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Welcome SPUR Fellows 2015!

The CTBR’s Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) welcomes its 2015 cohort on Monday, June 1:

Andrea Gabriela Hernandez-Vega* - University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, Psychology and Mental Health Major
Mentor: Jeff Parsons

Anthony Longoria* - Saint Edward's University, Psychology with Behavioral Neuroscience Major     
Mentor: Peter Serrano

Rachael Turner* - Binghamton University, Chemistry Major
Mentor: Wayne Harding

Beverlin Del Rosario* - Xavier University of Louisiana, Psychology Major 
Mentor: Regina Miranda

Victor Martinez* - University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Biology Major    
Mentor: Diego Loayza

Christopher Lites* - Columbia University, Neuroscience and Behavior Major      
Mentor: Jesus Angulo

Jasmine Kaur - University of Indianapolis, Chemistry and Biology Major 
Mentor: Maria Figueiredo-Pereira

Jenna Freund - Rowan University, Biology Major
Mentor: Carmen Melendez

Sarah Master* - Brown University, Cognitive Neuroscience Major 
Mentor: Mariann Weierich

Lesia Liao - Swarthmore College, Neuroscience Major     
Mentor: Vanya Quinones-Jenab

*indicates Leadership Alliance SR-EIP participant

After orientation, the fellows will be introduced to their mentors and the laboratories where they’ll conduct their summer research projects. During the first two weeks, the undergraduate researchers will participate in various workshops and seminars to enhance their skills and development of their projects. The SPUR fellows will have an individual profile page on the CTBR website that includes more details about their research interests and summer project, including their final video presentation. You can view the profiles on the SPUR webpage under the Research tab. Check back soon for updates.