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Enter The Polymer Dojo

A photograph of Tao Wei, ChE PhD Student, synthesizing proteins in the lab.

Tao Wei, ChE PhD Student, synthesizes proteins in the NCRC on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI on May 26, 2017. Wei is part of Timothy Scott's, Assistant ChE Professor, laboratory, nicknamed "The Polymer Dojo," that focuses on polymer synthesis. This device helps synthesize proteins quickly and efficiently. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering Senior Producer, University of Michigan