Discoveries in Bioimaging REU

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016 HIGHLIGHTS
Orientation

From left to right: Marina Marjanovic, Jorge Maldonado, Karla Ramos, Denise Almora, Sophie Xie, Wendy Reyes, Matthew Kavanaugh, Hannah Bouvin, Malik Snowden, Alison Taylor, Joanne Li (graduate mentor), Spencer Mamer (graduate mentor), Kinsey Lyn Schultheis, Kareem Al-Qadi

From left to right: Marina Marjanovic, Jorge Maldonado, Karla Ramos, Denise Almora, Sophie Xie, Wendy Reyes, Matthew Kavanaugh, Hannah Bouvin, Malik Snowden, Alison Taylor, Joanne Li (graduate mentor), Spencer Mamer (graduate mentor), Kinsey Lyn Schultheis, Kareem Al-Qadi

Work in the Lab

Jamila Hedhli, graduate mentor, works with Hannah Bouvin in the Prof. Dobrucki’s lab.

Jamila Hedhli, graduate mentor, works with Hannah Bouvin in the Prof. Dobrucki’s lab.

Matthew Kavanaugh works with Saumya Tiwari in Prof. Rohit Bhargava’s lab.

Matthew Kavanaugh works with Saumya Tiwari in Prof. Rohit Bhargava’s lab.

Jorge Maldonado and Prof. Brad Sutton in the MRI lab.

Jorge Maldonado and Prof. Brad Sutton in the MRI lab.

Travel to BMES

2016 REU participants at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting in Mineeapolis, October 4-8, 2016.

A group of students from the Discoveries in Bioimaging REU participated in the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting in Minneapolis, October 4-8, 2016. Pictured here, left to right, are: (front row) Joanne Li, BIOE graduate student and REU mentor; Wendy Reyes; Hannah Bouvin; Sophie Xie; Denise Medina Almora; and (back row) Malik Snowden; Jorge Maldonado; Jacob Erstling; Matthew Kavanaugh; and Andrew Smith, co-PI of the REU.

National Presentation

Matthew Kavanaugh with his poster for the Research Experiences for Undergarduates Symposium

Matthew Kavanaugh, 2016 Discoveries in Bioimaging REU participant, was selected to present his research at the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium. The symposium was organized by the Council on Undergraduate Research, a U.S. non-profit organization that supports and promotes undergraduate research. The Council includes more than 900 member institutions of higher education. Kavanaugh was mentored during the 2016 REU at Illinois by Bioengineering Professor Rohit Bhargava.

National Science Foundation logo.This program is supported by the National Science Foundation.