High School For Health Professions & Human Services

Secondary School Teachers Trade Vacation for Stem Cell Research at Columbia

Ms. Ramos is one of one of 15 high school teachers conducting research this summer in Columbia University’s Summer Research Program for Science Teachers, now in its 29th year. The program provides paid fellowships for two consecutive summers to New York metropolitan area secondary science teachers to do hands-on research with faculty members in Columbia University and New York Stem Cell Foundation laboratories. Through a grant from NYSTEM, New York state’s stem cell initiative, the program currently focuses on educating teachers about stem cell biology