In this video we hear from a Lab Technician and a Lab Assistant. Nykole Sargent and Michelle Done both work at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and they talk about their work studying colon cancer. They show us how they measure gene expression to look for differences between normal cells and colon cancer cells. Nykole studied biotechnology at Salt Lake Community College.
The Leonardo's STEM Works Faces of Biotechnology videos were produced with funding from a Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, working in partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Utah Department of Workforce Services..