DNA and Forensic Science with NYSP
For Therese Mandracchia '19, this summer's internship at the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Center (FIC) gave her a window into her "dream job."
A biochemistry major and soon-to-be law and society minor, she was initially "attracted to the internship because my grandfather worked in this field as well as forensic pathology, and I was always fascinated with it on crime shows."
Liu '18 Seeks Solutions to Pesky Moth
In her summer internship with New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), Yuxi Liu '18 is working with Cornell University entomologists to better understand the Grape Berry Moth (GBM), a crop-damaging pest, especially in wine regions like the Finger Lakes.
Working with NYSAES Senior Research Associate Charles Linn and his graduate student collaborator Michael Wolfin, Liu's research l...
Patterson '17 Starts Clinical NICU Internship
Before committing to medical school and the life of a doctor, Melanie Patterson '17 says that first "you really need to get a hands-on experience of what the life of a physician is like," since it "is not only important to get a feel for the actual role you will play, but to understand the lifestyle behind this career and what type of person it takes to become a physician."
This summer, Patterson...
Ruddy '18 Receives NOAA Hollings Scholarship
Lukas Ruddy '18 has been named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, which will grant him the opportunity to further explore his academic passion for geoscience during the summer of 2017.
"Being selected is a great honor," says the geoscience major. "I am excited to have the opportunity to work with students from around the country during the 10-week internship ...
Students, Alums Publish in Neuroscience Journal
Students from a neurobiology course taught by Professor of Biology James Ryan recently had a scientific paper detailing their research on how to prepare and study neuronal cell cultures published in the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education.
The article, "Using Cultured Mammalian Neurons to Study Cellular Processes and Neurodegeneration: A Suite of Undergraduate Lab Exercises," was coau...