Stay Informed:

COVID-19 (coronavirus) information
Zoom Links: Zoom Help | Teaching with Zoom | Zoom Quick Guide

Following the Trail of Discovery

Speaker Name: 
Preet Kaur & Devin Virassammy
Start Time: 
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
End Time: 
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:30pm
UCSC Genomics Institute Office of Diversity

We often hear advice about how to develop a research project such as "identify a problem" ; "brainstorm with a collaborator"; "make a list of keywords"; and "read background literature." All of this is great advice. But turning an inspiration into a workable, and more importantly, a fundable project is a complex process that requires more than following a formula or series of steps. In this presentation, graduating seniors Preet Kaur and Devin Virassammy will share their experiences in developing a project proposal and submitting it to federal agencies for funding. The project was accepted by the USDA, and they've asked Preet and Devin to be co-PIs on the project.


Zoom in to hear about the development and funding of their amazing project, which turns plastic recyclables into usable fuel:

Event Type: