Sacred Heart Catholic School students visited the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research as part of an annual job shadowing day program.  The three students, Jesse Anderson, Caroline Woods, and Sydney Stone, are all in the eighth grade.  

 Photo 1: Sacred Heart students Jesse Anderson, Caroline Woods, and Sydney Stone (left to right) interview Research Associate Robert Chretien about the qualities of being a scientist.

 

Photo 2: Senior Scientist Chuansheng Mei, PhD, shows Sydney Stone, Jesse Anderson, and Caroline Woods (left to right) how to test nitrogen fixing ability of bacterial endophytes by growing bacteria in a nitrogen-free medium.

 

 Photo 3: Sydney Stone and Caroline Woods view a petri dish containing antibacterial assay for plant endophyte bacteria.