Students

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(Includes Name, Title, Research Interests)
Mentor:
Michael Holinstat
Year:
2017
Mentor:
Linda Samuelson
Year:
2013
Undergraduate Institution:
Juniata College
Honors:
54th Midwest Society for Developmental Biology Best Poster Award (2016), CMB Merit Award (2016), HHMI International Student Research Fellowship Finalist (2016), Rackham Conference Travel Grant (2015, 2016), CMB Conference Travel Grant (2015, 2016), CMB/Medical School Fellowship (2015), Rackham Pre-Candidate Graduate Student Research Grant (2015), Rackham International Student Fellowship (2014), Benard L. Maas Fellowship (2013)
Service:
Graduate Rackham International (GRIN) Mentor (2016-Present), CMB Program Committee (2016-Present), CMB Student Advisor (2016-Present), International Center Student Council (ICSC) Representative (2016-Present), UROP Research Symposium Judge (2016), Females Excelling More In Math Engineering & Sciences (FEMMES) Capstone Group Leader (2016), AAAS Global Science Engagement Conference Session Aide In Washington, D.C. (2016), Bioartography Booth Volunteer (2015, 2016), The Michigan Science Center Steminista Role Model (2015-Present), CMB Career Development Committee (2014-Present), CMB Departmental Newsletter Committee (2014-2016), Short Term Educational Program (STEP) Mentor (2015, 2016), Leading Informed Policy with Science (LIPS) (2015-2016), Association Of Multicultural Scientists (AMS) (2013-Present), Women In Science & Engineering (2013-Present)
Teaching Experience:
Graduate Student Instructor For CDB 530 Cell Biology
Research Interests:
The role of Notch signaling in intestinal stem cell function & intestinal epithelial cell homeostasis

 

Mentor:
Kristen Verhey
Year:
2014
Undergraduate Institution:
Ohio Wesleyan University
Honors:
NSF-GRFP Fellow (2016), Precandidate Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant (2016)
Service:
UM Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and the Sciences (FEMMES), The Michigan Health Sciences Pre-College Exposure Academy (MHSPEA)
Teaching Experience:
Graduate Student Instructor CDB560 Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy
Research Interests:

Utilizing a chemical-gentic approach to engineer inhibitable kinesin motor proteins s a strategy to elucidate their fundamental properties in cells