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  • William A. Lee Awardees

    Megha Aepala
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Examination of the Oncogenic Fusion Protein LMNA-NTRK1
    Faculty Advisor: Daniel Donoghue

    Francis Alipranti
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Kinetic regulation of full-length NFκB RelA-p50 heterodimer bound to DNA in the presence of Ribosomal Protein S3
    Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Komives

    Eunice Choi
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: New Method to Quantify Esterified Eicosanoids in Complex Lipids
    Faculty Advisor: Edward Dennis

    Molly Cohn
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Ribosome Sequence Analysis within Yeast Cells
    Faculty Advisor: Brian Zid

    Arlina de Lugo
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Proteomic Analysis of O-GlcNAcylated Mitochondrial Proteins
    Faculty Advisor: Gulcin Pekkurnaz

    Emma Deters
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Molecular Dynamic Simulation of TRM10
    Faculty Advisor: Alexis Komor

    Tommy Le
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Recombinant expression of a novel virion RNA polymerase for structural studies
    Faculty Advisor: Tatiana Mishanina

    Jori Mills
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Group A Streptococcus M1 protein's interaction with human immunoglobulin G and its role in immune Evasion
    Faculty Advisor: Partho Ghosh

    Yuqing (Lily) Pan
    Mathematics
    Research: Time-Series Clustering with Application to Finance
    Faculty Advisor: Caroline Moosmueller

    Emi Sanchez
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: The Role of Glycoproteins in Viral Attachment of Influenza A
    Faculty Advisor: Kamil Godula

    Tara Shammas
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Whole cell microarray as a tool to evaluate glycan microenvironment
    Faculty Advisor: Kamil Godula

    Kunyang Sun
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Construct Feynman Diagrams for an existing research on quantum field
    Faculty Advisor: Joel Yuen-Zhou

    Dagoberto Valdes
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Corrosion of Stainless Steel in Simulated Marine Environments
    Faculty Advisor: Mark Thiemens

    Nga (Swan) Van
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: MD Simulation of Trm10 enzyme
    Faculty Advisor: Alexis Komor

    Amalia Villagran Suarez
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Characterization of the effect of DNA sequence on interactions between NFkB and coactivator proteins
    Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Komives

    Alexander Weyant
    Mathematics
    Research: Effects of Climate Change on Atmospheric River Driven Events
    Faculty Advisor: Alexander Gershunov

    Nicholas Wong
    Mathematics
    Research: Stochastic Simulation of Bacterial Virus Adsorption and Infection
    Faculty Advisor: David Meyer

    Lufan Xiao
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Role of the EGF and Kringle Domains in the Dynamics of the Protease Domain of uPA
    Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Komives

  • Don Eigler Awardees

    Zhehao Zhang
    Physics
    Research: Phase transition in frustrated Kondo Lattice Model
    Faculty Advisor: Tarun Grover

    Yuan Zhu
    Physics
    Research: An investigation of the surface conducting state in single crystalline YbB12
    Faculty Advisor: Brian Maple

  • General Atomics Awardees

    Celso Carrasco
    Physics
    Research: Designing Flow Tracers Suitable for Active Matter
    Faculty Advisor: Jérémie Palacci

    Mara Casebeer
    Physics
    Research: Investigating interactions between pulsed electric fields and bioluminescence in brittle stars
    Faculty Advisor: Dimitri Deheyn

    Yuhong Chen
    Mathematics
    Research: Develop novel deep learning methods to perform semantic segmentation of lungs from chest X-rays, based on self-supervised learning
    Faculty Advisor: Pengtao Xie

    Orianna Kou
    Physics
    Research: Paintbrush Experiment
    Faculty Advisor: Suckjoon Jun

    Brandon Momanyi
    Physics
    Research: Search for new superconductors by means of electrochemistry
    Faculty Advisor: Alex Frañó

    Frederick Rajasekaran
    Mathematics
    Research: Existence of Efficient Mixers
    Faculty Advisor: Andrej Zlatos

    Yunhao Sun
    Physics
    Research: Diffusion Analysis and Evaluation of Single Particle Trajectory on ER Network
    Faculty Advisor: Elena Koslover

    Kin Yau James Wong
    Mathematics
    Research: Existence of Efficient Mixers
    Faculty Advisor: Andrej Zlatos

    Yiming Yang
    Physics
    Research: Non-BCS Superconductivity
    Faculty Advisor: Alex Frañó

    Xinkai Zhou
    Mathematics
    Research: The Theory of Fractals
    Faculty Advisor: Luca Spolaor

  • Geoffrey Hueter Awardees

    Khryztopher Mena
    Physics
    Research: Analysis of Archival SpeX Spectra of Ultracool Dwarfs
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser
  • Jeffrey Marks Awardees

    Isaac Canada
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Modeling Studies of Organic Nitrates in a Mixed Forest Envionrment and the Role of Deposition and Aerosol Multiphase Chemistry
    Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Slade

    Sarah Schwab
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: Applications of Programming and CAD Design in Indoor Surface Chemistry
    Faculty Advisor: Vicki Grassian

    Vanessa Tian
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Applications of Programming and CAD Design in Indoor Surface Chemistry
    Faculty Advisor: Judy Kim

    Yu Xuan Lin
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Investigating the Disease Link Between LRRK2 and Parkinson’s Disease
    Faculty Advisor: Andres Leschziner

     

  • Kenneth Abeloe Awardees

    Aashay Arora
    Physics
    Research: Benchmarking Davix, GridFTP, and XRoot protocols between WAN distributed servers in the Pacific Research Platform
    Faculty Advisor: Frank Wuerthwein

    Miguel Hernandez
    Physics
    Research: 
    Developing Machine Learning Techniques for Dark Matter Search in XENON1T
    Faculty Advisor: Kaixuan Ni

    Connor Vancil
    Physics
    Research: Preparing for the Next Generation of Radial Velocity Detection of Exoplanets
    Faculty Advisor: Quinn Konopacky

    Tianxing Wang
    Physics
    Research: 
    Classifying the Libraray Spectral Data of Nearby Very Low-mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs
    Faculty Advisor: Adam Burgasser

  • Michelle Youngers Awardee

    Elanor Sievers
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Structure and Dynamics of a Cysteine-Less Intein for Building Proteins
    Faculty Advisor:  Galia Debelouchina
  • Richard Shen Awardees

    Calvin Huang
    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Research: 
    Vimentin-GAS5 Binding Site Interactions
    Faculty Advisor: Colleen A. McHugh

    Tianyao Xu
    Mathematics
    Research: 
    Investigate multiple protein-protein interactions in parallel in vivo using designed synthetic oligonucleotides
    Faculty Advisor: 
    Alon Goren