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RAWC Research Lab

Welcome to the RAWC Group 

The R. A. Willand-Charnley Group, or better known as the RAWC Lab (pronounced "rock"), performs interdisciplinary research to address the interdisciplinary problems facing society. The work performed in the Willand-Charnley lab spans organic chemistry, chemical biology, glycobiology, and cancer immunology. Special emphasis is currently being placed on understanding how various cancers utilize sugar residues, and their associated genes, to evade the immune system. The information learned is being used to investigate and develop therapeutics.

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RAWC Lab's Tim Paris Named Barry Goldwater Scholar

Congratulation to Timothy Paris for being named South Dakota's Barry Goldwater Scholar! 

Gifted Student Receives American Chemical Society Award

Congratulation to Susan Grabenstein of the RAWC Lab for being awarded the American Chemical Society's award for best poster presentation during the ACS undergraduate research symposium. 

Talented Student Accepted into IRES Program

Congratulations to Eric Sundall of the RAWC Lab for his acceptance into the the International Research Experiences for Students program. The IRES program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students.