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The Cliffel Research Group in the department of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University is focused on electroanalytical measurements in nanoscale and biological systems, as well as synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles. We are located in Stevenson Center (SC) 5512/16 (instrumentation and synthetic) and SC 5526 (synthetic and nanomaterials laboratory) on Vanderbilt's campus.

News from the Cliffel Lab

June 30, 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer McKenzie on her job!

The lab celebrated Dr. McKenzie's last day with lunch at Double Dogs.

June, 28, 2015: Cliffel Group Party

We had our group party complete with Volleyball, BBQ and boardgames. Just look at that lab teamwork!

June, 18, 2015: Eryn's Last Day

Today was the last day for Eryn Stockdale, our summer student from the Naval Academy.

June, 10, 2015: Lab Tie Dye Day

The lab made tie dyed shirts with the help of iLoveToCreate.

What does this inkblot look like to you?

May 22, 2015: Dr. Jennifer McKenzie and her work covered after winning #sixwordscistory

Six Word

The twitter contest #sixwordscistory sponsored by a CommonSciSense challenged scientists to describe their work in just six words. Dr. McKenzie beat out two other amazing finalists with the tweet:

Coverage of Dr. McKenzie's work and the infographic(below) by CommonSciSense is featured in a recent blog post and interview. Congratulations Dr. McKenzie!.