AP bio gets a taste of college lab

Caitlin Carmody, Jordan Mayville, Paul Christofel and Sam Jaffe tasted phenylthiocarbamide paper to see if their genetic makeups picked up the bitter flavor. Photo by Patrick McKeever

Webutuck High School’s advanced placement biology class visited SUNY New Paltz for its molecular genetics enrichment program, Monday, Jan. 13.

According to teacher Patrick McKeever, the field trip was a success.

Students enjoyed a full day working in one of the college’s labs completing various experiments and projects, McKeever said.

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