2006 News Articles-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

USDA Grant Provided Research Opportunities at Carnegie Mellon for Gifted Minority Students from CUNY

Yetunde Junaid and Leslie Ann AlexisWhile gardening with her parents and eight brothers and sisters on the Caribbean island of Grenada, Leslie Ann Alexis became a budding scientist. "My dad would always be able to look at the way the plants grew and the color and texture of the soil and get an idea of the soil's acidity. This fascinated me," she said.

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