Undergraduate Research Program

URL Profiles

2022-2023

 

Semira Beraki

Major: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Mentor: Cholpisit Kiattisewee, Molecular Engineering; Diego Alba Burbano, Chemical Engineering

Contact:sberaki@uw.edu

Current Research project: Characterizing Multi-Guide RNA CRISPR Activation Genetic Circuits for Large Scale Gene Regulation

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Nisha BK

Major: Neuroscience
Mentor: Edward Kelly (School of Pharmacy)

Contact: nishasen@uw.edu

Current Research project: 

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Abby Burtner

Major: Biology (Intended)
Mentor: Chris Law, UW Biology

Contact: aburtner@uw.edu

Current research project:1) The evolution of mammalian body plans: a case study in squirrels and 2) Understanding the origin of bat flight: evolutionary modeling of mammal limb morphologies

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Carson Butcher

Major: Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
Mentor: Cole DeForest, Chemical Engineering

 

Contact: chb13@uw.edu

Current research project: Near-Instantaneous, 4D Control of Protein Photoactivation in Hydrogel Biomaterials

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Nuria Alina Chandra

Major: Computer Science
Mentor: Jennifer Rabbitts, Anesthesiology

Contact: nchand@uw.edu

Current research project: Predicting Surgical Outcomes with In-Hospital Function in Adolescents Undergoing Major Musculoskeletal Surgery

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Zoe Lu Chau

Major:Bioengineering
Mentor: James Lai, Department of Bioengineering; Kushang Patel, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Contact: zoechau@uw.edu

Current research project: DiagnosDisk for Rapid and Sensitive COVID-19 Detection; Utilizing Novel Trigger-based Ecological Momentary Assessments to Investigate Movement-evoked Pain in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis

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Rodrigo Gallardo

Rodrigo Gallardo sitting at a fountainMajor: Intended Major: Biology
Mentor:Brian Hayes, Kraig Abrams, Beverly Torok-Storb, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Contact: rodrig5@uw.edu

Current research project: Introducing gene edited plasmid DNA into ML3 cells to differentiate using cell marker antibodies

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Shannon Hong

Major: Neuroscience
Mentor: Samira Moorjani, Physiology and Biophysics

Contact:shong07@uw.edu

Current research project: Assessing Changes in Connectivity Between the Motor Cortex and Spinal Cord After Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

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Kira Rosenlind

Major: Business Administration
Mentor: Sioban Keel, UWMC Hematology

Contact:kmrosen@uw.edu

Current research projects:Genetic Studies on Marrow Failure and Related Disorders (UWMC), Investigating Genetic Mutations in Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fred Hutch)

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Megana Shivakumar

Major: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Mentor: Dr. Paul Drain, Global Health and Medicine

Contact: megana19@uw.edu

Current research projects: Risk Factors and Outcomes for Hepatitis B among Individuals with HIV

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Pavithra Sundaravaradan

Pavithra in front of a cherry blossomMajor: Microbiology
Mentor: Elia Tait Wojno, Immunology

Contact: pavitsun@uw.edu

Current research project: How the Notch Signaling Pathway Regulates Basophil Gene Regulation and Function in the Helminth-Infected Intestine

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Bill Young

Major: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology & Psychology
Mentor: Pathology – Daniel Promislow, Benjamin Harrison

Contact:younbil@uw.edu

Current research project:Impact of Neuronal Tau on Response to Traumatic Brain Injury

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Joia Zhang

Major: Statistics
Mentor: Dr. Sat Gupta (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Dr. Sadia Khalil (Department of Statistics, Lahore College for Women University)

Contact: joiaz@uw.edu

Current research project: Mitigating Respondent Lack of Trust in Quantitative RRT Models

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