Being able to use the BioBuilder lab space and all the resources, it was amazing to be able to do science that I would not be able to do in the classroom.”

Nancy Otaluka

Nancy is currently a Clinical Research Assistant at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

She was one of the first BioBuilder Apprentices, a workforce readiness program for Boston-area students in under-resourced local high schools. If you look closely at the BioBuilder website, you might see some older pictures of her here and here!

In 2021 she graduated from the University of Massachusetts -Dartmouth, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Biochemistry. In 2022, she has returned to the BioBuilder Apprenticeship program as a teaching assistant, helping today’s high schoolers with professional and laboratory skills.

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