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VU Chemistry Colloquium Series Speaker Dr. Stephen Weber

Nov. 13, 2019—Dr. Stephen Weber from the University of Pittsburgh was a guest speaker at Vanderbilt University’s Chemistry Colloquium Series on November 4, 2019. Dr. Weber’s presentation addressed the  “Development of Electroosmotic Perfusion of Brain Tissue and Application to Quantitative Measurements of Ectopeptidase Activity.” (L-R: Dr. David Cliffel, Dr. Steven Weber, Dr. Renã Robinson, and Dr. Stacy...

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Christina King Reappointed to Postdoctoral T32 Training Grant

Aug. 5, 2019—Congratulations to Christina King on being reappointed to a post-doctoral slot on the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease for the 2019-2020 academic period. Christina received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2019.

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Tyra Avery to Attend Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program

Jul. 25, 2019—Tyra Avery will be attending Fisk University  beginning August 2019 where she will be a first-year graduate student in the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program. At Fisk, Tyra will join the Damo Laboratory studying Acinetobacter baumannii, a highly resistant gram negative bacteria. Tyra joined the Vanderbilt University Department of Chemistry RASR Laboratory team in December 2018 as...

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Nadjali Chung Teams Up with VU Professors to Complete Chapter in Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry.

Jun. 13, 2019—Jiang, W., Chung, N. A., May, J. C., McLean, J. A. and Robinson, R. A. (2019). Ion Mobility–Mass Spectrometry. In Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, R. A. Meyers (Ed.). doi:

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Kaitlyn Stepler Awarded Alzheimer’s Disease Training Grant

Jun. 13, 2019—Congratulations to Kaitlyn for being awarded the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease training grant for the 2019-2020 academic period. Awarded by the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center, the training grant provides funding for research related travel, participation in the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day, and interdisciplinary Alzheimer’s Disease journal clubs.

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

Jun. 8, 2019—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...

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RASR Lab Team Members Attend ASMS Conference

Jun. 2, 2019—Dr. Renã Robinson, Albert Arul, Tyra Avery, Nadjali Chung, Katarena Ford, and Mostafa Khan traveled to the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) in Atlanta, GA. Participants attended Lecture, tutorial, and workshops sessions that included Lipidomics, Targeted Imaging, Native Mass Spectrometry, and Data Independent Acquisition.

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