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  • U of I virtual test assesses bioengineering students' laboratory skills

    Photo of graduate student Ben David standing outdoors with his arms crossed.

    When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly prompted the cancellation of in-person instruction last spring, bioengineering graduate student Benjamin David co-created online tools to assess students’ skills culturing cells in the laboratory. David is a teaching assistant for the course Bioengineering 202, Cell and Tissue Engineering.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Additional Resources

    Editors Note:  To contact Karin Jensen, call 217-265-6941; email

    To contact Benjamin David, email

    To contact Faisal Masood, email

    The paper “The development and implementation of a virtual cell culture lab practical for an introductory BME lab” is available online or from the News Bureau.