Melissa Du

Name:  Melissa Du 

Hometown:  Durham

School:  North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Grade: 12

Project Title: A Versatile Stochastic Population Dynamics Model of Antibiotic Resistance, Tolerance, and Persistence

Period of work: 1 year; around 7 hours/wk

Location of research: North Carolina School of Science and Math

Mentors: Dr. Amy Sheck – Research in Biology Instructor at NCSSM
Dr. Kim Monahan – Summer GLAXO Biology Research Program
Vipul Vaccharajani and Dr. Robert Gotwals – provided guidance on theoretical and computational research

Category of Research: 

  • Computer Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology