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Phi Kappa Phi was born different. In 1897, 10 senior students, 2 faculty members and the University of Maine president created a new kind of honor society, one that recognized excellence in all academic disciplines.Today, Phi Kappa Phi continues to rec...
Louis Hollingsworth of Springfield, Virginia, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disci...Fall 2016Verified by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Bobby Hollingsworth of Springfield, Virginia, has been selected as a recipient of a Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi--the nation's oldest and most selective collegi...Summer 2017Verified by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Undergraduate Researcher and Project LeaderJanuary 2014 - PresentComputationally investigating the gp120 protomer in HIV to elucidate dynamical behavior that contributes to druggability in multiple viral strains. Conducting extensive molecular docking studies on an anti-HIV lead drug, a precisely alternating copolymer, to uncover its mechanism and suggest improvements to increase activity. Previous (Spring 2014-Fall 2016) Synthesized and characterized polyethylene glycol linker molecules for applications in nanoparticle drug delivery. Separated and synthesized organic polymers occurs through column chromatography, and polymers are characterized by TLC, NMR, and mass spec. Additionally, I synthesized several naturally derived anti-inflammatory compounds for testing at VBI; these novel drugs have potential applications in cancer therapeutics.
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