Undergraduate Research Program

URL Profiles

2018-2019

Erika Arias

Erika AriasMajor: International Studies; Law, Societies, & Justice
Mentor: Walter Andrews, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

Contact: ariase@uw.edu

Current research project: The Newbook Digital Texts: Joseph Mathia Svoboda Diaries; Communism in Latin America: The US’ Fight Against Terror

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Katherine Brower

Katherine Brower
Major: Microbiology, Japanese (Linguistics)
Mentor: Brian Wasko, Pathology

Contact: kbrower@uw.edu

Current research project: Effects of Iron Dyshomeostasis on the Vascular ATPase

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Yong-Han Hank Cheng

Yong-Han Hank ChengMajor: Biochemistry, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental)
Mentor: Dan Doherty, Pediatrics

Contact: yhhc@uw.edu

Current research project: Using Next-Generation Sequencing to Evaluate the Segregation Pattern of Candidate Causal Variants for Joubert Syndrome

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Daven Cocroft

Daven CocroftMajors: Physics; Astronomy; Psychology
Minors: Mathematics; Applied Mathematics
Mentor: Michael Tremmel, Astronomy

Contact: cocrod@uw.edu

Current research project: Star Formation in Low Metallicity Environments

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Benedicte Diakubama

Benedicte Diakubama
Majors:
Chemical Engineering
Mentor: Grant Williamson, Molecular Engineering

Contact: bmd23@uw.edu

Current research project: Data Science Tools to Formulate Personalized Fragrance

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Casey Grosso

Casey Grosso
Major: Art History
Mentor: Rebecca Cummins, Photomedia

Contact: : grossc2@uw.edu

Current research project: CSE Animation Capstone

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Rohan Hiatt

Rohan HiattMajor: Mathematics; English
Mentor: Amos Turchet, Mathematics

Contact: rohankh@uw.edu

Current research project: Uniformity of Solutions to Diophantine Equations; Intersectional Marxism in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide

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Hannah Jolibois

Hannah Jolibois
Major: International Studies; Public Health
Mentor: Walter Andrews, Ottoman and Turkish Literature

Contact: hjolib@uw.edu

Current research project: Svoboda Diaries Project

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Dianne Laboy Cintrón

Dianne Laboy Cintrón
Major:
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Minor: Quantitative Sciences
Mentor: Heather Mefford, Pediatrics

Contact: laboyd@uw.edu

Current research project: Functional Analysis of an ARPC4 Variant Associated with Microcephaly

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Annamarie Lahti

Annamarie LahtiMajor:Neurobiology; Biochemistry
Minor: Bioethics
Mentor: Chet Moritz, Rehabilitation Medicine: Physical Therapy

Contact: acl97@uw.edu

Current research project: Optogenetic Stimulation for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

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Nelson Liu

Nelson Liu
Major: Linguistics; Statistics; Computer Science
Mentor: Noah Smith, Computer Science and Engineering

Contact: nfliu@uw.edu

Current research project: Examining the Ability of Recurrent Neural Networks to Handle Long Range Dependencies

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Andrew Luo

Andrew Luo
Major: Computer Science; Bioengineering
Mentor: Shwetak Patel, Computer Science and Engineering

Contact: luoa@uw.edu

Current research project: Automatic Characterization of User Errors in Spirometry

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Nihar Mahajan

Nihar Mahajan
Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Biochemistry
Mentor:Thomas Hawn, Medicine: Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: niharm@uw.edu

Current research project: Investigating the Role of NLRP3 in Inflammasome Activation of Human Macrophages

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Meena Meyyappan

Meena Meyyappan
Major:
 Neurobiology
Mentor: Jennifer Rabbitts, Pain Medicine

Contact: alagumee@uw.edu

Current research project: Assessment of Pain Extent in a Pediatric Population with Pain

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Noushyar Panahpour Eslami

Noushyar Panahpour EslamiMajor: Chemistry (ACS-certified)
Mentor: Brandi Cossairt, Chemistry

Contact: npe7@uw.edu

Current research project: Cyclic Voltammetry as a Method to Evaluate Charge Transfer Between Quantum Dot Donors and Small Molecule Acceptors

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Jion Yi

Jion Yi
Major: International Studies; Informatics
Mentor: Walter Andrews, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

Contact: jiony432@uw.edu

Current research project:The Newbook Digital Texts

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Joey Zemke

Joey Zemke
Major:
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Mentor: Jennifer Nemhauser, Biology

Contact: jzemke@uw.edu

Current research project: Phytochrome B’s Impact on Resource Allocation in Brassica rapa

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