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 October 27, 2014

Andrew Durney wins poster award

andrew durneyAndrew Durney, a PhD student in Assistant Professor Hitomi Mukaibo's lab, took first place  for his poster titled “Pulsed Electrodeposition for Preparing Hollow, Conical Needles with Sub-micron Dimensions” in the  category “Solid State Science and Technology” at the fall meeting of The Electrochemical Society earlier this month in Cancun, Mexico.

This was one of two first-place student awards.

The Mukaibo lab is exploring the use of microneedles with nanometer-sized tips to introduce genetic material into microalgae and thereby improve their biosynthetic capabilities as a source of solar energy.