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August 11, 2005
 

Announcements
Philip Alperson, philosophy chair, appointed acting dean of College of Liberal Arts [more]

Bonnie S. Brennen appointed as vice provost for faculty affairs [more]

Fowlkes hired to lead General Alumni Association [more]

Office of Affirmative Action relocating [more]

Temple Theaters names Wager artistic director [more]

University Writing Center lab changes use policy [more]

 
 
Space: The final frontier
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Photo courtesy NASA

Daniela Trani, a doctoral student conducting research at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, examines a specimen at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. She was one of only 15 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows selected to participate in this year's prestigious NASA Summer Student Program focusing on deep-space radiation.

Each day, Daniela Trani, a doctoral student who is completing her thesis in the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, carries out her research in a laboratory on the third floor of the Biology and Life Sciences Building. But her dream is to one day do cancer research in a laboratory that is orbiting 250 miles above the earth.

“I would love to do experiments on the International Space Station,” said Trani, 27, a doctoral student at Italy’s Second University of the Study of Naples. “It is a dream I have had since I was very young.”

Trani took an important step in that direction earlier this summer when she was one of 15 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows selected to participate in the prestigious NASA Summer Student Program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory.

The three-week program, May 25 through June 17, focused on how deep-space radiation might affect the human body. [more]

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