Nine of the 2021 BU BRITE REU students were selected to present their research posters at ABRCMS 2021 (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students).

Congratulations to all nine who presented!

Zoe Barinaga Research Project: Optimizing Feature Selection in High Dimensional RNA seq Data

Jorge Lopez-Nava Research Project: Simulating Nitrogen Interactions Within Microbial Communities from Metagenome Assembled Genomes (MAGs) and Genome-Scale Metabolic Models (GEMs)

Madeline Hughes Research Project: A Pipeline for Constructing a 3D Coordinate Map of PMCs In Developing Embryos

Ryan Hernandez-Cancela Research Project: Fine-Mapping Genetic Loci showing Novel Associations with Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

Noah Fields Research Project: Identifying Possible Variable Number of Tandem Repeats (VNTRs) Using Read Mapping Coverage

Sara Filler Research Project: Testing the accuracy and speed of VNTRseek, a genetic variation detector, using a restricted read dataset

Victor Feagins Research Project: Automatic Pipeline for Estimating Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Anika Rueppell Research Project: Secondary Analysis of Host Lung Microbiome Interactions with Tuberculosis

Miguel Yanez Research Project: Characterizing alternative first exons from stem cells and cardiomyocytes