Graduate Student Leah Foltz Wins People's Choice Award at UC Grad Slam

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Graduate student Leah Foltz successfully explained her research on curing blindness with skin cells to win the People’s Choice Award at the annual UC Grad Slam. 

Foltz, a graduate student in UCSB’s biomolecular science and engineering program, focused her Grad Slam presentation on her research about creating stem cells from patients’ skin cells and using those stem cells to create living eye tissue.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017