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Third-grade students from Western Row Elementary School in Mason got to see what university research is all about during a recent field trip to UCís Metabolic Diseases Institute.
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Third-Graders Get Research Lesson in Metabolic Diseases at UC

Published March 2010

Third-grade students from Western Row Elementary School in Mason got to see what university research is all about during a recent field trip to UCís Metabolic Diseases Institute. 

Pathology professor Sean Davidson, PhD, hosted teacher Karen Vome's after-school science club in an effort to spark early interest in science. UCís Center for Lipid and Arteriosclerosis Science sponsored the visit, providing a tour of the research facilities, hands-on activities and a pizza dinner. 

Students Lilly Hallum, Hanna Parsons and Lizzy Fontanilla (pictured above from left to right) got a lesson in cell cultures as they swabbed their cheeks and put their test samples onto petri dishes to take home.  

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