2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Winners

Abunaba'a

Noor

Educational Constraints in Palestine

Adamski

Lindsay

Assessing Barriers Within LT CVD Care

Andreoli

Mia

Central Appetitive Rhythms in Metabolism

Bagshaw

Lauren

Exploring Diversity in Music Education

Baik

Grace

Development of Identity and the Lexicon

Barnett

Alexander

Cinematic Adaptation in Solo Performance

Bell

Jeremy

Acoustic Chambers for Wireless Sensors

Benzaken

Casey

Evaluating PrEP Instruction

Bernitz

Samuel

Foraging through Portland's Urban Nature

Bernstein

Elizabeth

Surgical Outcomes in EDS

Beth

Eliza

Comparative Analysis of Sex Education

Bhardwaj

Akshay

Sexual Dimorphism of Sleep Homeostasis

Bhattacharyya

Achira

Archie to Riverdale Adaptation

Bitzko

Benjamin

Phonon Scattering by Dislocation Strain

Bolger

Jessie

The Patience Project

Borgula

Isabella

Zinc sparks and mouse acrosome reaction

Borys

Nell

Regulatory Domains in Pathogens

Bourdon

Christian

Stream Segregation in Musicians

Brieva

Tess

SNSs and Sexual Health Among Women

Broeren

Theodore

Math Model for Saturn's Rings

Brooks

Jeremy

Early Venus moon modeling

Bugos

Claire

Kings Canyon Photography

Burgess

Bobbie

Designing effective CAD curriculum

Cetrone

Hollyn

Maternal mental health in Tanzania

Cezayirli

Defne

Dermatoglyphic Anomalies and Psychosis

Chafetz

Joseph

Measuring Sweat with Skin Patch

Chao

Ellen

Abamectin Resistance in C. Elegans

Che

Tiffanie

Sleep Replay for Muscle Rehabilitation

Chen

Angie

Spoken Discourse Impairments in VCI

Chen

Tiancheng

DWTR for Metal Recovery

Chen

Nicholas

Synthesis of a nNOS Inhibitor

Chen

Sophia

VLSM and post-stroke language ability

Cheng

Sherie

EVD Placement Cost in OR versus ICU

Choi

Jane

Pressure Sensor Prevents Pressure Injury

Choi

Dana

Gender and the Sharing Economy

Chung

Esther

Auxetic Materials for Flexible Devices

Cohen

Gabriel

Bystander Intervention Discussion Groups

Colgan

Brendan

Learned helplessness in drosophila

Condon

Ryan

PPC Short Stories

Cornwell

Tara

Attenuated Auditory Feedback and Gait

Curto

Justin

Alternative Rock & Radio in Kansas City

Daiter

Maya

Azithromycin Prophylaxis C-Section

Dale

Alexander

Choices Faced by Promoted EPL Clubs

Davis

Jade

Muralists and Social Change in Pilsen

Dierksheide

Julia

Transcription of jun and fos Post Injury

Dinegar

Sarah

Type 2 Diabetes Care in Germany vs. U.S.

Doggett

Robert

Unearthing Queer Mayan Identities

Dowdle

William

Characterizing MbnX

Draut

Joseph

Temporal control of gene circuits

Duncker

Katherine

Prototyping Rapid Glycosylation Pathways

Easterlin

Ryder

CR43834 in Drosophila development

Eckert

Bennett

Skepticism About Morality's Authority

Ellis

Erin

Stem cell-derived ESLC decidualization

Emery

Amelia

BS's influence on hostility toward women

Essex

Joshua

Marionette Performance of King Lear

Etling

Sophia

LGBTQIA+ Resource Guide Development

Evans

Colin

Music Criticism and Aesthetic Judgment

Everly

Grant

The Hotel Carrión

Fahey

Claire

Black Panthers and West German Leftists

Fang

Yan

Hydrogel photocontrol

Farkas

Alana

Rape Culture and Institutional Response

Feldstein

Sam

Effect of Melanopsin in Late Development

Fiedler

Madison

Granny Witchcraft in Southern Appalachia

Flam

Adam

Ex Situ/Wild O. Organensis Morphology

Forbes

Harris

Radical publishing in Paris, 1920-25

Freeman

Sandra

Neuron Toxicity Detection in C. elegans

Gallagher

Leo

Black Vegetarianism in Chicago

Giljen

Maks

Sds3 RNA Binding in Sin3L/HDAC Complex

Gillikin

Tyler

DNAJA1 and nuclear protein aggregates

Godart

Max

CEDRA Question Development

Goldberg

Jonathan

Impact of Drone Strikes on Terrorism

Goldrich

Nathaniel

Model of brain for Sylvian dissection

Goodwin

Austin

Pollution and Crime

Gordon

Luke

Carpooling in Chicago

Gordon

Andrew

Costume Research for Peter Pan Musical

Grage

Casey

Protein Synthesis and Dendritic Spines

Gregory

Molly

Demystifying the "Mommy Wars"

