High school students from 31 Minnesota schools will spend Tuesday meeting with scientists and physicians at Mayo Clinic.
The 18th Celebration of Research allows nearly 185 students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school to learn about biomedical science and research careers.
The theme for 2019 is "Fishing for Cures," based on the role of zebra fish in researching human genetic conditions.
Nearly 30 labs across the Clinic will host interactive demonstrations and experiments during the research laboratory open hours.
The following Minnesota areas will be represented by students: Adams, Altura, Austin, Blooming Prairie, Byron, Caledonia, Chatfield, Dodge Center, Dover, Elgin, Elysian, Eyota, Faribault, Goodhue, Grand Meadow, Houston, Kasson, Kenyon, Lanesboro, LeRoy, Lewiston, Lyle, Mantorville, Mazeppa, Millville, Morristown, Northfield, Ostrander, Owatonna, Pine Island, Plainview, Red Wing, Rochester, Stewartville, Waterville and Zumbrota.