Student Researcher of the Week: Elizabeth Murphy

Elizabeth is a junior working in the Braun Research Group. 

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Name: Elizabeth Murphy

Year/Major: Junior, Chemistry

Hometown: Libertyville, Illinois 

Lab: Autonomous Materials Systems in the Braun Group

Your research in 50 words or less: My research is focused on investigating the effects of a zwitterionic sulfobetaine polymer on protein stability for applications in biosensing and tissue engineering where I collect and analyze dynamic light scattering data of prepared buffer solutions to prove anti-polyelectrolyte behavior of the poly(zwitterion).

Favorite C-U restaurant: The Himalayan Chimney