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Research

Recent Recipients

2013 (Rising Sophomores)

  • Florencia Arisi (AS 2016): Differential Plasma Induced Cardiomyocyte Survival and Proliferation [Dr. Joseph Libonati, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Nursing]
  • Kyla Balkan (AS 2016): Empowering Scenes for Women [Dr. Rosemary Malague, Theatre Arts Program, Arts and Sciences]
  • Coby Basal (AS 2016): Health and Health Care Utilization among Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer [Dr. Jun Mao, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine]
  • Jonathan Bell (AS 2016): Structural insights into nucleosome stability and epigenetic inheritance [Dr. Michael Lampson, Biology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Franklin Brown (AS 2016): Foraging Patterns of Queen Right and Queen-less Monomorium pharaonis Colonies [Dr. Timothy Linksvayer, Biology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Run Ze Cao (AS 2016): Ant Colonial Behaviour [Dr. Timothy Linksvayer, Biology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Orlando Castillo (AS 2016): Characterization of Immune Response utilizing ENO1 DNA Vaccine in Pancreatic tumors [Dr. Karuppiah Muthumani, Pathology & Lab. Medicine, Medicine]
  • Benson Chen (AS 2016): Development and Application of Double Labeled Protein: towards eluciadting structure of alpha synuclein [Dr. E. James Petersson, Chemistry, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jane Chen (AS 2016): Dynamic Calibration of the Influence of Priors and Sensory Input for Perceptual Estimation [Dr. Joshua Gold, Neuroscience, Medicine]
  • Lucy Chen (AS/WH 2016): Discovery of new strategies to cure the childhood cancer neuroblastoma [Dr. John Maris, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Phoebe Chen (AS/WH 2016): Catching The Wave: How Venture Capitalists Identify Valuable New Technologies [Dr. David Hsu, Management, Wharton]
  • Victoria Chen (AS 2016): Understanding Fat Metabolism among Various Strains of C. Elegans [Dr. David Raizen, Neurology, Medicine]
  • Harry Cooperman (AS 2016): Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Defensive Disruption? [Dr. David Abrams, Law, Law]
  • Amanda Cornfeld (AS 2016): Effects of anesthetic exposure during early postnatal brain development [Dr. Roderic Eckenhoff, Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Medicine]
  • Margaret De Berardine (AS 2016): Determining the Effects of Various Metabolic Perturbations, Types, and Numbers of Progenitors on Cardio-myocyte Survival and Proliferation [Dr. Joseph Libonati, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Nursing]
  • Ruby Holland (AS 2016): Cisplatin chemotherapy induces a dose-dependent increase of Fos expression in the mouse brain [Dr. Bart De Jonghe, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Nursing]
  • Lina Huang (EG 2016): Improving Dental Care Services for Pennsylvania’s 80,000+ Nursing facility Residents [Dr. Guy / John David & Whitman, Health Care Management, Wharton]
  • Abdel-Aziz Kamoun (AS 2016): New Excavations at the Neandertal Site of La Ferrassie (France) [Dr. Harold Dibble, Anthropology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jiyoung Kim (AS 2016): Characterization molecular DNA adjuvant effect of the Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) in vaccine-specific immunity in vivo [Dr. Karuppiah Muthumani, Pathology & Lab. Medicine, Medicine]
  • Alice King (WH 2016): Selection and funding of entrepreneurial ventures [Dr. Laura Huang, Management, Wharton]
  • Rebecca Klahr (AS 2016): T cell memory development in solid organ transplantation [Dr. Paige Porrett, Transplant Surgery, Medicine]
  • Emma Kloppenburg (AS 2016): Participatory Design of mHealth Interventions for Maternal Health in Vulnerable Populations [Dr. Ian Bennett, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine]
  • Kurt Koehler (AS 2016): Sumoylation of the protein kinase HUNK [Dr. Lewis Chodosh, Cancer Biology, Medicine]
  • Rohit Kothur (EG 2016): Words and Mechanical Turks [Dr. Charles Yang, Linguistics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Daniel Kurland (AS 2016): Lazaretto Ghosts: Stories of Immigration, Epidemics, and Quarantine in the Nineteenth-Century City [Dr. David Barnes, History & Sociology of Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Thuy Le (AS 2016): Augmented Paper and Printed Electronics in Action [Dr. Orkan Telhan, Fine Arts, Design]
  • Maria Lee (AS 2016): Effects of non-invasive stimulation of human brain on thought, language, and memory [Dr. Rita Valentino, Anesthesiology, Medicine]
  • Pearl Li (AS 2016): Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Defensive Disruption? [Dr. David Abrams, Law, Law]
  • Sofia (Amalia) Lund (AS 2016): A comparative study of urban street sound and aural flânerie [Dr. Naomi Waltham-Smith, Music, Arts and Sciences]
  • Morgan Lundblad (EG 2016): nanoparticles for the simultaneous controlled release of antibiotic and adjuvant [Dr. Paul Ducheyne, Bioengineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Catherine MacQueen (AS 2016): Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For Depression During Pregnancy [Dr. Deborah Kim, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Meriah O’Neil (EG 2016): Culture Wars [Dr. Melissa Wilde, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Wesley Peng (AS 2016): Sleep Disruption Contributes to Dopaminergic Neuron Injury in Parkinson’s Disease [Dr. SIGRID Veasey, MEDICINE, Medicine]
  • Elise Pi (AS 2016): Stigma and Community Inclusion of People with Psychiatric Disabilities and Their Family Members in Urban China [Dr. Yin Ling Irene Wong, Social Policy and Practice, Social Policy and Practice]
  • Gabriella Puig (AS 2016): Sumoylation of the protein kinase HUNK [Dr. Lewis Chodosh, Cancer Biology, Medicine]
  • Shreehari Raghavan (AS 2016): Corruption, Institutions, and Emerging Economies [Dr. Philip Nichols, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton]
  • Deborah Schwartz (AS 2016): Effects of anesthetic receptor over-expression in Xenopus tadpoles [Dr. Roderic Eckenhoff, Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Medicine]
  • Aaron Senior (AS 2016): The Uses and Abuses of the History of Political Thought [Dr. Jeffrey Green, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Shivani Shah (AS 2016): Hormonal effects on Emotion and Behavior [Dr. Lori Flanagan-Cato, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Sheila Shankar (AS 2016): A topical P13K/mTOR inhibitor induces regression of squamous cell carcinomas in K14-Fyn Y528F mice [Dr. John Seykora, Dermatology, Medicine]
  • Anup Singh (AS 2016): Molecular Tools for Optical Control of Biological Circuits [Dr. Brian Chow, Bioengineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Zachary Slayback (AS 2016): Interpersonal Relationships and the Reactive Attitudes [Dr. Adrienne Martin, Philosophy, Arts and Sciences]
  • Shriram Sundararaman (EG 2016): Molecular Tools for Optical Control of Biological Circuits [Dr. Brian Chow, Bioengineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Rebecca Trillo (AS 2016): Discovery of new strategies to cure the childhood cancer neuroblastoma [Dr. John Maris, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Lufei Tu (NU/WH 2016): Stigma and Community Inclusion of People with Psychiatric Disabilities and Their Family Members in Urban China [Dr. Yin Ling Irene Wong, Social Policy and Practice, Social Policy and Practice]
  • Brenda Wang (AS 2016): Timbuktu Documentary Film Project [Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Michelle Wang (AS 2016): Trust, Networks, Relationships and Emerging Economies [Dr. Philip Nichols, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton]
  • Timothy Yoon (AS 2016): Improving Dental Care Services for Pennsylvania’s 80,000+ Nursing facility Residents [Dr. Guy / John David & Whitman, Health Care Management, Wharton]
  • Tiffany Young (AS 2016): examining patient views of unilateral defibrillator and pacemaker deactivation [Dr. James Kirkpatrick, Cardiovascular medicine, Medicine]
  • Iris Zhang (AS 2016): From Birth Control to Gay Marriage: The Development of Progressive American Religion [Dr. Melissa Wilde, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Xiuruo Zhang (EG 2016): Responsive material – from nano-fabrication to micro-electronic circuitry to large scale application [Dr. Jan Van der Spiegel, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Wanjin Zhu (AS 2016): The role of Actin dynamics in memory deficits caused by sleep loss [Dr. Ted Abel, Biology, Arts and Sciences]

