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RASR Laboratory Welcomes 2019 Summer Program Students Talya Bulut, Gyeongmin Hwang, Hannah Price, Imani Ross, and Melanie York

Posted by on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in archives.

National Science Foundation SCI-STEPS participant Gyeongmin Hwang joined the RASR Laboratory team as a SCI-STEPS summer program student where he conducted research on the “Automation of Filter-Aided Sample Preparation (FASP) Method.” Gyeongmin will be attending the University of Virginia in Fall 2019.

RASR Laboratory welcomed Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer program students Hannah Price from Spellman University, Atlanta, GA, and Imani Ross from Howard University, Washington DC. Hannah’s research focused on “Optimizing Resin-Enrichment Techniques to Enhance OxcyscPILOT for S-Nitrosylation”. Imani conducted research on “Targeted Lipidomics to Study Alzheimer’s Disease.”

Gyeongmin, Hannah, and Imani presented their research projects at the 2019 Vanderbilt University Summer Science Academy Seventeenth Annual Research Symposium held on Thursday, August 1.

Research Experience for High School Students (REHSS) Talya Bulut  and Melanie York participated in a five-week summer program at Vanderbilt’s Department of Chemistry RASR Laboratory. Melanie’s research project focused on “Verifying the Effectiveness of Fast Photochemical Oxidation of Proteins with Slot Blot Assay.” Talya conducted research on the “Analysis of Alzheimer’s Pathology through Western Blot Identification of Protein Differentiation in the Brain and Periphery.” On July 10 a symposium was held at The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, where both students presented their project posters. Congratulations to Talya for winning 1st place for her research topic!