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Ever wondered what chemical compounds give ginger ale its pungent flavor? Jeremy Griffin has, and thanks to Gardner-Webb’s new Summer Research Scholars program, he’s got a significant research grant, free room and board, and nearly unlimited time in the Gardner-Webb chemistry labs this summer to figure it out. The story of Griffin’s fascination with gingerols started with a sickness.
Chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences, Dr. Benjamin Brooks, Dr. David Judge, Dr. June Hobbs, Ginger Ale, Jeremy Griffin, North Carolina Academy of Science, Summer Research Scholars, Undergraduate Research
Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb’s First Summer Research Scholar Gets the Gist of Ginger Ale" (2012). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1858.