2013 (Rising Juniors)

  • Laura Agosto (AS 2015): Divine Signs and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Divination in Antiquity [Dr. Peter Struck, Classical Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Dawn Androphy (AS 2015): Interracial Marriage in Chicago and the Civil Rights Movement [Dr. Dorothy Roberts, Law, Law]
  • Henry Chang (AS 2015): The Evolution of Industrial Relations in Post-Communist Societies: Labor Politics in Comparative Perspective. [Dr. Rudra Sil, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Angel (Fangyu) Chen (AS 2015): The role of the platelet scaffold protein, spinophillin, in preventing heart attacks and strokes [Dr. Lawrence Brass, Medicine, Medicine]
  • Melissa Co (AS 2015): Imaging Human Thought [Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Ryan Dungee (AS 2015): Modeling the evolution of ocean phytoplankton [Dr. Irina Marinov, Earth and Environmental Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Mo Green (EG 2015): Modeling the evolution of ocean phytoplankton [Dr. Irina Marinov, Earth and Environmental Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jacqueline Heinrich (AS 2015): A Dataset on Regional Economic Organizations [Dr. Julia Gray, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jae Ho Hur (AS 2015): Tenant Farmers in China & Labor Market in the UAE [Dr. Shing-Yi Wang, BEPP, Wharton]
  • Abrina Hyatt (AS 2015): The Uncertainty of Blackness [Dr. Herman Beavers, English/Africana Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Elizabeth Joseph (AS 2015): Sensitivity to Threat in Anxiety and Depression. [Dr. Ayelet Ruscio, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jordan King (AS 2015): Interracial Marriage in Chicago and the Civil Rights Movement [Dr. Dorothy Roberts, Law, Law]
  • Alexander Klochenok (AS/EG 2015): Deception and Emotions [Dr. Maurice Schweitzer, OPIM, Wharton]
  • Abigail Koffler (AS 2015): Community Mobilization, Race, and the Politics of School Desegregation in the Urban North [Dr. Rand Quinn, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division, Education]
  • Curtis Lee (AS 2015): Characterization of Notch target genes in cancer [Dr. Warren Pear, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medicine]
  • Elena Leib (AS 2015): Imaging Human Thought [Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Taylor McLendon (WH 2015): Jazz Studies in the 21st Century [Dr. Herman Beavers, English/Africana Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Winnie (Kerubo) Mokaya (AS 2015): Timbuktu Documentary Film Project [Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Rissa Papillion (AS 2015): Art Collection Research [Dr. Gwendolyn Shaw, History of Art, Arts and Sciences]
  • Sandra Shen (EG 2015): Tendon Injury and Healing in Rodent Models [Dr. Louis Soslowsky, Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering, Medicine]
  • Nicolette Sookar (AS 2015): Genetic screen for zebrafish mutants affecting skull formation [Dr. Shannon Fisher, Cell and Developmental Biology, Medicine]
  • Rameen Vafa (EG 2015): Rotator Cuff and Biceps Pathology in a Rat Model with Kinematic Alterations [Dr. Louis Soslowsky, Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering, Medicine]
  • Elizabeth Vaziri (AS 2015): Print Culture, Intelligence, and Cultural Reconstruction in the World War II Era [Dr. Kathy Peiss, History, Arts and Sciences]
  • Sarah Voisine (NU 2015): Needs and resources of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer [Dr. Lamia P. Barakat, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Melanie White (AS 2015): Bad Friday in Africa: Roots, Rights, and Reparations [Dr. Deborah/John Thomas and Jackson, Anthropology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Adisa Williams (AS 2015): Implicit Paradigms as Potential Markers of Preclinical Alzheimers Disease [Dr. Selamawit Negash, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Yuan (Iris) Yao (AS/WH 2015): Technology and the Changing Family [Dr. Jeremy Greenwood, Economics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Stefanie Zavodny (NU 2015): Measuring Parents’ Preferences and Capacities for Shared Decision-Making for their Chronically Ill Children [Dr. Jennifer Walter, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Max Zeger (AS 2015): Using Historical Gallup Data to Better Understand Partisan Realignment [Dr. Marc Meredith, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]

2012 (Rising Sophomores)

