Michael Selep is a first year graduate student in biomedical engineering at UC Davis, with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame. When he’s not in lab, in class, or sleeping; you can find him skiing or daydreaming about skiing, depending on the season.
“Translational research” has become an extremely popular buzzword in the world of biomedical research lately. Basically translational research aims to “translate” existing knowledge about biology into techniques and tools for treating human disease: from bench