Admire Kuchena '07

June 26, 2006

"I love working in the lab at Carleton. It's very challenging. In high school, we just talked about chemistry; we didn't actually do it. But here we do the lab work, the research. That is most interesting to me. At first glance, it looks easy, but when I start doing the experiments, gathering the data, doing the analysis, I get engaged in the work, and that is always fun."

Kuchena, a chemistry major from Harare, Zimbabwe, has been working closely with chemistry professor David Alberg, who is researching potential inhibitors to the parasite enzyme linked to African sleeping sickness and Chaga's disease.

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