Undergraduate Research Experience

University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Griffith, Bryant
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences
Project Title: Sleep-related Hypermotor Epilepsy
Mentor: Weltzin, Maegan
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Kardash, Anna
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences & Chemistry
Project Title: Characterization of antibiotics produced by subarctic soil bacteria using High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Mentor: Drown, Devin
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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McKay, James
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences
Project Title: Computational modeling of wild-type and sleep related Hyper Motor Epilepsy associated nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
Mentor: Weltzin, Maegan
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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O'Donoghue, Tristan
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences
Project Title: Gene specific DNA repair: HeLa and HDFa
Mentor: Podlutsky, Andrej
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Robine, Sage
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences
Project Title: Involvement of sirtuins in regulating metabolism in threespine stickleback in response to temperature
Mentor: O'Brien, Kristin
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

University of Alaska Southeast

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Eufemio, Rosemary
Degree:
BS Biology
Project Title: Investigating the presence and accumulation of microplastics in Littleneck Clams
Mentor: Meister, Konrad
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

Fort Lewis College

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Curtis, Jamie
Degree:
BS Biology
Project Title: The prevalence of MRSA and antibiotic-resistant E. coli in peridomestic and agricultural populations of deer mice
Mentor: Lehmer, Erin
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Dodd, Joshua
Degree:
BS Biochemistry
Project Title: Spermidine biosynthesis by Bacteroides fragilis carboxyspermidine dehydrogenase
Mentor: McFarlane, Jeff
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Frihauf, Hope
Degree:
BS Biological Sciences
Project Title: Anti-leishmanial Effects of Diarylmethane Compounds Derived from the Fungus Geosmithia langdonii on Visceral Leishmaniasis
Mentor: Blake, David
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Glenn, Peyton
Degree:
BS Cellular and Molecular Biology
Project Title: Effects of Pinon Pine Sap on cell proliferation
Mentor:
Byrd, Sherell
URE Award:
Academic Year 2020-2021

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Holmes, Risa
Degree:
BS Biology
Project Title: Inhibition of Ascosphaera apis using caffeic acid derivatives
Mentor: Blake, David
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Lee, Jessica
Degree:
BS Biology
Project Title: RNA-Protein interactions involved in persistence of Cytomegalovirus
Mentor: Kulesza, Caroline
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

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Prendergast, Connor
Degree:
BS Cellular and Molecular Biology
Project Title: NIL-16 and HDAC3 cell cycle regulation in hippocampal and cerebellar neurons
Mentor: Fenster, Steven
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021

Alaska Pacific University

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Matsuoka, Toshio
Degree:
BS Environmental Public Health
Project Title: Vegetation change in the central Brooks Range: Relevance to Caribou and Dall’s Sheep subsistence resources
Mentor: Dial, Roman
URE Award: Academic Year 2020-2021


Past UREs.