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2017 URP students
The CSHL Undergraduate Research Program (URP) participants, Summer 2017
Student Undergraduate institution CSHL URP lab Research project title
George Bekheet Northeastern University Churchland Laboratory Multisensory integration during an audiovisual looming stimulus
Benjamin Isaac Cohen New York University Huang Laboratory Exploring the Cellular Basis of the Circuitry and Functional Organization of Mouse Motor Cortex
Sean Connelly Rutgers University Mills Laboratory LSH, EZH2 and the Cancer Stem Cell Population
Josephine Cooke Queens College – CUNY Albeanu Laboratory Discrimination of Olfactory Stimuli in Mice Using a Two-Alternative Forced-Choice Paradigm
Patrick Cunniff University of Notre Dame Jackson Laboratory Intercellular Signaling and Transport in Arabidopsis thaliana
Alex Francette Clarion University of Pennsylvania Dos Santos Laboratory Elucidating the Role of MLL-3 in Altering the Parous Epigenetic Landscape
Marianna Frey Williams College Kepecs Laboratory Adenosinergic modulation of optimal foraging decisions
James Gornet Columbia University Osten Laboratory Mapping single neurons from whole-brain images
Alexander Kirschner SUNY-Environmental Science and Forestry Joshua-Tor Laboratory Mechanism of Epigenetic Control by Heterochromatin Protein 1 (HP1) and Origin Recognition Complex (ORC 2/3)
Likhitha Kolla The College of William and Mary Atwal Laboratory Mapping the Immune Landscape for Breast Cancer Subtypes
Natasa Kostic Cornell University Krasnitz Laboratory A Computational Pipeline for Absolute Copy Number Quantification in Single Cancer Cells
Asad Lakhani University of Cambridge Egeblad Laboratory Existence of a Negative Feedback Loop between LOX and Ras Signaling in PDAC
Yutong Liu University of California, Berkeley Trotman Laboratory Validating the Biology and Evolution of Genome Duplication in Prostate Cancer
Fotini Papaleonidopoulos University of Patras, Greece Krainer Laboratory Antisense-mediated inhibition of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay of CFTR gene
Vir Patel Duke University C. Hammell Laboratory The regulatory protein PQN-59 forms amyloid aggregates dependent on its domain architecture
Charles Pei Harvard University Lippman Laboratory Modification of meristem and floral development genes in Physalis peruviana
Dawn Truong Harvard University Gingeras Laboratory Response of Normal Mouse Cells to Mouse Tumor-derived Extracellular Vesicles
George Wang Yale University Ware Laboratory Resources for identifying the genetic basis of important traits in grapes
Shenandoah Wrobel Vassar College Shea Laboratory Granule Cell Modulation of Odor Representations in Awake Mice
Ray Zhang Duke University Stillman Laboratory Screening Domains of CDC6