SCRANTON — Erika Beyrent, of Clarks Summit was one of seven undergraduate students granted The University of Scranton President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2016.
The title of Beyrent’s study is “The effects of oxidative stress of tau phosphorylation,” which she will compelte with George Gomez, Ph.D., associate professor of biology.
The fellowships, administered by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, offer each student the chance to partner with a faculty mentor to complete a research project during the summer. Each project was proposed and designed by the student and their faculty mentor.
From left, University of Scranton student Erika Beyrent, of Clarks Summit, worked in the biology lab with Dr. George Gomez, associate professor of biology, to complete research for her summer fellowship.
From left, Dr. Timothy Foley, of South Abington Township, professor of chemistry, and student Kyle Rodgers, of Lancaster, researched anticancer mechanisms of dietary strategies during the summer.
From left, Juliana Vossenberg, of Fredericksburg, Va., and Dr. Daniel Haggerty, of South Abington Township, associate professor of philosophy, researched the present day hook-up culture for Vossenberg’s summer research project.