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Former Honorary Summer Students

Ethan Proctor

Project: 2014 High School Summer Student from Strathcona High School

Research Project: I will be learning laboratory techniques to measure plasma lipids and apolipoproteins, and the relationship to cardiovascular disease risk.

What I like to do outside the lab: I enjoy playing soccer, both indoor and outdoor. I also play piano in my spare time and have been taking lessons for 7 years. I am enrolled in the Advanced Placement Program at Strathcona.

Supervisor: Dr. Spencer Proctor

Sarah Freed

Project: 2014 High School Summer Student from Strathcona High School

Research Project: I am learning techniques and procedures around benchwork, and learning what it's like to do research. I'm working with lipids, cholesterol, LDL and HDL in rats.

What I like to do outside the lab: Outside of the lab I like to swim, bike, make art, play piano and re-reading the science magazines I'm subscribed to.

Supervisor: Dr. Spencer Proctor

Mr. Bergen Vetsch

Project: Honorary Summer Student, 2012

Research focus: General laboratory research with a focus on metobolic and cardiovascular diseases.

Supervisor: Dr. Rabban Mangat

What I like to do outside of the lab: I enjoy math, science and studying french, I also like playing hockey.