Jommel Focuses on Molecular Biology Research

Jommel Macaraeg

Jommel Macaraeg

Jommel Macaraeg, a senior at Waipahu High, tackled a study on the effect of a particular protein called Dynamin 2 on various diseases. He undertook this project as a capstone achievement to earn STEM Honors. Jommel indicates the most challenging aspect of his work was learning about Learning Cell and Molecular Biology at the college/graduate level. His project placed at a state level competition in medical biotechnology and he was also a candidate for the Science Fair Presidential Award. Jommel describes his work in the following technical terms: Continue reading