BS, Molecular, Cellular and Integrateve Biology
Dianne is a current student at Beloit College pursing a Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Biology Degree with a minor in Journalism. She is passionate about science and research with a strong background in conducting and presenting research. She was a participant in NIDDK’s NIH STEP-UP program where she was able to conduct one on one lab research with a mentor in UCLA for 8 weeks. Afterwards, she presented this research at NIH headquarters in DC. Dianne also participated in the Honors Research program senior year of high school where she designed and conducted her own lab research project. She has recently started pursuing her passion for journalism and science writing. During freshman year at Beloit, she worked as a staff writer for the college newspaper, The Round Table, writing features, news stories, and entertainment articles. She will be joining the editorial team as the News Editor next year where she will be in charge of covering all big news events during the week and delegating writers to generate content. She is also a member of Beloit College’s First Year McNair Exploratory Program.
Read Dianne's published stories in Science by clicking the links below.
6/10/2016 Zika researcher gets virus through accidental needle stick
6/13/2016 Winning artwork created with microbes and agar
6/14/2016 New mating position observed in Bombay night frogs
6/16/2016 Microbe reverses an autismlike behavior in mice
6/17/2016 Top stories: Fast-aging birds, how running shoes change your feet, and an encore performance for gravitational waves
6/21/2016 Missing skeleton that marked the existence of the gray seal finally reappears
6/23/2016 Termites figured out agriculture 25 million years ago
6/24/2016 New U.S. drone rules get positive reviews from researchers
6/28/2016 Does crime curb or contribute to climate change?
6/29/2016 U.S. should abandon controversial effort to update human research rules, National Academies panel says
7/06/2016 Scientists granted $750,000 to develop bomb-detecting locusts
7/08/2016 U.S. Senate passes GM food labeling bill
7/12/2016 Girl Scouts are helping the planet, according to new study
7/14/2016 New map of the universe unveiled
7/19/2016 Zika may have spread from a patient to a family caregiver
7/21/2016 Everglades Foundation launches $10 million prize to clean up toxic algae blooms
7/27/2016 VIDEO: Game of Thrones ants sport dragonlike appearance
7/29/2016 Earliest case of human cancer found in 1.7-million-year-old fossil
8/02/2016 Algae is turning this Iranian lake from dark green to blood red
8/03/2016 Average Americans have gotten heavier, but not taller, since 1994
8/04/2016 Hidden portrait revealed in Degas painting