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University Scholars 2013-2014

Life's a Beach: From Sand Castles to Chemotherapy 

The large surface area and high stability of porous silica nano- and microparticles has made them useful in a variety of applications, from separation of organic compounds (chromatography) to immobilization and protection of enzymes from denaturation. Amorphous silica is classified as a non-toxic substance, making these particles useful in drug delivery. To learn more about Dr. Landry's research watch the video of his September, 2013 University Scholars presentation.

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