Fionna will be part of the 2021/22 cohort of Sustainability Leadership Fellows! Through this fellowship, she will have the opportunity to learn from science journalists about how scientists can successfully communicate to the public. Fionna plans to go into a career focused on science communication; this opportunity will help her connect with and learn from …
This year we are thrilled to welcome three new members into our group! Yayo decided to join our group as a graduate student this year! While COVID-19 has slightly hindered our ability to show him around town, he’s excited to get started on working with our laser system. Welcome Yayo! Stephanie is an undergraduate researcher …
Dr. Nancy Levinger was awarded the COACS lifetime award at this years virtual ACS Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting. Congratulations Nancy!
Students in our lab did an outstanding job at the virtual American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional meeting! Sam, Fionna and Chris all presented their work virtually in individual 6-minute talks. Their presentations were so well received that each of them won an award! Sam was awarded the ACS Award for her presentation on glucose-water …
Heidi Kreckel is the newest Levinger Group Member. She comes to us from the east coast where she studied fluorescence at SUNY Potsdam. She’s excited to start her project on cryopreservation in insects. When Heidi is not in the lab, you can find her in the mountains. Welcome to the lab Heidi!
To bring in the New Year, the Levinger group took a new group photo with our newest member Heidi Kreckel! (Photo Credit goes to the wonderful Lauren Brigandi) From left to right: Chris Gale, Kate Fieseler, Sam Miller, Dr. Nancy Levinger, Fionna Samuels, Heidi Kreckel
Sam and Fionna participated in the 2019 Graduate Student Showcase, presenting their current research to their peers, faculty, and the public. Having impressed the judges with their pitches, both Sam and Fionna were invited to compete with 40+ other graduate students to become Vice President of Research (VPR) fellows. The challenge: condense their research into …
Ke’Lani recently presented her research for the public. Her REU research focused on determining how different cryoprotectants interact with each other. She did this using NMR.
The group went up to Wyoming for a day of hiking and a BBQ cookout.
Fionna Samuels is now an NSF Graduate Research Fellow! She is working on imaging cryoprotectants in living rice callus cells using coherent stimulated Raman microscopies.