2015 Participants


Students selected for the 2015 program were, from left, Annie Choi, Simone Jimenez, Audrey Smylie, and Paula Thomas (not pictured). The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute.

Annie Choi was advised by Dr. Tanya Gressley in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Major: animal biosciences/pre-vet
Project: Classifying Leukocytes Isolated from Bovine Intestinal Tissue
Read Annie’s poster abstract here.

Simone Jimenez was advised by Dr. Janine Sherrier in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: Florida International University / Major: biological sciences
Project: Identification of a Rhizobia Strain Efficient Enough to be Marketed as an Inoculant
Read Simone’s poster abstract here.

Audrey Smylie was advised by Dr. Deborah Delaney in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.
School: Lincoln University / Major: environmental science
Project: Effect of Mid-Summer Colony Division on Honey Bee Populations
Read Audrey’s poster abstract here.

Paula Thomas was advised by Dr. Kalmia Kniel in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Major: food science
Project: Assessing the Application of Bacillus subtilis UD1022 for Reduction of Listeria monocytogenes on Cantaloupe Seeds
Read Paula’s poster abstract here.

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