PARTICIPANT HIGHLIGHT – Awa Bakayoka – 2016 PROGRAM

PARTICIPANT HIGHLIGHT – Awa Bakayoka – 2016 PROGRAM

“I’ve always been curious about research and with my background in genetics, it’s exciting to work on a project related to breast cancer.”

Awa Bakayoka, a rising senior at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is one of the talented students from across the nation participating in our summer-long Nanotechnology and Biomedicine Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Awa has been working with Dr. Cheryl Gomillion to develop a model for characterizing the metastatic behavior of various types of breast cancer cells.

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