High SCHOOL events
Madeleine and the Oudin Lab have participated in a range of events at panels at local high schools: such as at Andover High School to share her story of how she got in to academic research and discuss some fo the research done in her lab, the Women of Science Competition at Bedford High School and had lunch with high school girls interested in studying STEM topics in college, the Medford High School Women's History Month celebration or helping to judge the Massachusetts Science Fair.
LOCAL SCIENCE FAIRS
The Oudin Lab and BME Department regularly participate in local science fairs with hands on events for Childrens of all ages such as Tufts Community Day, the Cambridge Science Festival, the Girl Scouts of Massachussetts Science Fair. Some of the activities we have involve build organs out of different materials, including cells, silk scaffolds and extracellular matrix! It was a busy day with lots of visitors!
TUBERS -TUFTS BME HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM
The Oudin lab participates annually in the TUBERS summer program, where local high schoolers spending 6 weeks in the BME department at Tufts. We taught them about cancer biology, how to do cell culture, adhesion assays and immunostaining. We also discussed how engineering is helping to improve our current diagnostic strategies. Checkout www.tuftstubers.com for more information.