Trae is a pharmaceutical scientist at Singota Solutions in Bloomington, Indiana. Singota Solutions manufactures medical compounds and chemicals for other organizations and Trae’s job is to find the best way to make functional products for the client. Trae’s rewarding work is saving lives in the Uplands and beyond.

Trae’s career focuses heavily on biology, chemistry, and biochemistry but anyone who conducts scientific research to solve a problem can be called a scientist. Trae pursued this career because he was interested in cells—how they grow, how they behave, and how they can be modified to make things humans need. Scientists at Singota Solutions engage in product development and analytical testing to improve the lives of people who need better healthcare solutions. 

To learn more about Trae and his career path, explore his profile page.

Resources for Educators, Parents, and Students

These standards-aligned activities provide students with opportunities to practice the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for a career similar to Trae’s role as a pharmaceutical scientist. Each activity guide provides educators with both leader notes and student handouts, as well as detailed materials lists and timing guides. Click on the activities below to learn more!

Grades 3-5

Science, Cells, & Bacteria, Oh My!

Isolate DNA from from strawberries and explore how germs are spread.

Grades 6-8

Is It Pure?

Conduct an investigation to determine if a new medical product is pure.

Grades 9-12

Protein Origami

Create a paper model to understand how polypeptides are folded into functional proteins.

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