Each Magellan Scholar receives up to $3,000 to help fund a research project, competing for this award with the submission of a research, scholarship, or creative project proposal developed in collaboration with his or her faculty mentor.
The following students were selected to receive a Magellan Scholar Program grant for their research:
- Quintaris Earl, advisor Natalia Shustova, received $3,000 for their proposal entitled "Rigid Crown-Ether-based Frameworks as a Well-Defined Platform for Nuclear Waste Sequestration."
- Jade Ikahihifo-Bender, advisor Caryn Outten, received $2,500 for their proposal entitled "Structural and Functional Characterization of the Iron-Responsive Transcription Factor AFT1 from C. Glabrata."
- Navid Sarkar Tavakoli, advisor Parastoo Hashemi, received $2,750 for their proposal entitled "A Fast Voltammetric Analysis of Atorvastatin's Effects of Synaptic Serotonin."
- Alex Melville, advisor Aaron Vannucci, received $2,500 for their proposal entitled " Anion Pool Synthesis of Strong Nucleophiles for Developing Reactivity Trends with Carbon-Fluorine Bonds."
- Badr Abdullah, advisor Michael Myrick, received $2,500 for their proposal entitled "Fluorescence Microscopy Studies of Lyngbya Wollei."
- Morgan Perryman, advisor Linda Shimizu, received $2,500 for their proposal entitled "Development of New Fluorophore Drug Conjugates."
- Jane Vista, advisor Sheryl Wiskur, received $2,500 for their proposal entitled "Analysis of Electrostatic Cation-Pi Interactions."