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OCC Students who will be doing research at four-year institutions over the winter break met recently to learn more about their opportunities.
OCC Students who will be doing research at four-year institutions over the winter break met recently with administrators to learn more about their opportunities.

A large group of students in OCC's Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP) and Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (L-SAMP) program are busy wrapping up the fall semester and preparing for research opportunities over the semester break.

A total of 18 students met recently to learn more about the paid science research experiences they will be participating it at local four-year colleges.  Research topics include "cell responses to stress," "plant fungus interactions and climate change," and "natural insecticides, organic chemistry, and biosynthetics."

The students and the institutions they will be studying at are:

SUNY ESF

  • Mohamad Chatila
  • Awa Diakite
  • Anna Johnson
  • Elliott O'Connell

SUNY Upstate Medical University

  • Alex Espita-Casallas
  • Dairyona Mitchell

Syracuse University

  • Samuel Campbell
  • Nicholas Chai
  • Jamiya Chandler
  • Marian Delvalle
  • Chris Eschbacher
  • Eli Hunt
  • Salih Khaleel
  • Devin Mareno
  • Htwa Meh
  • Mohammed Noor
  • Chris Oley
  • Ike Unobagha

Students will present their research during a symposium on the OCC campus in February.

The research opportunities are sponsored by C-STEP, L-SAMP, OCC's School of Math, Science & Engineering, the OCC Foundation, and the Technology Alliance of Central New York.

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