IGSB Summer High School Student Accepted to Attend UChicago

IGSB Summer High School Student Accepted to Attend UChicago Madison Olmsted, from Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, California, participated in a Research in Biological Sciences, Part 2 (RIBS-2) program in Kevin White’s lab last summer. She collaborated with Dr. Jennifer Moran to make synthetic enhancers for testing in Drosophila melanogaster. The goal was to understand how fruit flies undergo metamorphosis as a result of hormonal control of gene expression, a project led by Dr. Rebecca Spokony. Madison has been accepted into the University of Chicago’s 2014 fall entering class.

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