Posted on September 30, 2013 by Katie Hudek
Working on my project throughout the summer has been a wonderful experience! I am very thankful to 3M, Discovery Education, and especially my mentor for this amazing opportunity. Read more
Posted on September 9, 2013 by Katie Hudek
Over the past weeks, I have been testing pieces of my prototype to determine its viability, and last night, I finally developed a first rough but working version of the entire prototypical system! It was challenging, interesting, and extremely satisfying to build a working prototype! I have become very interested in the computational biology and bioinformatics fields and find them to be quite fascinating.
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Posted on September 4, 2013 by Katie Hudek
I think the best part of the process so far has been experimentation, because it's interesting to break new ground and make new discoveries. Read more
Posted on August 13, 2013 by Katie Hudek
This week, I performed more research on my idea to determine if it would be possible, with satisfactory results. I find it very difficult to solve a problem if I have not gathered the appropriate information first. You need a wide knowledge base to solve a complex problem. Read more
Posted on July 30, 2013 by Katie Hudek
During this week, I performed more research and brainstormed possible solutions for my three problems. I eventually developed a plausible solution for each concern, and began focusing on one idea. It was a challenging process to pick one out of the three I had selected, but I eventually decided on a single problem to focus on for the rest of the summer. Read more
Posted on July 24, 2013 by Katie Hudek
During the past week I made observations regarding problems affecting us today and learned very interesting information from my research about a slew of different topics. I eventually constructed a list of eight problems that I believe are important to the welfare of humanity. Read more
Posted on July 16, 2013 by Katie Hudek
Hi everyone! I'm really excited to be in this challenge!
I was inspired to enter this contest because I've always loved science and considered it exciting and fun. When I read about computational biology and bioinformatics in my biology textbook, my interest was piqued and I decided to explore these new fields of science for my project. I also heard about the worldwide HIV epidemic and had a deep desire to help treat and cure this devastating disease. Read more