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Undergraduate Research Photo Contest Winner!

October 16, 2018

Congratulations to our first undergraduate research photo contest 1st place winner, Nicole Chanel!  

Nicole is a Textiles & Clothing major working on textile strength.  In addition to lunch with our new Associate Director, Dr. Elizabeth Nuñez and a $25 Amazon giftcard, Nicole wins a #urc t-shirt - another textile for her to test!

Harold Marin

December 29, 2019

HAROLD MARIN, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2016
Undergraduate Faculty Mentor: Dr. Frank McNally
Research Title: F-actin prevents interaction between sperm DNA and the oocyte meiotic spindle in C. elegans
What is your hometown and state, and where are you now?  Stockton, CA - Current Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Publications: Panzica, M. T. et al. J. Cell Biol. 216, 2273–2282 (2017) http://jcb.rupress.org/content/216/8/2273/tab-article-info

Titus Garrett

December 29, 2019

TITUS GARRETT, BS-Civil Engineering-06/2017-UC Davis-Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Deangelo Wooley

August 30, 2019
DEANGELO WOOLEY, Senior, Physics, 2019

Research Program: MURPPS
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bob Svoboda, Physics    
Post Doc Mentors:  Dr. Vincent Fischer and Dr. Leon Pickard
Research Title:  Scintillator Calibration with a Radioactive Source
Hometown: Fontana, CA
Three words to describe me: gung-ho, silly, considerate

What are your future plans and/or goals?

I plan to continue my research with my group, and further help them with the experiments they're working on.

Student Manages Pain with Paint

August 22, 2019

Sid Ganesh, one of the exhibitors at the 30th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities Conference Art and Design Exhibit on April 26th, 2019 shares how her experience as a co-director of the Joan Viteri Memorial Clinic has influenced her art and her research.  Learn more about her story and see more of her watercolor series "The Art of Harm Reduction" in the full article posted by Greg Watry for the College of Biological Sciences.

Medalist Joleen Cheah Stretches Cells and Her Capabilities

July 31, 2019

The Winner of the  Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research in June 2019 and the Hanson Family Undergraduate Research Publication Award in 2018, among many other accolades, Joleen Cheah began working in the Yamada lab as a Freshman and is moving on to Stanford University for her PhD.  Learn more about her journey and her passion for mechanobiology in this article posted by Greg Watry: