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Student Research Expo

Student Research Expo Winners for 2021:

Thank you once again to all who made the 17th Annual Student Research Expo possible. The awards for outstanding entries as selected by our panel of judges are:

Outstanding entries in the Undergraduate Division:

  • Tanner Badigian – The discovery of novel aerolysin homologs within yeasts (Paul Rowley, faculty mentor)
  • Jordan Hieronymus – Identification and sequencing of zebrafish CRISPR mutants carrying Cas9-induced mutations in the apoc1 gene (Diana Mitchell, faculty mentor)

Outstanding entries in the Graduate Division:

  • Megan Kight – Unusual annelated Weiss Cook reaction products: spectroscopic and crystallographic structural determination (Richard Williams, faculty mentor)
  • Isiaka Lukman – Ultra-Wide Band Gap Semiconductors at UV ~3.3eV -7.0eV (Leah Bergman, faculty mentor)
  • Kyle Seabourn – Polynuclear Metal Clusters Synthesized with a Redox Active Ligand (Sebastian Stoian, faculty mentor)

Sigma Xi Award:

  • Sarah Lawrence – Delineating the reality of flood risk: a comparison of physics based and machine learning models (Sam Brody, Texas A&M University, faculty mentor)

Outstanding entries in the Virtual Exhibit Hall:

  • Bandita Karki – Modeling a novel viral intervention strategy: Defective Interfering Particles (DIPs) (Steve Krone and Jim Bull, faculty mentors)
  • Keera Paull – Bacteriophages of the honeybee, Apis mellifera (JT Van Leuven, faculty mentor)

Congratulations to all of these students for their outstanding work!

Student Research Expo Virtual Exhibit Hall


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