Grant: $23,942 - National Institutes of Health - Jun. 1, 2009
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Award Description: This application for an administrative supplement will provide internships for Americans (a High School student and two teachers) to experience diverse research investigations relating to non-invasive assessment of tumor development, progress, and response to therapy. They will undertake projects with bioluminescent and fluorescent imaging and observe state of the art cell culture, small animal surgery, organic chemistry, and data analysis with respect to cancer.
Project Description: The American science teacher through the internship experienced diverse investigations relating to non-invasive assessment of tumor development, progress, and response to therapy. She observed state-of-the-art cell culture, small animal surgery, organic chemistry, and data analysis to learn of the relevance to cancer. The teacher also undertook specific investigatations related to vascular disrupting agents in orthotopic tumors based on optical imaging while learning bioluminescent and fluorescent imaging.
Jobs Summary: This funding provided for a summer internship for one Middle School science teacher in 2009 that offered experience in state-of-the-art methods in cancer research related to NIH funded grants. The internship created employment for an American Middle School teacher otherwise seeking a summer job in the current restricted economy. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: More than 50% Completed
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