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Anahita Gupta


How/Why Research? I was introduced to research in high school, and I immediately loved the idea of being able to study a specific topic in more detail and discover new information to add to the existing knowledge of that topic. … Continued

Divya Narayanan


How/Why Research? I was introduced to the various examples of neuroscience research and research techniques at UNC through my NSCI 175 class. My professor made sure to incorporate relevant research studies into each unit, one of which sparked my interest … Continued

Jessie Ma


How/Why Research? Research has always been highly prevalent in my life. I first got involved in research through taking initiative and participating in as many research/ science competitions as I can. I always sought after the help and expertise of … Continued

Yolanda Simpson


How/Why Research? I became involved in research because I wanted a chance to apply what I was learning in the classroom. I enjoyed the classes I was taking, but still needed to opportunity to put it into practice. I became … Continued

Sarah Tian


How/Why Research? I got involved in research because I wanted to be able to understand the research process and apply my learning to real-world problems. I first got involved in research in high school. I really enjoyed the experience, so … Continued

Colleen McCann


How/Why Research? I became involved with research in fall of 2020, after finding the open position on the OUR website’s opportunities database. After that, I emailed and interviewed with my current lab manager, and started working in the lab the … Continued

Tina Samodal


How/Why Research? I was always interested in water systems and how they can affect human health. After taking several biology and environmental health classes, I was looking for an opportunity to apply class knowledge to real situations and be able … Continued

Yinuo Hu


How/Why Research? As a double major in computer science and sociology, I’m always interested in using technology to help with social-oriented problems. After browsing through undergraduate research opportunities on OUR website, I found an opportunity to join Dr.Ryoo’s lab in … Continued

Jordan Kirby


How/Why Research? I got involved with research because I wanted to better understand and contribute to the creation of knowledge that is foundational to modern society. I was fortunate to meet an Exercise Science professor who was looking for undergraduate assistance … Continued

Julie Lee


How/Why Research? To be honest, I initially got involved in research out of the need to check off the “pre-health checklist”. I got involved in my lab after searching up certain research topics I was interested in, then cold-emailing my … Continued