School: Ithaca High School
Faculty Advisor: Georg Jander
Yi-Ran is currently a senior at Ithaca High School. She worked in the Jander lab with graduate student John Ramsey on a project studying the behavior of aphids on tobacco plants. More specifically the aphide response to the release of nictotine by the plant. During her internship, Yi-Ran used techniques such as HPLC, caging aphids,and elemental analysis.