  • Claudia Acha (COL 2015): Oral Histories of Colombian migrants to Jackson Heights [Dr. Ann Farnsworth-Alvear, History and Latin American and Latino Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jaynie Anguiano (COL 2015): Mouse models of Autism Spectrum Disorders [Dr. Steven Siegel, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Sainath Badugu (SEAS 2015): Regulaton of Lymphocyte Cell Cycle by the Bacterial-Derived Cytolethal Distending Toxin [Dr. Bruce Shenker, Pathology, Dental Medicine]
  • Allison Bart (COL 2015): Migration Patterns in the Monogamous Owl Monkey of Argentina [Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, Anthropology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jonathan Boiarsky (COL 2015): Role of Chromatin in BRCA1 Dependent DNA Repair [Dr. Roger Greenberg, Cancer Biology, Medicine]
  • Daniel Brooks (COL 2015): Genetic Variation in Nahua Populations of Central Mexico [Dr. Theodore Schurr, Anthropology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Anthony Ciacci (COL 2015): Mouse models of Autism Spectrum Disorders [Dr. Steven Siegel, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Nikhil Das (WH 2015): Gender Differences in Medical Severity and Outcomes in Adolescents with Eating Disorders [Dr. Rebecka Peebles, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Emily Davis (COL 2015): Sleep Deprivation-Induced Changes in Protein Translation and Memory [Dr. Ted Abel, Biology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Vinay Dinesh (COL 2015): Culture Clash in Post-Merger Integration [Dr. Emilie Feldman, Management, Wharton]
  • Frederick Ding (SEAS 2015): Protein Folding in Reverse Micelles [Dr. Paul Axelsen, Pharmacology, Medicine]
  • Vinicius Ferreira (COL 2015): Regulation of the Hypoxic Response [Dr. Frank Lee, Pathology & Lab Medicine, Medicine]
  • Theodore Guenin (WH 2015): Molecule Delivery from Engineered Hydrogels [Dr. Jason Burdick, Bioengineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Aman Gupta (COL 2015): Evaluations of Recent Financial Market Policies in India [Dr. Santosh Anagol, Business and Public Policy, Wharton]
  • Nicole Hammons (COL 2015): Another Classicism: Epicurean Political Philosophy [Dr. Jeff Green, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Ingrid Heidelberger (COL 2015): Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism: The Evidence of the Pseudo-Clementines [Dr. Annette Yoshiko Reed, Religious Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Tina Hsu (COL 2015): Mouse models of Autism Spectrum Disorders [Dr. Steven Siegel, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Yvonne Hyde-Carter (COL 2015): Student Success and Degree Completion at Minority Serving Institutions [Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Higher Education, Education]
  • Seh Hyun Lee (COL 2015): Pilot Testing Food Marketing Interventions in Supermarkets [Dr. Karen Glanz, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medicine]
  • Kendall Jackson (COL 2015): It’s Not the Economy, Stupid: Differences in Presidential Approval Ratings [Dr. Daniel Gillion, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Michael Keramidas (COL 2015): Global Economic History [Dr. Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, Economics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Nadia Laher (COL 2015): Africa in Stereo: Music and Literature of the Black Atlantic [Dr. Tsitsi Jaji, English, Arts and Sciences]
  • Duong Ly (COL 2015): How Immigrant Communities Support Children’s Education [Dr. Gerald Campano, Reading/Writing/Literacy, Education]
  • Michael Mahachi (WH 2015): The Health of Black Immigrants in the United States [Dr. Irma Elo, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Devika Mehta (COL 2015): Nanocrystal-Based Solar Photovoltaics [Dr. Cherie Kagan, Electrical and Systems Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering/Chemistry, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Sarah Murray (COL 2015): The MUSTANG Camera on the Green Bank Telescope [Dr. Mark Devlin, Physics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Aye Nyein Thu (WH 2015): Misery loves Microfinance – Sometimes [Dr. Tyler Wry, Management, Wharton]
  • Derick Olson (COL 2015): Religion and International Conflict [Dr. Michael Horowitz, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Emily Olson (SEAS 2015): Breastfeeding Norms, Attitudes and Beliefs of West Philadelphia Residents [Dr. Marilyn Stringer, Family and Community Health, Nursing]
  • Sai Parepally (SEAS 2015): Evaluations of Recent Financial Market Policies in India [Dr. Santosh Anagol, Business and Public Policy, Wharton]
  • Aavni Piparsania (COL 2015): Public/Art/Performance/Provocation: Aesthetics, Ideology, Politics in Contemporary Public Culture [Dr. James Schlatter, Theatre Arts Program, Arts and Sciences]
  • Jennifer Preys (COL 2015): Irregularities in Language and How Children Learn Them [Dr. Charles Yang, Linguistics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Madeline Reckart (NURS 2015): Bridging Cultural Divides: Religion and Medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa 1938-2000 [Dr. Barbra Wall, Family and Community Health, Nursing]
  • Joshua Rojas (SEAS 2015): Real Time Simulation with the Smartphone [Dr. Yun Kyu Yi, Architecture, Design]
  • Darryl Seligman (COL 2015): The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope – BLAST [Dr. Mark Devlin, Physics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Avisha Shah (COL 2015): Guatemala Health Initiative- Santiago Atitlan Community Health Survey [Dr. Kent Bream, Family Medicine and Community Health, Medicine]
  • Britney Smith (NURS 2015): Spiritual Vignettes to Increase Medication Adherence Among Hypertensive Black Church Members [Dr. Lisa Lewis, Family and Community Health, Nursing]
  • Madeleine Stevens (COL 2015): Prominent Women of Penn: A Living History [Dr. Felicity Paxton, Communications and Women’s Studies, Annenberg]
  • Jennifer Thompson (COL 2015): Mouse models of Autism Spectrum Disorders [Dr. Steven Siegel, Psychiatry, Medicine]
  • Phoebe Wang (COL 2015): Gender Differences in Medical Severity and Outcomes in Adolescents with Eating Disorders [Dr. Rebecka Peebles, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Daniel Wendler (COL 2015): Engineering Genetically Defined Human Cancer [Dr. Todd Ridky, Dermatology, Medicine]
  • Joseph Yi (WH 2015): Legacy Divestitures and Family Businesses [Dr. Emilie Feldman, Management, Wharton]
  • Zhiyi Zhang (SEAS 2015): Smart Biofilms for Oil Spill Clean-up [Dr. Daeyeon Lee, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Mengzhou Zhou (COL 2015): Contrasting Labile Soil Carbon Pools in Temperate and Tropical Soils [Dr. Alain Plante, Earth & Environmental Science, Arts and Sciences]

