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Posted April 15, 2021

Michigan State University's 23rd University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) provides Michigan State undergraduate students with an opportunity to showcase their research and creative endeavors. This forum features nearly 650 student presenters from 15 different colleges. UURAF runs from April 15-19.

More than 500 presentations in 30 different subject areas can be accessed here at any time, day or night. The program book is available here. First-place winners and Mentors of the Year will be awarded on April 23. Learn about all the awards on the web, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Our College's UURAF Mentors, Their Mentees, and Their UURAF Research Abstracts
  • Mentors

    Abstract page

    Student name

    Title

  • Dr. Robert Abramovitch
    165
    Jarod Fallon
    DEFINING THE ROLE OF RIP1 IN MYCOBACTERIUM SMEGMATIS CITRATE RESISTANCE
  • Dr. Robert Abramovitch
    170
    Megan Murto
    MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS PROTEIN PPE51 INTERACTION WITH GLUCOSE AND GLYCEROL
  • Dr. Dalen Agnew
    143
    Heather Sayles
    OVARIAN FOLLICULAR STRUCTURES IN MEXICAN WOLVES: CLUES TO INFERTILITY
  • Dr. Dalen Agnew
    165
    Bridie McClusky
    AVIAN MYCOBACTERIOSIS: DEVELOPING A RATIONALE FOR DIAGNOSTIC BIOPSIES
  • Evan Brenner
    43
    Emily Lavey
    MUTATIONS IN DRUG RESISTANCE-ASSOCIATED GENES OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS IN BRAZILIAN INDIGENOUS POPULATION
  • Dr. Natalia Duque-Wilkens
    175
    Will Meaton
    THE ROLE OF MAST CELLS LINKING PERIPHERAL WITH CENTRAL INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES DRIVING DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY PHENOTYPES
  • Dr. Natalia Duque-Wilkens, Dr. Adam Moeser
    174
    Robby Teis
    MAST CELL-SEROTONIN INTERACTIONS AS A POTENTIAL MECHANISM UNDERLYING ANTI-ANXIETY EFFECTS OF MAST CELLS
  • Dr. Bartolomeo Gorgoglione
    158
    Parva Mashar
    INVESTIGATING THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF NEW CELL LINES TO FRESHWATER STRAINS OF VHSV
  • Dr. Jack Harkema
    230
    Ashleigh Tindle
    REPEATED INHALATION OF LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE TRIGGERS PULMONARY ECTOPIC LYMPHOID STRUCTURE FORMATION AND DIVERSE SYSTEMIC AUTOANTIBODY EXPRESSION IN LUPUS-PRONE MICE
  • Dr. Jack Harkema
    230
    Jenan Shareef
    REPEATED INHALATION OF LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE TRIGGERS PULMONARY ECTOPIC LYMPHOID STRUCTURE FORMATION AND DIVERSE SYSTEMIC AUTOANTIBODY EXPRESSION IN LUPUS-PRONE MICE
  • Cory Howard, Rosalie Rowland, Dr. Bonnie Harrington, Dr. Kimberly Sebastian
    44
    Carter White
    THE ROLE OF SETD2 IN CANINE LYMPHOMA
  • Dr. Chima Maduka
    48
    Michael Habeeb
    HARVESTING BONE MARROW DERIVED MACROPHAGES
  • Dr. Linda Mansfield
    169
    Mia Vanallen
    PLASMID-MEDIATED TRANSFER OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE GENES (ARGs) TO COMENSAL AND MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT BACTERIA
  • Dr. Janani Ravi
    38
    Samuel Chen
    MOLEVOLVR: A WEB-APP FOR CHARACTERIZING PROTEINS USING MOLECULAR EVOLUTION AND PHYLOGENY
  • Dr. Janani Ravi
    43
    Kewalin Samart
    RECONCILING MULTIPLE CONNECTIVITY SCORES FOR DRUG REPURPOSING
  • Dr. Janani Ravi
    46
    Elliot Majlessi
    IDENTIFYING DIAGNOSTIC SRNA TARGETS IN INFECTED HOSTS USING COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES
  • Dr. Janani Ravi
    46
    Phillip Calhoun
    IDENTIFYING DIAGNOSTIC SRNA TARGETS IN INFECTED HOSTS USING COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES
  • Dr. Janani Ravi
    46
    Karn Jongnarangsin
    MAPPING BACTERIAL PHENOTYPES TO GENOTYPIC FEATURES USING MACHINE LEARNING
  • Dr. Patrick Venta
    42
    Maddie Elscher
    DEVELOPMENT OF TETRASTR 12-PLEX TO LOCATE PRA-CAUSING MUTATIONS WITHIN VARIOUS PUREBRED DOG BREEDS