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We were beginning to make some interesting research progress in the Spring 2020 semester, when our research -- much like the rest of the world -- was shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since spring break -- the week of March 15th -- we have not been able to get into the lab to work … Continue reading Apply to LEoPARD today

LEoPARD features in a CMUnow story

Recently, we were visited by Kelsey Coleman, Creative Content and Social Media Specialist at the Colorado Mesa University Marketing and Communications office. Visiting with student-researchers Brett Duncan and Austin Lorenz, she crafted a truly inspirational story. The story can be read at CMUnow -- the official hub for news and stories from Colorado Mesa University, … Continue reading LEoPARD features in a CMUnow story

Faculty Professional Development Funds awarded

The Laboratory for Evaluation of Pharmacological Agents in Remediation of Disease (LEoPARD) at Colorado Mesa University has been awarded $4,800 in internal funds for individual and collaborative projects. Awards were disseminated via the Faculty Professional Development Fund (FPDP), an annual program at CMU established for projects facilitating the scholarly and creative development of faculty members. … Continue reading Faculty Professional Development Funds awarded

Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF) awarded

Happy holidays! We're thrilled to have been awarded a University of Windsor Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF), which will help us with an undergraduate project already underway. We previously reported having been awarded an Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) grant, which is currently funding an undergraduate-driven research project, Development of a gut-friendly probiotic towards the … Continue reading Undergraduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF) awarded

Andrew earns a spot in Summer Fellows

Andrew Murphy has earned a spot in the Summer Fellows summer research program at Ursinus College. The Summer Fellows program is an 8-week summer research experience that allows rising seniors and juniors to pursue a project under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Summer Fellows then present their work at the Summer Fellows symposium. Andrew is … Continue reading Andrew earns a spot in Summer Fellows

We grew a little bit…

Our research group has grown somewhat this semester! In addition to Jessica McFarland remaining with us- she completed an Introduction to Research (CHEM-291) course last semester and has now moved to Research/Independent Work (CHEM-491W) this semester- four new students have joined our group. Brandon Greyson (Neuroscience), Tyler Lashley (Biology) and Will Loy (Biology) are all sophomores … Continue reading We grew a little bit…

Metal oxide nanomaterials in blood plasma

Great news! We have a manuscript that has just been accepted for peer-reviewed publication: "Assessment of the toxic potential of engineered metal oxide nanomaterials using an acellular model: citrated rat blood plasma." The manuscript has been accepted only 8 days after submitting to the journal Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, and with no revisions requested. We expect the … Continue reading Metal oxide nanomaterials in blood plasma

Chris resumes teaching at Carleton University

Today marks Chris' first class of the Fall 2015 semester at Carleton University. Chris will once again be teaching Biophysical Techniques and Applications (BIOC 3202), a required course for Bachelor of Science (BSc) Major and Honours degrees in Biochemistry, Computational Biochemistry, and Biotechnology. He previously taught this course last year (i.e. Fall 2014) to positive … Continue reading Chris resumes teaching at Carleton University