Paid-Vacations Study Sharpens Student Research Skills

Undergraduate biochemistry majors Iain Thompson ’16 (left) and Tatiana Gregory ’17 work on separating peripheral blood mononuclear cells from human blood samples. They were mentored by chemistry faculty member Kestas Bendinskas during this spring semester on a portion of a grant commissioned by Project: Time Off to explore physiological, as well as psychological, effects of paid vacations versus abstaining from vacation time.

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