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Research at Rochester: Bajaj tackles political campaigning and engagement
Sophomore Gautam Bajaj has always been interested in making a difference in people’s lives. In middle school, Bajaj was a member of Model UN, keen on understanding the relationships between societies and within the international world.
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Research at Rochester: Anderson facilitates assembly and design for engineers
Anderson’s hard work paid off when his ingenuity, research, and hard work allowed him to leave a lasting impact on the industry he loves.
Research Rochester: CHeT investigates race representation in health studies
The Center for Health + Technology (CHeT) conducts clinical research while advancing knowledge, reach, and clinical care the Rochester community. The Research Views project aims to understand race representation in research studies.
Research Rochester: Huishan Shi uses her passion for microbiology to study her own illness
Shi has always been interested in the human's immune system, leading her to study Microbiology. Personally affected by atopic dermatitis, Huishan joined the Beck Lab that focuses on the protein CLDN1 and its relationship to atopic dermatitis.
Manohar uses economics to observe effects of climate change
Passionate about development economics, Junior Pramod Manohar studied how temperature shocks affect the output of major crops in India. Although the research process is challenging, he advises students to remain open-minded and adaptable.
Research at Rochester: Leonor Teles reflects on her myriad of research experiences
Throughout her time at UR, Teles has worked in a variety of research projects and labs, ranging from improving UR’s drinking water systems to predicting stroke in patient carotid CT scans. Reflecting on her years of experience, Teles shares that, “ 99% of research is failure. It’s fine to mess up or to adapt the way you are learning.”
Research at Rochester: Leon Harvey looks at plant proteins to explain evolutionary quirks
Currently a biochemistry graduate student, Leon Harvey reflects on his undergraduate research at the Ghaemmaghani Lab. Besides exploring the evolutionary concept known as balancing selection, Harvey shares his insight on balancing work and life.
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Research at Rochester: Jia divides and conquers tissue development
A scientist and a student, senior Anna Jia studies how tissues develop, in which how cell division drives the development of an epithelium. Her project was to determine the relationship between cell division and the cell cycle, as well as to assess any effect on when and how this process occurs.
Research at Rochester: Irving upgrades voltage and current measurement instrument technology
Recently publishing a paper with Dr. Yates on an upgraded potentiostat, Senior Paul Irving tests the limits of modern engineering and chemical capability. Last summer, Irving interned for Mosaic Microsystems, and from this experience, Irving wanted to design a low cost, open-source potentiostat instrument that takes accurate measurements over a specified electrical current voltage range.