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Monday, January 12 2015

Niles West student Reyvin Reyes was selected as one of the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) Semifinalists for his research project on the Synthesis of Colicin M Using Cell-Free Protein Synthesis. Reyes is a research student in D219’s unique research course, STEM Inquiry and Research (SIR). SIR instructors from Niles West, Ruth Gleicher and JulieAnn Villa, and Northwestern University mentor, Benjamin Des Soye...

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