Catching up with 2015-16 Academic-Year Scholar, Maurice Whalen

Tougaloo College student, Maurice Whalen worked in the lab of Mississippi INBRE Research Development Grant recipient, Dr. Santanu Banerjee. During his time in Dr. Banerjee’s lab, Maurice conducted research which he presented at the 2017 Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting. Upon graduation from Tougaloo College, he was accepted into Washington University, St. Louis to study…

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Catching up with 2016 Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar, Joshua Boone

Hinds Community College student, Joshua Boone is working on his degree in biology. Upon completion of the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars program, Joshua began to work at My Brother’s Keeper as a research assistant with My Brother’s Keeper’s Center for Research Evaluation and Environmental Policy. Congratulation, Joshua. We look forward to see where your research…

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Catching up with 2014-16 Academic-Year Scholar, Oluwabukola Omotola

Mississippi University for Women student, Oluwabukola Omotola worked in the lab of Research Development Grant recipient, Dr. Ghanshyam Heda for two years while working on her Bachelor’s degree. While working in Dr. Heda’s lab, Oluwabukola co-authored published research entitled, “Effects of reusing gel electrophoresis and electrotransfer buffers on western blotting.” She also co-authored six abstracts.…

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Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim Receives Grant for His Research

Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim from The University of Southern Mississippi recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for his research on the “Evaluation of Pesticide-Induced Oxidative Stress in Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera).” Dr. Karim’s research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.

Catching up with 2014-16 Mississippi INBRE Academic Year Scholar, Aurora Washington

Tougaloo College graduate, Aurora Washington worked in the lab of Mississippi INBRE Research Development Award Recipient, Dr. Santanu Banerjee for two years during her time at Tougaloo College. Upon graduation, she attended Brown University for a fully funded graduate school prep program. She is scheduled to begin graduate school this year. Aurora presented her research…

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Mississippi INBRE Imaging Facility Director, Dr. Alex Flynt Published Research

Mississippi INBRE’s Imaging Facility Director from The University of Southern Mississippi published his research, “Block ionomer complexes consisting of siRNA and aRAFT-synthesized hydrophilic-block-cationic copolymers II: The influence of cationic block charge density on gene suppression” in the journal Polymer Chemistry. His research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.