Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

July 28, 2017

Several ChBE undergraduate students participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Watt Family Innovation Center on July 27th, showcasing the research they have done this summer. The symposium included two poster sessions for undergraduate researchers within the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences.

Eleven students from our department took part in the event. The following is a list of these students and the titles of their posters:

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Adam Beitz: Determining the Effects of Site Specific Linker Attachment on Activity for Enzyme Immobilization

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Sara Edgecomb: Understanding the Mechanism for Fatty Acid Regulation in the Lipid Loving Yeast, Yarrowia Lipolytica

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Calvin Martin: Characterization of Promoters in Yarrowia Lipolytica

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Jenna Schoenfield: Increasing Enzyme Solubility by Gene Shuffling ATF Homologs

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Sarah Smith: Growth Characterization of Cutaneotrichosporon Oleaginosus in Non-Conventional Feedstocks

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Camilo Suescum: Laccase Expression in Yarrowia Lipolytica

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Jack Tabb: Dynamic Regulation of the Production of Biodiesel

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Meredith Bailey: Engineering Plasmid Performance in Yarrowia Lipolytica

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Cheyenne Brady: Characterizing Growth of Oleaginous Yeast in Ionic Liquid Media

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Andrew Bingham and Alexis Cocolas: Aqueous Phase Catalysis; Synthesis, Characterization and Troubleshooting

Congratulations to these students on the impressive research they have done this summer!