HU chemistry alum to discuss research during April 20 lecture

Abby Gaier, Huntington University chemistry alumHUNTINGTON, Ind.— Abby Gaier, a 2007 Huntington University alumna, will give a presentation on her dissertation research on synthesis of porphyrins and their DNA interactions at 4 p.m. April 20 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall on campus as part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences.

Gaier is a Ph.D. candidate in the chemistry department at Purdue University and will also discuss life as a graduate student in the sciences.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Gaier, who received a chemistry education degree with a minor in physics in 2007, works in the research group of Dr. David McMillin at Purdue University.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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