2012 (Rising Juniors)

  • Leron Arama (SEAS 2014): Molecule Delivery from Engineered Hydrogels [Dr. Jason Burdick, Bioengineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Tyler Baldor (COL 2014): Immigrant Parents and Youth in Spain [Dr. Grace Kao, Sociology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Caroline Cohn (COL 2014): Critical Refusals: Critical Theory Publishing Project [Dr. Andrew Lamas, Urban Studies, Arts and Sciences]
  • Brian Collopy (SEAS 2014): Pension Reform in Chile [Dr. Petra Todd, Economics, Arts and Sciences]
  • Constantin Gumenita (WH 2014): What Type of Employer is the Family-owned Firm? [Dr. Adam Cobb, Management, Wharton]
  • Connie Ju (COL 2014): Hydrocephalus After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Relation to Treatment [Dr. Sherman Stein, Neurosurgery, Medicine]
  • Joshua Kaminetsky (COL 2014): The Impact of an Interdisciplinary Team Clinic on Symptoms, Nutrition, and Function of Patients With Head and Neck Cancers [Dr. Sarah Kagan, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Nursing]
  • Sari Leventhal (NURS 2014): Impact of an Urgent Dermatology Service on Patients and Referring Providers [Dr. Sarah Kagan, Biobehavioral Health Sciences, Nursing]
  • Catherine Lipsher (COL 2014): Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Neuroscience [Dr. Jonathan Moreno, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Medicine]
  • Megan McCarthy-Alfano (COL 2014): Multiple Mentors Survey [Dr. Seema Sonnad, Surgery, Medicine]
  • Sabrina Mills (COL 2014): Labor Politics in Central Europe [Dr. Rudra Sil, Political Science, Arts and Sciences]
  • Alexander Neier (SEAS 2014): Mechanical Connector for Modular Robots [Dr. Mark Yim, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Anais Ortiz (COL 2014): Strictly a Negro Art: Biography and Belief in the Work of Sargent Johnson [Dr. Gwendolyn Shaw, History of Art, Arts and Sciences]
  • Akiff Premjee (COL 2014): Hydrocephalus After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Relation to Treatment [Dr. Sherman Stein, Neurosurgery, Medicine]
  • Doron Roberts-Kedes (COL 2014): Imaging Human Thought [Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Kristina Woodard (COL 2014): Effects of Non-Invasive Stimulation of Human Brain on Thought, Language, and Memory [Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill, Psychology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Raymond Xu (WH 2014): LTCC Based Coupling Super-Capacitor [Dr. Jorge Santiago-Aviles, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Engineering and Applied Sciences]
  • Rosa Zedek (COL 2014): Genetic Variation in Nahua Populations of Central Mexico [Dr. Theodore Schurr, Anthropology, Arts and Sciences]
  • Sifan Zhang (COL 2014): Early Childhood in Developing Countries [Dr. Jere Behrman, Economics, Arts and Sciences]

2011 (Rising Sophomores)

