• Fall Frontiers Live Student Presentations

    We invite the UConn community to join us for the 2020 Fall Frontiers Undergraduate Research Online Exhibition. The Online Exhibition is live at, with the event program providing access to student project presentations shared on the Portfolium platform. To complement the online exhibition, Fall Frontiers 2020 also includes two live student presentation sessions on 10/26 and 10/29. Please join us to hear from students about their research and creative projects and to ask presenters questions about what they have learned!

    Thursday, October 29, 5:00-6:00pm – Live Presentation Session 2

    WebEx link:

    The following undergraduate students will share their research/creative projects during Session 2:

    • Jolene Addi (Psychological Sciences, CLAS) - The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Intestinal Inflammation and Psychological Disorders
    • Kerry Morgan (Molecular and Cell Biology, CLAS; Allied Health Sciences, CAHNR) - The Effects of Altered FGF8 Signaling on Atoh1 Expression in the Cerebellum
    • Aidan Riley (Biomedical Engineering, ENG) - Island Genetic Algorithms for Parameter Estimation in the COPASI Software
    • Danielle Schwartz (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, CLAS) - How Does Habitat Fragmentation Affect Resource Use by Bark Foraging Birds? A Systematic Map
    • Joseph Tracey (Materials Science and Engineering, ENG) - VR Materials Characterization Laboratory


    For more information, contact: Office of Undergraduate Research at

If you have any questions, please contact Honors Programming and Events at 860-486-1616.