June 04, 2024

2024 Rogers Tuesday Talks

Schedule of summer science research talks

Students discuss their research projects during a series of talks on Tuesdays in June and July. Each presentation is 15 minutes, plus time for questions. There are generally three talks per session.

Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Olin 301


June 11

Rogers program kick-off and DEI training
This event is for the Rogers community.

June 18

Purification and Characterization of Uromodulin’s N-glycans &
Expanding the mining for genes encoding carbohydrate-active enzymes in bladder microbial genomes
Student presenters: Elie Al Khoury, Nuzhat Hoque, Jessica Martin
Faculty collaborator: Jean-Philippe Gourdine

Glyphosate (Roundup) Degradation as a form for Phosphorus Recovery
Student presenters: Katie Caudill, Kenzie Stewart
Faculty collaborator: Louis Kuo

Dependable Computing
Student presenters: Daniel Neshyba-Rowe, Caitlyn Wilde
Faculty collaborator: Alain Kägi

June 25

Urban Insect Ecology: ecological interactions between native and non-native species in urban community gardens
Student presenters: Jackson Gamby, Mairin Thorne
Faculty collaborator: Heidi Liere

Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in embryonic stem cells
Student presenters: Rayne Avery, Katie Ingersoll
Faculty collaborator: Sharon Torigoe

Lasers and electromagnets for laser cooling of atomic lithium
Student presenters: Emma Hataway, Kaia O’Neill
Faculty collaborator: Ben Olsen

July 2

Studying mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease in zebrafish
Student presenters: Aaliya Mehnaz Ahmed, Willow Irving, Sadie Meredith-Andrews, Lily Schainker
Faculty collaborator: Tamily Weissman-Unni

Investigating how cells construct their internal compartments
Student presenters: Madeline Daniel, Tevere Loeb, Trent Nause, Bella Root
Faculty collaborator: Greg Hermann

July 9

Exploring the Structural Basis of Dynein Regulation
Student presenters: Stella Davis, Bryn Romig
Faculty collaborator: Niko Loening

Diversity and function of phospholipase D venom toxins in spiders
Student presenters: Finn Watson
Faculty collaborator: Greta Binford

Rehearsing disaster: Understanding earthquake preparedness behavior in an interactive environment
Student presenters: Jacob Darnell, Scooter Flanagan, Maggie Giardello, Irene Hilman
Faculty collaborators: Peter Drake, Erik Nilsen, Liz Safran, Bryan Sebok

July 16

Integrating Imaging Physics into Undergraduate STEM Education
Student presenters: Nicholas Dill, Hugh Pettitt-Kenney
Faculty collaborator: Bethe Scalettar

Genetic factors of drug exposure effects in Drosophila melanogaster
Student presenters: Jessica Naworski, Avi Strok
Faculty collaborator: Norma Velazquez Ulloa

Using Machine Learning to Provide Timely Feedback during Hands-on Cybersecurity Exercises
Student presenters: Julia Scott, Ryder Selikow, Sheperd Thompson
Faculty collaborator: Jens Mache