2009 Participants

participants2009 Students selected for the inaugural 2009 program were, from left, Kristofer Dewberry, Dawn McRae, Corinna Lynn Willis, Kishana Williamson, Shakara Tyler, and Yaqoob Thurston. The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute. Kristofer Dewberry was advised by Dr. Mark Parcells in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences. School: UD / Major: agricultural education Project area: molecular biology and genomics with pathogens Dawn McRae was advised by Dr. Robin Morgan in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences. School: Tuskegee University / Major: animal science Project area: animal science and ornithology, avian reproductive physiology Yaqoob Thurston was advised by Dr. Randall Wisser in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences. School: Edward Waters College / Major: biology Project area: plant biology, wetlands Shakara Tyler was advised by Dr. Tom Ilvento in UD’s Dept. of Food and Resource Economics. School: Penn State University / Major: agricultural communications Project area: agricultural policy, environmental and resource economics Kishana Williamson was advised by Dr. Jacob Bowman in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology. School: UD / Majors: animal science + wildlife conservation Project area: wildlife conservation, ecology Corinna Willis was advised by Dr. Janine Sherrier of UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences. School: Lincoln University (Missouri) / Major: agriculture Project area: plant science Read the UDaily article