For our global health cure course, we visited UIC’S Biological science department to better understand how scientists work towards the treatment and cures of diseases.
Dr. Pete Okkema’s lab:
Q:What did you get your PHD in?
A: A PHD in Bio chemistry.
Dr. David stone’s lab:
Q:How long did it take it to you create a science poster?
A: About 2 weeks.
Dr. Brian Kay’s lab:
Q: What is the main goal your lab is working towards accomplishing? A: To engineer new forms of anti-bodies to help find treatment for people.
Dr. Tien Wang’s lab:
Q:What was the most intriguing thing you have found about mice? A: That the heart of the mouse and ours are strikingly similar in shape and functions. The photo below is of our group investigating the embryos of mice.