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Chemistry and Biochemistry News

This year, the theme for National Chemistry Week is Chemistry Colors Our World.  This theme focuses on the chemistry of dyes, pigments, food colors, rainbows and fireworks. The ACS Club kicked off National Chemistry Week celebrations by making tie-dye artwork with household ingredients, including almond milk, soap, and food coloring. Students got to show their creative side on how chemistry colors our world!

Biochemistry Senior Robert Chen (top, center) serves as a Peer Facilitator in SoLVE for Organic Chemistry I.  Orgo students come to SoLVE to engage in group problem solving activities based on the material being covered in class....Click here to read more.

Chris Stemple (BS Chemistry 2011) is working as a Chemist at Simpson Strong-Tie, a Maryland- based supplier of adhesives, coatings, patching mortars, and sealants....Click here to read more.

Stephanie Adams (BS Chemistry 2011) provided an update on what she's doing. She is a Chemist at Global Lab Services in Wilson, North Carolina working with instruments to analyze tobacco, harvested products, wipe samples and finished products for the presence of crop protection agents....Click here to read more.

Chemistry senior Heather Drake is conducting research this semester with Dr. Tim Dwyer. Heather is studying the kinetics of two malate dehydrogenase enzymes, MDH1 and MDH2....Click here to read more.

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