HTH grad student from the field, Amber Moore, N.I.H.

Amber Moore (HTH '06) presenting her research at the annual meeting of the American Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Amber Moore gained some experience in biomedical science as an HTH intern at the VA Hospital and the Salk Institute.  After graduating from Bryn Mawr Amber has been doing cancer research at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.   Soon she will be off to work with  Dr. Hiroaki Mitsuya in Japan doing research on HIV/AIDS.


About Jay Vavra

Jay Vavra grew up in San Diego and returned home after a range of experiences in biology abroad and throughout California. He graduated from Stanford University and has a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from USC. Dr. Vavra also has experience working as a biologist in the fields of biotechnology and zooarchaeology, and as an environmental consultant. This is his tenth year teaching at HTH where he loves conducting original research with his students. He leads the science fair program at HTH. Most of Dr. Vavra's past students are published authors in the San Diego Bay book series. He has also led students on two successful expeditions to Tanazania.
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