INTERNSHIPS ON THE CUTTING EDGE

Reposted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by newcollege

Caribbeantoday.com, December 21, 2015

New College students getting priceless experience.  Seven New College of Florida students spent their summers in two major biomedical research institutes, examining lung cancer, pulmonary disease, degenerative brain disease and developing computer algorithms allowing scientists to share MRI scan data.

 

They worked at the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) and the Mind Research Network (MRN), both in Albuquerque, New Mexico. New College has had an internship program with the organizations for seven years. LLRI, founded in 1947, studies a wide variety of lung diseases and environmental health issues. MRN studies brain disorders, including traumatic brain injury, and mental illness. Four students, two from internships at each institution, discussed their research for this story……..