Rayyan Completes Summer Research Experience in Belgium

Rayyan Gorashi, a rising senior in the Gerecht lab, just completed her summer research experience in Leuven, Belgium as part of the Inter-University MicroElectronics Centre (IMEC) program! Her project focused on a microfluidic system called heart-on-a-chip device to predict toxicity and aid in drug development. To learn more about the IMEC experience, visit:¬†https://www.imec-int.com/en/imec-magazine/imec-magazine-july-2018/a-summer-of-science-abroad. While there, you can hear from Rayyan and the other four students who participated in the program about the research and inventions that captured their attention! An image of Rayyan (right) and fellow JHU student Jaynie (left) in IMEC’s Life Sciences Department is below.

Photo Credit: “A summer of science abroad” IMEC Magazine, July 2018.