CURE Awards Announced

The Awards for the 2017 Summer Program of the Center for Undergraduate Research Excellence have been announced. Kudos go to all of the participating teams for the work required to prepare a submission.

The program received applications from 25 faculty-student teams for a total of 72 applications.  The team project narratives were reviewed by external peer reviewers in the discipline of the application. The projects were ranked based on the reviewers scores and prior performance in the CURE program. The top eleven teams were selected for funding.

Congratulations to the Awarded Teams!

Advancing research on the health of older adults
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Vanessa Jones Briscoe and Dr. Felicia Wheaton, College of Health Sciences
Student Researcher: Olivia Mobley

Bilirubin-Human Serum Albumin Interaction and Bilirubin Displacement using Fatty Acid Analogue and Drugs by Fluorescence
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vishwa Trivedi, College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Student Researcher: Raenell Dorsey and Michelle Germeil

Developing an LCMS metabolomics platform at B-CU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sidney Bolden, College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Student Researchers: Gabrielle Watkins and Brendika Johnson

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, a Womanist Theologian, Transcending Time and Culture
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Barbara Davis, School of Religion
Student Researchers: Jasmine Houston-Rosado and Jamericka Ramsey

Elucidating Stress Response Systems of Hospital-Acquired Acinetobacter
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Raphael Isokpehi, College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Student Researchers: Dezja Durden and Ayana McGill

Ethnic Group Differences in Pain and Functional Mobility among Women with Knee OA
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bridgett Rahim-Williams, College of Health Sciences
Student Researchers: Courtney Peters and Arianna Sanders

Examination of the Communities That Care Model Toward Understanding Juvenile Risk of Recidivism
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Daniel Hollar, Dr. Michael Pass, Dr. Kideste Yusef, College of Liberal Arts
Student Researchers: Nyyah Bradford-Malone, Alicia Gillis, Vanity Spells, Carl Reeds, Akia Miller

Modeling of the Internet of Things Communication Channels
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ahmed Badi, College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Student Researcher: Ashim Ghimire

Playing to Learn: Games4Health to Promote Diabetes Education and Health Promotion among College-aged Students
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Matilda Johnson, College of Health Sciences
Student Researcher: Rashel Jenkins

The Impact of Governmental Regulations have on Business Sustainability
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kenyatta Hills, College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Student Researchers: Bria Mitchell and Mikayla McGriff

Tracking an Epidemic:  A Tri-part Comparative and Descriptive Analysis of the Prevalence of HIV Testing Health Disparities in Volusia County
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Deborah Wilson, College of Health Sciences
Student Researcher: Jaquisha Durant

Center for Undergraduate Research Excellence (CURE)

CURE RESEARCH

B-CU's Center for Undergraduate Research Excellence was established to enhance the student's undergraduate experience by engaging in research opportunities with a faculty mentor. For more information on the CURE program, please click here.

January 30 - Research Profiles Online

February 13 -  Pre-application Informational Meeting

February 14 - CURE Faculty Application Available

February 17 - CURE Student Application Available

March 6 - Applications Due

April 7 - Awards Announced

April 10 - Commitment/Declination Letters Due

April 17 - Informational Meeting for Faculty and Students; 4:00 PM, Room 110 College of Liberal Arts

May 15 - Program Begins

July 27 - Summer Program Closing Ceremony