Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

URAP Summer Fellows

URAP students who have worked with the same URAP mentor for at least two semesters are eligible to be nominated for the URAP summer stipend to continue their work for five weeks over the summer. Calls for nominations go out to mentors each spring.

Summer 2023 All Researchers


Hailey Adams

Establishing a System of Dynamic Microtubule Ends to Study End Binding Proteins

Isabel Alvarez

Inhibition of PCSK9 to decrease LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream

Beatrice Aronson

An Equitable and Sustainable Transition in the Agriculture-Food System

Julianna Bass

Global Systemic Racism Book Project and EdX Course Development

Sabrina Baur

Analyzing Wealth and Race Distribution in Film and Literature

Celine Cen

Studying Selective Attention in the Somatosensory Cortex of Mice

Zhiyang Peter Chen

Investigating prophylactic and therapeutic self-medication in Drosophila melanogaster

Daniel Deng

Video-Based Tracking of Clinical States in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Jean Doody

Excavation and Conservation at the Sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea

Min Min Fong

Entrepreneurs at Home: Cottage Food & Home-Based Childcare

Sierra Glassman

Behavioral Correlates of the Chip Note in Anna’s Hummingbird

Sooyeon Kim

Neurobehavioral Affective Control Training (N-ACT)

Tony Lam

An Implicit Aiming Process in Sensorimotor Adaptation

Samantha Lam

Neuroendocrine Predictors of Dispersal Behavior

Tianjian (Tim) Lin

The Role of CircRNA kcirc38 in Latent Infection of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV)

Maggie Lin

Morphological Characterization of Microglia Under Glaucomatous Conditions

Derik Liu

Understanding the Role and Function of F26BP in Controlling Glycolysis

Isha Mahajan

Reconstructing the Composition and Diversity of the Eocene Gulf Coastal Plain, U.S. Using Leaf Architecture Analysis

Saba Majidi

Intestinal LRH-1 and the Modulation of Bioacid Metabolism

Gaik Mkrtchian

Effects of Diabetes and Weight Loss on Bone Development.

Rose Mooney

Archaeological Analysis of Native Californian Materials from the Central California Coast

Fiona Oh

Characterizing the Freezing Tolerance of Antarctic Nematodes

Tanmayi Patharkar

Reconstructing the Paleoclimate and Paleoecology of the Eocene Gulf Coastal Plain, U.S. Using Digital Leaf Physiognomy

Kaya Poff

Language Practices and Ideologies in Real Analysis Lectures

Annika Pohlo

Environmental Predictors of Evaporative Water Loss in Aegean Island Lizards

Anna Pollini

Consequences of Colony Size and Configuration on Susceptibility of Choanoflagellates to Predation by Ciliates

Erika Rizal


Rhea Senthil Kumar

Integration Testing for the General AntiParticle Spectrometer (GAPS) Experiment

Mira Sur

Lessons Learned from Implementation of Student Health Coach Training in a Hypertension and Technology Pilot Study: A Qualitative Research Approach

Tanvi Thummala

Decoding Cerebellum Activation in Sensorimotor Learning Tasks Using EEG

Mari Torii-Karch

Fungal-Bacterial Interactions: The Genes Underlying Fungal Response to Bacterial Colonization

Yulitzi Vizcarra

Seeding Advanced Treated Wastewater for the Purpose of Direct Potable Reuse

Andrew Wong

Effect of APOE2/3 on Neurodegenerative Health and Cholesterol Homeostasis in C. Elegans

Ivan Wu

Cytotoxic effect of chemical agents on nucleus pulposus cells of human intervertebral discs

Xavier Yin

Learned Representations of Tone Contours in GANs

Austin Zhu

The Effects of Flexible Work on Worker Behavior and Learning