Life in the Lab

Lab Life

Jun 01, 2017 From Kelsey Gray

By Kelsey Gray I was 16 years old the first time I stepped into a research lab. I was in awe of the equipment, the chemical solutions, and the scientific books and notebooks that surrounded me. After taking science classes all my life, it was surreal to be in a place where real discoveries were […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Kelsey Gray

Oct 24, 2016 kg_lab

By Temperance Rowell Kelsey Gray is a graduate student in the curriculum of Genetics and Molecular Biology at UNC Chapel Hill where she works in the laboratory of Greg Matera. There she studies the disease spinal muscular atrophy, which is similar to the well-known disease ALS, but mainly affects children rather than adults. Even though […]

Getting Going: The Importance of Making Mistakes

Aug 11, 2016

Written by: Mike Pablo Editors: Temperance Rowell and Anna Chiarella Hello and welcome to the DNA Day CONNECT blog! The members of the CONNECT team intend to use this blog as a way to further connect students and teachers with scientists and their work. Each week, a scientist at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill […]