November Scholars Session 2019

This month students performed a lab to measure salivary cortisol.  Students used their own saliva to measure their cortisol levels before and after working out to determine whether exercise increases cortisol levels. Students analyzed their results and gathered data using the ELISA technique.

October Scholars Session 2019

October started off our monthly Scholars Lab for the 2019-2020 year.  Students built their own Nanocrystalline Solar Cell.  The cell generates electricity through absorption of solar energy from the natural dye in berries.  The solar cell creates enough electrical output to power a battery.

SummerLab 2019 Session Four

The last session of SummerLab ran from July 29th to August 2nd.  During this week, students participated in Clinical Connections:  A Medical Research Challenge which focuses on exploring medical research and techniques associated with clinical trials.    

SummerLab 2019 Session Three

Session Three ran from July 22nd to the 26th. Students participated in our DNA, Genes and Drug Production session where they learned central concepts and skills of recombinant DNA technology as they apply to biotechnology. 

SummerLab 2019 Session Two

Session Two ran from July 15th through the 19th.  During this week, students participated in Clinical Connections:  A Medical Research Challenge which focuses on exploring medical research and techniques associated with clinical trials.  

SummerLab 2019 Session One

July 8th kicked off SummerLab 2019!  Students participated in our DNA, Genes and Drug Production session where they learned central concepts and skills of recombinant DNA technology as they apply to biotechnology.