Division of Life Sciences (DLS) Summer Fellowship Program
The Division of Life Sciences (DLS) in the School of Arts and Sciences encourages and fosters research and education to understand and advance life science research within the context of human health and disease. Our fellowship program provides summer undergraduate research fellowship opportunities for our advanced undergraduate students with previous research experience. We thank our generous supporters, acknowledged below, for their continued support of our extraordinary students and our research mission.
DLS Fellowship Program Committee Members
Dr. Anne Carr-Schmid – Biological Sciences
Dr. Bonnie Firestein- Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Dr. Kim McKim- Genetics
Dr. Drew Vershon – Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Fellows for Summer 2020: (Click the project title to see the presentation)
This fellowship is intended for undergraduate DLS majors pursuing novel, independent research under the supervision of a DLS faculty member. This fellowship is funded by the Division of Life Sciences and by a generous endowment from Duncan and Nancy MacMillan.
This fellowship is intended for Honors College Women who are DLS majors pursuing novel, independent life science based research under the supervision of a Rutgers-NB faculty member. This fellowship is generously funded by the Rutgers Honors College in conjunction with the Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D program.
First name Last Name Project Title Emma Cordover The Influence of Signaling Pathways in Cancer Treatment Maria Gajic pUG RNAs and Their Role in Transgenerational Silencing Joanatta Shapiro ROD’s Role in Regulating Microtubule-Kinetochore Attachments in Female Drosophila Meiosis Anna Shi Morphological Analysis of Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons in a Mouse Model of Tourette Syndrome Hannah Sturm The Role of CENP-C in Chromosome Segregation and Cohesion Janet Wei The Function of Gli3 in the Pectoral Girdle Evolution from Fish to Tetrapods
This fellowship is intended for Genetics majors who are pursuing novel, independent cancer genetics/genomics research under the supervision of a Rutgers-NB faculty member. This fellowship is generously funded by the Human Genetics Institute and a generous endowment from Duncan and Nancy MacMillan.