Visitors from Nigeria and Puerto Rico participate in summer research
IU Biology’s Kumar and Lacefield labs hosted two students from Nigeria for a month this summer as part of IU’s program to provide African students opportunity to conduct research in order to improve their competitiveness for graduate school. Several African IU graduate students proposed the program, including IU Biology’s Maureen Onyeziri and Gabriel Muhire Gihana.
The Demas lab hosted one of the undergrads from Puerto Rico participating in IU’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program in animal behavior. Associate Professor Laura Hurley directs the program. The students were grateful for the opportunity and to learn Hoosiers were concerned about P.R.’s hurricane victims.