2011 Greater Houston ACS Summer SEED program

The purpose of American Chemical Society (ACS) Project SEED is to offer high school students a unique opportunity to spend a summer conducting hand-on research with a scientist in a laboratory setting.

American Chemical Society – Project SEED Area Coordinator

Host Institute

  • Prairie View A&M University, Department of Chemistry
  • Department Head: Dr. Remi Oki
  • Faculty Mentors: Drs. Fan, Oki and Porter
  • Day-to-day manager: Ms. Deborah Walker
  • Undergraduate student assistant: Mopelola Olaleye, President of Chemistry Club

Research topics (click to see more details and requirements)

Participating interns at PVAMU site

  • Alma Acosta (SEED I, Elsik HS)
  • Nathaly Garcia (SEED I, Elsik HS)
  • Jeremy Lore (SEED I, Waller HS)
  • Bailu Qian (SEED II, Cypress Woods HS)

Student Driver (Please call (713) 206-5431 for any changes/lateness/update ASAP)

  • Miss Lemil Dabney (LDABNEY1@yahoo.com)
  • Tel: (713) 206-5431
  • picked up time between 8:20am – 8:40 am @ Cypress Park & Ride, 25210 Hwy 290 @ Skinner Road

Work hours

  • From June 13 to Aug 5, 2011
  • Be on campus from 9am to 4pm Monday to Thursday


  • At the end of program, a mini poster session will be held on August 5, 2011 at 6:00 p.m, location: University of St. Thomas Robertson Science Hall (Ground Floor) 3800 Montrose – Houston, Texas 77006-4626
  • See photos from 2009 and 2010 SEED program
  • Safety video on June 13before interns are permitted to work in the lab (mandated)
  • Interns must bring  a signed “2011 Project Seed Program Rules and Regulations” form back to Ms. Walker (x3106).

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