2016-17 VPR Fellowship Cohort

Graduate studentsĀ had three minutes to explain their research and scholarly projects as part of the new Vice President for Research Fellowship Challenge Competition on February 15, 2016. Twelve students were chosen and invited to become the inaugural VPR Fellowship Program cohort. Fellows will receive up to $4,000 in scholarship and travel support as well as opportunities to participate in professional development workshops, mentorship, leadership and engagement opportunities over the 2016-17 academic year.


 

Alexandra R. Blevins

Alexandra R. Blevins

Alexandra Blevins, VPR Fellow Representing the College of Agricultural Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: The Mysterious Life inside a Cow Pie: Can Dung Beetles Affect Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Cattle Dung?

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Hailey N. Conover

Hailey N. Conover

Hailey Conover, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Cell and Molecular Biology Program

3 Minute Presentation: Missing 50%: Copy Number Variation in Human Disease

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Kristen A. Davenport

Kristen A. Davenport

Kristen Davenport, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: The Case of Misbehaving Proteins

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Stacy B. Endriss

Stacy B. Endriss

Stacy Endriss, VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

3 Minute Presentation: Plants and Insects: A Toxic Relationship

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Robert J. Griffin-Nolan

Robert J. Griffin-Nolan

Robert Griffin-Nolan, VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

3 Minute Presentation: When Grasses Succumb to Drought: A Plant Physiological Approach to Understanding Grassland Carbon Uptake During Drought

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Ava Hoffman

Ava Hoffman

Ava Hoffman, VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

3 Minute Presentation: Breaking Down the Drought Portfolio in Grasslands

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Nabila Huq

Nabila Huq

Nabila Huq, VPR Fellow representing the College of Engineering

3 Minute Presentation: Shedding Light on Lower Back Pain

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Maggie M. Jones

Maggie M. Jones

Maggie Jones, VPR Fellow representing the College of Liberal Arts

3 Minute Presentation: A Decade of Dysfunction: Mismanagement of Sacred Spaces at Effigy Mounds National Monument”

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Dustin M. Lee

Dustin M. Lee

Dustin Lee, VPR Fellow representing the College of Health and Human Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Let Food be Your Medicine: Fuzhuan Tea and Heart Disease

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Mei-heng Lin

Mei-heng Lin

Mei-heng Lin, VPR Fellow representing the College of Health and Human Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Modeling the Neural and Behavioral Inter-relationship of Error Monitoring

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Hannah Love

Hannah Love

Hannah Love, VPR Fellow representing the College of Liberal Arts

3 Minute Presentation: Formula for Long-Term Learning

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Lauren B. Radakovich

Lauren B. Radakovich

Lauren Radakovich, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Elucidating the Role of Iron Dysregulation in the Development of Knee Arthritis in Obesity

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