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Dr. Mohammed Alam, Christina Okolo Conduct Cancer Research

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Johnathan Reaves, KASU News
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This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Mohammed Alam and his student Christina Okolo talk about their work to synthesize new molecules to act as anti-cancer agents.  Dr. Alam starts by talking about how the research started.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

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Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.