Five Northern Michigan University students were selected for Lundin Honors Summer Research Fellowships. The students will each receive $5,000 to cover tuition costs and living expenses during Summer 2018. Each student research project will be conducted under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
The Lundin Fellows are listed below, along with the titles of their research projects and their faculty mentors.
Maggie Bohm will conduct a research project titled “Characterization of a Conserved Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Carbon Metabolism Pathway”. Assistant Professor of Biology Josh Sharp will serve as the faculty mentor.
Kyle Flickinger was selected to research his project, “Mechanism of Exosomal Protein Transfer from Glioblastoma Multiform to Noncancerous Cells”. Associate Professor of Biology Robert Belton will serve as the faculty mentor.
Allison Opheim will research “Communicating Scientific Research in a Social Media Age”. Associate Professor of Communications and Performance Studies will serve as the faculty mentor.
Aaron Rochow will conduct a research project titled “Economic Institutions and State Development”. Assistant Professor of Political Science Hanna Kassab will serve as the faculty mentor.
Taylor Susa will research “Neuroimaging of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Collegiate Athletes”. Instructor of Psychological Science Joshua Carlson will serve as the faculty mentor.