Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships
CURF Spring 2021 Research Fair

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships is the University’s hub for undergraduate research, as well as the launch pad for Penn students seeking to apply for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships

Welcome to CURF’s Spring Research Fair!

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Start Time: April 23 2021 - 1:00 PM
End Time: April 23 2021 - 4:00 PM
Aaron Olson
Jayme C Banks
The Effects of Sleep on Category Structure Knowledge
Greer Bizzell-Hatcher
Fostering Children’s Early Curiosity, Learning, and Motivation with Question-Asking: An Intervention Study
Nicholas Bishop
Efficacy and Acceptability of an Ethical Decision Making Tool for Clinical Trainees
Navpreet Reehal
Differentiating Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation Across Vascular Territories
Mary Webb
Investigating the Co-use of Nicotine and Opioids
Adam Konkol
Form from flow: How fluctuations shape network design
Eirini Zoupou
Evaluating an Online Wellness Intervention for Greek Adolescents
Margaret Tebbe
The "Beating Heart" of the Community: Redefining Neighborhood Schools as Real Utopias
Anika S Dalvie
Will a CBT Smartphone App Perform Better than a Sham App in Improving Quality of Life for people with IBS?
Alessia McGowan
Impact of Friend Group Gender Composition on Depression in Adolescence
Reilly Wright
Cutthroat Capitalism and Luck: Does Governmental Action Benefitting “a Lucky Few” Increase Individuals’ Desire to Redistribute?
Jessica B Anderson
Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Characterizing GI Motility in CLN1 Disease
Kassidy Houston
Inferences in conversation: The relationship between questions and responses in goal-oriented tasks
Madison West Jaffe
Why are dating apps more widely used than friendship apps?
Joyee Au-Yeung
Urban Agriculture in Philadelphia: effects on gardeners’ mental and physical health disparities and community relationships
Sarah G Kane
Searching for Exoplanets with Machine Learning
Danny Chiarodit
Evaluating and Increasing Mask-Wearing on Penn's Campus
Amanpreet Singh
Plagued by Inequity: How COVID-19 Impacted Perceptions of Inequality and Desires for Redistribution
Kyra Bronfman
Psychosocial Factors and Technology Use: Relationships with Disordered Eating among College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Gabriel Jose Muro
Understanding Attitudes Towards Mental Health and Wellness Apps Among College Students
Jennifer Locke
Stream Metallicity Gradients in FIRE
Hiba Fatima Hamid
Disrupted Sleep in a Large Animal Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
Regina A. Fairbanks
DNA Repair in the Functional Consequences and Cell Biological Regulation of Reproductive Arrest in Drosophila melanogaster
Tiffany Schell
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Inspiring Women to Compete
Alexandra Rizaldi
Associations Between Neighborhood-Level Characteristics and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Jaden Baum
Live from the Web, It’s Whenever You Want: Exploring the Relationship Between User-Generated Content and Comedy Gatekeepers
Katherine All
What's in it for Me? Callous-Unemotional Traits and Prosocial Behavior
Callie Jones
Promoting the Development of Prosocial Emotions Via a Home-Based Intervention
Amanda Moreno
Cell Type-Specific Effects of Amylin Receptors in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell on Oxycodone Reinforcement
Jia (Elisa) Xu
Follow Friends, One Hour a Day
Anna Glickman
Developing and Evaluating Brief Online Interventions to Promote Effective Giving: Pilot
Samuel Borislow
Holding Experts to Excessive Epistemic Standards
James M Nycz
Individual Agency and Economic Decision-Making in the Fourth-Century Great Oasis of Roman Egypt
Michelle White
Macroevolutionary Analysis of Queen-Worker Size Dimorphism in Ants
Justin Greenman
Loyalty and Disloyalty in Urban America: A Comparative Study of New York City and Philadelphia Politics
Geena Jung
A Drosophila Drug Screening Platform for Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas
Jean Chapiro
Hambre: Hungry for Life
Jessica Hao
The Antimicrobial and Mechanical Effects of Zeolite Use in Dental Materials: A Systematic Review
Title Sort descending First & Last Name School Graduation Year Advisors Project Funding Source Research Category
A Drosophila Drug Screening Platform for Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas Geena Jung College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Yuanquan Song
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Biomedical Science
Associations Between Neighborhood-Level Characteristics and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in Southeastern Pennsylvania Alexandra Rizaldi College of Arts & Sciences 2023
  • Blanca E. Himes, PhD
Other Biomedical Science
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Inspiring Women to Compete Tiffany Schell College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Coren Apicella
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Cell Type-Specific Effects of Amylin Receptors in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell on Oxycodone Reinforcement Amanda Moreno College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Heath D. Schmidt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Biomedical Science
Cutthroat Capitalism and Luck: Does Governmental Action Benefitting “a Lucky Few” Increase Individuals’ Desire to Redistribute? Reilly Wright College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Abraham Aldama Navarrete
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Developing and Evaluating Brief Online Interventions to Promote Effective Giving: Pilot Anna Glickman College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert DeRubeis
  • Akash Wasil
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Differentiating Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation Across Vascular Territories Navpreet Reehal College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Christopher G. Favilla, MD
University Scholars Physical & Natural Sciences
Disrupted Sleep in a Large Animal Model of Traumatic Brain Injury Hiba Hamid College of Arts & Sciences 2023
  • Dr. Sasha Ulyanova
Other Biomedical Science
