The UExB summer students are immersing themselves in St. Louis and Philadelphia as they near completion of the 2021 UExB program! At Washington University in St. Louis, students toured the Cortex Innovation District. Cortex Innovation Community is a 200-acre urban hub of bioscience and technology research, development and commercialization located in St. Louis, Missouri.

At University of Pennsylvania, in-person program participants have explored parks and museums near the UPenn campus.

Top image (L-R): Julia Behlmann, Miranda Copenhaver, Sorina Munteanu, Annika Avula, Abdulaziz Said, and Cameron Bleem. Cameron Bleem is assisting Abdulaziz in the Pathak lab. They are standing in front of a major construction area where future biotech companies will be added.

Bottom image (clockwise from top left): Mistica Lozano Perez, Kaitlyn McHugh, Nathan Rojas Ocampo, Marysol Chu, Noah Kim, Bruce Enzmann, Diana Cruz Garcia, Michael Foster, and Elizabeth Seidl.