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Professor Robin Kinnel, Nicholas Falcone '19 and  Abigail Tulchinsky '18.
Chemistry Students Research Potential Anticancer Substance

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. On average one in three people suffer from some form of cancer in their lifetime. The hope of creating a molecule that could stop cancer cells from dividing is what drew Abigail Tulchinsky ’18 and Nicholas Falcone ’19 to research potential anticancer peptides related to cryptomaldamide. Their research this summer was conducted under the advisement of Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus Robin Kinnel.  More ...

Sue Ann Miller
Washington Post Cites Miller Essay

Sue Ann Miller, professor of biology emerita, unexpectedly found herself in the middle of a debate in a Washington Post opinion piece focused on whether or not the media is grading Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump on a curve. Much to her surprise, “Grading Trump on a curve, explained,” appeared on Sept. 7 on the publication’s website with the subtitle, “Are people using this metaphor correctly” along with several references to Miller’s writings.  More ...

Matt Bleich '18 and Greg Rahn with Hamilton's new atomic absorption spectrometer.
Hamilton Receives Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

Science students returned this fall to find a significant addition to the analytical capabilities of the Chemistry Department: a PerkinElmer AAnalyst 600 Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer. The instrument, donated by ICON, plc, enables users to detect and quantify trace elements in water, soil and sediments, and other matrices.  More ...

Tatiana Bierut '18
Tatiana Bierut ’18 is Author on Prevention Science Article

Tatiana Bierut ’18 is first author on a paper published in Prevention Science, the official publication of the Society for Prevention Research.  The paper “Exploring Marijuana Advertising on Weedmaps, a Popular Online Directory” resulted from her 2015 summer research project.    More ...

Karen Brewer
NPR's All Things Considered Interviews Brewer

Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer was interviewed by National Public Radio’s Senior Host Robert Siegel on Aug. 23 for an All Things Considered segment, “Hamilton College Introduces New Diversity Requirement.” Their conversation centered on the mandate that the requirement be fulfilled within a student’s concentration and how that might be accomplished in subject areas not normally associated with issues of inclusion and difference, identity, culture and social class. Brewer was last year’s chair of the College’s Committee on Academic Policy when the requirement was developed.  More ...

Mary Langworthy '17 and Mary Margaret Allen '17
Fossilized Traces: the Search for a Window into the Past

For Mary Langworthy ’17 and Mary Margaret Allen ’17, the geology trip to Turkana, Kenya, was not only a great research experience, but also a true adventure. Supervised by Assistant Professor of Geosciences Catherine Beck, they visited East African Rift and described sedimentary rock sequences and collected samples that will be used for further analysis back at school.  More ...

From left, Kevin Carey '17, Thomas Soldi '17, Marcos Ferreccio '17 and Alexander Cornwell '17.
Hands-On Work, Preparation for an Engineering Path

Marcos Ferreccio ’17 and Alex Cornwell ’17 spent this summer building and optimizing an electron spin resonance (ESR) magnetometer. The research project was supervised by Professor of Physics Brian Collett and the Litchfield Professor of Astronomy Gordon Jones.  More ...

Martina Brave '17 with Dr. Antonio Di Cristofano at an Albert Einstein SURP poster session.
Martina Brave ’17 Researches Thyroid Cancer

In 2016, the American Cancer Association expects 62,450 new cases of thyroid cancer with approximately 2,000 deaths. Although anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) is fairly rare, representing approximately 5% of thyroid cancer, it is also one of the deadliest forms of cancer, with most patients dying within 6 months of diagnosis. Martina Brave’17 got the opportunity this summer to explore the mechanisms behind thyroid cancer, as part of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).   More ...

From left: Professor Adam Van Wynsberghe, David Dacres '18, Kalvin Nash '18, Erin Lewis '18, AB Abera '19 and Rich Pastor '73.
Students Present Work at Undergrad Chemistry Conference

Four Hamilton students presented their computational chemistry research during the 15th Annual Molecular Educational Research Consortium in Undergraduate computational chemistRY (MERCURY) conference. The conference was held at Bucknell University July 21-23.  More ...

Emma Anderson '17
Wanted: Obese, Diabetic Mice

Emma Anderson ’17 has always been fascinated by biology. She is planning to pursue a graduate degree in a nutrition-related field, and hopes to have a positive impact on the health and well-being of others through her career. This summer, Anderson was selected for the Summer Student Program at The Jackson Laboratory, a non-profit biomedical research institution located in Bar Harbor, Maine. It’s been a great opportunity for her to explore her interests and learn about the potential career path of a biomedical researcher.  More ...

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