Past Undergraduate Researchers Seminars


  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates – REU’s. - Learn about COS student’s experiences
  • John Dankert: “New York University School of Medicine SURP”
  • Nathan McCorkle: “Scientific Instrumentation: Making Research Easier” D3 Engineering, Rochester New York -
  • Study Abroad Experiences of COS Undergraduates
    • Olivia Svrchek : Denmark
    • James Wratten: Budapest and Hungary
  • Irma Giron: Characterization of L,L-Diaminopimelate Aminotransferase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Mentor: Prof. Andre Hudson
  • Josh Travers: Effect of Phosphatase Inhibitor Calyculin A on Dephosphorylation of the Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone Receptor. Mentor: Prof. Elizabeth Perry
  • Sam Burke: Role of common benthic macroinvertebrates in phosphorus release from eutrophic lake sediments. Mentor: Prof. Christy Tyler
  • Siti Aishah Abdulrahman: Climate-change enhanced dissolved organic carbon and phenols in natural water and drinking water: sources, effects, and solutions. Mentor: Prof. Christy Tyler
  • A. Hensel, S. Dedrich, D. Bobo, S. Hamel: Exploration of Gene Expression in Ilyanassa obsoleta. Mentor: Prof. Hyla Sweet
  • Mior Ahmad Azmeer Mior Ahmad Subki: Identification of Methylobacterium sp. from Grapevine Xylem Fluids and The Production of Transposon Mutants Deficient in N-Acyl Homoserine Lactone Signal. Mentor: Prof. Michael A. Savka
  • Andrew Pinkham: The protomic analysis of a Bacillus subtilis Nitric Oxide mutant. Mentor: Prof. Tom Kim
  • Kyle Rugg: Synthesis of Isoquinolones and Oxazoles via Modified Pomeranz-Fritsch Cyclizations. Mentor: Prof. Jeremy Cody
  • Xuezhou Hou: Correlation of viral load of respiratory syncytial virus with bacterial colonization in nasopharynx of children with or without acute otitis media. Mentors: Drs. Dina Newman, Qingfu Xu and Michael Pichichero
  • Luticha Andre Doucette: A Statistical Analysis and Approach to Protein Surface Modeling. Mentor: Prof. Paul Craig
  • Richard Rodrigues: Systems Biology Approaches Allow Cohesive Analysis of Disparate Hepatocellular Carcinoma Genomic Expression Datasets. Mentor: Dr. Christopher Taylor Barry, University of Rochester
  • Freshman Imaging Project Students: Development of a Polynomial Texture Mapping Device. Mentor: Joe Pow
  • Olivia Svrchek: Investigation of Genetic Variation in N-Acetyltransferase (NAT2) for Association with Age-Related Hearing Impairment. Mentor: Dr. Dina Newman
  • Michelle Tabisz: Pheromone-Mediated Aggregation by Isopods. Mentor: Dr. Harvey Pough
  • Tri Nguyen: Paederia tomentosa (Lour.) phytochemical analysis and sensitivity testing on enteric microorganism. Mentor: Prof. James Aumer
  • A panel of students: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Structural Biology, Genetic Counseling, Medicine, Pharmacy, and More! - After Graduation Plans. Mentor: Prof. Irene Evans
  • Barbara Spiecker, Alicia K. Wooten, Deepika Sharma: Comparison of endomesoderm-specific genes and the characterization of embryonic expression patterns in sea urchins and brittle stars. Mentor: Dr. Hyla Sweet
  • Harshita Sood: Heavy Metal Avoidance Behavior in Terrestrial Isopods. Mentor: Dr. Harvey Pough
  • Matthew Wahila: Measurements and Investigation of Novel Heusler Alloys. Mentor: Dr. Linda Barton
  • Sam Ziebel: Studies Towards the Total Synthesis of Eletefine. Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Cody
  • Sebastian Ramirez: Enzymatic and Structural Characterization of a Phosphoglycolate. Mentor: Dr. Suzanne O’Handley