May 11, 2023

2023 Rogers Science Research Tuesday Talks

Student-faculty collaborative research

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 1:00 - 2:15 pm
Olin 301

May 30

Responsible Conduct of Research
Discussion and previously recorded presentation by Sarah Shaack, Reed College

Please note that this face-to-face training is a required component of the College’s RCR policy and attendance will be taken.

June 6

Colloquium: Prioritizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM

June 13

Diversity and function of phospholipase D venom toxins in spiders
Student presenters: Madeline Jones, Sammy Kutsch
Faculty collaborator: Greta Binford

Rehearsing disaster: Understanding earthquake preparedness behavior in an interactive environment
Student presenters: Kat Berge, Nora Cesareo-Dense, Jake Darnell, Evan Eldridge, Sam Flores, Ismael Jaramillo
Faculty collaborators: Elizabeth Safran, Peter Drake, Erik Nilsen, Bryan Sebok

Studying mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease in zebrafish
Student presenters: Brandon Apresa, Brendan Creeks, Lily Schainker, Claire Zawadzki
Faculty collaborator: Tamily Weissman-Unni

June 20

Investigating how cells construct their internal compartments
Student presenters: Tyler Chan, Frances Courtemanche, Madeline Daniel, Makena Phillips
Faculty collaborator: Greg Hermann

Dependable Computing
Student presenters: Wyeth Greenlaw Rollins, Caitlyn Wilde
Faculty collaborator: Alain Kägi

Hands-on Cybersecurity Expercises and Timely Feedback Via Human-in-the-loop AI
Student presenters: Cole McCorkendale, Emily Tanabe
Faculty collaborator: Jens Mache

June 27

The dynamics of micro-swimmers: correlating optical force measurements with high-speed video microscopy of swimming algae.
Student presenters: Lily Johnson, Hugh Pettitt-Kenney
Faculty collaborator: Albert Bae

Urban Air Quality: Sources and Effects
Student presenters: Isaac Heintze, Karl Peterson
Faculty collaborator: Jessica Kleiss

Genetic factors of drug exposure effects in Drosophila melanogaster
Student presenters: Maddie Dopp, Cassidy Floyd-Driscoll, Avi Strok
Faculty collaborator: Norma Velazquez Ulloa

July 11

Noble Metal Nanoparticle Shape Control
Student presenters: Zane Mullally, Abigail Ramirez, Kenzie Stewart
Faculty collaborator: Anne Bentley

Exploring the Structural Basis of Dynein Regulation
Student presenters: Paul Cleary, AJ Di Nicola, Logan Hausler
Faculty collaborator: Nikolaus Loening

Transcriptional regulation of pluripotency in embryonic stem cells
Student presenters: Johnny Pang, Katya Schwieterman, Sarah Swanson, Jack Waite
Faculty collaborator: Sharon Torigoe

July 18

Colorblind ideology moderates worldview threat from racial passing behavior
Student presenter: Mary Prentice
Faculty collaborator: Diana Leonard

Glyphosate (Roundup) Degradation as a form for Phosphorus Recovery
Student presenters: Owen Beale, Mia Bell, Katie Caudill, Isabel Willis
Faculty collaborator: Louis Kuo

July 25

More information TBA