Tag: Carleigh McDonald

  • Elemental Characterization between Single Origin Arabica and Peaberry Robusta from Vietnam

    By Docia Atanda, Takoda Chris, Carleigh McDonald, and Emily Morris Faculty mentor: Dr. Randall Reif Coffea arabica and coffea canephora (robusta) are the two most common species of coffee. With the rising price and rising global demand for coffee there is an increasing incentive for distributors to pass cheap coffee as more expensive coffee creating…

  • Finding a Tuberculosis Drug: Synthesis of a KasA Inhibitor

    By Carleigh McDonald and Maria Schneider Faculty mentor: Dr. Davis Oldham Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious illness that is caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium attacking the body. The previously most effective drugs in fighting TB are becoming increasingly ineffective as strains of MDR (multidrug-resistant) TB are becoming more common. To combat this setback, development…

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