SPURA Program 2021

SPURA 2021 will offer a hybrid experience for the summer program.  Please check back for any changes to the schedule as we navigate the virtual/in-person options throughout the summer.

SPURA Orientation

Join Zoom Meeting

https://usd.zoom.us/j/95698841122


RCR

Join Zoom Meeting

https://usd.zoom.us/j/98160853147?pwd=Mi9OTkdmck9tenN5R3N5YUF1V250QT09


Weekly Seminars

Join Zoom Meeting

https://usd.zoom.us/j/98221310275?pwd=aW14SldsQXpoTlpLLzVzdTJtTEJwdz09


SPURA Career Fair
https://usd.zoom.us/j/95024444797


SPURA Students 2021

Zekerias Begossa 
Sioux City, IA
Senior (Health Service Administration) 

Mentor: Dr. Jewel Shepherd (Business) 
Project Title: 'Stress and Addiction'

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Cory Fox 

Marlboro, NJ

Junior (Biology-Neuroscience)

Mentor: Dr. Lee Baugh (BBS) 
Project Title: 'Neural Correlates of Decision Making'

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Olivia Griffith 
Libertyville, Il
Junior (Neuroscience)
Mentor: Dr. Patrick Ronan (Psychiatry) 
Project Title: 'Establishing an Effective Agent in Treating Alcohol Use Disorders'

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Tiffany Knecht

Sioux Falls, SD

Sophomore (Medical Biology)
Mentor: Dr. William Mayhan (BBS) 
Project Title: 'Determining the Influence of In Utero Exposure to Alcohol on Behavior in Adolescent and Adult Rats'
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Graham Leonard 

Sioux Falls, SD

Junior (Medical Biology)

Mentor: Dr. Hongmin Wang (BBS) 
Project Title: 'Identification of FOXO3a Inhibitors by Docking-Based Virtual Screening'

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Emily Nielson

Pierre, SD

Senior (Cognitive Neuroscience)

Mentor: Jamie Scholl (BBS) 
Project Title: 'Targeted Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment of Eating Disorder Symptoms'

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Nathan Popp

Garretson, SD

Sophomore (Medical Biology)

Mentor: Dr. Cliff Summers (Biology) 

Project Title: 'Selective Orexin Receptor Cross-Over (SORCO) Drugs Alleviate Anxious and Depressive Behavior'

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Alexandra Rust

Yankton, SD

Freshman (Medical Biology)

Mentor: Dr. Lee Baugh (BBS) 

Project Title: 'Effects of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation on Eating Disorders'



SPURA Student Mentors 2021



2021 Schedule:


 

Date

Week

Time

Location

Event

Tuesday

6/1/21

1

3:30-5:00 pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Orientation:  Introductions; Orientation, Photos

Thursday 6/3/21

1

9.30am-12pm

Zoom

Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) Training  (9:30-12 pm) by Dr. Barbara Goodman

Thursday     6/10/21

2

12pm-1.00pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Seminar (12.00 pm) - "Neurobiology of Addiction" by Dr. Lee Baugh

Monday 6/14/21

3

3:30-4:30pm

Zoom

SPURA Career Fair

https://usd.zoom.us/j/95024444797

Wednesday

6/16/21

3

All Day

Zoom

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium- Attendance is optional

Thursday 6/17/21

3

12pm-1.00pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Seminar (12.00 pm)-“South Dakota and Substance Use” by Dr. Lisa McFadden

Thursday

6/24/21

4

12pm-1.00pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Seminar (12.00 pm) – "Synaptic Transmission & how it is Altered by Drugs of Abuse" by Dr. Brian Burrell

Thursday 7/1/21

5

12pm-1.00pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Seminar (12.00 pm)- "Professional Skills in Presenting Research" by Dr. Hong Zheng

Thursday 7/8/21

6

12pm-1.00pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

SPURA Seminar (12.00 pm)- “Exploring the Opioid Epidemic” by Dr. Jewel Shepard

Thursday 7/15/21

7

12pm-1.30pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

Graduate & Professional Schools Student Panel (12.00)

Thursday 7/22/21

8

12pm-1.30pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

Student Presentations (12.00 pm)

Thursday 7/29/21

9

12pm-1.30pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

Student Presentations (12.00 pm)

Friday

7/30/21

9

 

 

Poster Presentations Due for the SD EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Symposium

8/1/21-

8/4/21

10

 

Virtual

SD EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Symposium

Thursday 8/5/21

10

12pm-1.30pm

Zoom, Lee Medical Building Rm 103, USD

Student Presentations  (12.00 pm)

Thursday 8/5/21

10

5:30 pm

Prentis Park, South Picnic Shelter

SPURA Celebration Picnic: Students, Mentors & Families Picnic

8/18/21

13

All Day

Virtual

CBBRe Symposium




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