SJSU Science Students Shine at National Convention

More than a dozen SJSU students will make their debut this week, presenting their research at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science annual meeting in Anaheim. SJSU’s Carla Ramos was one of just five CSU students selected for oral presentations. SJSU Professor of Biological Sciences Julio Soto was her faculty mentor. Among the many highly technical topics, here’s one that’s tough to miss. SJSU student Samantha Delapena mined termite guts for an uncultivable bacteria associated with human oral disease.

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SACNAS National Conference Abstract
http://bit.ly/sacnas-conferenceabstract2010 (pdf)