  • Aakash Abbi (COL 2014): Do School Boards Cause Educational Inequality? [Mentor: Dr. Marc Meredith, Political Science, SAS]
  • Akshay Amin (SEAS 2014): Graphene-Enabled Nanosensors [Mentor: Dr. A.T. Charlie Johnson, Physics and Astronomy, SAS]
  • Alec Barnes (COL 2014): Linking integrals in three (and higher) dimensional spaces [Mentor: Dr. Dennis DeTurck, Mathematics, SAS]
  • Joseph Benedick (COL 2014): Power-Sharing [Mentor: Dr. Brendan O’Leary, Political Science, SAS]
  • Diana Blidarescu (COL 2014): Blood Vessel Development in Metastatic Melanoma [Mentor: Dr. Sandra Ryeom, Cancer Biology, Schoool of Medicine]
  • Dudley Charles (COL 2014): Guatemala Health Initiative [Mentor: Dr. Frances Barg, Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine]
  • Jessica Chen (COL 2014): How Emotions Regulate Relationships [Mentor: Dr. Maurice Schweitzer, Operations and Information Management, Wharton]
  • Jeffrey Cho (COL 2014): Binge Eating, Purging, and Metabolic Risk in Adolescents with Eating Disorders and Obesity [Mentor: Dr. Rebecka Peebles, Pediatrics, Medicine]
  • Alicia Cho (COL 2014): Nonprofit Organizations: Measuring “Nonmember Benefits” [Mentor: Dr. John DiIulio, Political Science, SAS]
  • Serena Covkin (COL 2014): Jewish manhood in the United States, 1870-1950 [Mentor: Dr. Beth Wenger, History, SAS]
  • Danneile Davis (COL 2014): President Barack Obama: Changing Racial and Ethnic Minority Lives or Changing Minority Hopes [Mentor: Dr. Daniel Gillion, Political Science, SAS]
  • Jing Deng (COL 2014): Corporate Taxes and Firm Outcomes [Mentor: Dr. Alexander Gelber, Business and Public Policy, Wharton]
  • Ellen Frierson (COL 2014): Language and Power in Sudan [Mentor: Dr. Heather Sharkey, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, SAS]
  • Paul Gallagher (COL 2014): Linking integrals in three (and higher) dimensional spaces [Mentor: Dr. Dennis DeTurck, Mathematics, SAS]
  • Sophie Gindea (COL 2014): Decision making and subjective probability [Mentor: Dr. Joe Kable, Psychology, SAS]
  • Kenneth Ginsburg (COL 2014): Immigration and urban revitalization [Mentor: Dr. Michael Katz, History, SAS]
  • Hengyi Guo (COL 2014): Neural Basis of Risk Processes in Anxiety and Depression [Mentor: Dr. Ayelet Ruscio, Psychology, SAS]
  • Miguel Hernandez (SEAS 2014): The relationship between attention and learning [Mentor: Dr. Joshua Gold, Neuroscience, School of Medicine]
  • Emily Hyman (SEAS 2014): Noise monitoring and characterization in a hospital settings [Mentor: Dr. Jan Van der Spiegel, et al, Electrical and Systems Engineering, SEAS]
  • Gary Kafer (COL 2014): Understanding YouTube [Mentor: Dr. Peter Decherney, English/Cinema Studies, SAS]
  • Jacquelyn Kemmer (COL 2014): Energetics of Paternal Care in Monogamous Owl Monkeys of Argentina [Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, Anthropology, SAS]
  • Victoria Koc (COL 2014): Politics and Cosmology [Mentor: Dr. Rogers Smith, Political Science, SAS]
  • Adriel Koschitzky (COL 2014): Solution-Processable Nanocrystal Photovoltaics [Mentor: Dr. Christopher Murray, Chemistry/Materials Science and Engineering, SAS/SEAS]
  • Monica Laskos (COL 2014): Accentuate the Positive: Jazz, Writing, and the Politics of Racial Conduct [Mentor: Dr. Herman Beavers, English, SAS]
  • Spencer Lee (SEAS 2014): Humanoid Robot Intelligence [Mentor: Dr. Daniel Lee, Dan, Electrical and Systems Engineering, SEAS]
  • Hyejung Lee, Year of Water Theme Year PURM Award (COL 2014): Stored carbon routing through a Puerto Rican watershed: the Consequences of a Warmer World [Mentor: Dr. Jane Willenbring, Earth and Environmental Science, SAS]
  • Steven Lee (SEAS 2014): “All-in-One” Thin Film Coatings from Layer-by-Layer Deposition [Mentor: Dr. Daeyeon Lee, Daeyeon, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, SEAS]
  • Shana Mansbach (COL 2014): Civic Horizons [Mentor: Dr. Rogers Smith, Political Science, SAS]
  • Elise A Mitchell (COL 2014): Europe’s Global Vision—The Centuries after Columbus [Mentor: Dr. Larry Silver, Art History, SAS]
  • Vihang Nakhate (COL 2014): Engineering Invasive Human Cancer in 3D [Mentor: Dr. Todd Ridky, Dermatology, School of Medicine]
  • Priya Patel (COL 2014): Contextual Priors in Perceptual Decision Making: Coding and Computation [Mentor: Dr. Alan Stocker, Psychology, SAS]
  • Melissa Riegel (COL 2014): Gender Differences in Health Outcomes in Adolescents with Eating Disorders and Obesity [Mentor: Dr. Rebecka Peebles, Pediatrics, School of Medicine]
  • Jason Rudin (SEAS/Wharton 2014): Corporate Divestiture Experience [Mentor: Dr. Emilie Feldman, Management, Wharton]
  • Anand Salem (COL 2014): Functional Localization of CLEC-16 in Natural Killer Cells [Mentor: Dr. Jordan Orange, Pediatrics, School of Medicine]
  • Seth Schimmel (COL 2014): To Empathize with the Enemy?: Exploring Taboo Cognitions and Feelings [Mentor: Dr. Philip Tetlock, Psychology/Management, SAS/Wharton]
  • Julia Steinberg (COL 2014): Investigations of Protein-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids using Molecular Dynamics Simulations [Mentor: Dr. A.T. Charlie Johnson, Physics and Astronomy, SAS]
  • Nicholas Thomas (COL 2014): Blood Vessel Development in Metastatic Melanoma [Mentor: Dr. Sandra Ryeom, Cancer Biology, School of Medicine]
  • Kasun Waidyaratne (SEAS 2014): A computational model of worm locomotion [Mentor: Dr. Christopher Fang-Yen, Bioengineering, SEAS]
  • Channell Warren (COL 2014): The contribution of social interventions to reducing violence and enhancing health in poor at-risk urban families [Mentor: Dr. Therese Richmond, Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division, Nursing]
  • Celine Wee, Fox Leadership Fellow (COL 2014): Nonprofit Organizations: Measuring “Nonmember Benefits”[Mentor: Dr. John DiIulio (also a Fox Fellow), Political Science, SAS]
  • Michael Wei (SEAS 2014): Linking integrals in three (and higher) dimensional spaces [Mentor: Dr. Dennis DeTurck, Mathematics, SAS]
  • Jeff Wen (COL 2014): The Corporate Governance of Spinoffs [Mentor: Dr. Emilie Feldman, Management, Wharton]
  • Amy Wu (SEAS 2014): Nanocrystal Based Luminescent Solar Concentrator [Mentor: Dr. Christopher Murray, Chemistry/Materials Science and Engineering, SAS/SEAS]
  • Winona Wu (COL 2014): Upstream regulation of actin reorganization at the NK cell immunological synapse [Mentor: Dr. Jordan Orange, Pediatrics, School of Medicine]
  • Jiayi Yang (COL 2014): Corporate Taxes and Firm Outcomes [Mentor: Dr. Alexander Gelber, Business and Public Policy, Wharton]
  • Chih-Chieh (Jay) Yu (SEAS 2014): Using optics to read the mind of a worm [Mentor: Dr. Christopher Fang-Yen, Bioengineering, SEAS]
  • Kevin Zhao (SEAS 2014): How Good of a Measure of Tax Risk Are Disclosed Amounts of Unrecognized Tax Benefits? [Mentor: Dr. Stephanies Sikes, Accounting, Wharton]

2011 (Rising Juniors)

