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It’s Not About The Destination, It’s About The Scientific Journey: Work Of Pierson Science Students Featured In Chemistry Journal

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A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

A new species of mold, discovered by Pierson science teacher Robert Schumacher and studied, over the several years, by several different Pierson students, is the subject of a new scientific paper and could have use in the medical arena. COURTESY ROBERT SCHUMACHER

Robert Schumacher, left, and his brother Richard Schumacher. They are both science teachers at Pierson High School and have been working on a mold discovery over the past several years that is the subject of a cover story in an upcoming issue of the American Chemical Society Journal of Natural Products. KYRIL BROMLEY

Robert Schumacher, left, and his brother Richard Schumacher. They are both science teachers at Pierson High School and have been working on a mold discovery over the past several years that is the subject of a cover story in an upcoming issue of the American Chemical Society Journal of Natural Products. KYRIL BROMLEY

The mold discovery, worked on by Pierson students, was on the cover of the Journal of Natural Products last month.

The mold discovery, worked on by Pierson students, was on the cover of the Journal of Natural Products last month.

authorCailin Riley on Jun 13, 2022
It all started with a run-of-the-mill walking of the dog. Nearly two decades ago, in 2004, Dr. Robert Schumacher was taking his pet for a routine spin around the block... more

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