Maria Carrizales
Maria Carrizales
Faculty Advisor: Jim Giovannoni
Year: 2007

During the summer Maria was a recent graduate at Cal State University- Fresno in California. She worked in the Giovannoni lab with graduate student, Catherine Martel on development of DNA constructs for yeast one-hybrid screens for the NOR fruit ripening promoter. During her summer at the BTI, Maria learned bacterial DNA preparation, creation of DNA constructs, PCR and yeast transformation.