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Andrada’s bioscience program receives grant


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The Bioscience Pathway At Andrada Polytechnic High School Recently Received A $5000 Grant To Add Animal Cell Culture To The Bioscience Curriculum. Photo Courtesy Of Vail School District

The Andrada Polytechnic High School Bioscience Program, was recently the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Research Corporation for Science. And, two Bioscience students were accepted into a U of A Pharmacy program for high school students.

Search and Research

Andrada Bioscience congratulates Marisa Obregon and Morgan Gascho on their acceptance into the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy’s KEYS program.

Andrada's bioscience program receives grant APHS-Obregon-and-GaschoInside

Andrada Polytechnic High School bioscience program students Marisa Obregon and Morgan Gascho were accepted into the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy’s KEYS summer research internship program. Photo courtesy Vail School District

Polytechnic

KEYS is summer research internship in which high school students work in bioscience laboratories at the University.

Morgan and Marisa will participate in authentic research, learn new skills and present their findings at the annual poster session at the conclusion of the program.

This year the program received nearly 250 applicants but accepted only 50.

Congratulations to Marisa and Morgan on their accomplishment.

Culture Club

The Bioscience Pathway at Andrada Polytechnic High School recently received a $5000 grant to add animal cell culture to the bioscience curriculum.

Andrada's bioscience program receives grant APHA-Bioscience-programInside

The Bioscience Pathway at Andrada Polytechnic High School recently received a $5000 grant to add animal cell culture to the bioscience curriculum. Photo Courtesy of Vail School District

These monies are part of supplementary award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement’s teacher research program Partners in Science.

Funds will purchase insect cell lines, media, and related equipment. Students will be able to establish and maintain their own cell cultures and use these cells to explore a variety of concepts including gene expression, cytotoxicity and cell signaling.

 

For more information on either item, please contact Kevin Kehl, Bioscience Instructor at (520) 879-­‐3369 or kehlk@vail.k12.az.us.