Grindle

Haley

The Flaneuse in London

Guo

Melody

Inquiry into Roseophillin Biosynthesis

Haddad

Helena

Gene therapy for Epidermolysis Bullosa

Hang

Yiwei

Role of Cytokine in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Harriott

Emily

Effect of App on Language Development

Hartman

Layne

Fully Implantable Photometer Prototypes

Hazboun

Antonio

Settling Time and Bacterial Selectivity

Helfer

Cassandra

Determinants of AP Reliability

Hilburger

Claire

Triggering Pore Formation in Vesicles

Hong

Amy

Computational modeling of gene circuits

Hong

Maddie

Online Haptic Visuality Film Project

Hu

Sean

Initiating Activity in Protein-core SNAs

Huang

Irina

College & Chinese American Mental Health

Huxtable

Nathan

Nisei Ambassadors Oral History Project

Jacobson

Aaron

PA EGFET for NPY

Je

Mable

Role of POP2 in NRLP3 priming mechanism

Jedziniak

Annamarie

Photography's Effects on Plastic Surgery

Jia

Zhisui

Self-brand Connection and Moral Behavior

Johnsen

Arnold

Modeling Parole and Conditional Release

Johnson

Alexandra

Optimal cooling fluid for neural block

Johnson

Zoe

Pain, Blood and Coming of Age

Johnstone

Rachel

Self-Compassion in Musicians

Kandula

Viswajit

Ions Increase Chromatin Compaction

Katz

Isaiah

Geometries of bubbles in capillary tubes

Kelemu

Finote

Cirsium pitcheri Germination

Kerrigan

Elizabeth

Neonatal Jaundice Meter

Kim

Samuel

Effect of colloidal particles on a drop

Kim

Jeremiah

Monitoring Realtime Acetylation

Kim

Matthew

Actuation in Lyotropic crystals

Kim

Yea

Modeling Urban Startup Ecosystem

Kollasch

Shannon

Electrospray-assisted Ink Marbling

Krege

John

AI Assisted Music Composition

Kulkarni

Ashwin

Improvements to Split-Tev MESA Construct

Lafont-Mueller

Axel

The Ethics of Physician-Assisted Death

LaMountain

Christopher

Immaculate Perceptions

Lamps

Joseph

Modularity of Mind

Langer

Ayla

Gentrification of Italian Food Culture

Lanza

Alexis

Asian Immigrants in Buenos Aires

Larios

Alyssa

Synaptic Plasticity in the Striatum

Leary

Erin

"Civilizing" the Mississippi River

Lee

So

Lipid biomarkers from a Mars analog

Lee

Victoria

Sleep and Abstraction

Lenderman

Daria

Eating Practices and Gender Construction

Leslie

Kelsey-Ann

Creating superhydrophobic surfaces

Leung

Adam

Origami Tessellation Strength

Levine

Rebecca

Ds/fat in Planarian Neural Regeneration

Levine

Eleanor

Creation of Theatre for the Very Young

Lifson

Connor

Exploring Live Cinema

Lim

Peter

Organic Polymers Magneto-Optical Effects

Lin

Nicholas

Electrochemical Study of Truxenone

Liu

Jessica

The Aging Chinese Diaspora in Philly

Lombard

Ella

Collective Identity Narratives

Lundberg

Robert

Bridged Foams for Iron-Air Batteries

MacPherson

Evelyn

The Modern Anglophone Arab Writer

Malagon

Victor

Role of mGluRs in Postsynaptic Terminals

Malik

Sara

Understanding the Mechanism of ISWI

McDonough

Sarah

Learned helplessness and light therapy

McDougald

Sarah

Statistical Learning and MMCAR

McManus

Nicolette

Habitat Degradation on Lemur's Health

Moisa

Alex

The Politics of the EPA

Morfas

Zoe

EDM from Production to Performance

Mork

Elayna

Identification of proteostasis modifiers

Morton

Kelsey

Effective Mathematical Tasks

Murthy

Prianka

Race Effects on Narratives and Hardiness

Mutz

Maria

Microsphere Enhancement of Quantum Dots

Mwiti

Timothy

Speech as an Input Tool for Minecraft

Nagasaka

Reina

α-Tocopherol Inflammatory DC Regulation

Naughton

Sheila

US Refugee Law toward Middle East, 1965

Oduh

Felicia

