Mentoring the Next Generation of Scientists

Mentorship is an integral part of science.  Each summer, scientists at PNRI mentor college students as part of our eight-week Summer Undergraduate Science Internship Program

Michael Metzger, PhD Researches Transmissible Cancer in Clams, Putting Basic Science First

“The things that are going to save peoples’ lives can only really happen if you do the basic science first.”

– Michael Metzger, PhD

Watch the video from Dr. Metzger, the second installment of PNRI’s Science Perspectives video series.

PNRI scientists are committed to asking the questions needed to find new solutions to human health. They do it every

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William Hutchinson, MD
PNRI Founder

“If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.”

Paul Boyer, Nobel Prize winner

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Albert Einstein

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Bill Gates

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