SPUR Participants

2022

Brenda Acosta, Utah Valley University (Melodie Weller): Viral-mediated Autoimmunity: Tracking Environmental Pathogen Exposures Leading to Sjogren's Syndrome
Camden Alexander, University of Utah (Scott Collingwood): Healthy Homes-Assessing and Improving Indoor Air Quality
Gabriel Baffour, University of Utah (Daniel Mendoza, Tabitha Benney): Electric Bus Air Quality Monitoring Platform: Findings and Implications
Sarah Bayardo, University of Utah (Anne Kirchhoff): The impact of air pollution on cancer survivors
Andrew Bergenthal, University of Utah (Sameer Patil): Making Online Privacy and Security Usable and Understandable
Brielle Bingener, University of Scranton (Jan Kubanek): Human brain organoids: A personalized approach to treat epilepsy
Marco Castaneda, California State University Dominguez Hills (William Anderegg): Forest resilience: Exploring factors that impact tree physiological responses to drought
Hope Caviness, Baylor University (Brennan Payne): Understanding the effects of listening effort on sentence processing and memory in sensorineural hearing loss: Evidence from simultaneous electrophysiology and pupillometry
Jessica Cuello, University of Utah (Daniel Mendoza, Tabitha Benney): Electric Bus Air Quality Monitoring Platform: Findings and Implications
Rachel D'Agostini, University of Utah (Xuming Wang): Production of CaCO3 through CO2 Mineralization  based on phosphogypsum waste
Sam Evans, University of Exeter (Owen Chan): Central Mechanisms of Hypoglycemia Detection
Natalia Garrido, University of Utah (Claudia Geist): Views on Gender and Sexuality in Future Health Care Providers
Jackie Gomez, University of Utah (James VanDerslice): Impacts of Ambient Air pollution on Pre-Term Birth and Associated Healthcare Costs
Naomi Guerrero Reyes, Westminster College (Erin McGlade): Neurobiology of Psychiatric Symptoms
Caden Hamrick, Mercer University (Jacob George): Utah NeuroRobotics Lab: Brain-Computer Interfaces and Artificial Intelligence for Assistive and Rehabilitative Robotics
Ellie Han, Vanderbilt university (Joseph Kim): Emotion Regulation in Depression and the Aging Brain
Sarah Haysley, The Ohio State University (Skyler Jennings): Sound Processing of the Human Auditory Nerve
Jake Hirst, University of Utah (Haohan Zhang): Study manual control of a continuum soft manipulator
Tom Kauffman, University of Utah (Jason Wiese): Making Smart Hospitals Useful
Luke Kim, Kenyon College (José Gutiérrez): Signs of Power and Dominance: The Role of Mathematics Curricula in U.S. Assimilationist Policies and Practices in Indian Boarding Schools, 1879-1932
Ananya Kumar, The University of Texas at Austin (Shreya Goel): Microenvironment Evolution and Therapeutic Consequences in Metastatic Progression
Jordy Larrea Rodriguez, University of Utah (Amy Lenz): Robotic Simulator for Replicating Foot and Ankle Kinematics and Kinetics
Marlon Lopez, University of Utah (Anne Kirchhoff): The impact of air pollution on cancer survivors
Eliana Massey, University of Utah (Matthew Basso): World War II Home Front Theme Study for the National Park Service
Norzom, University of Utah (Regina Frey): Studying the effect of belonging and inclusivity in Introductory STEM courses
Tara Olson, University of Utah (Lisa Diamond): Social Safety Across the Spectrum of Sexual and Gender Diversity
Monica Owens, University of Utah (Scott Collingwood): Healthy Homes-Assessing and Improving Indoor Air Quality
Catherine Petersen, University of Utah (Ram Gouripeddi): Exploring the Exposome for Health Research
Audrey Pozernick, University of Utah (Tiffany Baffour): A Scoping Review of Anti-Racism Training in Higher Education: Implications for Transforming Organizational Culture
Tejashree Prakash, University of Utah (James Gagnon): Perturbation of mesoderm diversification during vertebrate development
Kevin Ramos, University of Utah (James VanDerslice): Impacts of Ambient Air pollution on Pre-Term Birth and Associated Healthcare Costs
Jade Robinson, Johns Hopkins University (Bradley King): When Children Outperform Adults: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Investigations into Developmental Advantages in Motor Learning
Keaton Rosquist, University of Utah (Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham): Gut microbiota mediates the cardiovascular effects of berry anthocyanins
Mary Smith, University of Utah (José Gutiérrez): Signs of Power and Dominance: The Role of Mathematics Curricula in U.S. Assimilationist Policies and Practices in Indian Boarding Schools, 1879-1932
Olivia Vielstich, University of Utah (Ivis Garcia Zambrana): Building Resilience in Vulnerable Older Adult Communities Facing Increased Exposure Risks to Wastewater Contamination from Flooding in Puerto Rico
Eleanor Wachtel, University of Utah (Joshua Steffen): Pollen Metagenomics