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Chem Students Present Research

Hofstra chemistry students presented research at the 66th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium of the New York Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The event, attended by college students and faculty throughout the metropolitan area, was held on May 5 at York College in Queens, New York.

Hannah Goldman ’18, Gianna Kroening ‘19, Liliana Hinojos Madrid ‘18, Hardler Servius ‘20, Anthony Sica ’18, and Haley Tarbox ‘19 were accompanied by Hofstra Professors Ronald P. D’Amelia and Scott LeFurgy, who serve as Hofstra’s ACS advisors and sit on the society’s Student Activities Committee.

Presentations and additional collaborators included:

Single Amino Acid Insertion Increases Catalytic Efficiency of P99 Cephalosporinase by Anthony Sica, Jennifer Kim, and Professor Scott Lefurgy of Hofstra University

Evolution of Cephamycinase Activity In Class C Betalactamases by Hardler Servius, Liliana Hinojos Madrid and Scott T. Lefurgy of Hofstra University

A Study of Peptide Conjugates as Potential Agonists or Antagonists of Amylin Aggregation by Hannah G. Goldman, Hofstra University, and Professors Jayson Vedad and Ruel Z. B. Desamero of York College and The Institute for Macromolecular Assemblies

Optimizing A Gc-Ms/Ms Method For Wastewater-Based Epidemiology by Gianna Kroening and Professor Kevin J. Bisceglia of Hofstra University

Formation Of Furoxans Versus Ring Nitration When Substituted Acetophenones React With Nitric Acid by Haley Tarbox and Professor Nanette Wachter, Hofstra University


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