2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Winners

 

Congratulations to all of our 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Winners!

 

Abunaba'a

Noor

Educational Constraints in Palestine

Agarwal

Avrati

Interfacial features of Polymer Coatings

Agudelo

Melia

Women Banished under the Inquisition

Ahmad

Khaqan

Sleep, SES and Health

Al-Dhubhani

Mariam

Summer URG 2019

Alharithi

Yem

Neuroproteome labeling using TurboID

Ayiku

Rebecca

Eosinophils in Female Reproductive Aging

Bandyopadhyay

Shayak

Direct motor cortical influence in mice

Bangura

Nadalyn

The Stakes of Survivorship

Bar-meir

Avram

Studying Stem Cell Differentiation Rates

Barrios

Erika

Literary Form and the Americas

Batra

Suruchi

Significance of Hip Adductors

Benatar

Maya

Toxic Manganese Regulation

Berridge

Leah

Rock Climbing and Mental Health

Bertucci

Hanna

FabV Role: TCS Tolerance in Pseudomonas

Biggs

Lois

Place, Protest, and the Radical Midwest

Blum

Abigail

Life Stories

Borys

Nell

Regulatory Domains in Pathogens

Brady

Mari

Characterization of the AFF1 Protein

Brooks

Jeremy

Greenland glacier reconstruction

Buckley

Morgan

Comedy and Female Sexuality in Music

Cai

Fang

Great Lakes shipping emissions & impacts

Cao

David

Embryonic AβO Effect on pTau Expression

Carranza

Stephany

FGC & Mentorship

Cavener

Mia

The State of Criticism Today

Chacin

Santiago

D1 and D2 cells in mouse striatum

Chambers

Nora

Designing a Vesicle-Based Sodium Sensor

Chang

Alec

The Shared Decision Making Process

Chen

Jace

Microfluidic Synthesis of siRNA-LNPs

Chepuri

Ravi

Hematite Fluid Splashing

Chorley

Hannah

Mapping the Migrations

Chung

Ted

Low-Impedance Nano-Patterned MEA Systems

Chwa

Emily

Chromatin-packing in hiPSCs

Coffee

Emily

Queer, Christian, and on Campus

Considine

Meghan

Value & Neglect in Chicago's Public Art

Cooper

Mallory

Joint Engagement Outcomes for ASD

Copeland

Makasha

Los Kineños: Tejanos y Vaqueros

Costakis

Charles

2D Resistance Tomography: Clinical Use

Coughlin

Sarah

Optimization of Implant Encapsulation

Cruise

Tara

Student Mental Health at NU

Daehler

Katherine

Changes in Student Protests

Dalzell

Magdalena

Writing Scenes of Intimacy

D'Angelo

Vincent

Detection of Limb Transplant Rejection

Danielsen

Brodey

Digit ratio and aggression

Dey

Sneha

Post-Brexit Access to Abortion Tourism

Discenza

Lizzie

Basque Choral Music in Spain

Elahi

Saadia

Acoustic Measures of Prosody in Autism

Eng

Bryan

Pops Orchestra: Research and Creation

Erb

Mary

Family Structure Transitions

Etten

Avery

Sea Level Rise in the Florida Keys

Fernandez

Sarah

Decolonizing Introduction to Philosophy

Fimbianti

Rachel

IMDb User Reviews and Female Superheroes

Fishman

Jennifer

Cultural Effects of Videoing in Teaching

Fitzpatrick

Celine

a Novella of Soviet Queer Visibility

Franklin

Chelsea

Sexual Violence in Fairy Tales

Fredericks

Thomas

German Unity, Thatcher and the EU

Frentress

Stella

Bogotá's "Urban Temples"

Gagneja

Nihar

Expanding the circle of moral regard

Galdes

Jacob

An Exercise in Creative Economy

Galperin

Mark

Whisker sensing of Pinnipeds and Rodents

Gay

Grace

Women's Suicidality in Adapting Classics

Georgopoulos

Leo

The effect of ALD passivation on TMHs

Gilburne

Jillian

Politicians & Public Participation

Gleason

Colleen

Classifying SZT2 missense mutations

Glenn

Maya

Black Lesbian Gender on YouTube

Gonzalez

Christopher

Relevance of RAS-ERK in Cancer Relapse

Gopal

Keerti

Stories of Activism

Gordon

Jacob

Does Nietzsche Debase Moral Philosophy?

