Petra Hahn of Bettendorf featured in St. Olaf College news story PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Marie Frederickson   
Thursday, 18 July 2013 15:08

Researchers look for clues in mutant bacteria

NORTHFIELD, MN (07/18/2013)(readMedia)-- Petra Hahn of Bettendorf was recently featured in the St. Olaf news article, Researchers look for clues in mutant bacteria.

She is a graduate of Central High School and the daughter of Diane Rasmus and Michael Hahn.

Please click on the link above to view the entire story. A photo is attached.

St. Olaf students Heena Joo (seated) and Petra Hahn(right) are working with Assistant Professor of Biology Lisa Bowers (left) this summer to discover the purpose of a gene they deleted from a common type of bacteria. Using this simple bacteria as a stepping stone could be key in future application to other fields such as embryology and stem cell research.

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