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Working with Dr. Horne has not only allowed me to learn new techniques in research but also to appreciate the process of how scientists are able to answer questions regarding biological development. Although we have not finalized our conclusions, based on the results, we have seen certain trends. In our first experiment, which was the […]

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Dr. Horne and I are working on the experimental phase of our research and interpreting our results using the confocal microscope to generate three dimensional pictures of neurons within the olfactory system of zebrafish embryos. Recently, we have generated an image of neurons that have been stunted due to the insertion of a piece of […]

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I have to say that although the best part of research involves obtaining conclusive results, I have gained so much appreciation for the entire research process in every discipline through all of the failures I have experienced in my own research. Dr. Horne and I have been working diligently to insert a gene into the […]

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My name is Ruchi Sheth and I am a biology major in the Dyson School of Arts and Sciences. With luck I will be graduating with my B.S. in biology next spring, but until then, I am excited to be working with Dr. John Horne, an associate professor and chair of the department of biology […]

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