Oct
17

October Update: Photochemistry and Graduate School Applications

Hello everyone! It is crazy that we are already half way through October. My focus in lab has continued to be photochemistry. I am testing conditions for the optimal results and characterizing the ligand. I plan on being in lab more this month so that I can make definitive conclusions about the photochemical perimeters.

Oct
01

September Updates

September consisted of performing hydrogen/deuterium exchange (h/d exchange) on b2+ ions of the lysine (and its homologs) tetrapeptide(s). I believe I have conducted enough research on these peptides, but I will look back at the data work up to see if there is a need to redo some data collection. The summer research showcase happened,…
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Oct
01

September Thesis Update (on Oct. 1)

Hi everyone! My main thesis work this past month has consisted of some paper writing and reshaping. My advisor, Joel Schwartz, has suggested that I focus on the multiplicity of opinions of Federal Firearms Licensees in Virginia. Thus, I am structuring the paper in three main parts: introduction/literature review, presentation of my survey research, and…
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Sep
30

September Update: Charles Center Showcase and Starting Fall Research

Hello everyone! This first month of school has been very busy with the start of all of my commitments on campus. I am very grateful that my schedule leaves large blocks of time open so that I can go into lab and accomplish a long protocol in one burst. I have been working on finishing…
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Sep
30

September Research Summary

In September, I attended 2017 Summer Research Showcase and prepared a poster for this event. For preparing the poster session, I talked to my advisor Professor Wang and she not only helped me revise my poster, but also explained all the formula and algorithms related to the materials in my poster.