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Winners of UROP Awards

Spring/Summer - Fall 2017 Winners

Student Last Name

Student First Name

Title of Project

Faculty Mentor

Faculty Department

Billings

Brooke

Neuropsychological Correlates of Lipreading in Hearing Impaired and Normal‐Hearing Adults

Lisa Rapport

Psychology

Bitar

Obaidah

The Role of mRNA Decay in Caulobacter crescentus Cell Cycle Regulation

Jared Schrader

Biological Sciences

Brahimi

Xhenis

Evaluation of brain & behavioral correlates for reversal learning with development

Christine Rabinak

Pharmacy Practice

Chang

Eric

Molecular Subtyping of Antibiotic‐Resistant

Bacteria Isolated from Urban Community Gardens

Yifan Zhang

Nutrition & Food

Science

Dernay

Kristin

Choroidal Function in Experimental Retinitis

Pigmentosa Measured Using Apparent Diffusion Coefficient MRI

Bruce Berkowitz

Anatomy & Cell Biology

Gellci

Klaramari

Effects of community distress on whole‐brain functional organization in children

Christine Rabinak

Pharmacy Practice

Gorges

Sandi

Trans‐Generational Effects of Preconceptional Stress and Gestational Antidepresseant Exposure on the Hypothalamic Pituitary‐Adrenal Axis Response to Stress in F2 Generation

Susanne Brummelte

Psychology

Guduguntla

Bhavna

Mechanism of Leukocyte Infiltration in the Brain

Following Intermittent Alcohol Exposure

Prahlad Parajuli

Neurosurgery

Javed

Jahanzeb

Using dynamic causal modeling to compare modulation of frontal thalamic network connections between OCD patients and healthy controls during an  attention related task

Vaibhav Diwadkar

Psychiatry & Behavioral

Neurosciences

Kolar

Matthew

Chamber Music Pedgogy: Comparing

Saxophonists' and Non‐Saxophonists' Approach to the Quartet

Matthew Younglove

Music

Majalikar

Yashashree

Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging of Cervical

Collagen: Towards More Accurate Prediction of Preterm Delivert

Mohammad

Mehrmohammadi

Biomedical Engineering

Palmer

Kimberly

Defining the Neural Organization of

Interommatidial Bristle Neurons in the Eye of

Drosophila Melanogaster

Markus Friedrich

Biological Sciences

Parekh

Harsh

Developmental Trajectories of Cortical Thalamic Connectivity in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Vaibhav Diwadkar

Psychiatry & Behavioral

Neurosciences

Pidgeon

Zoe

Examining the Rise of Heritage Populism in the

Country of France in Relation to the 2017

Presidential Election

Kevin Deegan‐Krause Political Science

Shamen

Iman

Improving Conditions for Chondrogenesis of MSCs for Cartilage Tissue Engineering

Howard Matthew

Engineering

Sharif

Limi

Neural and behavioral correlates on inhibitory control in childhood cancer survivors

Christine Rabinak

Pharmacy Practice

Thomason

Benjamin

American Perceptions & Weimar Relations:

Lessons of the Dawes Plan & German Reparations

Andrew Port

History

Tukel

Connor

Comparing Detroit Ambulance Response Times with Those of a Novel Unmanned Humanitarian

Vehicle ("Ambulance Drone") in Emergent

Overdose Situations

Amar Basu

Electrical & Computer

Engineering

Urbiel

Joseph

Injection Opioid Use among Black Patients at an Urban Methadone Clinic: An Evaluation of

Risk/Protective Factors to Injection Status

Jamey Lister

Psychiatry & Behavioral

Neurosciences

Wang

Wan

Effects of Probiotic Treatment (Bifidobacterium Infantis) on Hippocampal Neurogenesis Levels in an Animal Model of Depression

Susanne Brummelte

Psychology