2016 Sackler/NSF REU

Fellow

Fellow’s Institution

Research Mentor

Project Title

Jerry Dinan

University of Connecticut Prof. Lynne Regan A Novel Method of Fluorescence Imaging in S. cerevisiae

Kasey Hancock

Truman State University

Prof. Erdem Karatekin

Exploring Polarization Effects to Study Fusion Pore Dynamics Using TIRF Microscopy

Claire Huebner

Yale University

Prof. Mark Saltzman

Synthesis and Characterization of PACE-HPG Co-polymer for Gene Delivery

Karla Montejo

Florida International University

Prof. Chinedum Osuji

Graphene Oxide Coated Microcapsule Formation by Interfacial Complexation

Natasha Navejar

Tulane University

Prof. John Murray

Mapping Gene Expression Across the Human Neocortical Hierarchy

Rakhshi Qureshi

Connecticut College

Prof. Lynne Regan

Enzyme Scaffolding in Biosynthetic Pathways

David Reyes Aguilar

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Prof. Megan King / Prof. Valerie Horsley / Prof. Michael Murrell

The Role of Nuclear-Cytoskeletal Adhesion in Mechanical Signaling/Regulation in Mammalian Tissues
 

Daniel Smith

Ball State University

Prof. Marcus Bosenberg

Modeling Melanoma: Metastasis and Immune Response
 

Erika Weiskopf

Swarthmore College

Prof. Megan King

Telomere Attrition Induced Senescence in Fission Yeast

 

  • 2016 REU participants with Dr. Noble
    2016 REU participants with Dr. Noble. 2016 REU participants with Dr. Noble
  • welcoming picnic
    Participants meet for the first time with each other and mentors at the REU welcoming picnic. welcoming picnic
  • presentation workshop
    REU participants evaluating posters during the science presentation workshop. presentation workshop
  • REU social
    REU social with grad students and postdocs REU social
  • REU symposium
    REU research symposium where students present their research to an interdisciplinary audience comprised of faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. REU symposium
  • REU symposium
    REU research symposium where students present their research to an interdisciplinary audience comprised of faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. REU symposium
  • REU symposium
    REU participant explaining her research to a chemistry faculty member. REU symposium
  • outreach during the REU
    REU participant working with 7th and 8th graders during a science outreach event. outreach during the REU
  • outreach during the REU
    REU participants giving a brief lecture on polymers, followed by a hands-on activity during a science outreach event with 7th and 8th graders. outreach during the REU
  • REU students prepping for outreach activity with 4th-7th graders.
    REU students prepping for outreach activity with 4th-7th graders. REU students prepping for outreach activity with 4th-7th graders.
  • Career panel event
    REU students at the PEB career series event exploring careers in industry. Career panel event
  • Framington river tubing excursion
    Framington river tubing excursion Framington river tubing excursion