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Popular Honors Thesis Projects: Cardiogenesis in Stem Cells

April 30, 2013

Ana Cristina Parra Rivera is a senior chemistry major whose thesis is titled, “Discovery and Development of Small Molecules that Induce Carcinogens in Stem Cells.” Specifically, her research focused on the synthesis of drug-like molecules that target stem cells in the adult heart.She explains that ...