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Lehigh University's Dr. Hyunok Choi, Emily Grace, & Moravian Academy's Mikail Jaffer | Teen Scientist

Dr. Hyunok Choi on the left and student Mikail Jaffer on the right.
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Dr. Hyunok Choi (left) and Moravian Academy student Mikail Jaffer (right).

Rayna Malhotra welcomes Dr. Hyunok Choi, epidemiologist and associate professor at Lehigh University's College of Health and undergraduate student Emily Grace, who have been working together on research looking into the environmental origins and impacts of asthma.

Then, Rayna speaks with Mikail Jaffer, a 17-year-old senior at Moravian Academy who is working on two projects, one using A.I. to detect COVID-19 and another using protein folding to battle COVID-19 and other diseases.

Teen Scientist with host Rayna Malhotra brings you groundbreaking innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines - entirely from a teenage perspective. Catch it the first Thursday of every month from 6:00 to 7:00 PM following All Things Considered.

(Original air-date: 12/2/21)

Rayna Malhotra, host of Teen Scientist on WDIY aims to bring listeners groundbreaking innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, entirely from a teenage perspective. She is a junior at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem and wants to pursue a career in pharmacology research and drug development.
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