November 10, 2017
The goal of the Sykes lab is to find molecular pathways that could possibly help in designing novel anti-leukemia drugs. “There were many strategies I learned in this lab like performing numerous Western Blots, apoptosis assays, making my own plasmids, MTS assays, cellrox and mitosox staining etc . It was a long and stressful journey working side by side with my post-doc Daniela DiMarcantonio, who came from Italy to finish her thesis” explains Jessica. Students like Jessica often find research opportunities in cutting edge laboratories between semesters at Ursinus.