2016 Undergraduate Research Poster Contest

April 20, 2016

April 11th through 15th was the 5th Annual Exhibition of Excellence in Undergraduate Research, or simply Research Week, as it has come to be known. During the weeklong series of events, student recipients of Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards present their research at a poster exhibition open to the community. Judges from UT Dallas determine who will move on to the finals. The poster contest finals will be held April 27th – in the meantime, enjoy some photos from the event.

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Students Rohith Kandunuri and Maisha Razzaque take a moment to smile for our camera before the contest begins. Their poster is on the Effects of Acamprosate on Goal-Oriented Alcohol Drinking Behavior in Mice/Alcoholism and Operant Box.

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Khadijah Mazhar stands next to her poster, Investigation of synergism between chronic pain-preventing drugs in activation of AMPK.

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A student listens to Catherine Davis explain images on her poster: Investigation of the Wear Behavior of Metallic Alloys Coated with Ionic Liquids.

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Jenny Hong presents Engineering heme-binding proteins to decrease heme availability in eukaryotic cells.

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A member of the community listens to Austin Marstaller presenting his poster on Mathematical Modeling of the Outer Hair Cells.

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Yobouesseth Okou poses next to her poster on Cultural analysis, values, differences and similarities between the Burkina Faso and the United States of America.

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Patrick Bell shares his poster, Polynomials, Quartics. Matrices, and Division Algebras, with attendees.

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Melanie Maurer explains her research findings with one of the judges. Her poster covers Macrophage Traction Force Exertion in Response to Substrate Stiffness.

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Ali Tejani smiles next to his poster on Ethnomedicine of the Maleku People of Northern Costa Rica.


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