Provost's Undergraduate Fellowship - Past Recipients

Congratulations to the Spring 2021 Recipients!

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


Sara Clarkson, Animal Science, Psychology - Exploring the Impact of Dogs on Cat-Human Interactions

Hang Le, Global Disease Biology - Freshwater transmission biology of Ralstonia wilt pathogens

Jennifer Price, Animal Biology - Analysis of the impacts of wildfires on the survival and reproduction of the invasive vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti

Juan Amado Sales, Biotechnology - Uncovering Novel Plant Nematode Effectors and Their Host Targets


College of Biological Sciences


Kaitlyn Abe, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Purification and Characterization of Respiratory Complex II from Plants

Sami Araya, Marine and Costal Science - Marine Ecology and Organismal Biology - Use of classic and geochemical tools to identify the type and origins of salmonid prey items in a California Least Tern breeding colony

Christian Atallah, Genetics and Genomics - Investigating the role of TWINS protein in modulating seasonal reproductive physiology in Drosophila melanogaster

Haley Bergman, Cell Biology - Alpha-Synuclein in Deregulation of Autophagy and Progression of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Isabelle Demarco, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Developing an Assay to Study Break Induced Replication in Plants

Madison Hall, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Investigating the Role of DAPK1 Methylation in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Metastasis

Majken Horton, Genetics and Genomics - Determining Enhancers Involved in Sex Differentiation

Kiya Jackson, Biological Sciences - Site-specific Phosphorylation of CLOCK Protein Affects Circadian Rhythmicity

Khyana Yearwood, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Detection of Endoparasite Diversity in Mexican Free-Tailed Bats (Tadarida brasiliensis)

Estelle Yoo, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - Molecular Characterization of MARCKS Activity in Lung Cancer Immune Evasion


College of Engineering


Brandon Zabaneh, EBIM-Biomedical Engineering - Engineering a 3D printable gelatin-methacrylate bioink to couple innervation and vascularization for tissue repair


College of Letters and Science


Alexandria Adams, Chemistry - Mixed Anion Solvates of Gold(I) Complexes

Hala Alkhatib, Psychology (BS) - The Relationships Between Parental Feelings, Responsivity, and Child Language Outcomes in Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Nancy Marshall, Design - Explorations of Alternative Aesthetics in Textiles Printed with Natural Dyes

Dana Miranda, American Studies; Asian American Studies; Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies - The Engineering of University Landscapes and Architecture and its Effects on Students of Color

Michaela Reilly, Political Science - Understanding the Volunteer Tourist: Tanzanian Perspectives

Glenda Valenzuela, Sociology & Spanish - First born Latina daughters: the obstacles when learning from home