A junior at Sayre School, Clara de Castro has been working in Dr. Robin Cooper's UK biology lab, mostly on evenings and weekends, dissecting fruit flies.
How do young college-age scientists spend their summer? They do research, of course. And two University of Kentucky undergraduate students have received prestigious American Physiological Society (APS) Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships to conduct their work this summer.
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University of Kentucky Biology professor Robin Cooper recently won an award from the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS), commending his excellence in teaching.