Ashanta Ester

Instructor in the Summer Science & Engineering Program


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Ashanta Ester is a Springfield, Massachusetts, native with a bachelor’s degree in biology/premed from Our Lady of the Elms College and a master’s in biology from Smith College. She worked at Smith for five years doing molecular-based research and diagnostics of Lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminths. She is currently finishing the Medical Laboratory Scientist Program at George Washington University. She enjoys passing on her passion for molecular biology to the students in Your Genes, Your Chromosomes in the Summer Science & Engineering Program.