Andrew Prince, '17, at University of Michigan Medical Center
Andrew Prince, '17, says Albion College gives its students every opportunity to succeed if they have the desire to take advantage of the possibilities.
A member of Albion's Institute for Healthcare Professions, a biology major, and an all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association defender for the Briton men's soccer team, Prince is seeing how his experiences—both academic and athletic—at the liberal arts college have prepared him and fellow biology major Nicole Schnabel, '16, for an internship at the University of Michigan Medical Center.
Working alongside researchers in Dr. Silvana Papagerakis' lab, Prince and Schnabel have been running experiments to investigate the link between antacid medications and the treatment of cancer in the head and neck.
"Being part of a team has real-world applications," Prince said. "Dr. Papagerakis is leading a team of intelligent people from all over the world. We share our results and learn from each other. By working in a group, we expand and improve on all of our projects."