Loyola University Chicago

LUROP

Center for Experiential Learning

Biology Research Fellows

 

Kailey Becker

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Mentor: Laten, Howard

Department: Biology

Project Title:  Evolutionary Change Due to Transposable Elements


Susan Duyar

Year: Senior

Major: Biology (Molecular emphasis)

Mentor: Castignetti, Domenic

Department: Biology

Project Title:  Developing an anti-microbial agent against a human pathogen, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, using the quorum quenching enzyme AiiB

 

Benjamin Foote-Huth

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Mentor: Ye, Hui

Department: Biology

Project Title:  Preventing seizures by manipulating the balance of excitatory and inhibitory influences in the memory center of the brain.

 

Elena Kurudza

Year: Senior

Major: Biology (Molecular emphasis)

Mentor: Doering, Jeffrey

Department: Biology

Project Title:  Characterization of Beta Satellite Core Chromatin State

 

Margaret Sladek

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Mentor: Kelly, John

Department: Biology

Project Title:  Effects of Wastewater Treatment Effluent on the Abundance and Diversity of Bacterial Communities in Rural Rivers