Undergrads Present Research at Kansas Capitol

February 13, 2017

Six undergraduate researchers from Emporia State University will present their work on the first-floor rotunda of the State Capitol in Topeka on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

The event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., showcases the research being conducted by students at the state's four-year institutions. Around 40 undergraduate student projects will be presented. This event is free and open to the public.

This event is intended to showcase the quality and diversity of undergraduate research being conducted at our state universities and highlights the role that higher education can play in strengthening our own Kansas economy and workforce.  

The following Emporia State University students will present their work at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol:

  • Savannah Bender, Junior, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Wichita, and Mariah Rey, Junior, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Wichita.  Air, Water, and Soil:  Student Civic Engagement Projects from an Honors Chemistry II Course.
  • Jessica Carillo, Senior, Biology, Emporia.  Manipulating Development of Mucosal Tolerance by Blocking IL-2 Signaling.
  • Ana Castro-Munoz, Senior, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Lima, PeruBlockage of IL-2 Signaling at Birth Increases Bacterial Diversity of the Intestine. 
  • Antonia Harrell, Senior, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, EmporiaCharacterization of Melatonin Signaling in Wild-Type and Mutant Strains of C. Elagans.
  • Murad Jalilov, Senior, Political Science, Baku, Azerbaijan.  Recognizing the North American Heartland: A More Suitable Fit for Mackinder’s Thesis.




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