TU - HHMI Summer Undergraduate research PROGRAM

 

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Trinity University’s HHMI Program funded 106 Trinity undergraduate students for thier summer research. These students worked on interdisciplinary projects in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, or psychology.

The awards included:

  • A $3,750 stipend that provides support for ten weeks during the summer
  • Free summer housing in Trinity University dormitories
  • One semester hour of free academic credit
  • A supply and travel budget of $1,800

 

The following is what was expected of students:

  • Ten weeks of full-time work dedicated to the project
  • Participation in the weekly HHMI interdisciplinary research meetings
  • A brief written report of the work completed at the end of the summer
  • A poster presentation in the Summer Undergraduate Research Conference
  • It is anticipated that work on the project continues during the academic year

2013 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Yiyi Cao Dr. Kelvin Cheng Physics
Lauren Davis Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Mariah DeSerisy Dr. Jimmy Roberts Neuroscience
Denise Paredes Dr. Kimberly Phillips Psychology
Ashley Sareen Dr. Tyisha Williams Neuroscience
Yahe (Vera) Zhou Dr. Joshua Schwartz Engineering Science

2012 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Rachel Barnes Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Scott Van Tilburg Dr. Kelvin Cheng Physics
Ana Carrera Dr. Tyisha Williams Neuroscience
Kevin Klindworth Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Ashley Leek Dr. Jimmy Roberts Neuroscience
Brooks Lyford Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Neyaz Mohammadi Dr. Tyisha Williams Neuroscience
Nikita Mukhitov Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Douglas Nolan Dr. Michelle Bushey Chemistry
Michael Patton Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Maribel Plasencia Dr. Jane Childers Psychology
Chris Robinson Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Stephen Weisenburger Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science

2011 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Diego Castro Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Ellee Cook Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Andrius Dagillisi Dr. Kevin Livingstone Biology
Claire Gerall Dr. Jimmy Roberts Neuroscience
Amani Piers Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Danielle Roberts Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
David Shope Dr. Jennifer Steele Physics
Christina Velasquez Dr. Jane Childers Psychology
Joseph (Gus) Wilson Dr. Frank Healy Biology
Garret Winkler Dr. Jonathan King Biology

2010 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Andrew Battles Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Rachel Brady Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Abhishek Chhetri Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Andrius Dagilis Dr. Kevin Livingstone Biology
Derek Danner Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Dava Greenberg-Spindler Dr. David Ribble Biology
Cristina Hamme Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Chelsea Lewis Dr. Michele Johnson Biology
Xin Ma Dr. Peter Olofsson Mathematics
Michelle Nguyen Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Paurakh Rajbhandary Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Christopher Schardon Dr. Michelle Bushey Chemistry
Caitlin Spaulding Dr. Frank Healy Biology
Elizabeth Stephens Drs. Jane Childers & Paula Hertel Psychology
Jessica Turner Drs. Caroyln Becker & Jimmy Roberts Psychology & Neuroscience
Bryan Weems Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Joseph Wilson Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry

2009 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Kristin Benavides Dr. Jane Childers Psychology
Bryce Bushe Dr. Mark Brodl Biology
Michael Cammarata Dr. Michelle Bushey Chemistry
Charles Dix Dr. Frank Healy Biology
Iuri Gagnidez Dr. Jennifer Steele Physics
Marlies Hager Dr. Adam Urbach Chemistry
Mackenzie Kelly Dr. Carolyn Becker Psychology
Rachel Landgren Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Greg Mathews Dr. Kevin Livingstone Biology
Patrick O-Malley Dr. Jimmy Roberts Neuroscience
Sultana Peffley Dr. David Ribble Biology
Kelly Rainbolt Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Bryan Weems Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Emily Whitney Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Kendra Williams Dr. James Shinkle Biology

2008 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Bryce Bushe Dr. Mark Brodl Biology
Sunthosh Sivam Dr. Michelle Bushey Chemistry
Rachel Landgren Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemisty
Clay Samples Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Clint Samples Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Lindsey Handley Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
John Hickey Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Colleen Hughbanks Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Gerard Van Moorsel Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Andrew Vasellar Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Elizabeth Flagge Dr. Luis Schettino Psychology

2007 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Benjamin Baronne Dr. Mark Brodl Biology
Andrew Ebers Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Megan Sheffield Dr. David Ribble Biology
Aimee Kennedy Dr. Adam Urbach Chemistry
Sean Kienle Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Cynthia Luethke Drs. Carolyn Becker and Jane Childers Psychology
Leda McDaniel Dr. Paula Hertel Psychology
Tim Nunamaker Dr. Allen Holder Mathematics
Clay Samples Dr. Jessica Hollenbeck Chemistry
Aaron Sims Dr. Jack Leifer Engineering Science
Raymond Skunda Dr. Adam Urbach Chemistry
Marilee Young Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry

2006 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
D'Ann Arthur Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Adam Back Dr. Bob Blystone Biology
Cara Froyd Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemisty
James Furr Drs. Michelle Bushey and James Sinkle Chemistry/Biology
Melanie Goebel Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Heather Highland Dr. Kevin Livingstone Biology
Jaspreet Lamba Dr. Jonathan King Biology
Jeremy Nolan Drs. Kevin Livingstone, Allen Holder and Mark Lewis Biology/Mathematics/Computer Science
Evan O'Dea Dr. Allen Holder Mathematics
Jenny Robichaux Dr. Laura Hunsicker-Wang Chemistry
Gretchen Vincil Dr. Adam Urbach Chemistry

2005 TU-HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Recipients:

Student Mentor Department
Joel Aldrich Dr. Frank Healey Biology
Dwayne Bishop Dr. Mark Brodl Biology
Nichole Bouley Dr. Adam Urbach Chemisty
John BuAbbud Dr. Mark Brodl Biology
Elise Eckhardt Dr. Denise Pope Biology
Meredith Edwards Drs. Kelly Lyons and James Shinkle Biology
Kelly Hanson Dr. James Shinkle Biology
John Henschel Dr. Michelle Bushey Chemistry
Whitney McCarthy Dr. Kelly Lyons Biology
Melanie Mussett Dr. James Shinkle Biology
Brittni Scruggs Dr. Bert Chandler Chemistry

 

 

 

 

 

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