Let’s Get it Off Our Chests: Mukul Govande

A Non-Toxic Approach for Treatment of Breast Cancer and its Cutaneous Metastasis Hello! My name is Mukul Govande and I am a second-year student majoring in Biomedical Engineering in the Honors program. I have been performing research at the Molecular Dermatology Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic for the past two summers and recently joined the Byrd Lab…

Let’s Get it Off Our Chests: Siobhan McDermott

The Effect of Depression and Cancer Treatment on Physical Fitness Among Breast Cancer Survivors My name is Siobhan McDermott. I am a senior studying psychology on the premedical track. I work with the Stress and Health lab headed by Dr. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser. I have also been involved with the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the…

Megan Ferriby, Class of 2013

What are you doing now? I am currently at OSU finishing up my Ph.D. in HDFS with a Specialization in Couple and Family Therapy.  I am recruiting for my dissertation which will examine the impact of romantic partner attendance at clinic visits on weight loss surgery outcomes and how the relationship between partners changes over…

Takeover Tuesday: Stacy Lu

Hello!! My name is Stacy Lu and I’m a fifth year majoring in Health Promotion, Nutrition, and Exercise Science. I’ve been a research assistant in Dr. Hatsu’s human nutrition lab since I was a sophomore and I’ve had so many amazing opportunities since then! I started out helping with her study on homeless youth, diet,…

Takeover Tuesday: Duncan Mackenzie

My name is Duncan MacKenzie and I am a second-year student majoring in Biomedical Engineering. This summer, I was awarded funding through the Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, which allowed me to stay in Columbus and work on a project in the Osteo Engineering Laboratory (www.osteoengineering.com). The goal of my project was to benchmark and analyze…

Sarah Leonard, Social Work

My name is Sarah, and I’m a senior majoring in Social Work. I’m planning to go to graduate school to become a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and I’m passionate about improving mental health outcomes in young people through education, early intervention, and stigma reduction. My research focuses on the role of the curriculum materials…

Takeover Tuesday: Harrison Fried

Hello everyone! My name is Harrison and I am a third year student in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) where I am studying Environmental Policy & Decision Making. Although I plan to go to law school, I am involved in research on fish! This past summer I spent two months on a…

Takeover Tuesday: Charis Ramsing

Hi everyone! My name is Charis and I’m a fourth year Plant Pathology major, (yes, plants can get sick). I study rice diseases in a Plant Path lab here at OSU, but this summer I got to spend almost three months studying Rice Blast in the Philippines at the International Rice Research Institute! I’m here…

Takeover Tuesday: Riley Mullins

Happy #takeovertuesday! My name is Riley Mullins, and I’m a junior majoring in pharmaceutical sciences! I started conducting research in Dr. Coss’s lab in the College of Pharmacy (@ohiostatepharmacy ) at the beginning of 2017, and I’ve been involved in research since my freshman year. My work in the Coss lab focuses on finding better treatment options…

Emily Preston, History

I’ve been talking about going into library and information science with my mentor since my freshman year, and in one of our talks, she brought up the University Libraries Undergraduate Research Fellowship. I knew it would be an excellent opportunity to develop my skills as a student and future researcher. The funding I received from…