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Nickel and Cobalt Exposure

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    Eshan Patel ‘13 carefully weighs out nickel chloride in preparation for an experiment.
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    Nickel chloride is measured.
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    Dr. Mindy Reynolds, Eshan Patel ‘13, and Jimmy Comotto ‘14 examine the results of a western blot.
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    Victoria Ruff ‘14 adds media containing nickel chloride and cobalt chloride to her cells before returning them to the incubator.
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    The cells are returned to the incubator.
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    Victoria explains her latest result to Dr. Reynolds.
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    Victoria checks the confluency of her cells before she seeds them for an experiment to expose them to metals.
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    Victoria adjusts the cells under the microscope.
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June 30, 2011
Continuing a previous student’s work, 2011 summer researchers investigate the effects of nickel and cobalt exposure on lung cells.

Eshan Patel ‘13 and Victoria Ruff ‘14 are spending the summer working with Assistant Professor of Biology Mindy Reynolds researching the cytotoxic, genotoxic, and mutagenic effects of coexposure to nickel and cobalt.

 


Last modified on Mar. 5th, 2013 at 11:35am by Emily Blackner.