INTERNSHIP SPOTLIGHT – DOMINIQUE WHITEHEAD

This summer Dominique Whitehead is interning with Camp Adventure, a program that works at the CDCs (Child Development Centers), in Hawaii. She also helps run day camps for military children so they can have fun and take their minds off of their parents deployment.

ASM UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

University of Florida Microbiology and Honors student and Florida Opportunity Scholar, Ericka Kirkpatrick is the 2012 recipient of the American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship.  The Fellowship (co-sponsored by the University of Florida Honors College) will offer Ericka an opportunity to test the role of Salmonella virulence genes in the interactions with vegetables.

MCNAIR SCHOLAR AND FOS STUDENT, MONICA SOLOMON, ATTENDED A CONFERENCE IN ARIZONA WHERE SHE PLACED 8Th

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Second- year McNair Scholar and HEB student Monica Solomon was selected from all University of Florida McNair students to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Phoenix, Ariz. She presented her research poster on the Sidney Lanier School where she won the award for “Outstanding Poster Presentation” and placed in the top 8 of …