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Over 170 students joined us at the Rutgers Waksman Institute on Friday, December 2, 2016. Student representatives from over 30 participating NJ high schools made Power Point presentations and reported on their progress with their academic year research investigations being conducted at their schools. Continue with this fine work! Students will present their findings and results at the next follow up meeting scheduled for February 2017.

197 Sequences have just been posted on the NCBI datbase!  These include more than 50 from Waipahu High School for 2016 project year, listed on the Current Project Published Sequences Page!   Sequences from Col Zadok, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Granada, Hackettstown, Hillsborough, JP STevens, Old Bridge, Robbinsville, SMET, Southern, The Frisch School, and Union City High Schools, among others, have been published on the 2015 Published Sequences page!  

Another 200 sequences from schools including Col. Zadok, Fair Lawn, JP Stevens, New Providence, North Brunswick, Old Bridge, Pascack Hills, Pascack Valley, Princeton, Sci & Math Acad. at Aberdeemn, Southern, The Frisch School, Tracy, Waipahu, and West Windsor-Plainsboro South, have been posted on NCBI.  Go to the 2015 Published Sequences page to see if your sequence has been published

The 2015 Waksman Forum Poster Session is scheduled for Monday, June 6, 2016. All schools Teams that have contributed to the 2015-2016 WSSP research project should plan to attend and present at the Poster Session.  As in previous years, there is only ONE POSTER per school. Easels will be set up, and poster boards with push pins will be available for those schools that bring print outs of their posters.

5/23/16 - 2015 JHU Poster Session

Scholars representing Maryland schools presented their findings at the 2015 MBGR @ JHU Poster Session conducted on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Mudd Hall on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus. Over 200 MBGR high school teachers and students, parents, guardians, University faculty and project staff attended.  Congratulations on the accomplishments made by all of the students and teachers involved in the 2015 program.  A .pdf of Dr. Vershon's presentation can be found here.