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Student Research

We are proud to announce that six INDS students will be presenting their research and creative projects  at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) on April 24th, 2013:


Student: Luis Queral
“SHOWHAUS: An Open-Source Directory for Underground, Fringe Music and Art Communities”
Mentor: Dr. Greg Metcalf 
Oral Presentation
11:00 a.m., UC 312


Student: Adam Gerber
“The Integration of the Biological and Psychological Manifestations of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)”
Mentors: Dr. Rachel Brewster, Dr.  Zoe Warwick
Oral Presentation
11:15 a.m., UC 310


Student: Asif Majid
“This Moroccan Life”
Mentor: Mr. Steven McAlpine 
Oral Presentation
11:30 a.m., UC 310


Student: Vivian Chioma

“Fear Be Gone: Endocannabinoids Modulate Subsecond Dopamine Release During the Extinction of Fear Memories”

Mentors: Dr. Joseph Cheer, Dr. Erik Oleson

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m


Student: Shana Kadavil

“Assessing the Affective Component of Pain”

Mentors: Dr. Ke Ren, Dr. Vanessa Anseloni

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Student: Yohka Tanaka

“Social Entrepreneurship: My Strategy to Bring about a Change on the UMBC Campus”

Mentor: Mr. David Hoffman 

Poster Presentation

UC Ballroom

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Talmo Pereira (Neuroscience), Jonathan D’Angelo (NeuroEngineering), Jasmine Jones (Human-Computer Interaction)

Research: Project 2061


Jasmine Jones 

INDS concentration: Human-Computer Interaction

Research: Visualizations for Self-Analysis of Performance for Older Adults


Shyam Patel 

INDS concentration: Biopsychosocial Perspectives in Pediatric Oncology

Research: The Relationship Between Maternal Perceived Illness Severity and Child’s Peer Interactions


Jenny Mercer

INDS concentration: Women and Criminal Law

Research: Female Juvenile Delinquency


Alyson Becker

INDS concentration: Intercultural Communication and East Asian Studies


Amy Fowler

INDS concentration: Domestic Politics of Globalization in Contemporary China

Research: An Analysis of the Hukou System in China