main content starts hereDraper students visit RPI Labs

| January 18, 2019

Students from Draper Middle School recently visited Rensselaer to gain firsthand insights into cell biology and bioengineering research.

Approximately 40 students were hosted by researchers Alexis Ziemba and Anthony D’Amato, observing demonstrations such as fabrication of bio-compatible fibers for spinal cord injury repair and confocal microscopy.

They also engaged in a design challenge to apply biomedical engineering principles used in creating protective gear for athletes and toured the extensive research facilities in the Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS). 

Read more on the RPI website.