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The Department of Biological Sciences instituted a new program during the 2015-2016 academic year called Bio Ambassadors.  This program recruits volunteer representatives who are in their Freshman, Sophomore or Junior year in the Department of Biological Sciences.  Bio Ambassadors are representatives for the department who provide tours to prospective students and families, attend special events, and promote the various programs in the department.  In return for their work, students who participate as Bio Ambassadors will enhance themselves both personally and professionally through the activities they participate in throughout the year.

Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are due to Melanie Stille by September 30, 2020.

For more information on becoming a Bio Ambassador, e-mail Melanie Stille.



Previous Bio Ambassadorachrista.jpgAyensu-Asiedu, ChristabelleSpring 2019Biological Sciences, Theatre Studies MinorWilmington, DE<p>​Pediatrician</p><p>​Participating in biology labs and doing research</p><p>​Travel and making crafts</p><p>​Chemistry Workshop Leader & Coordinator, NAACP at UD Secretary, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Corresponding Secretary, START Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant, STAR Lab Student Assistant, MAPS</p>Previous Bio Ambassador
Previous Bio Ambassadorjlitt.jpgLittman, JackieSpring 2020Biology (Biochemistry Minor)Columbia, Maryland<p>​I aspire to one day be working in public health, researching diseases and epidemics that affect our world. I want to be able to understand more about them, how they spread, and preventative measures that can be taken to prevent outbreaks.</p><p>​My favorite experience so far has been creating our own biofuels in Integrated Biology and Chemistry. We used a natural resource, grass, to create usable fuel that we were able to put into a propeller engine and witness it being used as an actual fuel source.</p><p>​I really enjoy theatre and music. I sing and play several instruments, and spend most of my free time performing in some capacity.</p><p>​Captain of the UD Color Guard in the UD Marching Band, Member of Harrington Theatre Arts Company (HTAC), Member of Delazure (UD's Indoor Color Guard), Chemistry Workshop Leader</p>Previous Bio Ambassador
Previous Bio Ambassadorlreich.jpgReich, LaurenSpring 2019Biological Sciences (BS), conc. Cellular and Molecular Biology and GeneticsNazareth, Pennsylvania<p>​My goal is to continue a career in research after obtaining my PhD. I aim to improve the understanding of the epigenome and how the knowledge can be utilized for potential medical applications.</p><p>​I've enjoyed being able to connect with faculty in the department through a mutual love of science.</p><p>​I love to watch movies and play Mario Kart with my friends.</p><p>​Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Microbiology (BISC300), Undergraduate Research Assistant for Dr. Tania Roth, Former President of oSTEM (out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)</p>Previous Bio Ambassador

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