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Lab members enjoyed working with STARS interns

Jasmine Jones and Aaron Chila
Jasmine Jones and Aaron Chila

Members of the Mason Lab were delighted to welcome Jasmine Jones and Aaron Chila as STARS interns in the PIRL this summer.

Jones, a high school science teacher in the Dallas Independent School District, focused on applications of photoacoustic imaging to breast cancer therapy, notably analyzing oxygenation in HSP2- and CycT-treated tumors.

Chila, a chemistry teacher at the Harlingen School of Health Professions, examined opportunities to image melatonin, particularly with respect to Alzheimer’s disease.