Name: Ben Rhee
Q:What program are you in, and what lab (location of the lab) are you in/ what research are you conducting?
A: I am doing PRISE working at the Yu lab at Reagan Institute reseraching HIV
Q: Describe your research in a few sentences
A: I am characterizing the proviral landscape of HIV 1 elite controllers
Q: How has your summer been? (compare to term time?)
A: It has been pretty relaxed. I like not having that many commitments.
Q: What has been your favorite memory so far/what was your favorite outing?
A: The fourth of July I hang out with a group of friends and we had a BBQ which was really fun. Then we walked to the esplanade and watched the fireworks.
Q: Something you found interesting/funny?
A: I like playing cards against humanities with people in the research village. It has interesting results
Q: Something you want to accomplish this summer?
A: I want to learn how to be a masterful poker player. So far there have been a lot of ups and downs.
Q: A place you want to visit this summer?
A: I want to go to Cape Cod
Q: Favorite hobbies/ clubs?
A: Playing poker and music, the flyby Crimson, DAPA, alzheimer's buddies
Fun Questions (Pick one or two)
Q: What element would you want to bend?
A: Lava bender, so much cooler than the original four
Q: If you could turn into an animal which one would it be?
A: Barn Owl, so I can fly and it’s not mainstream