Students Present Findings of Honors Research
Windsor, N.J. - The house was packed with students and faculty
on Oct. 27 as MCCC Honors Science students presented research
projects they carried out over the summer with faculty from
Rider and Princeton universities.
to MCCC Associate Chemistry Professor Helen Tanzini, "We
had a huge crowd of excited students, faculty and staff. The
presentations were impressive, focusing on state-of-the-art
research. We are very proud of our students."
researchers included Adrie Kornasiewicz, who carried out a
project at Rider University on the "Synthesis of 2-Vinylpyridine
Derivatives Continued," under the guidance of Dr. Danielle
Jacobs, and Lauren Cohn, who worked at Princeton University
on "Epigenetics: An Alternative Approach for the Research
and Treatment of Cancer," under the guidance of Dr. Benjamin
at the presentation, (front row from left) are MCCC Biology
Professsor Diane Hilker, with students Lauren Cohn, who worked
on a project at Princeton, and Adrie Kornasiewicz, who conducted
research at Rider.
|A new option
will be physics research, coming this spring. Four students
are taking up the challenge and will pursue Honors Research
at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.
Research Program is coordinated through MCCC science faculty
members. To participate, students must have at least a 3.0 GPA
in their science classes, be recommended by an MCCC professor,
and devote a minimum of six hours per week at the research institution.
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