Kyle is a senior majoring in Plant and Microbial Biology. He is from Prior Lake, MN and has been with the Science Communications Lab as a writing intern since September 2019. When he isn’t writing, he is conducting research with Dr. Trinity Hamilton’s lab or spending time with his fraternity, Beta Theta Pi. His interests areas in science include biotechnology, microbiology, ecology, and scientific policy. Kyle plans to attend graduate school for a PhD in microbiology, but ultimately wants to work as a science communicator or advisor in politics.
Today was the first meeting for the 2021 Biodesign Challenge. To get started, we watched the videos of the winning teams from last year. We discussed our thoughts on their projects and took notes on winning qualities they had in common. After learning about what the...
Conveying the stories of science
Growing up, I loved sitting next to my dad every Sunday to watch the news program “60 Minutes.” My favorite stories focused on science and research. Even though I was only a kid, I understood the science in the stories, and felt captivated by its impact and...