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The Science Life: Kerel Francis

How did a hurricane and floods lead to a career in science for a teen from the bronx? Meet Kerel Francis, lab manager & research assistant in the Bendesky Lab

Advancing science takes all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds. Join us for The Science Life, an illustrated series that explores the lived experiences of people working in brain research: the human moments of tragedy and triumph that define what it means to be a scientist and how science is done.



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