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iCons Senior Research Exposition

Event Details

May 4, 2017
3:30 pm-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building

Room: Atrium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Cameron Holden

Explore and celebrate the work of Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) students' final body of research on problems in the fields of renewable energy, biomedicine and biosystems.

Most iCons seniors will present posters, but four seniors have been nominated by their research advisors to present lectures on the following:

“Can changes in diet reduce breast cancer risk?” by Angela Essa (biology)
Research Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Arcaro, Veterinary and Animal Sciences

“How does climate change affect stream ecosystems?" by Andrew Grant (environmental science)
Research Advisor: Dr. Allison Roy, Environmental Conservation

“Edge Atomic Diffusion in Graphene and its Role in Manufacturing Graphene-Based Electronics” by Ari Gilman (chemical engineering)
Research Advisor: Dr. Dimitrios Maroudas, Chemical Engineering

“Small Heat Shock Proteins (sHsps) and Their Role in Human Disease” by Alyssa McQuillan (biochemistry and molecular biology, public health)
Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Vierling, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology