2017 Sackler/NSF REU

Fellow

Fellow’s Institution

Research Mentor

Project Title

Kenneth Adusei

Yale University Prof. Jesse Rinehart Mapping Important Phosphosites on Pyruvate Kinase and their Implications in
Signal Transduction

Mitchell Butler

University of Southern California

Prof. Corey O’Hern

At the Core of Conformation:
Investigating Mechanical
and Structural Properties of
Transmembrane Proteins

Shaye Firmin

Wellesley College

Prof. Alex Kwan

Mouse Models of Schizophrenia Show an Overall Increase in Activity in Excitatory Neurons in CG1/M2

Anna Georgieva

University of California Riverside

Prof. Erdem Karatekin

Deciphering the Role of FisB During Bacillus Subtilis Sporulation

Jennifer Giannini

Gettysburg College

Prof. Kathryn Miller-Jensen

Exploring How NF-kB Signaling Dynamics Encode Transcriptional Output

Sabina Haque

Middlebury College

Prof. Julien Berro

Modeling Fluorescent Signal Lifetimes in Linear Filaments

Thomas Hoang

Southern Connecticut State University

Prof. Andre Levchenko

A Nanotopographic Platform for Sensitive Assessment of Stromal Invasion
 

KeVaughna Patrick

Wayne State University

Prof. Simon Mochrie

Studying Chromatin Dynamics in Single Cells
 

Sara Siwiecki

Chapman University

Prof. Megan King

Mapping Spatial Dynamics: Chromatin Diffusive States in Single Cells

Dori Watts

Lawrence Technological University

Prof. Lynne Regan

Developing a New Design to Enable High-Sensitivity Sensing: Applications to Ricin

 

  • REU welcoming picnic
    REU welcoming picnic
  • Working together during one of the workshops.
    Working together during one of the workshops.
  • Our funny REU pose after giving the research talks.
    Our funny REU pose after giving the research talks.
  • Playing Cricket at Edgerton Park.
    Playing Cricket at Edgerton Park.
  • Teaching kids about springs at one of our outreach events.
    Teaching kids about springs at one of our outreach events.
  • One of our outreach events for 7th and graders, where REU students worked together with IGPPEB graduate students.
    One of our outreach events for 7th and graders, where REU students worked together with IGPPEB graduate students.
  • Oral presentations
    Oral presentations
  • Undergraduate research symposium
    Undergraduate research symposium
  • Group photo at undergraduate research symposium.
    Group photo at undergraduate research symposium.
  • REU students teaching middle schoolers about microfluidics.
    REU students teaching middle schoolers about microfluidics.
  • REU students' favorite breakfast place in town.
    REU students' favorite breakfast place in town.