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2017 Archives

Linda received a travel award to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Phoenix, Arizona from November 1st to 4th. She presented a poster entitled "Biophysical and structural studies of telomeric DNA with a small molecule ligand as an anticancer strategy" and received the Biochemistry Presentation Award.

In October, the lab attended the 2017 Philadelphia Inorganic Colloquium hosted by Swarthmore College. Liliya was part of the organizing and coordinating team; Allan, Barrett, Deondre, Irene, Linda and Samantha presented posters.

Samantha represented the lab at the “Cracking the Repetitive DNA Code” Genetics Society of America Early Career Scientist Symposium at New York University, and presented a poster.

During Fall break, Linda and Samantha attended the Minisymposium on Analytical Ultracentrifugation at University of Pennsylvania on October 17. Barrett and Deondre visited our collaborator Brad Chaires and his lab at University of Louisville in Kentucky on October 16 - 19, read more about their trip on this BLOG

In September, the lab attended the 2017 Swarthmore  College Sigma Xi Student Research Poster Session and the 2017 Haverford Undergraduate Research Symposium. Allan, Barrett, Deondre, Linda and Samantha presented posters, while Linda gave a talk at the symposium, titled "Interaction of telomeric DNA with N-methyl mesoporphyrin IX as an anticancer strategy".

"Summer has flown by, but there is much to celebrate and look forward to!", Liliya reflects on the end of our summer research on this BLOG

In August Allan, Barrett, Deondre and Linda went to the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Washington, DC. Barrett and Deondre gave oral presentations and presented posters, while Allan and Linda presented posters. Read more about their experiences on this BLOG

Read about our summer 2017 research and fun on this BLOG1 and BLOG2

Our lab's research was highlighted in the recent article titled How Undergraduate Research Drives Science Forward by Davide Rovnyak and George Shields

Our lab hired Samantha Nyovanie, recent Amherst graduate, as Research Assistant. Samantha is coming on July 17 and we are very excited to welcome her to our lab

Barrett Powell and Deondre Jordan represented the lab at G4thering: 6th International Meeting on Quadruplex Nucleic Acids, Prague, Czech Republic on May 31 - June 3. Both presented posters. To read more about their adventures, go here.

Linda Lin and Allan Gao attended 45th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the ACS in Hershey PA, June 4-6 2017 and presented posters

Congratulation to Liliya on her recent NIH R15 grant which started on June 1st, 2017

Barrett and Liliya attended March for Science in Washington DC on April 22. It was rainy and cold, but the gathering was very inspiring! Go Science!

Deondre and Barrett are on their way to The 6th International Meeting on Quadruplex Nucleic Acids which will take place on May 31st-June 3rd in Prague, Czech republic.

The lab welcomes new member, Linda Lin

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