Current Eureka! Scholars

Eureka! Scholars

Siddhant Ambulkar

Siddhant Ambulkar

Improving Mental Wellness through Expressive Arts based Social Support
Major: Biology with Specialization Bioinformatics
Faculty Mentor: Jina Huh, PhD

Jaidev Bapat

Jaidev Bapat

Investigating DNA Damage Caused by Polyglutamine Expansions in Ataxin-7
Major: Molecular Biology
Faculty Mentor: Albert La Spada, MD, PhD

Cassi Bruni

Cassi Bruni

Role of NCoR Expression by Kupffer Cellsin Liver Inflammation and Fibrosis
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Christopher Glass, MD, PhD

Danielle Burner

Danielle Burner

A Red/Far-Red Optical Switch System for Localized Inhibition of WNT5A in Bone Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Major: Molecular Biology
Faculty Mentor: Christina Jamieson, MD, PhD

Jiaying Chen

Jiaying Chen

Developing Promoter-GFP Reporter Strains to Study Regulation of the IPF 38-51 Biosynthetic Gene Cluster in Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806
Major: Molecular Biology
Faculty Mentor: James W. Golden, PhD

Selena Chen

Selena Chen

HOPX Depletion and its Role as a Regulator of Epidermal Stem Cell
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Bryan Sun, MD, PhD

Austin Crinklaw

Austin Crinklaw

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Caves are a Potential Resource for Novel Antibiotics
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Joseph Pogliano 

Rossin Erbe

Rossin Erbe

Understanding Multi-allelic Heterozygous Variant Contributions to Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Major: Human Biology
Faculty Mentor: Adam Engler, PhD

James Kwok

James Kwok

The role of long non-coding RNAs in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma radiotherapy
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Weg Ongkeko

Sally Luo

Sally Luo

Investigation of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of hPC
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Farhad Imam, MD, PhD

Aditya Mahadevan

Aditya Mahadevan

Assessment of Burnout amongst EMTs in the World’s Largest Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System in India
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Binh Ly, MD

Briana McKnight

Briana McKnight

Elucidating the Mechanism of KaiC Localization in Synechococcus elongatus
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Susan Golden, PhD

Amanda Nguyen

Amanda Nguyen

The Effect of ATF6 Inhibition on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation
Major: Human Biology
Faculty Mentor: Jonathan Lin, MD, PhD

Vipula Racha

Vipula Racha

Developing Neuron-Astrocyte Co-Cultures for the Multi-Electrode Array (MEA)
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Fred H. Gage, PhD

Jordan Setayesh

Jordan Setayesh

Wnt-Fzd Specificity
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Karl Willert, PhD

Katherine Tian

Katherine Tian

Does a Stress-level of Corticosterone Impair LH Pulses During the Follicular Phase in Females?
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Kellie Breen Church, PhD

Cassidy Tran

Cassidy Tran

Hydra Mouth Opening
Major: Human Biology
Faculty Mentor: Eva-Maria S. Collins, PhD

Joyce Zhuang

Joyce Zhuang

A study of team dynamics during two-stage exams in an upper division physiology classroom
Major: General Biology
Faculty Mentor: James Cooke


Springboard Eureka! Hong Kong Scholars

Yingqi Chen

Yingqi Chen

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Mohit Jain, MD, PhD

Mary Swinton

Mary Swinton

Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Faculty Mentor: Michael D. Burkart, PhD