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If you are interested in applying for the program above, please find the application HERE!




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We are pleased to announce the following master’s thesis presentation:


Rita K. Hayford

Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Delaware State University

Research mentor: Dr. Venu Kalavacharla


"Cloning and Expression Analysis of Histone Acetyltransferase (HAT) and Deacetylase (HDAC) Genes in Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.).


The thesis defense  is scheduled on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Agricultural Annex Building Room 111 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.


DSU Scientists Begin Work on $7 million EPSCoR Grant

Article1_photo.pngResearchers at Delaware State University (DSU) received $7 million from NSF and the State of Delaware to study potential, non-food bioenergy crops and ways to protect regional waterways. The project is part of the $24 million Meeting Delaware’s 21st Century Water and Energy Challenges through Research, Education, and Innovation grant awarded to Delaware ‘s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the state of Delaware. The grant supports research performed by DSU and its partner institutions University of Delaware, Delaware Technical and Community College (DTCC) and Wesley College. Read the full article...


The People Pipeline

Just as laboratories need pipelines for water and natural gas, they also need a “pipeline” that provides a continuous supply of people able to conduct research there. Making sure the people pipeline is full of well-trained individuals is one of the most important goals of Delaware EPSCoR. Read more...



Joint Wesley-DSU Publication

Dr. Quiquan Wang and Dr. Malcolm D'Souza describing the development of the joint Wesley-DSU biological chemistry program and the collaborative efforts at the two institutions fostered by the Delaware INBRE and EPSCoR programs appeared in the Journal of College Teaching & Learning. Read more...