Scientists at biotech companies conduct genetic engineering in their labs to create medicines and other life-saving products to treat patients. And, some high school students on the South Coast are getting hands-on experience in biotechnology. Students at Newbury Park High School in Thousand Oaks are running their own biotech experiments in the process of producing a protein from genetically modified bacteria.
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Little Boy Battling Leukemia On South Coast Sparks Effort To Get More People On Bone Marrow Registry
He’s a tiny little guy, just years old, but the Newbury Park boy has already spent more time in hospitals than most of us well in our lifetimes. Three months ago, Pierce Kelly was your average little preschooler, full of enough energy to keep his mother Aubrey and father Tyler more than busy. All that changed in March, when Kelly became sick. Pierce had leukemia.