Denison Scientific Association Presents Lecture
Date of Event: February 25, 2009
Posted: February 6, 2009 / Last Updated: February 17, 2009
The Denison Scientific Association presents a lecture by faculty member Annabel Edwards at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Olin Science Hall, room 114 (100 Sunset Hill Drive). Her talk is titled “Learning from a natural thin film: investigating water movement and polar pathways in wax films that model the plant cuticle.” The presentation is designed to illustrate the motivation, initial stages and future goals of experiments designed to help connect molecular-level insights to macroscopic observations and questions.
Edwards received her bachelor degree from Williams College and her doctorate from University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Denison, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Her research focuses on the attenuated total reflection infrared spectroscopy studies of water uptake by waxy thin films that mimic the plant cuticle.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The Denison Scientific Association presents a lecture by Annabel Edwards, “Learning from a natural thin film: investigating water movement and polar pathways in wax films that model the plant cuticle”; 4:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 25, Olin Science Hall, room 114 (100 Sunset Hill Drive). Free and open to the public. For more information, call 740-587-6600.
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