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  • Camdenton native recognized for chemistry research

  • William Jewell College students Sheila Bailey and Sarah Scoggin, who presented their chemistry research projects at the Midwest Regional American Chemical Society meeting in Springfield, Mo., received awards for “Excellence in Research and Poster Presentation” on Oct. 17.
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  • William Jewell College students Sheila Bailey and Sarah Scoggin, who presented their chemistry research projects at the Midwest Regional American Chemical Society meeting in Springfield, Mo., received awards for “Excellence in Research and Poster Presentation” on Oct. 17.
    Bailey, a senior chemistry major and Linn Valley, Kan., native, presented a poster entitled, “Computational docking investigation of saxitoxin.” Scoggin, a senior double major in chemistry and applied critical thought and inquiry from Camdenton, presented her poster, “Investigation of a dendrimer based on 2,2,5-trimethyl-1,3-dioxane-5-carboxylic acid as a potential biocompatible material for tissue scaffolding and drug delivery in ocular applications.”
    Dr. Jason Morrill, associate professor of chemistry, served as the research advisor for both students.
    Located in Liberty, Mo., William Jewell College is a private liberal arts college that focuses on student achievement, critical thinking, experiential learning and leadership. This fall, William Jewell has been named to Forbes magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges,” ranked No. 146 among the country’s top tier of national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report, listed among The Princeton Review’s “The Best 378 Colleges” and selected as the No. 62 top service-oriented institution of higher learning by Washington Monthly.
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