2013-2014 Fellows

Leila Haery

Degree Sought : Ph.D. in Biology
Research Focus:

School Name : Boston Latin School
Teaching Partner: Zach Smith
Leila's Project GLACIER Site

Leila is a graduate student in the Cellular & Molecular Biology Department at Boston University, studying under Dr. Thomas Gilmore. Her research focuses on characterizing subtypes of B cell lymphoma.

She is partnered with Zach Smith, who teaches Earth Science at Boston Latin School in Boston, MA. They aim to teach the students about the scientific method and understanding the unknown using experiments. Students will become well versed in "science talk" by discussing current events in all branches of science from biology to astronomy. They also aim to discuss research on global climate change.
Sponsored by the NSF GK-12 Program