UROP: Funded Projects

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

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Current Funded Projects: 2016

Ryan Brown
Nicholls State University
Does Salinity Have an Impact on Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Bayous of Southeast Louisiana? Raj Boopathy
Coleen Cecola
Louisiana State University
Testing for Local Adaptation among Populations of Eastern Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) Inhabiting a Natural Salinity Gradient in the Gulf of Mexico Morgan Kelly
Viet Dao
Louisiana State University
Fire and Bacterial Diversity in Marsh Soils Crystal Johnson
Cary Michelle Darbonne
University of New Orleans
Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) to Monitor Coastal Hazard, Design Mitigation Measures and Evaluate Long-term Health of Louisiana’s Coastline Malay Ghose-Hajra
Amanda Fontenot
Louisiana State University
Fate of Wetland Soil Carbon in Coastal Louisiana’s Eroding Coastal Wetlands in Barataria Bay John R. White
Jamie Hamilton
Louisiana State University
Effect of Soil Strength and Vegetation on Marsh Edge Erosion for Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Navid Jafari and Qin Chen
Ryan Hoffman
Louisiana State University
Physiological Resilience of Coastal Marine Fish to Hypoxia Fernando Galvez
Sara King
Louisiana State University
Selection of Dermo Disease-Resistant Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Strains with Immune Related Markers Wei Xu
Shannon Matzke
Louisiana State University
Influence of Nutrient Availability, Sediment Supply and Elevation on Productivity of Spartina patens Tracy Quirk
Sarah Soorya
Nicholls State University
Purification and Characterization of Bacteriophage Protein(s) Isolated from V. parahaemolyticus in Oysters Rajkumar Nathaniel
Connor Tiersch
Louisiana State University
3-D Printing of Practical Vitrification Devices for Germplasm Repository Development in Aquatic Species Todd Monroe
Kelsey Van Dam
Loyola University
Assessment of Recruitment of Blue Crab Larvae into Lake Pontchartrain Estuary Frank Jordan

Past Funded Projects:

 2015  2014  2013
 2012  2011  2010