After completing their summer experience, Mississippi INBRE Scholars presented their research at the 2017 Mississippi INBRE Annual Symposium. At this symposium, each student was able to present his or her research-a first for many of the students. The symposium keynote speaker was Dr. Rafael Luna from the National Research Mentoring Network. Dr. Luna taught students, their mentors and family members to turn research into a narrative through his method of “Scientific Storytelling.”

“I was quite impressed with the academic partnerships, representation, and ‘buy-in’ from universities across every part of the state of Mississippi.,” Dr. Luna said. “I am confident in the current state and future generation of Mississippi biomedical scientists, since the Mississippi INBRE merges the perfect blend of excellence in biomedical research and training with diversity.”

Thank you, Dr. Luna for speaking with our students.