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Wayneisha Williams conducted research on prevalence of birth defects in Mississippi through the Service Scholars Program

Wayneisha Williams, junior from Alcorn State University spent her summer as part of the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars Program. Her research was entitled “Investigating the Association Between Socio-Economic Factors and the Prevalence of Birth Defects in Mississippi”.  In the future, she plans to attend nursing school and eventually take a role in the public health field. […]

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University of Mississippi student, William Varner conducted research on contributing factors in osteoporosis through the Research Scholars Program

This summer, University of Mississippi student, William Varner conducted research on contributing factors in osteoporosis at the University of Mississippi Medical Center under Dr. Andrew Smith. About his summer experience, William said, “I like a challenge and INBRE provided me the opportunity to learn while expanding my skill set in Biochemistry which is my major.”

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Mary Carr conducted research at Mississippi State University in the lab of Dr. Justin Thornton through the Research Scholars Program

This summer, Mississippi University for Women student, Mary Carr conducted research at Mississippi State University in the lab of Dr. Justin Thornton. About her summer experience, Mary said, “Before doing the MS INBRE program I was sure I wanted to be a physician but this program has made me reconsider that. Over the last two […]

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