Research at Rochester

Research at Rochester: Nadine Grimm helps the world stay wise to its many languages

“Púù yá bámbámbɔ́ bísì bà vú mɔ̀ bî — yá bálɛ́ɛ̀ mápè’è máwɔ̀.” “For our ancestors who have left us…

Research at Rochester: iGEM Team Saptasense finds sustainable solutions for maple sap

To what extent are they able to pursue their own experimental endeavors? iGEM’s Team Saptasense certainly found out over the course of this past summer and fall semester.

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. 

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 at Rochester: Rajaoberison helps explore the universe through machine learning

Rajaoberison writes machine learning algorithms to help James Webb’s 18 primary mirrors position themselves and counter piston phase error.

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.