Gouvea

Andrea

Attachment Style and Inflammation

Gowda

Karan

VP35 Interactions

Grossman

Gabrielle

Race, Gender & Courtroom Press Coverage

Guajardo

Kaylee

Sexual Pleasure, Insight, Communication

Guo

Zirui

Sex-dimorphism in Multiple Sclerosis

Gutierrez

Christina

Local Civilian Cristeros

Haddad

Helena

Complement Activation: Islet Transplant

Haugh

Ben

Analyzing Modern London Jazz

Hayden

Ronni

Autism Communication and Comfort Device

Hazboun

Antonio

Predicting tumor heterogeneity

He

Hongrui

Transportation and labor mobility

Heacock

Annabel

Theatre in the Netherlands

Heilberg

Ross

Auditory Deficits in Concussion

Henderson

Mahito

A Cat Called Kush: Dialogue & Media

Holden-Moses

Oliver

An Exercise in Creative Economy

Holland

Chris

M4 ipRGCs and Contrast Detection

Hou

David

Efficacy of B cell-based Cancer Therapy

Hsu

Caroline

Tennessee Williams & Hays Code

Hsu

Jill

Gut Microbiome and Circadian Rhythmicity

Hultquist

Haley

Fibril-Forming Viral Protein MS2-S37Y

Hyman

Max

Perception of CHD risk factors in the US

Hysko

Romir

The nature of words

Ingram

LT

Verb & Bias Impact on Aggression Rating

Jachinowski

Jay

Analyzing Modern London Jazz

Jackson

Cassidy

An Outlier to High School Journalism

Jenz

Sophia

Biomarkers of Stress-Reactivity

Jing

Rossoneri

Selectivity of benzene hydroxylation

Kaehrle

Martin

E.R.A. Seligman’s British Correspondence

Kang

Charlotte

EITC effects on Education Attainment

Kangabire

Alain

Origin of Anisogamy

Karzmer

Hannah

Mapping the Migrations

Kassie

Tseon

Proflin Gene & CSMN

Keeling

Adina

Transgender individuals at Lawrence Hall

Keiser

Leah

Engineering Multi-Membered Communities

Kilmer

Jennifer

Detection of CRISPR-tagged ERα and ERβ

Kim

Jaehyun

Protein Corona and Function of L-SNAs

Kim

Nicholas

Characterizing Class C GPCR Heterodimers

Knitzer

Jordan

People You May Know

Kohno

Kyoko

Identifying pathways of BET inhibitors

Konieczny

Klaudia

Physiological Linkage during Conflict

Koubek

Sarah

Community and the Counter-Archive

Kralimarkova

Nikol

Ubc13 Interaction with LGP2

Kwasigroch

Addison

Cinematic Democracy in Postwar Japan

Laucerica

Pablo

Nosotros - A New Musical

Lee

Maxwell

Synthesis of Better MRI Contrast Agents

Lewis

Jonathon

Gait Training for Older Adults

Lewyn

Melissa

A Gender Bent Hercules

Li

Kate

Basque Choral Music in Spain

Li

Edward

Identification of UCE lncRNAs

Lim

Mac

AYA Cancer Survivors in Post-Treatment

Lin

Charlie

The Role of IRE1a in Kidney Disease

Lin

Justin

Ramsey Theory

Lin

Stella

RF Heating in Retained Cardiac Leads

Littman

Erica

Gene Deletion in P. Stutzeri

Liu

Sophia

Noise's impact on incremental processing

Liu

Lindon

Whisker Sensing of Pinnipeds and Rodents

Liu

Yuchen

Patterns of Stress in Colloidal Drop

Lopez

Denise

Youth Perceptions of Nature in Markham

Lucas

Madeleine

Modeling cave passages using ERT

Lummis

Brooke

The Social Impact of Tiny Houses

Mann

Katherine

Exercise and Insight Problem Solving

Marcou

Nikita

RNA Buffering in Knockdown of NPC Genes

Marcum

Jade

ASSC's Reaction to the Voting Rights Act

Martin

Dylan

The Craft of Confession in Poetry

Masheti

Arudi

Buddhism in Africa

May

Catherine

Novel Synthesis of Chiral Amines

McCarthy

Mary

Regulation of Dynein in Yeast

McCloud

Kaelyn

UPR in fatty liver disease

Mei

Cindy

Chinese-Americans away from Chinatowns.

