HU chemistry alum to discuss research during April 20 lecture

Abby Gaier, Huntington University chemistry alumHUNTINGTON, Ind. Abby Gaier, a 2007 Huntington University alumna, will give a presentation on her dissertation research on synthesis of porphyrins and their DNA interactions at 4 p.m. April 20 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall on campus as part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences.

Gaier is a Ph.D. candidate in the chemistry department at Purdue University and will also discuss life as a graduate student in the sciences.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Gaier, who received a chemistry education degree with a minor in physics in 2007, works in the research group of Dr. David McMillin at Purdue University.