Carly Kanipe, a doctoral immunobiology student at Iowa State, has always known that she would pursue a career in STEM. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Services (ARS) Research Participation Program, Kanipe gained valuable hands-on experience conducting quality animal research. Learn more about Carly's experience.
In the summer of 2017, as a participant with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Research Participation Program, Nathan Kemp joined a survey crew assessing gypsy moth populations. Learn more about Nathan's experience.
Giulia Tasoniero, Ph.D., had the opportunity to apply her knowledge of food science while a participant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Research Participation Program. Her research on the characteristics of meat is intended to enhance the quality and processes of processed products. Learn more about Giulia's experience.
Through the U.S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Research Participation Program, Sushim Kumar Gupta, Ph.D., was able to utilize next-generation sequencing methods to control antibiotic resistance. Learn more about Gupta's experience.
Jimmy Zumba, PhD, MBA, spent 18 months with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service Research Participation Program (USDA ARS RPP) at the Southern Regional Research Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, investigating the application of Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy to the cotton fiber and textile industry. Learn more about Jimmy's experience.
Iris Köhler spent two years studying the impact of projected carbon dioxide and temperature levels on genetically modified soybean yield. Above, she rests after harvesting soybeans. Read more about Iris.