Mojica

Maya

Objectification of the Ziegfeld Girls

Mostad

Jake

C. elegans cold-shock response variation

Moy

Madelyn

Diet Effects on Primate Gut Microbiota

O'Conor

Kelly

Characterization of CRISPR-modified ERα

Parham

Kailyn

Genetic Variation in Toxin Responses

Paul

McKinley

WLA to Manipulate Peptide Conformation

Pekar

Bailey

A Study of Art Conservation in the Media

Perkins

Elizabeth

African American Migration in Illinois

Pesigan

Jeremy

Casting Asian America

Petersen

Gabriel

Measuring the Geometry of "Critters"

Phelan

Jason

Temperature Control Systems for SBCs

Phillips

Ruby

Interracial Love Stories

Phua

Wan Cheng

Total Synthesis of (–)-trans-Solamin

Poleon

Roshaye

Tau and ChAT in the Marmoset Brain

Pomp

Amos

LGBTQ+ Outdoor Adventure

Pritchard

Olivia

Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Inhibitors

Przybyl

Kasia

Simulated PTSD in Depressed Rats

Quinn

Andrew

Simulation of Nonlinear Noisy VCOs

Rathke

Joseph

Police Surveillance of Chicago Schools

Ratkowski

Maddie

Monoallelic expression in olfaction

Ricard

Jordyn

Facial Expressivity and Life Stress

Rischall

Isabella

Effects of flow on vis-OCT oximetry

Rodosky

Sophie

Facial Expressions and Mental Health

Ross

Alexander

Optimizing SPIONs for NK Cell Labeling

Sahasakul

Peach

Animated Adaptation of The Golden Goby

Salvador

Hope

Social Class and Stress in Relationships

Sands

Natalie

Public Opinion on Health Policy

Saxena

Riya

Effects of Calcium on Neuroinflammation

Schaack

Alice

Novel object recognition in stressed rat

Scott

Sloane

Poetics of 5 Rural Missouri Ghost Towns

Shealy

Samuel

Autism Communication and Comfort Device

Shimada

Tyler

Residual Chlorhexidine on Surfaces

Siqueira

Marina

Tumor Environment and Cell Cannibalism

Slowing

Valerie

Shared Leadership in Space Teams

Snider

Michael

William Walker and Slavery in Nicaragua

Somerville

Caitlin

Depression and Altruism In Brain Injury

Song

Amy

Microglia Response in Inflammation

Spinelli

Isabella

Completing Mahler's Piano Quartet

Spitalney

Isabel

Environmental Music Study

Stark

Charles

Protein Folding in p53 Aggregate Cancer

Steiner

Andrew

The Hot 100 and Age 18-24 Music Habits

Steinhorn

Alec

People You May Know

Tabuena

Joshua

Carbonates in Lake Decatur Sediments

Toomey

Claire

Internet-Based Difficulty Meditation

Torre

Emily

Mindfulness and Physical Activity

Torres

Noelle

Tobacco Withdrawal and Major Depression

Trzupek

Thomas

Synthesis of a GABA-AT Inactivator

Turner

Sierra

The Unknown Impact of Black Seamstresses

Villota

Christopher

Targeted AuNP-MR CAs for Cancer Imaging

Voelkel

Gregory

Release

Walden

Michael-Ellen

The Performance of Trans Masculinities

Walker

Catherine

Id. Correlations of Metal Properties

Wang

Kenneth

Role of Calcium in Membrane Fusion

Wang

Natalia

Degradation of Oil Painting Surfaces

Wang

Victor

Politics of Tariff Exclusion Requests

Webster

Caroline

Cultivating Microbial Dark Matter

Welber

Natalie

Anna Amalia play

Welteroth

Liana

Temperature preference in D melanogaster

Weng

Sherlyn

Antibiotic Resistance Profiling in ICU

White

Nathan

Models for Anisogamy Evolution

Wolf

Jon

Speculative Environmental Fiction

Yanez

Janelle

A film analysis of "Get Out"

Yang

Lucy

Breadfruit Range Under Climate Change

Yuan

Kathleen

Sound of Nowhere: Deep Listening VRE

Zeng

William

Sensing Abilities through the Vibrissae

Zeng

Kristy

Disruption of CHD2 in Human Stem Cells

Zhang

Kevin

Whisker Sensing of Pinnipeds and Rodents

Zhang

Jinming

The Haar Measure Problem

Zhao

Sharon

NMDARs in sensory-induced sleep drive

Zhou

Xinyang

Root-Seeking in China Int. Adoption

Zhou

Yixin

Regime Type and Capital Account

Zhu

Jason

Predicting kidney transplant rejection

Zhu

Jonic

QD-based Enantioselective Photocatalysis

Zvonar

Jared

Sociopolitics in a U.S.-Canadian War