DNA Repair in the Functional Consequences and Cell Biological Regulation of Reproductive Arrest in Drosophila melanogaster Regina Fairbanks 2021
  • Mia Levine
  • Abigail DiVito
Benjamin Franklin Scholars Summer Grant Physical & Natural Sciences
Efficacy and Acceptability of an Ethical Decision Making Tool for Clinical Trainees Nicholas Bishop College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Melissa G. Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Evaluating an Online Wellness Intervention for Greek Adolescents Eirini Zoupou College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert J. DeRubeis
Grants for Faculty Mentoring Undergraduate Research Social Science
Evaluating and Increasing Mask-Wearing on Penn's Campus Danny Chiarodit College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Follow Friends, One Hour a Day Jia (Elisa) Xu College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Form from flow: How fluctuations shape network design Adam Konkol College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Eleni Katifori
  • John Shaw
Physical & Natural Sciences
Fostering Children’s Early Curiosity, Learning, and Motivation with Question-Asking: An Intervention Study Greer Bizzell-Hatcher College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Allyson Mackey
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Hambre: Hungry for Life Jean Chapiro College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dean John L. Jackson, Jr.
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Arts
Holding Experts to Excessive Epistemic Standards Samuel Borislow College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Geoffrey Goodwin
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Impact of Friend Group Gender Composition on Depression in Adolescence Alessia McGowan College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Sara Jaffee
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Individual Agency and Economic Decision-Making in the Fourth-Century Great Oasis of Roman Egypt James Nycz College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Cam Grey
Other Humanities
Inferences in conversation: The relationship between questions and responses in goal-oriented tasks Kassidy Houston College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Delphine Dahan
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Investigating the Co-use of Nicotine and Opioids Mary Webb College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Mariella De Biasi
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Biomedical Science
Live from the Web, It’s Whenever You Want: Exploring the Relationship Between User-Generated Content and Comedy Gatekeepers Jaden Baum 2021
  • Dr. Michael X. Delli Carpini
  • Dr. Kimberly Duyck Woolf
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Humanities, Social Science
Loyalty and Disloyalty in Urban America: A Comparative Study of New York City and Philadelphia Politics Justin Greenman College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Sarah Gronningsater
  • Warren Breckman
Other Humanities
Macroevolutionary Analysis of Queen-Worker Size Dimorphism in Ants Michelle White College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Tim Linksvayer
Vagelos Undergraduate Research Grant Physical & Natural Sciences
Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Characterizing GI Motility in CLN1 Disease Jessica Anderson College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert Heuckeroth MD, PhD
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Biomedical Science
Plagued by Inequity: How COVID-19 Impacted Perceptions of Inequality and Desires for Redistribution Amanpreet Singh College of Arts & Sciences
  • Abraham Aldama
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Humanities, Social Science
Promoting the Development of Prosocial Emotions Via a Home-Based Intervention Callie Jones College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Rebecca Waller
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Psychosocial Factors and Technology Use: Relationships with Disordered Eating among College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic Kyra Bronfman College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Ariana Chao
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Searching for Exoplanets with Machine Learning Sarah Kane College of Arts & Sciences 2023
  • Bhuvnesh Jain
  • Cullen Blake
  • Cyrille Doux
Other Physical & Natural Sciences
Stream Metallicity Gradients in FIRE Jennifer Locke College of Arts & Sciences 2022
  • Robyn Sanderson
University Scholars Physical & Natural Sciences
The "Beating Heart" of the Community: Redefining Neighborhood Schools as Real Utopias Margaret Tebbe College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Annette Lareau
Mazzatenta Award Social Science
The Antimicrobial and Mechanical Effects of Zeolite Use in Dental Materials: A Systematic Review Jessica Hao College of Arts & Sciences 2023
  • Fusun Ozer
  • Francis Mante
College House Research Fellowship Biomedical Science
The Effects of Sleep on Category Structure Knowledge Jayme Banks College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Anna Schapiro
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Understanding Attitudes Towards Mental Health and Wellness Apps Among College Students Gabriel Muro College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Robert J. DeRubeis
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Urban Agriculture in Philadelphia: effects on gardeners’ mental and physical health disparities and community relationships Joyee Au-Yeung College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Michael Kulik
Other Physical & Natural Sciences, Social Science
What's in it for Me? Callous-Unemotional Traits and Prosocial Behavior Katherine All College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Rebecca Waller
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Why are dating apps more widely used than friendship apps? Madison Jaffe College of Arts & Sciences 2021
  • Dr. Lyle Ungar
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science
Will a CBT Smartphone App Perform Better than a Sham App in Improving Quality of Life for people with IBS? Anika Dalvie 2021
  • Dr. Melissa Hunt
College Alumni Society Undergraduate Research Grant Social Science

