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  • Emmanuel Chemistry Major is ACS-certified!
    Fantastic news for the Department of Chemistry and Physics at Emmanuel College. We have recently gotten approval to offer an American Chemical Society (ACS)-certified major! This is an awesome opportunity for students to earn a degree that is distinctly Emmanuel while being stamped by the ACS as being ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-04-02
  • Marielle Percuoco ’19 – Gelation
    Marielle has been working hard this semester trying to adhere collagen hydrogels onto gold surfaces. Last week's attempted experiment left her puzzled as there was no gelation of the collagen solution on the gold plate. This week, Marielle revised the experiment adding a positive control and another method ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-03-28
  • Keith Baillargeon ’16 visits the Analytical Chemistry class
    Keith Baillargeon '16, a third year graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Tufts University, visited campus today to give a presentation to the Analytical Chemistry class on his graduate thesis research. Keith's presentation, "Methods for Blood Preparation and Analysis using Paper-based Devices", gave insight into a new ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-03-26
  • Nobel Laureate, Dr. Martin Karplus, visits campus
    On March 14th, 2019, Professor Martin Karplus, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2013, visited Emmanuel College. He gave an academic lecture to students and professors entitled “Motion: Hallmark of Life. From Marsupials to Molecules”. In his lecture he traced the intellectual path between motion in ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-03-24
  • Ever Changing, Ever Emmanuel
    A very impressive installment was recently introduced and unveiled on campus entitled "Ever Changing, Ever Emmanuel: 100 Years of Adaptation" History Exhibit. The installation highlights the impressive history of Emmanuel College as well as Emmanuel's ability to adapt and thrive during pivotal periods of change locally, nationally and ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-03-22
  • Emma Duffy ’19 – Problems arise and are then solved
    As Emma continues with the affinity project at the tail end of her senior year, she is reminded of one of the first lessons learned in research. There is no such thing as a failed experiment. Emma is now trying to further explore the selectivity of the DNA ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-03-21
  • Motion: The Hallmark of Life. From Marsupials to Molecules
    On Monday, March 18th at 4:30pm in the Library Lecture Hall, there will be a featured speaker, Professor Martin Karplus. Dr. Karplus was awarded the Noble Prize in Chemistry in 2013. He will be giving a lecture on Motion: The Hallmark of Life. From Marsupials to Molecules. The lecture will present an intellectual path from the ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-03-14
  • Il nome della rosa: ecco il confine tra fiction e storiografia
    Dalle incongruenze rispetto al romanzo alla visione grottesca del Medioevo, non bisogna mai dimenticare che l’opera di Eco è narrativa Il verso che dà il titolo al best seller di Umberto Eco, scritto da un monaco ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Jake Shlaferman ’19 – Back to Circular Dichroism
    As his days of undergrad are coming to an end, Jake is working on side-projects related to his previous work. He is analyzing the secondary structure of the G-quadruplex that forms in the DNA aptamers in the presence of different cations. Based on literature and previous results, he ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Another alumni in Atlanta!
    Aimee Sanford '16 is popular these days! Another visit comes from GRAB lab alumni Jason Miech '18 while on a visit to Georgia Tech. The post Another alumni in Atlanta! appeared first on Gerdon Research Group Blog. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-03-06
  • GRAB Lab alumni on campus and in Atlanta!
    Alumni of the research group have been spotted on campus recently! Dr. Gerdon has had recent visits from Tom Cicuto '14 and Bobby Tzepos '19, both talking about exciting new job opportunities. Krista Meserve '18 enjoyed some time with Aimee Sanford '16 during a visit to the Chemistry ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-02-25
  • Majors Meet Alumni Event
    Chemistry and Physics faculty, students, and alumni will be gathering to welcome new Chemistry Majors, to hear about career paths in chemistry, and to celebrate the successes of alumni out in the real world! Victoria Perrone '14, Chemistry Instructor and Director of ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-02-21
  • Dr. Gerdon – damages QCM crystal
    Sometimes the best way to learn and best way to teach is to make a mistake! At least that's what Dr. Gerdon is telling himself. When the gold electrode on a QCM crystal needs to be cleaned to produce a hydrophobic surface, we often use a mixture of ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-02-21
  • Please Welcome Assistant Professor Dr. Nathanael Lau!
    The Department of Chemistry and Physics is extremely excited to announce the addition of a new faculty member to our community. Dr. Nathanael Lau will be joining our department in Fall 2019 as an Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry. Dr. Lau earned his Ph.D in Chemistry at ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-02-18
  • Kassidy Patoine ’20 – Research and Medicine
    Research isn’t the only fun extracurricular that GRAB Lab members are involved in. When Kassidy isn’t in the lab making collagen hydrogels, she is spending her time working towards entering the medical field. Research is a great opportunity to learn and expand your knowledge. It also looks great ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-02-14