To watch a living cell in action has long been a dream for biologists. That proved to be an irresistible challenge for physicist Eric Betzig, who came to Janelia Research Campus to design and build microscopes to make that dream a reality.
The Posse STEM program represents both a lifeline and a launching pad for multicultural college students. Its four-year scholarship and wide-ranging support network help students focus on achieving their dreams, often faster than they ever thought possible.
A little more than three years ago, Fyodor Kondrashov helped create the Theoretical Biology School, or “bioschool,” in Pushchino, a research community near Moscow. The program allows students from all over Russia to learn biology and do research for 17 days during the summer.
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