Undergraduate Research Spotlight

Undergraduate Research Spotlight

Spring 2019 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

March 1, 2019 12PM -1:30PM
Cabot Library Discovery Bar on the first floor

Come and meet your Harvard undergraduate peers and learn about their research projects and experiences conducting scientific and engineering research at Harvard and abroad. Students will present 3-minute lightning talks at the Cabot Library Discovery Bar, followed by reception and deserts. Pizza and drinks will be provided until supplies last. This event is co-sponsored by the FAS Science Education and Harvard Library. If you have questions about this event please contact Dr. Anna (Anushka) Babakhanyan ababakhanyan@fas.harvard.edu.

SPRING 2019 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

March 1st, 2019 12PM 
Cabot Library first floor

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Sarah Horne
Psychology, 2019

The Effects of Affective Expectations on Experience in Individuals with and without Anhedonia
Dr. R. McNally, Dept. of Psychology

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Tom Pilvelait
Physics and Mechanical Engineering, 2019

Visualizing Contact Area Growth in Frictional Interfaces
Dr. S. Rubinstein, SEAS

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Una Choi
Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2019


FLT3-ITD Activates Malic Enzyme 2 and Reprograms Acute Myeloid Leukemia Metabolism
Dr. D. Scadden, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

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Michael Xie
Chemistry and Physics, 2020


Accurate and efficient separation of cellular signals from background for in vivo voltage imaging datasets
Dr. A. Cohen, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Physics

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Katherine Ho
Chemistry and Physics, 2020 


The Origin of Life: Investigating the Kinetics of Non-Enzymatic RNA Replication
Dr. J. Szostak, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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Kevin Bao
Integrative Biology, 2019


Greater Resolution of the Diversity and Evolution of Surface Protein Pfs47 in Plasmodium falciparum
Dr. D. Hartl, Organismal and Evolutionary Biology

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Cindy Chau
Neurobiology, 2019


The Long-Term Glial Response to 56Fe Radiation in APP/PS1 Transgenic Mice
Dr. C. Lemere, Brigham and Woman's Hospital

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Sayo Eweje
Bioengineering, 2019


Endothelial Cell Pairs as a Minimalistic Model for Studying Nanomaterial Vascular Toxicity
Dr. K. Parker, Wyss Institute at Harvard

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Vismaya Kharkar
Human Evolutionary Biology, 2021


Novel functions of the mitotic motors Ase1 and Klp9 in fission yeast
Dr. T. Toda, Reischauer Institute, Japan

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Tom Osborn
Psychology, 2020


Depression and Anxiety Symptoms in Kenyan Adolescents: Prevalence, Sociodemographic and Psychosocial Correlates
Dr. J. Weisz, Laboratory for Youth Mental Health

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Mark Czeisler
Neurobiology (MBB), 2019

3-dimensional Digital Reconstruction of Mouse Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Neurons
Dr. J. Lichtman, Molecular and Cellular Biology

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FALL 2018 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

October 10, 2018 12PM 
Cabot Library first floor

 

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Anthony Henriquez
Chemistry, 2020

Finding Lost JAK2 Driver Cancer Mutation on First Reported Cured Patient with Polycythemia Vera
Dr. Sahad Homoz, HMS

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Shivani Aggarwal
Integrative Biology, 2021

Pulmonary Localization of Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells (ILC2s) in Asthma
Dr. Kazuyo Moro, RIKEN IMS, Yokohama Japan

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Benjamin Lee
Computer Science, 2020

Programmatic Framework for Continuous Flow Process Description, Analysis, and Automation
Dr. George Church, HMS

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Brenda Chiang
Molecular and Cell Biology, 2019

Homophilic Specificity of Clustered Protocadherin Interactions
Dr. Rachelle Gaudet, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, FAS

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Armeen Barghi
Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology, 2021

Adherence to periconception HIV risk-reduction among uninfected women in rural Uganda
Dr. Lynn Matthews, MGH

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Matthew Farber
Human Evolutionary Biology, 2020

The Effects of Exercise on Murine Modeled Colitis and the Role of IAP
Dr. Richard Hodin, MGH

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Mary Katherine DeWane
Integrative Biology, 2020

Using Remote Sensing Data to Analyze Plant Drought Stress
Dr. Paul Moorcroft, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, FAS

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Ben Rhee
Undeclared, 2021

Characterizing the Proviral Landscape in HIV-1-infected Elite Controllers, Viremic Controllers, and HAART-treated Patients
Dr. Xu Yu, Ragon Institute

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Henna Hundal
Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology, 2019

Investigating the Essentiality of Ras-Related Protein Rab11a in Fructose Uptake
Dr. Richard Lee, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

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Joshua Stern
Neurobiology, 2021

