Tag Archives: Undergraduate Research Leaders

Upcoming Application Deadlines with URP

Keep in mind these upcoming application deadlines as we near the end of the summer:

Levinson Emerging Scholar Awards and Washington Research Foundation Fellowships
Applications due Thursday, August 20th

Levinson Emerging Scholar Awards and Washington Research Foundation Fellowships each provide opportunities for advanced undergraduate researchers to further their research goals and support their research experiences with funding.

Undergraduate Research Leaders
Application due Tuesday, September 1st

Becoming an Undergraduate Research Leader gives experienced students engaged in research the opportunity to work closely with URP, become part of a community of undergrad researchers, and encourage other students to get involved by sharing their own experiences and enthusiasm for research.

URP Seeks Undergraduate Research Leaders – Apply by Sept. 1st

Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader!
Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2015-16 academic year. Students conducting research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences are particularly encouraged to apply.
URLs serve a central role in connecting undergraduates to support services of the URP. The goal of the URL program is to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As a URL, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers! Anticipated URL time commitment is approximately 8-10 hours/month and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.

Researcher Spotlight: Amanda Montoya

Amanda Montoya, Class of 2013

Mary Gates Research Scholar and Undergraduate Research Leader

Major: Psychology
Minor: Mathematics
Research Mentor: Dr. Sapna Cheryan

Where is Amanda now?
Since graduation, Amanda has continued on in the SIB Lab as the Lab Manager and plans to pursue graduate study in Quantitative Psychology.

Researcher Spotlight: Guillermo Romano

Guillermo Romano, Class of 2013

Amgen ScholarMary Gates Research Scholar, and Undergraduate Research Leader

Majors: Biochemistry, Public Health
Minor: Chemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Dustin Maly

Where is Guillermo now?
Guillermo is currently doing research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute with Dr. David Rawlings, working on a gene therapy project aimed at making human cells immune to HIV infection.