Here is a link to the Poster file - please distribute it, post it and use it to get student interest.
The NSF Summer Science Institute classes run from June 9 - July 18, 2013.
We have four excellent faculty members who will be joining us for this six week course.
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State U., PhD, Texas A&M U.
Research: All aspects of fish studies related to management of dams in the western U.S. and specifically management of the endangered June Sucker in the Jordan and Provo Rivers, Utah. Electrofishing, telemetry, population estimation.
Ms. Melissa Patterson Intern, Education Department, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Research: Rare plant conservation; habitat, germination and population genetics of endemic plants. Experience producing field guides to plants and teaching botanical terminology, and construction of dichotomous keys. Field guides are a valuable resource for research scien-tists and students. Plant identification is an important job skill in many environmental science professions.
Ms. Antoinesha Hollman
Instructor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Jackson State
U. Mississippi. B.S., M.S .Jackson State.
Research: Bioinformatics data management for biological systems and modeling in microbiology.
Dr. Alice Hempel Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD
Research: Botany, specifically plants of arid lands and those adapted to unusual soil conditions. Plants of saline prairies in eastern Texas are especially interesting because of their endemism and potential for phyto-remediation projects repairing industrial sites.
6 hours college credit in ENVR 1401 and BIOL 4491 for early admission high school (in separate cohort)
Or currently enrolled college students (Junior - Senior standing) who can transfer credit back home.
You can download the application form here. Application Form - Download
Dr. William Godwin