The Unlikelihood of an “Eureka Moment”: Summer MAP Series, Adriane Thompson ’24

Adriane Thompson’s Mentored Advanced Project (MAP) experience didn’t deter her from a future in research. However, the fourth-year biology major says, “It gave me a really good reality check about how frustrating research can be.”

Thompson ’24 spent the summer in the lab of Benjamin DeRidder, associate professor of biology, working with a prolific protein known as rubisco activase.

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Original article published October 23, 2023 by Anika Jane Beamer ’22

By Dani Perkins
Dani Perkins Director, Exploratory Career Community