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The Science Underneath
White coats, test tubes, petri dishes, microscopes, and a burning curiosity to understand how things are connected and why they work. Long days and late nights in a starkly lit lab or in front of the blue-green glow of a computer monitor. Unglamorous as it is, this is where the quest to cure genetic disease begins.
Person-to-person: Matt Keefe
A laboratory for success: An undergrad reflects on research outside the classroom
Sequence to Solution
Your medical treatment may one day be just as customizable as your car. While drug therapy may not come in quite as many colors, customized medical decisions based on an individual’s genetic code may now be a slightly larger speck on the horizon thanks to new ways of consolidating genetic information.
Person-to-person: Alexa Dembek
Problem solving skills learned in the lab extend to the board room
Different Journeys in Lives Dedicated to Medicine
Each year, many of our recent graduates who have matriculated to medical schools report back to us that the scientific foundation they received in the Eberly College of Science has prepared them well for the challenges of medical school.
Person-to-person: Robert Mitchell
Robert “Mitch” Mitchell, maker of M.D.’s