Biochemistry

Susan Grunewald '11 (from left), Samuel Strong '12, Professor Ida Sinkevic, Noel Kellogg '11, and Megan Cassidy '12

December 8, 2010

Students Present Research at National Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Earlier this month, four Lafayette students presented research at the Fifth Undergraduate Conference in Medieval & Early Modern Studies at Moravian College. More than 100 students from colleges and universities across the nation participated. The Lafayette presenters were part of the Byzantine Art course taught by Ida Sinkevic, associate professor of art. The class explores [...]

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May 18, 2010

Jeffrey Bolstridge ’11 Presents Research at American Chemical Society Regional Meeting

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Since the summer of 2009, biochemistry major Jeffrey Bolstridge ’11 (Southborough, Mass.) has been working on research that can help combat diseases caused by parasites. Last month, he presented his work with Bernard Fried, Larkin Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, and Joseph Sherma, Kreider Professor Emeritus of Biology, at a student award symposium at the 2010 [...]

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May 3, 2010

Students Present Research at American Chemical Society National Conference

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They worked in close concert with chemistry professors on numerous projects A total of 11 students presented research at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting and exposition in San Francisco, Calif. The society’s two annual national meetings each attract more than 11,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, and graduate and undergraduate students.All of the students have [...]

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July 20, 2009

James Vasta ’10 Has Published Eight Papers in Scholarly Journals

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Biochemistry major has participated in ongoing EXCEL research with Joseph Sherma, Larkin Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, and Bernard Fried, Kreider Professor Emeritus of Biology Biochemistry major James Vasta ’10 (Ambler, Pa.) has taken full advantage of Lafayette’s focus on faculty-led undergraduate research. His ongoing work with Joseph Sherma, Larkin Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, and Bernard [...]

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April 1, 2009

Success in Goldwater Scholarship Awards Reflects Lafayette’s Distinctive Attributes

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It’s the nation’s premier undergraduate honor in math, science, and engineering With 16 Goldwater Scholarship recipients in the last eight years, Lafayette is unmatched by any other exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering college. Awarded for academic merit, the Goldwater is the nation’s premier undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. The [...]

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February 13, 2009

Sarah Sykes ’09 Explores Protein’s Role in Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Biochemistry major and varsity tennis player writes about her honors thesis under the guidance of Yvonne Gindt, associate professor of chemistry Sarah Sykes ’09 (West Grove, Pa.) is working on an honors thesis examining a protein’s role in the possible causes and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Her adviser is Yvonne Gindt, associate professor of chemistry. [...]

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January 23, 2009

Mark Brown ’10 Publishes Research in International Scientific Journal

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A biochemistry major and member of the College’s NCAA Division I track and field team, he performed an independent study with biology and chemistry faculty By Courtney Morin ’10 Mark Brown ’10 (Wilmington, Del.) has published research in the international scientific journal The Veliger. A biochemistry major and member of the College’s NCAA Division I [...]

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December 10, 2008

Prof. Emeritus Bernard Fried Edits New Book on Intestinal Parasites

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Robert Peoples ’08, one of many students Fried has mentored in research, co-authored a chapter Bernard Fried, Kreider Professor Emeritus of Biology, is co-editor of a new book focusing on new possible avenues of medical research using intestinal parasites called echinostomes. The Biology of Echinostomes: From the Molecule to the Community was published in November [...]

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May 22, 2008

Students Will Study Art and Literature of Medieval and Renaissance Italy

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Professors Diane Cole Ahl and Rado Pribic will lead summer interim-session course From May 26 – June 14, Diane Cole Ahl, Rothkopf Professor of Art History, and Rado Pribic, Williams Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will lead 26 students through Italy on a three-week, summer interim session course. The students will be studying the [...]

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May 6, 2008

Meredith White ’06 Receives National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

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Lafayette is one of four exclusively undergraduate liberal arts and engineering colleges among the 108 institutions whose students were honored Meredith White ’06 was recently awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Run by the Department of Defense, the fellowship program is committed to increasing the number and quality of the nation’s [...]