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Honors receives 21 UROP Winter-Spring/Summer awards

March 21, 2016

The Office of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program announced its Winter – Spring/Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Awards and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College was well represented with 21 research award recipients.

The award funding will help students to complete faculty-mentored research and creative projects and gain valuable experience in the process.

The recipients include:

  • Nisanth Alluri: Third-world Flint: Anthropology, Water, Human Rights, and Peace
  • Hussain Atieh: Defining Urban American Indians in Social, Psychological, and Health Research
  • Dhanushya Battepati: Thalmo-cortical functional connectivity at rest and its relationship to increased thalamic modulation or cortex during working memory in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Griffin Calme: Improving Immunohistochemistry Scoring Techniques for Cancer Biopsies with Computer Vision Algorithms
  • Elizabeth Diviney: Uncertainty within Relationships between Resident Advisors and Residents
  • Pattamestrige Eresha Perera: Effects of Tylosin and Tri(dichloroisopropyl) phosphate on Oxygen Combustion and Filtration Rate of Quagga Mussels (Dreissena bugensis)
  • Nicole Farley: Creation of Species-Specific Primers to aid in the Detection and Identification of Gar species from Environmental DNA
  • Logan Hart: Return to Russia: Utilizing and Showcasing Stanislavski’s Theatrical Legacy
  • Stefanie Hilton: Comparing Physical Activity Monitors against Energy Expenditure Assessed using a Cardiovascular Fitness Test
  • Tyler Hoffman: Smart Harmony
  • Elena Hunsanger: Determination of Biomarkers for Autoimmune Diseases in DNA Replication and Repair and Falectin-3 Enzymes
  • Brigid Jacobs: Structural effect of Carbohydrate-Linked Platinum Compound on DNA
  • Gaia Klotz: Exploring the “Green-Eyed Monster”: Shakespeare in Prison and the Leading Role of Conflict Resolution in the Creative Process
  • Alexandra Lemieux: Effects of Estradial and Bisphenal A on a Trophoblast Cell Line
  • Ben Mick: Ultrasonic Echolocation Device for Assisting the Visually Impaired
  • Maricruz Moya: How do Latino Children view their Health
  • Harsh Parekh: Thalamo-cortical Functional Connectivity at rest and its Relationship to Handedness: fMRI Studies in Right and Non-right Handed Participants
  • Nathan Reddmann: Ultrasonic Echolocation Device for Assisting the Visually Impaired
  • Farah Sattar: Role of Regulated Chromosome Loss in Resistance and Adaptability of Candida Albicans
  • Abdul-Rahman Suleiman: Trans-Generational Effects of Pre-Conventional Stress and Gestational Anti-Depressant Exposure
  • Vanessa Verstraete: Effects of Tylosin and Tri(dichloroisopropyl) phosphate on Oxygen Combustion and Filtration Rate of Quagga Mussels (Dreissena bugensis)