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Petar Dvornic

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Linda Hoesli

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Phone: 620-235-4748
Fax: 620-235-4003

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Chemistry Department
101 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

2016-2017 News and Announcements

October 17, 2016 

Researchers at Pittsburg State University have developed a process that may one day make a night out at your favorite restaurant, a trip to the grocery store or turning on the tap in a developing nation a much safer experience.

Tuhina Banerjee, a chemist in PSU’s Department of Chemistry, along with Assistant Professor Santimukul Santra, Professor James McAfee, and six students in the department, combined magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorescence to create a device that enables scientists to detect the presence of dangerous bacteria in food and water, and to do so in less than an hour.  Continue reading >>