CURF Spring 2021: Social Science and Humanities

Student researchers: Samuel Borislow, Anna Glickman, Justin Greenman, Ying Hei Joyee Au-Yeung, and Kyra Bronfman

Social Science and Humanities 1:00 Panel

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5
Presenters

CURF Spring 2021: Social Science

Student researchers: Julie Baum, Tiffany Tieu, Daniel Chiarodit, Greer Bizzell-Hatcher, Callie Jones, and Wenyi Xu

Social Science 1:00 Panel

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3
Presenters

CURF Spring 2021: Humanities and Social Science

Student researchers: Margaret Tebbe, Amanpreet Singh, Jean Chapiro, and Jaden Baum

Humanities and Social Science 2:00 Panel

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4
Presenters

CURF Spring 2021: Social Science

Student researchers: Alessia McGowan, Anika Dalvie, Gabriel Muro, and Jia (Elisa) Xu

Social Science 2:00 Panel

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4
Presenters

CURF Spring 2021: STEM, Medicine, and Social Science

Student researchers: Hiba Hamid, Alexandra Rizaldi, Reilly Wright, Geena Jung, Jessica Anderson, Michelle White, and Katherine All

STEM, Medicine, and Social Science 3:00 Panel

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6
Presenters

CURF Spring 2021: STEM and Social Science

Student researchers: Jayme Banks, Sarah Kane, Kassidy Houston, Amanda Moreno, Adam Konkol, Michelle White, and Navpreet Reehal

STEM and Social Science 3:00 Panel

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7
Presenters