Four Hiram College science students presented their research at the Akron American Chemical Society’s meeting and lecture on April 23, 2014.
Students Nancy Wells ’15, chemistry major; Tiffany Marchewka ’15, biochemistry/biomedical humanities double major; Anita Iveljic ’14, biochemistry/biomedical humanities double major; and Stefan Tijanic ’14, biochemistry/biomedical humanities double major, accompanied by Jim Kercher, assistant professor of chemistry and Carol Shreiner, associate professor of chemistry, attended the Crano Memorial Lecture at the University of Akron, followed by a poster session and evening program at Kent State University.
Iveljic, Marchewka and Tijanic presented: “Interleukin 6: A Deterrent or an Indicator of Mycobacterium Infection in the Endangered White-Winged Wood Duck.” Wells presented: “Infinitely large kinetic isotope effect in parallel dissociation reaction of acetone+ and acetone-d6 cations.”
The Akron ACS recognized Wells as an Outstanding Chemistry Junior, for which she received an award, certificate and a Chemical Rubber Company Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
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