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Tuesday, November 20, 2018


Inside COSAM Labs – Martin Medina – Stalagmites and Paleoclimatology

“Every cave is a library of climate and environmental information,” Dr. Martin Medina, an associate professor in the Geosciences Department of COSAM, explains. Learn about paleoclimatology, and how stalagmites tell an incredible story regarding climate change.



Associate Professor of Chemistry Wei Zhan Awarded $471,772 NSF Grant to Research Liposomes with Asymmetry

Dr. Wei Zhan is conducting research on a new type of liposome that has two opposing halves — a higher level of complexity and functionality. “This research basically breaks down into two parts: how to prepare Janus liposomes and how to take advantage of their broken symmetry,” said Dr. Zhan. Learn more about the impressive research with this three-year grant.

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