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DIY, High Schoolers, and EHS collaborating to protect Waller Creek.

For almost two years now the DIY Diagnostics Research Stream has been monitoring Waller Creek along campus in the lookout for bacterial hotspots and attempting to identify the sources of these. I had the opportunity of joining the DIY Diagnostics Stream in 2014 and have been one of the Waller… read more 

“I would DIE for DIY!!”

Hello Everyone,  I’m Kush Patel, biology sophomore. DIY (Do-It-Yourself) diagnostic FRI stream provided with endless opportunities to explore my passion and encourage to go beyond my comfort zone to learn something interesting. I still remembered entering into DIY stream with very minimal lab experience. This was first time I was… read more 

“DIY is a family!!”

There are hundreds of different programs and organizations within the University of Texas. FRI falls within those, but out of the 42 research streams, there is only DIY Diagnostics. As a first year, I was afraid of making a mistake. I was afraid I was going to choose the wrong… read more