Student Works Behind-the-Scenes on COVID-19 Testing

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 

From the moment Naia Kasik walks through the doors of Applied Ingenuity Diagnostics, she knows exactly what she has to do as she comes face-to-face with the COVID-19 virus. She puts on her personal protective equipment, her lab coat, glasses, gloves and an N-95 mask before she sits down to begin a series of testing procedures with RNA/DNA sequences.

Naia, a biotechnology laboratory services student at the Lake Nona Campus, works on the front line of COVID-19 testing after her internship with Applied Ingenuity Diagnostics turned into a lab assistant role at the start of the pandemic. Read her story on the Valencia News site. 

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