Olivia Abraham, a Cox Research Scholar and senior majoring in Biology and Chemistry and minoring in Psychology, was first inspired to study science by her mom, a nurse, and her dad, an analytical chemist for Eli Lily. Abraham was further motivated to pursue medicine and become a physician after her grandfather became very ill. While it… Read more »
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Sophia Ren
Sophia Ren, a rising senior majoring in Microbiology and research assistant in the Tuli lab, studies how alphaviruses assemble in host cells to become infectious. Watch to learn how Sophia’s involvement in research has helped prepare her to become a physician and taught her to never stop asking questions and learning from others.
Guest Blog Contributor – Alex Woertz
My name is Alex Woertz. I am from Corydon, Indiana and I am going to be a Junior studying Neuroscience at IU. My long-term career goal is to be an OB/GYN. I became passionate about Neuroscience after I read a book called the Female Brain. It talked about how all the data on neurology and… Read more »
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Chelsea Villatoro
Chelsea Villatoro, a rising junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Anthropology and Criminal Justice, studies stigma in academia as a member of the Mind and Identity in Context Lab led by Dr. Mary Murphy. Watch to learn how Chelsea’s research has connected her to the IU community.
Hoosier Native Paves The Way To Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship (FAIT)
Born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN, incoming graduate student Isaiah Makonnen has been paving his way to success. The Hoosier native is a first-generation college student who earned his bachelor’s degree in informatics and a minor in human-centered computing this past year at Indiana University. “I’m taking it one step at a time,” Makonnen… Read more »
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Megan Perkins
Megan Perkins, a rising senior majoring in Microbiology and minoring in Chemistry, first began conducting research as a freshman in the Hardy lab studying the interactions between alphaviruses and Wolbachia. Watch to learn more about how undergraduate research is preparing her to publish a paper with first authorship and to apply for graduate school.
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Marie Renahan
Marie Renahan, a rising junior majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Environmental Science and Spanish, has gained a breadth of research experience by working for the Newman and Smith labs at IU and participating in a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. Watch to learn more… Read more »
Guest Blog Contributor – Mel Allen
Hi all! My name is Oliver Allen, but most of my friends call me Mel. I’m from central Indiana and I will be a junior next fall studying Math and Computer Science with a minor in Art History. I’m not sure where you’ll find me in 10 years, but I hope to be somewhere fun… Read more »
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Daisy Robles-Magallanes
Daisy Robles-Magallanes, a rising sophomore majoring in Biotechnology and minoring in Spanish, first became involved with research through the Center of Excellence for Women & Technology (CEWiT). Watch to learn more about her experience conducting communications research under Dr. Rob Potter.
Summer Undergraduate Research Interview Series – Alyssa Lester
Alyssa Lester, a Chemistry major at IU, was first introduced to undergraduate research as a freshman through the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience (ASURE) program. Her passions for reading and writing harmonized with her interest in scientific research. In her first semester, she remembers being blown away after reading the history of Eunice Newton… Read more »