Undergraduate Research Forum Awardees

2020 Forum

Because of Covid-19 precautions, the 2020 forum was canceled.


2019 Forum awardees

Poster Presentation

First place: Madison Rutter and Shayla Steinly

"The Effects of CRISPR Cas-9 System on Progeny of Hereditary Parkinson’s Disease in C. elegans"

Mentor: Dr. Jon Mitchell


Second place: Vanisa Petriti

"Synthesis and biological evaluation of sulfonamide thiazole derivatives as antibacterial agents"

Mentors: Dr. George Nora and Dr. Jon Mitchell


Oral Presentation

First place: Matthew Mayfield

"Prevention of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Biofilms on Contact Lenses"

Mentor: Dr. Andrew Russell


Second Place: Darcy Usher

"From Country Boy to Soldier: Discovering How to Tell the Story of William H. Daly"

Mentor: Dr. Ric Dias