Future 2018-01-30T19:23:01+00:00

Teachers and Parents

Do you have a young, future scientist deserving recognition?

We will highlight their achievement here and at the March.

Please send the following information:

  • Student name
  • School/grade
  • Description of project/achievement

You may send your information to science@marchforsciencecincinnati.com

Keiko Wilkins – Senior Biology Major at Miami University

Keiko developed a technique for keeping zooplankton alive in the laboratory, a thing never before achieved.  She will be presenting three posters at the Undergraduate Research Forum, April 26 on her work during the SEA Miami (with Dr. Rachael Morgan-Kiss) trip during winter term and her work with with zooplankton collected from Lake Lacawac in Pennsylvania (Dr. Craig Williamson).  Keiko won a prize for best poster during the recent ASM conference, beating out graduate students for this coveted prize.
This year, she has also been President of the Sigma Lambda Gamma sororities, winning a prize for most improved Greek organization due in part to the Gammas Promoting Academics (GPA) campaign.  At the same time, she organized and what the first President of Students Together Empowering Minorities (STEM), a group supporting minority development in the STEM disciplines.

Chanell Upshaw – Senior Microiology Major at Miami University

Chanell recently won the best research poster prize, at the Emerging Researchers Network Conference, on her work with Algae during a Research Experience for Undergraduates at Cornell last summer.  This was also a competition for both undergraduates and graduate students.  Chanell will be graduating with a degree in Microbiology this May from Miami University.  Chanell also won a prize from the student body for her work with the Office of Diversity Affairs.