  • Heather Bromfield (COL 2013): Social Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities in China: Building a Cross-Cultural Research Agenda [Mentor: Dr. Yin Ling Irene Wong, Social Policy and Practice]
  • Pablo Castillo (SEAS 2013): Creating an Online Database of Haptic Textures for Virtual Environments [Mentor: Dr. Katherine Kuchenbecker, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, SEAS]
  • Taylor Cook (COL 2013): Modern Science and Modernist Harlem: Using New Science in Modern Literature [Mentor: Dr. Thadious Davis, English, SAS]
  • Marguerite Leone (COL 2013): The First Alphabetical English Index [Mentor: Dr. Emily Steiner, English, SAS]
  • Jonathan Roth (COL 2013): The Impact of Demographic Events on the Family: Do Welfare State Policies Matter? [Mentor: Dr. Kristen Harknett, Sociology, SAS]
  • Emilce Santana (COL 2013): How are Mexican Immigrants being Received in the New Latino Diaspora? [Mentor: Dr. Stanton Wortham, Graduate School of Education]
  • Sheila Shanmugan (COL 2013): Applying Novel Brain Imaging to the Study of Human Behavior [Mentor: Dr. C.Neill Epperson, Psychiatry, School of Medicine]
  • Erica Shockley (COL 2013): Visual and Divisible Modernism: Technologies of Seeing Black [Mentor: Dr. Thadious Davis, English, SAS]
  • Samantha Simon (COL 2013): Race, Class and Gender in the American Religious Field, circa 1930 [Mentor: Dr. Melissa Wilde, Sociology, SAS]
  • Isabelle Sun (COL 2013): Civic footprint of nonprofits [Mentor: Dr. Femida Handy, Social Policy and Practice]
  • Arielle Van Backer (COL 2013): Civility in the House of Representatives: 107th – 112th Congresses [Mentor: Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Annenberg Public Policy Center]
  • Allyson Volinsky (COL 2013): Civility in the House of Representatives: 107th – 112th Congresses [Mentor: Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Annenberg Public Policy Center]
  • Nicole Ward (COL 2013): Tailoring Interventions to Promote Healthy Relationships for Urban Adolescents [Mentor: Dr. Anne Teitelman, Family and Community Health Division, Nursing]

2010 (rising sophomores)

  • Joshua Black (EAS 2013A): Bioengineering: Inflammatory Responses in Pain
    Faculty Mentor: Beth Winkelstein
  • Maya Brandon (COL 2013A): Assessing the Americans With Disablities Amendment Act
    Faculty Mentor: Nancy Hirschmann
  • Alexa Bryn (COL 2013A): Kashmir – the history of a conflict zone
    Faculty Mentor: Suvir Kaul
  • Meghna Chandra (COL 2013A): Immigrant arts and culture in Philadelphia
    Faculty Mentor: Mark Stern
  • Molly Dee (EAS 2013A): The Atacama Cosmology Telescope
    Faculty Mentor: Mark Devlin
  • Irina Denisenko (COL; WH 2013A): Prevalence of risks of cardiovascular disease in an indigenous population in northern Argentina
    Faculty Mentor: Claudia Valeggia
  • Rachel Eisenstadt (COL 2013A): Brain inflammation in septic shock following different fluid treatments
    Faculty Mentor: Jose Pascual
  • Amr Elsaify (WH 2013A): Microfinance Funding Around the World
    Faculty Mentor: Santosh Anagol
  • Leanne Gale (COL 2013A): “I Wanna Live in Forks” or How Movie Fans Spur Economic Development
    Faculty Mentor: Louise Krasniewicz
  • Kara Holtz (COL 2013A): What is the relationship between fear, pain, catecholamines, and serum lactate levels in patients who present with penetrating extremity trauma?
    Faculty Mentor: Daniel Holena
  • Benjamin Horn (COL 2013A): Machiavellian Democracy
    Faculty Mentor: Jeff Green
  • Eric Kim (EAS 2013A): The clinical utility of high bandwidth EEG in localizing epileptic networks
    Faculty Mentor: Brian Litt
  • Parth Kothari (EAS 2013A): Engineering insulin for oral delivery
    Faculty Mentor: Casim Sarkar
  • Karthik Kumar (EAS 2013A): Nanowire Memory Devices
    Faculty Mentor: Ritesh Agarwal
  • Greg Kurzhals (COL 2013A): Purgatory-on-Delaware: Epidemics, Politics, and Quarantine at Philadelphia’s Lazaretto, 1801-1895
    Faculty Mentor: David Barnes
  • Pierre Lax (COL 2013A): The PLAAY Peacemakers Project- Anger Management Through Basketball
    Faculty Mentor: Howard Stevenson
  • Kevin Lee (EAS 2013A): Three Dimensional Nasolabial Soft Tissue Changes Following Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion (SARPE)
    Faculty Mentor: Joli Chou
  • Luben Li (EAS; WH 2013A): International, Cross-Sector Partnerships: Research Design and Implementation
    Faculty Mentor: Meredith Myers
  • Hui Liu (WH 2013A): Inter-company lawsuits and uncertainty resolution
    Faculty Mentor: Pavel Savor
  • Thomas McQuaid (COL 2013A): Theatrical Science/Scientific Theatre Project
    Faculty Mentor: Marcia Ferguson
  • Seth Pollack (COL 2013A): The Origin of Modern Humans in Morocco
    Faculty Mentor: Harold Dibble
  • John Psonis (COL 2013A): Measuring protein stability at the air-water interface
    Faculty Mentor: Ivan Dmochowski
  • Kenny Puk (COL 2013A): Oxidative Phenol Coupling
    Faculty Mentor: Marisa Kozlowski
  • Xin Qian (COL 2013A): Virtual Economics
    Faculty Mentor: David Abrams
  • Giovanni Rivera (COL 2013A): Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation through Genetics Study
    Faculty Mentor: Emile Mohler
  • Aya Saed (COL 2013A): Alternative Economy Project: Microfinance and Local Currencies
    Faculty Mentor: Andrew Lamas
  • Hanyuan Shi (COL 2013A): NMDA, neurotransmitter-mediated neuronal cell death and Golgi Apparatus
    Faculty Mentor: Sangwon Kim
  • Michael Shmulevich (COL 2013A): Intraoperative monitoring in spinal surgery: cost-effectiveness
    Faculty Mentor: Sherman Stein
  • Jierui Song (EAS 2013A): World Music Resources
    Faculty Mentor: Carol Muller
  • Jamie Siew Yuin Soo (EAS 2013A): Biodiesel recovery from microalgae
    Faculty Mentor: Wen Shieh
  • Spencer Stubbs (NUR 2013A): A novel approach to elucidate mechanisms for disparity in cancer pain outcomes
    Faculty Mentor: Salimah Meghani
  • Shani Ting (WH 2013A): The Tension Between Cooperation and Competition
    Faculty Mentor: Maurice Schweitzer
  • Darryle Ulama (COL 2013A): Exercise Training and Cardiac Remodeling in Aged Hearts
    Faculty Mentor: Joseph Libonati
  • Avin Veerakumar (EAS 2013A): Effects of glucocorticoids on behavior and gene transcription in HDAC6 mutant mice
    Faculty Mentor: Olivier Berton
  • Wei Wang (NUR 2013A): Nutrition and children’s neurocognitive-behavioral outcomes
    Faculty Mentor: Jianghong Liu

