Alice Stone Ilchman Science Center, Second Floor
Photo by Don Hamerman
Students conduct hands-on research in molecular biology as part of the Summer Science Program. This summer, about two dozen undergraduates and students from Yonkers high schools will help unlock the secrets within our cells.
1 Drew Cressman (biology) is trying to understand a gene that controls the immune system, called Class II Transactivator (CIITA). Without CIITA, you have no immune system—it’s the master factor that allows cells to produce the antibodies that fight infection.