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*The Amacher lab stands in solidarity with Black students at Western Washington University and Black people around the country. We believe in continued and improved education for everyone so that we can change the pattern of undue harm and targeted attacks committed against Black Americans. All Black Lives Matter.*


MARCH 2023 - Congratulations to Elise on
being awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for

FEBRUARY 2023: Several Amacher lab
students went to the Volcano Conference for
Chemical Biology (hosted by UW) and
presented their work!

                                                                                   AUGUST 2022 - Elise and Freddie
                                                                                   presented posters at the Chemistry
                                                                                   REU Symposium (left)! 

MAY 2022 - The Amacher lab students presented
posters at Scholars Week 2022! Great job, everyone!

MARCH 2022 - Congratulations to Jadon on receiving a Cottrell Postbac Award for 2022-23! We're excited to have you around another year, Jadon! 

JUNE 2021 - Congratulations to Amacher lab graduates Melody,Alex, Justin, and Brandon! And also to Antos lab graduate Izzi! Melody graduated as the Chemistry department Outstanding Graduate and as a Presidential Scholar! She also graduated with university honors, and her, Alex, and Izzi graduated with departmental honors!

MAY 2021 - Alex and Justin gave an excellent talk at NORM 2021! 

MAY 2021 - Congratulations to Haley on a successful MS honors defense!  

NOVEMBER 2020 - Congratulations to Alex on an excellent talk at
the Murdock Undergraduate Research Conference!

JULY 2020 - Hey everybody! Check out Melody in this
awesome WWU flier! 

JULY 2020 - Congratulations to Sarah on a successful
Zoom Masters thesis defense! The first Amacher lab
Masters graduate! (far right picture) 

JUNE 2020 - We are proud of Melody, Alex, and Justin, who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis, helping to run tests at NW Labs here in Bellingham! 

JUNE 2020 - Congratulations to our 2020 graduates - Katherine, Iain, & Kris (who will start a PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall)! 

JUNE 2020 - Congratulations to Katherine on her excellent Honors theses presentations, for both the WWU Honors program and Department of Chemistry!

APRIL 2020 - Congratulations to Melody on being awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for AY20-21!

FEBRUARY 2020 - Congratulations to Sarah on securing an internal grant and traveling to UC Berkeley to do preliminary HDX-MS experiments with the Marqusee lab! 

OCTOBER 2019 - The inaugural Life Sciences Symposium at WWU was a success! Thank you to the 14 speakers from Seattle - UW, Institute of Protein Design, Allen Institute, and Fred Hutch, and the over 80 students and faculty who attended! We look forward to future events!

SEPTEMBER 2019 - Good luck to Jordan as he begins a PhD program in Computational Biology at Stanford University! 

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