2010 (rising juniors)

  • Nicholas Bartlett (EAS 2012A): Self-reconfiguring robot magnet faces
    Faculty Mentor: Mark Yim
  • Maxwell Carpenter (COL; WH 2012A): History of Computerized Financial Modeling
    Faculty Mentor: Nathan Ensmenger
  • Rachel Cohen (COL 2012A): Novel Blood Tests in Dogs With Heart Disease
    Faculty Mentor: Mark Oyama
  • Jiayi Deng (COL; WH 2012A): International Trade and Investments in Currency and Commodity Markets
    Faculty Mentor: Nikolai Roussanov
  • Rachael Dickson (COL 2012A): American Apocrypha:Desire, Deception, and Depiction in American Art
    Faculty Mentor: Gwendolyn Shaw
  • Florentina Dragulescu (COL 2012A): How cell phones and other technologies have changed interactions in public
    Faculty Mentor: Keith Hampton
  • Joanna Karaman (COL 2012A): Architectural Plastics and Environmental Health
    Faculty Mentor: Franca Trubiano
  • Mansi Kothari (COL 2012A): Environmental Influences on Physical Activity and Nutrition Behaviors
    Faculty Mentor: Karen Glanz
  • David Yang (EAS 2012A): Analyzing the naturalness of computer-generated animations
    Faculty Mentor: Alla Safonova
  • Hannah Zickgraf (COL 2012A): Lay understanding of contagion
    Faculty Mentor: Paul Rozin

2009

  • Ioana Aron (COL 2012) Electrophilic Aromatic Substitutions of Aryltrifluoroborates Faculty Mentor: Gary Molander
  • Yomara Arroyo (COL 2012) How Mexican Immigrants are Being Received in an American Suburb Faculty Mentor: Stanton Wortham
  • Genevieve Barnard (COL 2012) Consequences, Sexual Networks and Self Testing in Malawi Faculty Mentors: Hans-Peter Kohler and Susan Watkins
  • Sara Brenes (COL 2012) Critical Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings in Film Theory Faculty Mentor: Timothy Corrigan
  • Matt Buchwald (SEAS 2012) Family training in CPR Using Novel Video Self Instruction Faculty Mentor: Benjamin Abella
  • Royce Cohen (WH 2012) Stakeholders, Stockholders and the Global Credit Crisis Faculty Mentor: Tara Radin
  • Gregory Cordina (SEAS 2012) Using Light to Treat Cancer Faculty Mentor: Theresa Busch
  • Haoyu Deng (SEAS 2012) Guatemala Health Initiative Faculty Mentor: Kent Bream
  • David Dunning (COL 2012) Richard Nisbett’s Privacy and Yours Faculty Mentor: Max Cavitch
  • Michelle Fang (COL 2012) Urban Food Environments Faculty Mentor: Amy Hillier
  • Emily Huang (SEAS 2012) Early Recognition of Children At Risk of Cardiopulmonary Arrest Faculty Mentor: John Holmes
  • To Nhu Thanh Huynh (COL 2012) Our Stories, Our Health Faculty Mentor: Giang Nguyen
  • Amanda Johnson (COL 2012) Poor Richardisms: The Proverbs of Benjamin Franklin Faculty Mentor: Michael Zuckerman
  • Sonia Kartha (COL 2012) Myelination of Stretch-grown Axons Faculty Mentors: Douglas Smith and Min Tang-Schomer
  • Jeffrey Lee (NUR/WH 2012) Transitions in Health Care for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Faculty Mentor: Mary Naylor
  • Tamar Lisbona (COL 2012) Hollywood and Copyright Faculty Mentor: Peter Decherney
  • Michelle Lu (NUR/WH 2012) Exploring Economic Abuse in Serious Adolescent Relationships Faculty Mentor: Anne Teitelman
  • Alexander Marple (SEAS 2012) Predicting Artificial General Intelligence and the Singularity Faculty Mentor: Lyle Ungar
  • Michael Masciandaro (COL 2012) That Poor, Insane Creature, the Laureate Faculty Mentor: Michael Gamer
  • Laura Micu (COL 2012) Fostering Self-Control and Grit in School Children to Enhance Achievement Faculty Mentor: Angela Duckworth
  • Reina Moriyama (COL 2012) Wellness after Breast Cancer Faculty Mentor: Jun Mao
  • Brendan Orinstein (SEAS 2012) Improving the Efficacy of anti-ErbB Chemotherapeutics Faculty Mentor: Matthew Lazzara
  • Varesh Prasad (SEAS 2012) All-in-One’ Thin Film Coatings from Layer-by-Layer Deposition Faculty Mentor: Daeyeon Lee
  • Shilpa Sarode (COL 2012) Cognitive Deficits Following Early Life Seizures Faculty Mentor: Brenda Porter
  • Priya Sehgal (COL 2012) Advance Directives and End of Life Preferences Among Defibrillator Recipients Faculty Mentor: James Kirkpatrick
  • Leigh Silver (COL 2012) The Stigma Archive Faculty Mentor: Heather Love
  • Dorsey Standish (SEAS 2012) Vibrotactile Feedback for Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Faculty Mentor: Katherine Kuchenbecker
  • Thmolwan Surakiatchanukul (COL 2012) CD56+ T Cells and Hepatitis C Virus Faculty Mentor: Wenzhe Ho
  • Meredith Thurston (COL 2012) Globalization: Method and Theory Faculty Mentor: Brian Spooner
  • Michael Underriner (COL 2012) The SDSS-II Supernova Survey: Properties of Supernova Host Galaxies Faculty Mentor: Masao Sako
  • Benjamin Van Buren (COL 2012) The Central Role of the Arts in Undergraduate Education Faculty Mentor: James Schlatter
  • Andre Xiao (WH/COL 2012) The Use of Bundling Strategies in Communications Industries Faculty Mentor: Katja Seim
  • Tongjia Zhang (COL 2012) Lapham’s Quarterly Research Assistant Faculty Mentor: Peter Struck
  • Fangzhou Zhu (SEAS 2012) Study of Electronic Structure of Graphite Based Layered Compounds Faculty Mentor: Sohrab Rabii
  • Carly Ziegler (COL 2012) A Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease Faculty Mentor: David Gasser and Julie Blendy

