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    President’s Fellowships for Summer Research

    Seven University of Scranton undergraduate students were awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research for 2018.
    August 31, 2018

    The University of Scranton granted seven undergraduate students President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2018. The fellowships, administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, offer each student the chance to partner with a faculty mentor to complete a research project during the summer. Each project was proposed and designed by the student and their faculty mentor.

    The following is a list of the students who were awarded 2018 summer research fellowships, their projects and faculty mentors.

    Kimberly Barr of Nazareth, researched “The effects of Nano Molar Concentrations of Retinoic Acids on Differentiation and Migration of SK-N-SH Neuroblastoma Cells” with George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology.

    Natania Feliciano of Haldon, New Jersey, researched a “Spanish Translation of the Public Understanding of Genetics and Genomics (PUGGS) Questionnaire” with Kimberly Subasic, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing.

    Marissa Galardi of Archbald, researched “Control of Neuron Growth Using Synthetic Extracellular Matrix Molecules” with George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology. 

    Julia McKinney of Perkasie, researched “Neurochemical and Learning Effects of Sleep Deprivation in Ants” with Marc Seid, Ph.D., associate professor of biology.

    Michael Moran of Toms River, New Jersey, researched “Self-administration of Morphine in Bombus Terrestris” with Marc Seid, Ph.D., associate professor of biology.

    Nicole Nardella of Spring Brook Township, researched “Data-driven Modeling of Complex Systems with Applications to Cardiac Physiology” with Jason Graham, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics.

    Madalyne Sunday of South Abington Township, researched “The effect of Glycosaminoglycans on Neuroblastoma Cells” with George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology.  

     

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