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From the Dragon's Mouth:

"I feel like this is the simplest, most straightforward work I've ever done, but it's potentially the most important thing I've ever worked on."

-- Sean O'Donnell, PhD, associate department head and professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, on a study he co-led with Dan Marenda, PhD, which identified erythritol—the main component of popular sweetener Truvia—as a potential safe and effective insecticide, Discovery News, June 4, 2014.


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  • Dean's Seminar

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    Disque Hall, Room 109, 32 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19135

    • Alumni
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    • LGBTQA
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    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
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    • Senior Class
    • Parents & Families

    Learn about the exciting research being done by faculty in all departments of the College of Arts and Sciences!

    Please check back for more information on the speaker/topic for this seminar.

    The College of Arts and Sciences' Dean's Seminars are free and open to the Drexel community. Light refreshments will be served.

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