2017-18 VPR Fellows

Graduate students had three minutes to explain their research and scholarly projects for the Vice President for Research Fellowship 3 Minute Challenge February 13, 2017. Fourteen students were chosen and invited to become the 2017-18 VPR Fellowship cohort. Fellows will receive  $4,000 in scholarship and travel support as well as opportunities for professional development workshops, mentorship, leadership and engagement opportunities over the next academic year.

Micah Battson

Micah Battson

Micah Battson, VPR Fellow representing the College of Health and Human Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Microbes: Friend or Foe? Linking the Gut Microbiota to Heart Disease

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Whitney Beck

Whitney Beck

Whitney Beck, VPR fellow representing the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology

3 Minute Presentation: Predicting Algal Blooms to Protect Drinking Water, Fish, and Recreation

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Allison Cleymaet

Allison Cleymaet

Allison Cleymaet, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Shedding Light on the Opioid Epidemic

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Kristen Fedak

Kristen Fedak

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

3 Minute Presentation: How Clean is Clean Enough?

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Zachary Fox

Zachary Fox

Zachary Fox, VPR Fellow representing the Scott College of Engineering

3 Minute Presentation: Biochemical Noise: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities

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Hannah Hausman

Hannah Hausman

Hannah Hausman, VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Beyond the Ivory Tower: Memory Researchers Need to Focus on Real Students

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Jakob Lindaas

Jakob Lindaas

Jakob Lindaas, VPR Fellow representing the Scott College of Engineering

3 Minute Presentation: Holy Smokes! Reactive nitrogen in wildfire smoke

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Michelle Mann

Michelle Mann

Michelle Mann, VPR Fellow representing the College of Natural Science

3 Minute Presentation: Harnessing the Power of Plasma for Clean Water: Improved antibacterial materials for separations

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David Markman

David Markman

David Markman, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Discovering a Trojan Horse Full of Plague

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Lisa Mason

Lisa Mason

Lisa Mason, VPR Fellow representing the College of Agricultural Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: To Bee or Not to Bee: An Urban Ecology Question

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Grey Monroe

Grey Monroe

Grey Monroe, VPR Fellow representing the Graduate Program in Ecology

3 Minute Presentation: Using Nature to Nurture: Uncovering the Evolution of Drought Tolerance in Wild Plants

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Nikki Seymour

Nikki Seymour

Nikki Seymour, VPR Fellow representing the Warner College of Natural Resources

3 Minute Presentation: Sharing the Strain: Slip History of the Atacama Fault System, northern Chile

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Mallory Shields

Mallory Shields

Mallory Shields, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: It Runs in the Family: Modeling Neuromuscular Disease in Fruit Flies

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Rachael West

Rachael West

Rachel West, VPR Fellow representing the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

3 Minute Presentation: Rethinking Oncogenes

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