Students selected for the 2010 program were, from left, Rochelle Day, Shurnevia Strickland, Kristina Barr, Kamedra McNeil, and Rothman Reyes. The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute.
Kristina Barr was co-advised by Drs. Jacob Bowman and Greg Shriver, both in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.
School: Benedict College / Major: biology
Project: The Effects of Multi-Flora Rose on Bird Foraging
Rochelle Day was advised by Dr. Calvin Keeler in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Majors: animal science/pre-vet + agricultural and natural resources
Project: NextGen Sequencing of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Viruses
Kamedra McNeil was advised by Dr. Randall Wisser in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: Winston-Salem State University / Major: molecular biology
Project: An Investigation of the Genetic Basis of Photoperiodic Responses in Plants
Rothman Reyes was advised by Dr. Calvin Keeler in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Major: animal science/pre-vet
Project: Pathogenomics of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus
Shurnevia Strickland was advised by Dr. Carl Schmidt in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Major: applied animal and plant science
Project: Gene Copy Number Variation and Pigmentation in the Silkie Chicken