Faculty Profile: Hughes, Christopher

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Hughes, Christopher
Lab Contact:
Christopher Hughes
Department: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Bio. Sci III

Research Description

We study how blood vessels are formed and how they function. We are particularly interested in their role in tumor growth. Our lab uses various in vitro models including various body- and organ-on-a-chip platforms that we are developing.

Time Commitment per Week

3 - 4 hours per unit. 1 year Commitment.

Faculty Means of Evaluation

Attendance: 20Pts (working assigned hours, being on time). Lab Work: 40Pts (quality, accuracy, integrated.synthesis of information and safety). Communication: 20Pts (Written/Oral reports, questions and discussion with mentor). Lab citizenship: 20Pts (organization, clean up and follow through).