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An Interview with Ivan Barrera

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Alumni |

Ivan Barrera, EC alum, pursues a Pharmaceutics Master of Science program at MCPHS University. When asked what made him want to study chemistry, Ivan mentioned that he was undecided when he first started out. With math being his favorite subject, he wanted to use it in conjunction within another field. “This is when chemistry came into play” states Ivan....

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Lisa Gendron ’11 visits Analytical Chemistry class

Posted by on Mar 25, 2017 in Alumni |

Dr. Gerdon and the Analytical Chemistry class would like to thank Lisa Gendron, M.S., ’11 for visiting the class to share her perspective on analytical method validation and her experiences working at Quest Diagnostics. Lisa is a Medical Technician II at Quest Diagnostics and gave valuable insight to the students on her path from Chemistry at...

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Kelly Tan ’14 – Joins NIH-funded training program

Posted by on Mar 25, 2017 in Alumni |

Congrats to Kelly for joining the Boston University Translational Research in Biomaterials training program! Kelly writes that “I will be NIH-funded for two years and will receive additional exposure to networking opportunities”. Check out the program...

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Rachel Philibert ’16 on her New Position at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Rachel Philibert ’16 on her New Position at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Alumni |

Rachel Philibert ’16 is an Emmanuel alum and chemistry major. She just started working for the Department of Safety and Homeland Security located in Wilmington, DE. The full title of Rachel’s position is known as a Forensic Analytical Chemist I, in the Controlled Substance Unit, of the Division of Forensic Science in the Department of Safety....

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Students invited to tour Harpoon Brewery by alumna May Le’15

Students invited to tour Harpoon Brewery by alumna May Le’15

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Alumni, Student News |

Students traveled with Prof. Aren Gerdon to the Boston seaport for a tour of the Harpoon brewery, bottling facility, and science lab. May Le’15, QA/QC Technician and chemist at Harpoon, invited students and faculty on the standard tour, but added an additional tour of the lab and answered questions about the field she has embraced. Students were...

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Aren Gerdon and students publish in Chemical Communications

Aren Gerdon and students publish in Chemical Communications

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Alumni, Student News |

Congratulations to Keith Baillargeon ’16 and Krista Meserve ’18, Sarah Faulkner ’15, Samantha Watson ’15, and Hillary Butts ’13 on their recent publication in Chem. Comm. with Prof. Aren Gerdon and collaborator Prof. Padraig Deighan (Biology Department at Emmanuel College). Check out the abstract here: Baillargeon, K.R.;...

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