Jake Bosin


University of Pittsburgh
Bioengineering, Junior

Mentor: Sanjeef Shroff, Bioengineering/Medicine, Pitt
Project: A coupled heart-systemic arterial circulation model with application to uterine artery Doppler analysis

Jessica Coates


Spelman College
Biology, Senior

Mentor: Elodie Ghedin, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project: Genomic Analysis of an Emergent Pathogen: Monkeypox (MPX) virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nick Giangreco

University of Rochester
Biochemistry, Junior

Mentor: Tim Lezon, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project:Alternate Conformation Prediction of Vibrio Cholerae concentrative nucleoside transporter

Aditi Hota

Harvard University
Applied Mathematics in Biology, Junior

Mentor: Jim Faeder, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project: Quantitative Modeling to Represent the Binding of p53-protein interactions and DNA

Taehun Lee


Whitworth College
Biochemistry, Biophysics, History, Senior

Mentor: Michael Grabe, Biological Sciences, Pitt
Project: Characterization of Membrane Protein and Aqueous Protein Stabilities via Free Energy Calculations

Erin McCarthy

Mercyhurst College
Biochemistry, Senior

Mentor: Sean Xie, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pitt
Project: Development of a Novel Classification System for Allergens

Benjamin Narotsky


University of Pittsburgh
Statistics, Economics, Senior

Mentor: Chakra Chennubhotla, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project: Using Eye Tracking Data to Improve Automated Mammography Image Analysis

David Nicholson


University of Maryland Baltimore County
Computer Science, Sophomore

Mentor: Chris Langmead, Computer Science, CMU
Project: Evaluation of Machine Learning Algorithm to Support Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Nicolas Pabon


Carnegie Mellon University
Physics, Senior

Mentor: Carlos Camacho, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project: Refinement and Application of a Novel RNA Polymerase II Crystal Structure

Emily Speranza


Carroll College
Biology, Mathematics, Senior

Mentor: Kris Dahl, Chemical Engineering, CMU
Project: Image analysis of mitochondria texture in response to shear stress in HGPS patients

Jonathan Tyler


University of Kentucky
Mathematics, Biology, Senior

Mentor: Nathan Clark, Computational & Systems Biology, Pitt
Project: Study of accelerated evolutionary rates yields insights in to adaptive evolution and relaxed constraint

Erik Wyatt


St. Olaf College
Emergent Properties, Junior

Mentor: Bard Ermentrout, Mathematics, Pitt
Project: Mixed Turing Patterns and Periodic Orbits