2013 Participants


Students selected for the 2013 program were, from left, Bianca Riddick, Colleen McClatchy, and Shyanne Miller (not pictured). The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute.

Colleen McClatchy was advised by Dr. Angelia Seyfferth in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: UD / Major: chemistry
Project: Arsenic in Mushrooms and Its Effect on the Human Diet
Read Colleen’s poster abstract here.

Shyanne Miller was advised by Dr. Jacob Bowman in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Applied Ecology.
School: UD / Major: wildlife conservation
Project: Does Calvin Klein’s “Obsession” for Men Perfume Affect the Detection of Mesocarnivores?
Read Shyanne’s poster abstract here.

Bianca Riddick was advised by Dr. Nicole Donofrio in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: Norfolk State University / Major: biology
Project: Comparing Virulence and Gene Expression in Asexually and Sexually Derived Populations of the Rice Blast Fungus
Read Bianca’s poster abstract here.