2019 NSF REU


Fellow’s Institution

Research Mentor

Project Title

Hope Anderson

Wellesley College Prof. Thierry Emonet Evaluating the efficiency and accuracy of a Drosophila olfactory navigation mode

Katherine Barrs

Georgia Southern University

Prof. Julien Berro

A new method to measure exocytosis and endocytosis rates through styryl dye fluorescence in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

Alison Farinas

Amherst College Prof. Hesper Rego Fluorescent labelling in the Mycobacterial periplasm

Gabriel Melendez-Corres

University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Prof. Corey O’Hern Analyzing structural changes caused by disease-causing protein core mutations

Jeffery Thomas Moss

University of the Incarnate Word Prof. Megan King Leveraging intrinsic microtubule dynamics to probe chromosome mechanics in Fission Yeast

Megan Quimby

Yale University Prof. Farren Isaacs Analyzing aminoacylation to progress towards protein synthesis with D-amino acids

Andrew Rodriguez

Miami University (of Ohio)

Prof. Nikhil Malvankar

Bacterial nanowires: a systematic investigation of filament expression in Geobacter sulfurreducens

Jack West

University of Arkansas Prof. Kathryn Miller-Jensen In vitro characterization of fibroblast secretion profile induced by melanoma cells

Blake Norwick

Yale University

Prof. Corey O’Hern

A self-propelled particle model of active Brownian motion

*Hairol Breton

University of the Virgin Islands

Prof. Corey O’Hern

Computational predictions of protein structure in response to single amino acid mutations

* = NSF REU affiliate

  • Final REU Symposium
    Final REU Symposium
  • REU social with PEB graduate students
    REU social with PEB graduate students