She is spending ten weeks in the laboratory of Dr. Bethany Jenkins where she is investigating the genetic composition of the Narragansett Bay phytoplankton community and testing for the presence of the natural toxin domoic acid.Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Samantha Vaverka"
Three women scientists at the University of Rhode Island will lead expeditions to Antarctica this year, thanks to winning highly competitive grants from the National Science Foundation. The expeditions aboard the research vessel Nathaniel B. Palmer reflect URI’s successful initiative to recruit more women to science faculty positions and create a welcoming environment for them. […]Continue reading "Three Women Scientists From URI to Lead Expeditions This Year to Antarctica"
URI press release – Prof.s Katherine Kelley, Tatiana Rynearson, Rebecca Robinson, Kathleen Donahue and Bethany Jenkins mentionedContinue reading "Gender Diversity Among URI’s STEM Faculty Continues Rise"