BRCC represented at Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative in Washington D.C.

 Undergraduate Research Initiative

Baton Rouge Community College was represented at the annual Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) in Washington D.C. at the top of May 2019.

Former student Ori Roussel, presented on behalf of the College with research done with partner and current BRCC student, Anaya Askins. The research poster titled, Serratia species Antimicrobial Metabolite inhabits the growth of K. pneumoniae, is a novel discovery, according to Dr. Mary Miller, Associate Professor of Biology and Undergraduate Research Coordinator at BRCC.

CCURI’s national poster session featured 47 former and current community college students talking knowledgeably and intently about their research methods and findings, according to Community College Daily.

Roussel and Askins’ research was supported by BRCC’s Student Government Association and the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program Grant under the direction of Dr. Miller. Travel was sponsored by CCURI.

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