I am a sophomore at Wilson College and a biology major. I am writing to you because I read an article about your research
concerning RNA in the newspaper and also because you are employed at N. I. H. and I am very interested in working there someday.
I realize I have a long way to go before I am sufficiently educated to be worthwhile in research, but I would appreciate the
opportunity to find out a little about how it works. In other words, I wondered if I could be allowed to observe how you
and, or your colleagues work. Over Spring Vacation, March 16-26, I will be in the Washington area and would be available
anytime to come out to N. I. H. I realize you must be very busy but perhaps someone you know would be willing to put up
with a few questions.
I can't tell you how much I would appreciate the opportunity. Please, answer this letter even if just to say, "No!