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2016 URP participants
The CSHL Undergraduate Research Program (URP) participants, Summer 2016
Student Undergraduate institution CSHL URP lab Research project title
Toby Aicher Middlebury College M. Hammell Laboratory Investigating drug resistance in melanoma using single-cell RNA-sequencing
Daniel Barabasi University of Notre Dame Churchland Laboratory Extracting more, and more accurate, data from 2-photon calcium imaging
Julia Bassell Emory University Krainer Laboratory 5’ splice site selection in GT vs. GC splice sites
Sara Blagburn Brown University Albeanu Laboratory Developing a psychometric curve for odor intensity via a novel two-alternative forced choice protocol in head-fixed mice
Alissa Castleberry Furman University Gingeras Laboratory Processing of Y5 RNA by cancer cell exosomes
Debotri Chatterjee Cornell University Jackson Laboratory Understanding the role of the G-protein ß subunit in plant cell death
Erin DeNardo Washington University in St. Louis Ware Laboratory Interpretation of gene structure changes in Oryza sativa from a single gene to a population
Zhiwei Ding Grinnell College Huang Laboratory Mapping the distribution of a genetically-specified subpopulation of pyramidal neurons projecting to ventromedial striatum in mice
Chris Giuliano Stony Brook University Egeblad Laboratory An anti-metastatic role of lysyl oxidases through matrix metalloprotease inhibition in pancreatic cancer
Benjamin Harris Colgate University Atwal Laboratory Pan cancer analysis of ectopic germline gene expression
Daniel Hawkins Georgia Institute of Technology McCombie Laboratory Long read sequencing and copy number analysis
Isaiah Holloway Jr. Amherst College Vakoc Laboratory Is the CERS4 gene necessary for JAK2 mutated AML cell proliferation?
Ashley Kyalwazi University of Notre Dame Shea Laboratory Parvalbumin network and neuroplasticity in the auditory cortex
Jingyi (Jenny) Ma University of Alberta dos Santos Laboratory Using CRISPR-CAS9 to investigate the epigenetic regulation of mammary stem cells
Ajay Nadig Northwestern University Kepecs Laboratory Signatures of prediction error in cortical VIP interneurons
Timothy Nolan University of Connecticut Koulakov Laboratory Optimization of the short-time fourier transform spectrogram for machine learning objectives
Sevahn Vorperian Columbia University Stillman Laboratory Using CRISPR screening to identify domain dependencies of ORC1 and CDC6 in diploid and cancerous cells
Katelyn Wilensky University of Michigan Tollkuhn Laboratory Using sex differences to study the relationship between genes and behavior
Kaitlin Williams Carroll University Tuveson Laboratory Inhibition of Myc slows the proliferation of KRAS-driven pancreatic cancer organoids
Lorna Wills University of Cambridge Trotman Laboratory The effect of targeting Phlpp2 on cell proliferation and pAkt and Myc signaling pathways