Tag: Vallarie Burge

  • Tuberculosis Drug Project

    By Vallarie Burge and Elizabeth Sullivan Faculty mentor: Dr. Davis Oldham Tuberculosis (TB) is a common disease that, over time, can become resistant to the drugs that combat it. The KsA enzyme that synthesizes the bacterial wall of TB is the target of the TB drug in this project. A computer analyzed potential compounds that […]

  • Microplastic Detection via FTIR

    By Maria Schneider, Vallarie Burge, Lydia Bryant, Catherine Nguyen Faculty mentor: Dr. Randall Reif Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) is an analytical method that produces an absorbance spectrum which can be used to identify specific molecules. Previous literature showed that Nile Red (NR) is an effective indicator for detecting microplastics in water samples. As plastic […]