great idea forward. Now we're expanding our social media presence ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-06-29
  • Julia Japo ’22 – Temperature under Control
    Julia has made a lot of progress this summer in terms of her mineralization experiments! She has even made her own oven/water bath for these experiments to control the temperature in the QCM (quartz crystal microbalance)! She is having a blast working on this project, getting to know the other ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-06-29
  • Kristy Ta ’24 – Experience of Summer Research
    Kristy is having the best time in GRAB Lab for summer research - from starting 7-day mineralization experiments, to starting side projects as Chem Club President, and building the team’s social media presence! She has learned that sometimes experiments don’t go as planned but there’s no shame in restarting and ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-06-23
  • Hailey Young ’24 – Lots of gel electrophoresis
    Hailey is very excited to be doing her first summer of research with the GRAB lab and can’t wait to see what she accomplishes! Her plans for the summer involve assembling DNA origami rectangles for use in mineralization. (And she will be doing a lot of gel electrophoresis in the ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2022-06-21
  • Bocciare
    (fonte: Alessandro D’Avenia, clicca qui: Corriere) La valutazione oggettiva è stata introdotta nella scuola proprio per evitare il giudizio soggettivo e aiutare lo studente a migliorarsi. Misurare è giusto, e serve a capire dove l’allievo ha bisogno di supporto; giudicare, non l’operato ma la persona, invece è controproducente: non ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2022-06-20
  • Salute: il conto di oltre due anni di Covid
    (fonte: Nicola Barone, Sole24ore) Sovrappeso, consumo di alcol, meno visite e interventi. […]. Presentato il nuovo rapporto dell’Osservatorio Nazionale sulla Salute nelle Regioni Italiane nell’ambito di Vihtaly, spin-off dell’Università Cattolica Questo articolo si può ascoltare in versione audio.Meno visite di controllo, a danno soprattutto delle cronicità, e meno visite ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2022-06-15