Research Update: Jack Shaw, '12

jackdshaw.jpgSophomore physics major Jack Shaw, '12, is currently studying the effects of heat shock on mammalian cells.  Jack has been working with Professor Ovidiu Lipan, a biological physicist, since the summer after his freshman year.  Their work involves culturing Chinese hamster ovary cells that have been tagged with green fluorescent protein, and is supported in part by a $134,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Matt Trawick holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He was a postdoctoral fellow and later a lecturer at Princeton University before coming to the University of Richmond as an assistant professor in 2004. His research interests include block copolymers, nanotechnology, and atomic force microscopy.