2008

  • Amy Altemeyer (NUR 2011) Image and Biography Among Older Women Cancer Survivors Faculty Mentor: Sarah Kagan
  • Annie Ashok (COL 2011) Telomere Maintenance and Dysfunction Faculty Mentor: Brad Johnson
  • Eric Cohen (EAS 2011) Relationships and Mechanisms of Tendon and Ligament Injuries Faculty Mentor: Louis Soslowsky
  • Diane Dao (COL 2011) Development of Immunosuppressives for Myasthenia Gravis Faculty Mentor: Jon Lindstrom
  • Hayley Germack (COL 2011) Guatemala Health Initiative Faculty Mentor: Fran Barg
  • Evi Heilbrunn (COL 2011) Seeking Lolita; Cinema, Sexuality, and the New Woman Faculty Mentor: Simon Richter
  • Mary Ibrahim (COL 2011) The Linguistic Structure of Writing Systems Faculty Mentor: Eugene Buckley
  • David Jacobson (COL 2011) Atacama Cosmology Telescope Faculty Mentor: Mark Devlin
  • Anthony Jiang (COL 2011) Human Sideroblastic Anemia Faculty Mentor: Fevzi Daldal
  • Tiffany John-Lewis (COL 2011) African American Scholars in International Relations Faculty Mentor: Robert Vitalis
  • Lauren Kapsalakis (COL 2011) Old Stone Age Archaeology in France Faculty Mentor: Harold Dibble
  • Gerardo Melendez-Torres (NUR/WH 2011) Overcrowding in the Nation’s Emergency Rooms Faculty Mentor: Julie Sochalski
  • Katherine Palusci (WH 2011) Applications of Probability Models Faculty Mentor: Peter Fader
  • Vyas Ramanan (EAS 2011) Spatially Patterning Hydrogels Faculty Mentor: Jason Burdick
  • Melissa Retkwa (COL 2011) Progression of Coronary Calcifications Faculty Mentor: Sylvia Rosas
  • Arden Rienas (COL 2011) Owl Monkeys in Argentina Faculty Mentor: Eduardo Fernandez-Duque
  • Aaron Ross (COL 2011) The Politics of Resentment Faculty Mentor: Jeffrey Green
  • Steven Schenkel (COL 2011) Investigations of Protein-Carbon Nanotube Faculty Mentor: Charlie Johnson
  • Melissa Siegel (COL 2011) Gaming and Gambling in Human History Faculty Mentor: Louise Krasniewicz
  • Lauren Springer (COL 2011) How Cell Phones Have Changed Human Interactions Faculty Mentor: Keith Hampton
  • Michael Sulewski (COL 2011) Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Storage Faculty Mentor: Ted Abel
  • Lee Vandivier (COL 2011) Identification of Human Brain Proteins Faculty Mentor: Ray Roginski
  • Athanasia Vgontzas (COL 2011) Politics of Health Inequalities Faculty Mentor: Julia Lynch
  • Catalina Villamil (COL 2011) Analysis of mtDNA in Native Americans Faculty Mentor: Ted Schurr
  • Shawn Wang (COL/WH 2011) Women and Leadership: Combating Malaria in Malawi Faculty Mentor: Marjorie Margolies
  • Caitleen Weaver (COL 2011) Philadelphia’s Lazaretto Faculty Mentor: David Barnes
  • Summer Yuan (COL 2011) Perceptions of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine Faculty Mentor: Lisa Bolton
  • Ali Zahalka (COL 2011) Quantitative Analysis of Neural Progenitors Faculty Mentor: Lynnae Schwartz

2007

  • Marga Andersen (COL 2010) Morality, Morbidity and the Epidemiology of Space Faculty Mentor: Herman Beavers
  • Daniel Axelsen (WH 2010) Understanding CEO Sense-making in a Crisis Faculty Mentor: Sarah Kaplan
  • Phillip Benedetti (COL 2010) Development of Novel Small Molecule Biological Probes: Design and Synthesis Faculty Mentor: Amos Smith
  • Laura Boudreau (WH 2010) Philadelphia and American Business History Faculty Mentor: Daniel Raff
  • Ava Childers (COL 2010) Investigation of a Bronze Age Harbor Town in Southern Greece Faculty Mentor: Thomas Tartaron
  • Evan Daugharthy (COL 2010) Analysis of H19 MicroRNA Function in Early Mouse Development Faculty Mentor: Marisa Bartolomei
  • Carolyn Fu (EAS 2010) Development of Image-Driven Patient-Specific Biomechanical Models for Brains with Tumors Faculty Mentor: George Biros
  • Lin He (COL 2010) Political Logic of Regional Financial Cooperation in Asia Faculty Mentor: Jennifer Amyx
  • Harrison Liu (EAS 2010) Detection of Multiple Community States in Marine Ecosystems Faculty Mentor: Peter Petraitis
  • Julia Luscombe (COL/WH 2010) Ownership for All: Transformative Models of Alternative Economy Faculty Mentor: Andrew Lamas
  • Lua O’Brien (COL 2010) The Religious Ideas of Benjamin Franklin Faculty Mentor: Michael Zuckerman
  • Natasha Piano (COL 2010) Figures of Political Thought Faculty Mentor: Ellen Kennedy
  • Daniel Puller (EAS 2010) Email Summarization and Visualization Faculty Mentor: Fernando Pereira
  • Charles Slominski (EAS 2010) Does Soil Aggregation Reduce the Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Organic Matter Decomposition and CO2 Release Faculty Mentor: Alain Plante
  • Mordechai Treiger (COL 2010) Identifying Genes Necessary for Proper Stem Cell Function Faculty Mentor: Steve DiNardo
  • Brandi Waters (COL 2010) Civil classrooms and uncivil wars: Comparing the National History Curriculum in Angola and Colombia 1968-2008 Faculty Mentor: Ann Farnsworth-Alvear
  • Alexander Yen (EAS/WH 2010) A Directed Evolution Platform for Enhancing the Therapeutic Potency of a Cytokine by Attenuating Cellular Uptake Faculty Mentor: Casim Sarkar
  • Gordon Zhu (COL 2010) Congregational Participation by Immigrants: A Stepping Stone to Social and Political Inclusion Faculty Mentor: Femida Handy

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