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Vicken Khazar ’22 at Stony Brook University — the URECA Researcher of the Month for June 2021 — is a biology major doing research under the mentorship of Dr. Patrick Hearing, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, on “Understanding the Role of the SPRTN Metalloprotease in the Adenovirus DNA Damage Response.”
Eight Carolina students spent the fall semester conducting field research at the Highlands Biological Station, one of the most biodiverse areas in North Carolina.
For the next six months, Texas A&M meteorology students will be helping NOAA collect important atmospheric sciences data when severe weather strikes in Texas.
Kaylee Surace, a sustainability studies major at Stony Brook University is committed to ocean conservation.
Stony Brook has taken Alexander Kling ’20 from Earth to Mars as he pursues hands-on undergraduate research in the Geosciences Department of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Stony Brook University undergraduate Lydia Myers spent the summer on a dig near Lake Turkana, Kenya.
Gregory Matousek ’20, a physics major in the Honors College, has had the opportunity this summer to participate in full-time immersive research in particle physics.
Senior geophysics major Juan Acevedo had a unique experience during his time at Texas A&M University: he participated in not one or two, but four separate undergraduate research projects.
Students at the University of California, Davis are gaining real-world experience through physics research while helping to improve monitoring of nuclear reactors.
Abigail Bishop ’19, a junior in the Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) program at Stony Brook University, is becoming an expert on the life and death of stars.