Chemistry and Biochemistry

3-Minute Thesis College Competition Winners

Posted: Mar 01, 2019

BYU Chemistry Graduate Students Brittany Knighton and Naomi Flindt placed first and third at the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) College Level Competition of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at BYU. Brittany's presentation entitled “Coherent Control,” which deals with high-field Terahertz spectroscopy, landed her first prize, and the opportunity to represent our college at the university level.

Naomi's research was entitled, "How Not to Die From Disease,” or, in more scientific terms, “Quantification of Fe in Biological Samples Using XRF to Understand the Role of Iron in Inflammation and Disease," and earned her third prize. The competition final will be held on March 7 at 11 am in the Varsity Theater.