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Mary Hendriksen | August 5, 2014

Karen Antonio Chemistry Graduate Feature

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Karen Antonio has been twice honored during her graduate school career—once for her research and once for her leadership in promoting women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.

With respect to her research, in 2012, Karen won a highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Program Fellowship (GRFP) to support her work investigating molecular interactions and organization within biological cells. Under the direction of Prof. Zachary Schultz, Karen employs a technique called Raman scattering, which uses lasers to provide chemical-specific information about samples.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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