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6 The results The majority of undergraduates who have participated in the Summer Science Program have gone on to do graduate work in the sciences, Cressman notes. Several students have published the results of their research in respected journals: Last year, Cressman and three students co-authored a paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
7 Khari Slaughter ’12 is one of Olson’s donnees. Beginning science students often struggle with the miniscule scale of molecular biology, Cressman says—but they get used to it. “It’s easy to imagine an elephant or a plant. What we’re dealing with is harder to imagine, but no less real. This is a process happening in your body right now.”