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Carolina Summer Fellowship students made their oral presentations of their summer research Tuesday, July 24, 2012. The students are:

Brian Chen – Dr. Rob Nicholas
(UNC-CH/B.S. in Biomedical Engineering/B.A. in Computer Science/May 2014)
“Interrogating the role of oxidative stress in the action of bactericidal antibiotics in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae”

Yunxiang Dai – Dr. Zefeng Wang
(St. Olaf College/B.A. in Biology and Chemistry/May 2013)
“Exploring the Space of Specific RNA Binding Sequence of PUF Domain”

Alexa Hendricks – Dr. Andrea Nackley
(Lehigh University/B.S. in Biology/with minors in Health, Medicine & Society and Spanish/May 2013)
“Linking Genetic Variability of MOR-1K to Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia in Mice”

Lauren Jones – Dr. Lee Graves
(UNC-CH/B.S. in Biology and Spanish/May 2015)
“RSK-y Endeavor: An Investigation of the Ribosomal S6 Kinase and the inhibitor BI-D1870”

Photo below (left to right): Yunxiang Dai, Lauren Jones, Alexa Hendricks, and Brian Chen. Click for enlargement.

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Oral presentation program