Friday, November 22, 2013

MSU freshman learns research ropes in flu lab

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Lucas Ferguson is a little different from most other Mississippi State University freshmen.
Ferguson, a Batesville native, got a head start on his goal to become a medical researcher last year while still a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus. Ferguson began learning basic biosafety and maintenance procedures by assisting Dr. Henry Wan’s graduate, Ph.D. and post-doctoral students with their research in the virology laboratory. more...