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Adrian Lee '17 Helps Pulls DNA From Plants

While most of his classmates took summer jobs or hit the beach, Adrian Lee '17 - a rising junior at Brown University - spent his summer watering plants and extracting DNA from leaves. Lee was originally drawn to study medicine, but shifted course and is now concentrating in biochemistry and molecular biology.  Attracted by the opportunity to use the much-heralded genetic engineering tool CRISPR/Cas9, Lee, spent his summer studying how plant growth is regulated, working alongside Alison DeLong, an associate professor in Brown's Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry.  Click here to read more.