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CAN Research Center at Discover USC 2024

Every year, the University of South Carolina hosts Discover USC, an event showcasing research, leadership, and creative projects by USC undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars. This year, over 50 undergraduate students in CAN Research Center-affiliated labs presented their projects at Discover USC.

Our students represented categories including Psychology and Neuroscience, Biology and Biodmecial Sciences, Health Sciences, and Engineering and Computing. See below for the list of CAN awardees! Download the Undergraduate awardees list (pdf) to view all award recipients and presentation titles.

Psychology and Neuroscience
First Place
  • Natalie Deal (Bradshaw)
  • Jaelyn Souza (Bradshaw)
  • Jiya Desai (Hollis)
  • Alaina Mullaly (Hollis)
  • Emma Mason (Twiss)
  • Charles Grant (Pocivavsek)
  • Rebecca Bork (Wilson)
  • Taylor Childress (Wood)
Second Place
  • Evelyn Leary (Roberts)
  • Rebecca Carden, Madeline Lucas (Foster)
  • Dillon Burr, Pranav Malladi (Foster)
  • Ashlan Cheever, Janae Hersey (Hudac)
  • Rijul Bhardwaj (Bradshaw)
  • Jack Otterson (Smith)
  • Hannah Brennen (Hollis)
  • Gabrielle Wood (Hollis)
  • Archana Ramesh (Hollis)
Biology and Biomedical Sciences
First Place
  • Ashley Loomis (Twiss)
  • Josephine Gardiner (Welshhans)
Second Place
  • Riya Machimada (Twiss)
  • Marie-Claire Honoree (Twiss)
  • Ashutosh Arora, Liz Iglesias (Twiss)
Health Sciences
Second Place
  • Tanvi Giridhar (Hogan)
Graduate Student Awards
  • Courtney Wright, Biomedical Science (Pocivavsek)
  • Kareem Chambers, Biological Sciences (Welshhans)


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