KCUS Recipients

Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars Recipients

2021 Scholars

Coming soon.

2020 Scholars

Nathan Stovall

Mentor: Raina Krivina

Lab: Boettcher Lab


Alina Salagean

CHC Scholar

Mentor: Erik Toraason

Lab: Libuda Lab


Haley Rice

Mentor: Chrstine McDevitt

Lab: DeRose Lab


David McNeely

Mentor: Kelsey Schultz

Lab: Swann Lab


Emily Ma

CHC Scholar

Mentor: Catherine Robinson

Lab: Guillemin Lab


Nora Kearns

Petrone Scholar

Mentor: Calin Plesa

Lab: Plesa Lab


Jade Kast

Guldberg Scholar

Mentor: Deepika Sundarraman

Lab: Parthasarathy Lab


Cailan Feingold

Mentor: Cori Cahoon

Lab: Libuda Lab


Karly Fear

Industrial Source Scholar

Mentor: Salil Karipoot

Lab: Ong Lab

2019 Scholars

Dan Tudorica

Thermo Fisher Scientific Scholar

Mentor: Arden Perkins    

Project: Determining the Molecular Mechanism of Bleach Sensing by Bacterial Chemoreceptor Zinc-Binding Protein Domains

Lab: Karen Guillemin


Emily Niebergall

Mentor: Emily Beck

Project: Threespine Stickleback as a evolutionary mutant model of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrom and Crohn’s Disease

Lab: Bill Cresko


Ian Torrence

Mentor: Sean Fontenot

ProjectSensors and Materials for In-field Soil Analysis of Nitrate and Other Ions

Lab: Darren Johnson


Michelle Hernandez

Thermo Fisher Scientific Scholar

Mentor: Kelly Hyland    

Project: 3D Printing-Compatible BioMaterials for Musculoskeletal Regeneration

Lab: Bob Guldberg


Robin Black

Mentor: Michelle Massaquoi   

Project: Investigating the Impact of a Bacterial Derived Bio-molecule on Host Beta Cell Regeneration

 Lab: Karen Guillemin


Russell Nickels

Mentor: Hazel Fargher    

Project: Designing Supramolecular Receptors for Reversible Binding of the Hydroselenide (HSe–) Anion

Lab: Darren Johnson & Michael Haley