The Wolfpack Abroad: The Research Pack of Summer 2019 in Spain
This past summer, 5 students participated in Research Pack Abroad. This program allowed these students to conduct research through host institutions in other countries, creating opportunities for both the exchange of scientific ideas and a cultural and linguistic immersion in an unfamiliar setting; an equally academic and social challenge for the student participants.
Kelsey Wraps Up Her Research at IPLA
Kelsey finalizes her research finds that her hypothesis is proven correct - there would be more antibiotic resistance genes present in preterm infants than full-term.
Kelsey Closes in on Research Conclusions
As Kelsey closes in on her research, she is getting closer to analyzing her research results and providing conclusions.
Cristobal: The Great Chufa Migration
Cristobal shares about the history of the chufa plant.
Eric Uses qPCR to Test His Samples
Eric continues with his research and explains why he adopts qPCR to test his samples and reflects on his time at IPLA and Spain and the friends he has made.
Kelsey’s Motivational Factors in Research
Kelsey finds motivation in learning the impacts of her research and rewards her hard work with a trip to the Spanish mountains
Eric Explains His Research
Eric details his research tests looking for different combinations of microbial mutants.
Alexandra: Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone
Alexandra reflects on her personal growth by trying something that is uncomfortable.
Bartolome’s Adventures in Cooking and Hiking
Bartolome copes with cooking at home and takes a weekend hike to Xativa.
Bartolome Tours Vineyards as Part of His Research
Bartolome is conducting onology research, which means he gets to tour vineyards with his PI.