Melissa McGee joined the Research Integrity Services (RIS) staff in the position of Compliance Officer on Monday, September 16, 2013. In this new position, Melissa will be working initially on UNH’s Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) program, then taking on export controls and other institutional compliance issues related to research. Melissa moved from Sponsored Programs Administration to this position.
Zeiss/LEO 922 Omega Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
The transmission electron microscope is a unique and powerful microscope. It can magnify images from 80X to 1,000,000X. This microscope has accelerating voltages from 120 to 200 KV. The resolution line is 0.12 nm.
UV/Vis is used to analyze inorganic or organic compounds, biologically significant samples, liquids or solids. This instrument has an accuracy of 0.1 nm in the UV/Vis range and 0.4 in the NIR range. It has 0.00001 nm resolution, a 0-10 ABS range and the wavelength range is 3300 nm to 175 nm.
IR provides information on molecular structure and functional groups. Samples can be analyzed in liquid or solid form. The system is controlled with Omnic 8 software. The spectral resolution is 0.4 cm-1 and the spectral range is 7800 cm-1 to 350 cm-1.
"Working at RCC as a project manager has played an important role in preparing me for my future career. Coming to work daily and performing tasks such as communicating with customers, setting deadlines for project requests and constructing proposals for future projects has given me a better understanding of how a career in IT could pan out. Not only will these new skills be hlepful in finding a post-grad career, but having strong communication skills is a great trait to have as a person.