Alpha Student Participates in Gene Researcher For A Week Program

zeynab GRFAWZeynab Asadi Lari, a grade 12 student from Alpha, was one of 50 students from across Canada selected to participate in the “Gene Researcher For A Week” Program. This program is intended to allow students who show an interest in Science, Human Genetics and Human Genetics Research, the opportunity to be placed in the labs of influential scientists for one week during Spring Break. Zeynab was fortunate to work with Dr. Chow Lee from UNBC in Prince George on his project looking at local mushrooms as potential diabetes and cancer fighters.

Click Here to read an article about Zeynab’s experience that appeared in the Prince George Citizen.
Click Here to read Zeynab’s essay about her experience participating in the GRFAW program.