Summer interns complete their research experience by presenting talks and posters to the BTI community.
Student interns cap off their summer experience with research presentations.
Get to know the new crop of interns at BTI.
Bolus was a 2011 intern in the Klessig Lab, which confirmed his research interests in molecular plant-microbe interactions. He is now pursuing a Ph.D. in plant pathology at UC Davis.
Yu was a two-time intern in the PGRP, which confirmed her love of botany. She is now a research assistant at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University and has plans to attend graduate school.
Beacham returned to Ithaca this year to start her Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology at Cornell University,
Craig is finishing up his B.S. in biological engineering and has plans to pursue a Ph.D. and conduct translational research.
Murphy will complete her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in May 2016 and will start her Ph.D. in microbiology at Cornell University in the fall.
Ather is working towards his undergraduate degree in both physics and philosophy, with plans to pursue higher degrees in philosophy and computational neuroscience.
McNally has finished her masters degree in plant science and is now pursuing her Ph.D. in plant-pathogen interactions at the University of Zurich.
Zambrana-Echevarria is about to defend her masters degree at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, on genetic diversity in papaya ringspot virus on the island, and deciding between Ph.D. programs at U.S. universities.
Currently, Gipson is pursuing his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University with aspirations to introduce new generations of college students to research at a liberal arts college.
Groom is currently working on a Ph.D. in genetics at the University of Georgia and plans to pursue a career in a national laboratory.