Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2020

Jane Choe

New York University
Mentor: Francesca Luca, PhD 
“Investigating Differential Gene Expression as a Function of Age and Puberty”

Rohit Goru 

University of Michigan
Mentor: Kezhong Zhang, PhD
“Impact of Airborne PM2.5 and Ozone in COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality”

Lauren Jackson

Howard University
Mentor: Henry Heng, PhD 
“Searching for New Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance”

Mallory Martens

University of Iowa
Mentor: Jeffrey Tseng, PhD
“Predicting the Binding Interface of Human ACE2and COVID-19 Spike”

Elizabeth Shin

Swarthmore College
Mentor: Lawrence Grossman, PhD 
“Analysis of MNRR1 Promoter Sequence in Upregulated and Downregulated Genes”

Gary Zhang

Michigan State University
Mentor: Roger Pique-Regi, PhD 
“Detection of Viruses in scRNA-seq Data”




Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
3127 Scott Hall, 540 E. Canfield
Detroit MI 48201