2016 ARCS SCHOLAR SPEAKERS

2016 ARCS SYMPOSIUM

ARCS SCHOLAR SPEAKERS

Physical Sciences

“Discovering New Worlds with Lick Observatory’s Newest Telescope.”

  • Jennifer Burt
  • Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Mentor: Greg Laughlin

“Exploding Stars and the Accelerating Universe.”

  • Samantha Dixon
  • Department of Physics
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Mentor: Saul Perlmutter

Engineering

“Discerning Treatment Effects in Patients with Brain Tumors Using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.”

  • Adam Elkhaled
  • Department of Bioengineering
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Mentor: Sarah Nelson

Life Sciences

“Investigating the Prevalence and Pathogenesis of Canine Circovirus.”

  • Steven Kubiski
  • Department of Integrative Pathobiology
  • University of California, Davis
  • Mentor: Patricia Pesavento

Environmental Sciences

“The Nature of Noise Pollution: A Multi-level Study of Noise Impacts on a Native, Declining Bird”

  • Allison Injaian
  • Animal Behavior Graduate Group
  • University of California, Davis
  • Mentor: Gail Patricelli

“The Extraordinary California Drought of 2012-2016.”

  • Daniel Swain
  • Department of Earth Systems Sciences
  • Stanford University
  • Mentor: Noah Diffenbaugh