Jennifer Kane and Shruta Rege teach apprentices how to diagnose illnesses

Jennifer kanes studentsJennifer Kane   Massachusetts Citizen Teachers from Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Jennifer Kane (featured above right)and Shruta Rege are turning their apprentices into “Cyber Surgeons” this spring.  Edwards Middle School students are learning about various viral and bacterial diseases and medicines used to treat them.  At the end of the semester, the Cyber Surgeon apprentices will take a virtual trip to the Amazon River Valley to diagnose and treat illnesses from that area.