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Research makes a big difference

Jordan Sulz, bachelor’s in Biology

My work in the UVU science lab has potential for human impact, which I find exciting and reassuring of my career choice to go into a medical field. As a senior studying biology so I can later attend dental school, I am directing my own research at UVU by studying different strains of mitochondria in order to understand how it plays into disorders like Leigh’s disease, which affects the nervous system.

I am using what I learn in my classes to make decisions in the lab. And, if I have questions or need a different perspective, my professor is right there to help. I thought about several different career options, but I am so glad I chose biology as my major since the work I am doing in the lab and in my classes at UVU is challenging and interesting.

I have the independence to make my own decisions while using knowledge from classes to gain real work experience in the lab. To me, that really is learning by doing.

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