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now: Belief State in Virtual Foraging
Dr. Naoshige Uchida, Center for Brain Science

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Carolyn Wong
Applied Mathematics, 2021

Investigation of the role of srrA in eDNA release during biofilm formation in Staphylococcus aureus
Dr. Richard Losick, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, FAS

 

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SPRING 2018 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

April 6, 2018 12PM 
Cabot Library first floor

Kai Trepka


Kai Trepka
Chemistry and Physics, 2020

Synthesis of Metallic Rare-Earth Nanowires as Magnetic Field Gradient Sources
Ye Tao, Rowland Institute

Shreya Menon


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Mathematics, 2020

Investigating the molecular basis for infertility associated with abnormality in SYCP2
Cynthia Morton, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham's Women's Hospital

Michelle Ko

Michelle Ko
HDRB, 2019

In vivo Perturb-Seq: convergent and divergent mechanisms in autism spectrum disorders
Paola Arlotta, HDRB

Gha Young Lee


Gha Young Lee
Physics and Chemistry, 2019

Noninvasive Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis By Protein Corona Pattern Recognition
Omid Farokhzad, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Center for Nanomedicine
 

Sabrina Devereaux


Sabrina Devereaux
Env Sci and Public Policy, 2018

Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Small-Scale Fisheries Management in Antongil Bay, Madagascar
James McCarthy, Environmental Science and Public Policy Concentration, Planetary Health Alliance

Dalton Brunson
Dalton Brunson
HDRB, 2-ry Global Health and Health Policy, 2019

Zebrafish Avatars of Human Cancer: Growing Xenografts in Adult Immune Compromised Zebrafish
David Langenau ,Molecular Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and HMS
Vaibhav Mohanty


Vaibhav Mohanty
Chemistry & Physics, 2-ry Music, 2019

Validity of the Adiabatic Born-Oppenheimer Approximation in the Tight-Binding Model of Graphene
Eric Heller, Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
 

Ana Karla Cepeda Diaz


Ana Karla Cepeda Diaz
MCB, 2-ry History of Science, 2019

Elucidating Adeno-Associated Virus Assembly-Activating Protein Binding Interactions
Luk Vanenberg, Ocular Genomics Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School and MEEI
 

Vikram Sundar

Vikram Sundar
Math & Physics, 2-ry in Chemistry, 2018

Accounting for Nuclear Quantum Effects at the Speed of Classical Molecular Dynamics
Alán Aspuru-Guzik, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Maria Brouard


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Biomed Eng and Chemistry, 2018

Development of DNA Double-Strand Cleaving Compounds
Christina Woo, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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FALL 2017 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

October 11, 2017 12PM 
Cabot Library first floor

Catherine Hua
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MCB, East Asian Studies, 2020

Is Anatrachyntis another insect radiation onto cycads?
Dr. Pierce, Department of Organismic Evolutionary Biology
Akshaya Annapragada
Akshaya Annapragada
Applied Mathematics, Global Health and Health Policy, 2020

Quantifying the impact of poultry vaccination programs for Malagasy communities
Dr. Christopher Golden, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health
Yi Chen Yi Chen
Chemical and Physical Biology, 2ry in CS, History of Science, 2020

Addressing the role of G1 phase length on genetic instability in S. cerevisiae
Dr. Murray, FAS Center for Systems Biology, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Clara Cousins
Clara Cousins
Chemical and Physical Biology, Computer Science, 2020

Nailfold capillary morphology in exfoliation syndrome
Dr. Pasquale, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School
Harrison Satcher
Harrison Satcher
Psychology, Statistics, 2019

Implicit attitudes and reinforcement learning: a first investigation
Dr. Banaji, Department of Psychology
Hakeem Angulu
Hakeem Angulu
Joint concentration between Computer Science + Statistics, African American Studies, 2020

Human networks and health: social determinants of health in Madagascar
Dr. Christopher Golden, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Gabrielle Sejourne
Gabrielle Sejourne
Physics, Global Health and Health Policy, 2018

A mechanical basis for gyrification in the ferret brain
Dr. Mahadevan, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Shreya Menon
Shreya Menon
Mathematics, 2020

Investigating the molecular basis for infertility associated with abnormality in SYCP2
Dr. Morton, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cynthia Chang Cynthia Chang
History of Science, Global Health/Health Policy, 2020

Effects of Endothelial Shear Stress on Plaque Progression in HIV Patients based on Coronary CT Angiography Images
Dr. Hoffman, Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Department of Radiology/Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Yu Mi Kim
Yu-Mi Kim
History of Science, English, 2020

Assessment of Lake Balkhash phytoplankton community structure using FlowCam Imaging flow cytometer
Dr. Barteneva, Harvard Microbiology Initiative and PCMM-Boston Children’s Hospital