Former Keaau High School student Jasmine Padamada is among 19 high school and undergraduate students conducted cancer research this summer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Cancer Center.
“The internship program characterizes the community engagement that is very important to the UH Cancer Center,” said Dr. Randall Holcombe, the center’s director. “We are able to reach out to young students across the island and help them get exposed to new research advances and cutting edge biomedical research. These students will become a part of Hawaii’s science and technology workforce.”
The interns were chosen through a highly competitive process from public and private schools throughout the state and nation. Of the 74 total applications, 19…