Dr. Argelia Lorence, Lucia Acosta Talks Rice Research

Sep 27, 2018

Dr. Argelia Lorence (l) and Lucia Acosta (r).
Credit Johnathan Reaves, KASU News

Dr. Argelia Lorence is a professor of metabolic engineering in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at Arkansas State.  She is the co-principal investigator of a major project through the National Science Foundations.  A-State works with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kansas State University.  The research is part of an almost six million dollar grant that lasts through 2021.  She is also a Vaughn Endowed Professor at A-State.  She has been supervising numerous students during the research process.  One of those students is Lucia Acosta.  Acosta joined Dr. Lorence for this interview on A-State Connections,  Lorence talks about what the research project is about.