Rebekah Honce poses for a photo in the UVM Larner Med Medical Education building on the Larner Med Vermont campus.

From the Lab Bench: Understanding Viruses & Vaccines

Rebekah Honce, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow in the UVM Larner College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, who is currently conducting research in the laboratory of Professor of Medicine Jason Botten, Ph.D.

In the following blog post, Honce writes about her laboratory research on viruses, how viruses behave, and the challenges of achieving vaccine effectiveness.

The Importance of Laboratory Literacy

Jordan Franco is a medical student in the UVM Larner College of Medicine Class of 2025.

In the following blog post, Franco writes about the importance of laboratory literacy as a key component of health literacy.

During the summer of 2022, Franco worked alongside Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Mark Fung, M.D., Ph.D., with whom he conducted research on health literacy.