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Sep 24, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Claire Fabian-Bayola

Undergraduate researcher Claire Fabian-Bayola is examining the mechanisms behind a common enzyme to develop new therapies for inflammatory diseases. Majors: Biochemistry and Chemistry Mentors: Dr. Adam Offenbacher Department: Chemistry Project...

Sep 17, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Brooke Palmer

Undergraduate researcher Brooke Palmer is writing an original play that will be performed with American Sign Language in mind. Major: Theatre Arts Mentor: Patch Clark School: Theatre and Dance Project...

Sep 10, 2019
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Student Profile: Anan Islam

Undergraduate researcher Anan Islam is exploring new ways to clean your everyday products. Majors: Neuroscience and Biology Mentors: Dr. Kimberly Kew and Ryan Controneo Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Project...

Sep 03, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Amber Chavis

Undergraduate researcher Amber Chavis is trying to answer the question “Why so birds lay their eggs at certain times during the day?” Major: Biology Mentor: Dr. Susan McRae Department: Biology...

Aug 27, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Alex Turner

Undergraduate Alex Turner investigates the effects of a specific prostate cancer treatment on bladder function. Majors: Neuroscience and Psychology Mentor: Dr. Johanna Hannan Department: Physiology Project Title: “Impact of prostatic...

Aug 20, 2019
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Student Profile: Brooks Holt

Undergraduate researcher Brooks Holt is studying how community collaboration affects public health initiatives in rural Guatemala. Major: Nursing Minor: Hispanic Studies Mentor: Dr. Kim Larson School: Nursing Project Title: “Evaluating...

May 14, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Hannah Black

ECU undergraduate researcher Hannah Black is examining workout routines to keep athletes safe in the weight room. Major: Health Fitness Specialist Mentor: Dr. Andrew Vermiglio Department: Department of Kinesiology Project Title:...

May 07, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Calie Hemgen

ECU undergraduate researcher Calie Hemgen is studying how geography affects local precipitation and climate change. Major: Mathematics with a concentration in statistics Mentor: Dr. Scott Curtis Department: Department of Geography, Planning...

May 02, 2019
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Student Profile: Erin Tucci

ECU undergraduate researcher Erin Tucci is discovering new treatment methods for chronic inflammatory diseases including arthritis and type 2 diabetes. Major: Nutrition and Dietetics Mentor: Dr. Michael Wheeler Department: Department of...

Apr 25, 2019
  • Kevin Syers

Student Profile: Timothy Boykin

ECU undergraduate researcher Timothy Boykin is classifying North Carolina artifacts to inform the public of the state’s rich history. Major: Anthropology Mentors: Dr. I. Randolph Daniel Jr. Department: Department of Anthropology...