Confronting and Constructing Identity

Ogunlana

Emmanuel

Mood's Affect on Creavtity and Attention

Okabe

Yudai

Color Discrimination in ipRGCs

Oler

Ann

Effects of Betamethasone on Neonates

Ozoh

Skylar

Brain Responses in Preterm Infants

Ozsan

Alara

Reward Processing in NCP Populations

Paik

William

Fantasies of Student Activism

Pang

Joshua

Optimizing anti-epileptic actions of 2DG

Patel

Mallika

Seizures, Sleep, and Forgetting

Paz

Cecilia

Disparity in Hispanic Healthcare Access

Pearl

Harrison

Virtual Reality Graphing Application

Penckofer

Mary

TBS effects on memory viewing

Peng

April

Sogdians in Mid-sixth Century China

Perrault

Ella

Familiar targets in the P300 CIT

Pieterse

John

Improving LSM cathodes with ALD-ZrO2

Pimlott

Ashley

AID tagging to study gene positioning

Pisarczyk

Megan

The Gap in Transgender Legal Protections

Platt

Hayley

Evaluating PrEP Instruction

Puleo

Peter

Paleoclimate of Geneva Lake Sediment

Qadir

Uzair

Strategic Dynamics of the Syrian War

Rabin

Erik

αT-catenin:Cellular Adhesion and Asthma

Raeder

Henry

Bacterial Microcompartment Permeability

Ramesh

Ashvita

Engineering Glycosylation Enzymes

Reich

Shoshi

Expanding the BMEG

Rinne

Nicole

Conversation Perception in Alzheimer's

Rischall

Isabella

Phenyboronic Acid Binding of cis-Diols

Ritz

Thomas

International Volunteerism

Roan

Joshua

Shedding New Light on an Ancient Pigment

Ronchetto

Libby

Improving the Readability of HHIE

Ruiz

Savanna

Freeze casting: Ag-glass bead suspension

Saltzberg

Joshua

Engineering Light Sensing DNA Polymerase

Samani

Marisa

Characterizing ETF1 NCT mislocalization

Sanchez

Lorna

Inflammation in Symptoms of Depression

Sanchez

Joshua

Neural Crest Cells and the Outflow Tract

Schallack

Stefan

My Family Now: A New Musical

Schwalb

Jessica

Black Power & Judaism: Julius Lester

Serba

Chelsi

Response of Amputees After Perturbation

Shah

Parth

Understanding Function of the THAP1 Gene

Shah

Abhishek

Objectivity when reporting from Kashmir

Sharma

Arjun

Nasal Treatment Impact on Anxiety

Sheng

Tim

Build NIL to Validate Drug-resistant QTL

Shenkman

Julia

Examining the Border through Photovoice

Shin

Jaeyoung

Politics of Air Pollution in Korea

Shiraz

Hadi

Democracy in our World

Shirvaikar

Tara

Standing Balance Comparison Analysis

Slattery

Michael

Sacred Topics in Bruckner's Symphonies

So

Rachel

Analysis of Carbonate Origins

Soto

Isabella

Dominicans in South Texas

Stankiewicz

Izabela

Hydrocephalus shunt flow device

Stark

Taylor

Horror Theatre

Stites

Ben

Serotonin Supersensitivity and Spasms

Strigenz

Adam

Dravet Syndrome and Sleep Disturbances

Tam

Amanda

Mutagenesis of pMMO

Tellez

Liana

NEK1 function

Thompson-Vasquez

Jennah

Assessing Stress in the Bolivian Tsimané

Velazquez

Diana

Aliphatic and Aromatic Content in Soil

Villanueva

Samantha

TDP-43 Pathology in a bv-FTD Patient

Wang

Tianfu

Fuel Cell Fabrication, Test, Evaluation

Weng

Anthea

Quantifying AβOs in Stressed AD Mice

Willmert

Talia

Mitochondrial and Vacuolar Crosstalk

Wilson

Lindsay

CT-STEM

Woodburn

Vicky

Girls and the Soap Box Derby

Wu

Tiffany

Differences in Portrayals of Passing

Wu

Zihan

How MEC help encode temporal information

Yu

Shin

Reduced Psoriasis by Adiponectin Mimetic

Zhan

Yintian

The Invariant Subspace Problem

Zhu

Kelly

Evolution of the NR5A Nuclear Receptor

Ziliak

Aidan

Organizing Pilsen

Zinghini

Isabelle

Tibetan Minority Vaccination in Qinghai

Zola

Anne

Male gaze and attentional resources