Tuning into TUNE-In for Autism

Michelle Yoon, COL ’23, Daejeon, South Korea

This summer I was fortunate enough to receive funding to continue working in the Brodkin Lab, which I joined in the fall of 2020. I am part of the TUNE-In (Training to Understand and …

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Learning Molecular Cloning

April Ng, COL ’24, San Francisco, CA

Before this summer, my only lab experience was from biology and organic chemistry courses. I found the hands-on nature of my lab courses to be quite engaging and unique compared to learning in …

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Graduate Career Skills Series

This fall, graduate students are invited to join Career Services for a week of virtual programming geared just for graduate students – the Graduate Career Skills Series!

Join us for our series of virtual workshops and panels centered around helping graduate …

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Understanding Health Systems in Pittsburgh

Luisa Fernandez, COL ’23, Philadelphia, PA

This summer I spent eight weeks working as a Research Assistant at Magee Womens Research Institute (MWRI) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I was part of their Student Summer Internship Program and was one of 8 …

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The Most Fulfilling Work I’ve Done So Far at Penn

Brinn Gammer, COL ’24, Hazleton, PA

In my sophomore year, I switched from being prospectively pre-med to pre-law.

It sounds like quite the jump, but it wasn’t as unexpected as it may seem. I’ve always been interested in psychiatry and …

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A Summer with the Center for Psychotherapy Research

Cathryn Boga, COL ’23, Tampa, FL

This summer, I had the opportunity to work at the Center for Psychotherapy Research, a research department in Penn Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. Having only preliminary psychology research experience, I was excited at the …

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Investigating Missense Mutations in silico vs. in vivo

Aleena Alex, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

This summer I got the opportunity to conduct research with the Paralkar Lab. The Paralkar Lab studies how transcription factors and other related proteins affect normal hematopoiesis or blood cell development. The lab focuses …

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From Fish Tank to Lab

Marcella Soewignjo, COL ’25, Bayside, NY

When I was eleven, I was obsessed with my pet goldfish: Sassy and Flippie. So, when they started to grow white freckles panic ensued. After a frantic google search, I found that my goldfish …

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Pediatric Medical Research at UCLA Health

Nicolette Peterson, COL ’23, Granby, MA

I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dr. Patrick Whelan for my second summer at UCLA Health. Dr. Whelan is a pediatric rheumatologist, and he is thought to

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Exploring How Amino Acid Polymorphisms Affect Graft Survival

Yi-An Hsieh, SEAS ’23, Anaheim, CA

This summer I worked on a research team that spans the Kamoun Lab at Penn (HUP), the Urbanowicz (URBS) lab at Cedars Sinai, and the Gragert Lab at Tulane Cancer Center. Because the team …

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