Awards & Scholarships

2018 Undergraduate Scholarship Awardees


Areen Badwal — The University of Arizona, Tucson
"An Alpha-synuclein Overexpression Model of Vocal Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease"

Dolev Bluvstein — University of California-Santa Barbara
"Nanoscale Imaging with Diamond Nitrogen-vacancy Centers: A Quantum Scanning Probe Microscope"

Mya Masterson — Kansas State University
"Microwave Powered Correlative Light Electron Microscopy of Rift Valley Fever Virus Kidney Lesions"

Julia O'Connell — Mount Holyoke College
"The Effect of TBI on STAT Activity in a Drosophila Model of Glial Tauopathy"

Ayumi Pottenger — University of Arizona
"Effects of Sub-anesthetic Ketamine on Microglia Morphology and Levodopa Induced Dyskinesia in a Rat Model of Parkinson's Disease"

Sydni Rubio — Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
"Visualizing Infection Processes and Host Specificity of Burkholderia Symbionts of Slime Molds"

Colson Tomberlin — University of Colorado-Boulder
"Investigating the Role of Toxic Abeta Oligomers in Membrane Damage"