Dr. Carastro’s primary area of academic expertise is in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology. His career specialties are in molecular oncology research, as well as biochemistry and molecular biology education. The current focus of Carastro’s research is on prostate cancer and tumor suppressor genes. His symposium was titled, “How does green tea consumption reduce prostate cancer risk?” Dr. Carastro discussed his research focusing on the prostate-cancer-fighting effects of green tea. After the symposium, Honors students engaged Dr. Carastros in conversation by asking questions about his research and making connections to their own research and research interests.