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Congratulations to Carissa Smardo and Mitchell Newton, UGRA recipients

Friday, June 7, 2013

Carissa Smardo photoCongratulations to Carissa Smardo and Mitchell Newton, both chemistry majors,  that are recipients of KU Undergraduate Research Awards to support their research projects. Carissa, a member of Dr. Blake Peterson's Research Group, is working on the project, “Synthesis of Fluorophores to Study Biological Systems,” a project to explore methods of synthesizing Pacific Blue.Mitchell, a member of Dr. Craig Lunte's Research Group, was awarded for his project: “Deducing the Mechanism of Chemobrain Using Capillary Electrophoresis to Analyze Living Rat Brains.”

 

Mitchell Newton Photo

Awards were based upon merit of the applicant's proposal, academic record and recommendation by faculty.  For more information about the awards and other students receiving awards, please see the KU News Today.



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