Dr. Andre Samuel

Dr. Andre Samuel

Founder & Executive Director

The Citizen Science Lab

Andre Samuel was raised in Washington DC and graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with a degree in Biology. Following graduate study at the George Washington University in Genomics and Bioinformatics he received his PhD in Biology from Duquesne University. At Duquesne his research focused on studying the structure and function of the cold shock related proteins in E. coli. As a Ph.D. candidate Dr. Samuel founded the S.I.G.M.A Science Mentorship Initiative a summer study program designed to introduce diverse ninth graders to the University’s lab with the long-term goal of encouraging the pursuit of careers in scientific research. Dr. Samuel’s research experience includes studying toxicology and carcinogenicity effects of novel drugs hookworm vaccine development under the direction of Dr. Peter Hotez and tuberculosis reactivation in non-human primates in the laboratories of Dr. JoAnne Flynn. Dr. Samuel has a passion for STEM education and life science research. He believes that creating fun engaging and hands on lab experiences for people is the best pathway to an interest in STEM.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:00 pm
3:40 pm

Interactive Sessions

Cityview B, 32nd Floor

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