CURAS 2019 Faculty Research Fund Award Winners

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURAS) proudly announces the 2019 Faculty Research Fund Awards:

Dr. Amy Badura Brack, Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
Trauma Related Psychological and Attentional Difficulties in Women and Children

Drs. Sarbinaz Bekmuratova and Angela Lampe, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Exploration of Factors Associated with Patient Treatment Completion and Outcomes in Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinics in Nebraska and Iowa

Dr. Candace Bloomquist, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Graduate School
Interdisciplinary Leadership Observed: A Health and Care Leadership Dyad Story

Dr. Charles S. Bockman, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Effect of E-Cigarette Aerosol on Multiple Mechanisms Mediating Airway Contractility

Dr. Travis J. Bourret, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
Regulation of Borrelia burgdorferi virulence gene expression by tick-borne oxidants

Dr. Laura L. Bruce, Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine
Rainbow zebrafish: multispectral cell labeling for lineage analysis

Dr. Lynne Dieckman, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
Single-Molecule Kinetics of Novel PCNA-Interacting Motifs on CAF-1

Dr. Leonard Greenspoon, Theology, College of Arts and Sciences
Timsel: “East of Eden” and the Bible in Popular Culture

Dr. Martin Hulce, Chemistry, College of Arts and Science
Stereoselective Synthesis of bis-Homoallylic Alcohols by Triple Hydride Reduction

Dr. Vanessa Jewell, Occupational Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Building Rural Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Type 1 Diabetes Research

Dr. Patrick Murray, Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences
Capital’s Reach: How Capital Shapes and Subsumes

Dr. John Shea, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Correlating Water Quality with Parasite Presence

Dr. Annemarie Shibata, Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
Investigating the role of long noncoding RNA, LincRNA 2500002B13Rik, in regulating the immune response of primary microglia

Dr. Juliane Soukup, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
Essential RNA Structure and Function of a Putative Mammalian Riboswitch

Dr. Sijing Wei, Department of Accounting, Heider College of Business
An Examination of Individual Customers’ Use of Earnings Benchmarks