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Summer Goodbyes

As summer comes to an end, we said goodbye to Dr. Kate Berg, who defended earlier this summer, and Dylan Cavey, who was with us for 10 weeks with the chemistry REU program. Kate will be staying in Fort Collins, … Continue reading

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2019 Gordon Research Conference

Back in June, Chuck, Eka, Zach, and Ruth attended the 2019 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference in Hong Kong: Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics. It was a great week learning about the newest research in microfluidics, making connections, and having … Continue reading

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Congratulations Dr. Berg!

Congratulations to Dr. Kate Berg, who defended her thesis “Carbon-Based Electrodes for Environmental Health Applications” last week! She will be started her new job at Legacy BioDesign LLC soon. We wish her luck in her future endeavors!

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2019 Demo Day

On April 23, CSU Ventures hosted their 7th annual Demo Day. It is a day for students to present their research in a form that showcases how the research will create a positive result in society. Ruth and Cody presented … Continue reading

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Alec named Gaussi Fellow

One of our engineering graduate students, Alec Richardson, was recently named as one of the recipients of the 2019-20 Gaussi fellowship. This is an interdisciplinary training program to develop the skills and tools necessary to process, analyze, visualize, and understand … Continue reading

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NSF recognition of recent viral infection research

The National Science Foundation recently recognized some of our research that was done in collaboration with Brian Geiss and David Dandy in the Microbiology and Chemical & Biological Engineering departments at CSU. Together they developed a new technology that uses … Continue reading

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Pittcon 2019

We just returned from a great week at Pittcon 2019, held in Philadelphia, PA. It was a great opportunity to learn about the newest in analytical chemistry and make connections in the field. A few students gave talks and Chuck … Continue reading

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Welcome new students!

As the fall semester comes to a close, our group has grown by three! In November, Lauro Pradela joined us as a visiting scholar from Brazil. Two first year graduate students have also joined the lab: Kate McMahon and Jeremy … Continue reading

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Detecting fake antibiotics

Dr. Kat Boehle, who recently graduated from our group, did a lot of work regarding the detection of falsified antibiotics. Click here for a news release about her work, or see below for a video made by a team at … Continue reading

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Casey’s Defense

Back in July, Casey Quinn successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on air sampling devices. He will be continuing his work with Dr. John Volckens at CSU on air sampler development. Congratulations Dr. Quinn!

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