Mentorship

Mentorship Roles

Present | Senior Peer Mentor in the North Carolina State University, Department of Applied Ecology Peer Mentor Program (Total Students: 3; current: all)

2017-Present | Graduate Student Mentor to North Carolina State University undergraduate students completing independent research projects (Total Students: 11; current: 3)

2018, 2019| Graduate Student Mentor to undergraduate students participating in the BIoTechnology Sequencing-based Undergraduate Research Experience (BIT SURE) program (Total Students: 3; current: none)

BIT SURE is offered through the Biotechnology Program at North Carolina State University and is supported by the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program Link: https://biotech.ncsu.edu/about-bit-sure-nsf-reu/

2017-2019 | Graduate Student Mentor. North Carolina State University Creating Awareness of Agriculture and Life Sciences Disciplines, Degrees, and Discoveries (CAALS-3D) Program (Total Students: 7; current: none)

The mission of the CAALS-3D program is to increase the awareness and interest of high school students from under-represented groups in career fields within the food, agricultural, environmental and life sciences. Link: https://cals.ncsu.edu/news/caals-3d-provides-summer-research-experience/


Student Mentee Presentations

Kahn, F., Andersen, L.K., Ducharme, E., and Reading, B.J. 2019. Optimal Water Quality Parameters for Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) and Hybrid Striped Bass Growth in a Commercial Aquaponics System. The 28th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research + Creativity Symposium. April 24. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

Neagle, C., Dornburg, A., Iglesias, T., Warren, D., Schmidt, L., Wainwright, P., Economo, P., and Reading, B.J. 2019. Ichthyology collection curation and patterns of neural investment across marine teleosts. The 18th Annual North Carolina State University Summer Undergraduate Research + Creativity Symposium. August 1. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

McKnight, M., Andersen, L.K., Daniels, H.V., and Reading, B.J. 2018. Printing Three-Dimensional Fish Skulls Using Digital Radiography Data. The 27th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium. April 18. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

McKnight, M., Andersen, L.K., Daniels, H.V., Dornburg, A., and Reading, B.J. 2019. Using Mandible and Maxilla Length as a Predictor of Reef Fish Feeding Ecology. The 28th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research + Creativity Symposium. April 24. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

Yang, K., Ducharme, E., Rajab, S., Andersen, L.K., and Reading, B.J. 2019. Analyzing Hepatic Steatosis and Growth Performance in Cultured Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis). The 28th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research + Creativity Symposium. April 24. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

Marin, F., Andersen, L.K., Ducharme, E., Rajab, S., and Reading, B.J. 2018. Paternal Heritability of Growth in Domestic Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Examined through a Feed Conversion Ratio Study. The 27th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium. April 18. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

Marin, F., Andersen, L.K., Ducharme, E., and Reading, B.J. 2019. Variation of Growth in Cultured Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Examined by Muscle Histology. The 28th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research + Creativity Symposium. April 24. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.  

Erickson, K.A., Andersen, L.K., and Reading, B.J. 2018. Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Mortality During Intensive Larval Rearing. The 27th Annual North Carolina State University Spring Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium. April 18. Raleigh, NC, USA. Poster.

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