CIHMID Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) alumni
Kaitha Agnant, St. John’s University
Faculty Host: Esther Angert
Examining morphology and phylogeny: An analysis of Epulopiscium spp. F and G phylotypes in Acanthurus olivaceus and Ctenochaetus striatus.
Michael Areheart, University of South Carolina
Faculty Host: Nicolas Buchon
Aedes aegypti’s response to undection with a panel of selected microbes.
Cody Bloomfield, Smith College
Faculty Host: Tory Hendry
Butterfly-Bacteria-Brassica: Styudying tripartite interactions in the phyllosphere.
Tina Chen, University of South Carolina
Faculty Host: Joe Peters
Transposons Tn7 and Tn7-like elements that allow adaptations with pathogens and commensal bacteria.
Crystal N. De Jesús Rivera, University of Puerto Rico
Faculty Host: Rebecca Nelson
Analysis of polymorphisms in genes that encode lignin-related proteins in near-isogenic lines.
Mesly Mata, Oklahoma State University
Faculty Host: Scott McArt
Pathogen transmission in leaf-cutter bees.
Tyra Onley, Saint Augustine’s University
Faculty Host: Liz Johnson
Identification of bacteria interaction with dietary sphingolipids inside the gut microbiome.
Tifani Panek, Davidson College
Faculty Host: Maren Vitousek
The role of gut microbiota in avian cold tolerance.
Sonile Peck, University of Florida
Faculty Host: Laura Harrington
Effect of blood meals on estimates of sugar feeding in Aedes albopictus.
Vanessa Viveros, Los Medanos College
Faculty Host: Corrie Moreau
What is driving the microbiome diversity in Cephalotes genus?
Elias West, Loyola Marymount University
Faculty Host: Ilana Brito
Transformation and recombination of free DNA containing antibiotic resistance genes in Acinetobacter baylyi.
Danyel Yogi, University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Faculty Host: Teresa Pawlowska
The role of Candidatus Moeniiplasma glomeromycotorum (Ca Mg) towards spore germination and sporulation of Rhizophagus clarus in culture.