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Application Deadline: September 4th, 2015 by 5:00pm

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Abstract Deadline: September 7th, 2015 by 5:00pm

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Meet our New Peer Mentors!

We are excited to announce the 2015-2016 Peer Mentors! If you have any questions about undergraduate research and inquiry, feel free to stop by the office in GS 209, or contact one of our Peer Mentors here! 

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Meet our 2015-2016 Mentors!

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry welcome aboard our 2015-2016 peer mentors.  The Peer Mentoring Program is designed to provide support to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing research and inquiry.  Our peer mentors are 10 wonderful undergraduate and graduate students who represent active researchers and role models from FAU's colleges and partner campuses. If you are interested in participating in undergraduate research or have questions related to how you can get started in research please email one of the mentors in your college to set up a time to meet.  Mentors are available to meet on the Boca Raton (GS 209), Davie Campus! The Peer Mentor page can tell you more about how YOU can become a mentor too! 




Chad Coarsey
Email: ccoarsey@fau.edu
College and Major: College of Engineering and Computer Science, Masters in Microfluidics and Nanobiotechology
Research and Interests: Microfluidics, Nanobiotechnology, Synthetic Biology
Favorite Hobbies: 3D Printing, Ceramics, Jogging and Mountain Sports





Brian Cooney
Email: bcooney2@fau.edu
College and Major: Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, B.S. in Biological Sciences
Research and Interests: Hemoparasites and their transmission
Favorite Hobbies: Hockey, fishing, and surfing



Stevens Dormezil
Email: sdormezi@fau.edu
College and Major: College of Engineering and Computer Science; Masters Computer Science
Research Interest: Group Theory, Augmented and Virtual Reality
Favorite Hobbies: Alligator Wrestling, Electronics, Basketball




Brandon Fico
Major: Exercise Science and Health Promotion- Exercise Physiology Track (MS)
Research Interest: Obesity and inflammation as well as flow mediated dilation (FMD) and biomarkers that effect endothelial function of obese individuals.
Career Goals: Obtain a PhD in Exercise Physiology or Biomedical Sciences, and continuing research in obesity.
Favorite Hobbies: Exercise; running and lifting weights, sports, foodie, and movies.





Aya Gare
Email: agare@fau.edu
College and Major: College of Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering
Research Interest: 3D Bio-Printing, Biomimicry, Tissue Engineering 
Favorite Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Drawing, Bodybuilding   





Margarita Kaprielyan
Email: mkapriel@fau.edu
Major: Ph.D. in Business Administration, Finance Track
Research Interests: Corporate Finance, International Finance
Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, exercising, yoga, water sports, teaching, helping others, arts (musicals, theater, ballet, opera, museums, concerts), trying new cuisines and cooking.




Doren-Elyse Marquit
Email:  dmarquit@fau.edu
College and Major:  College of Science, Psychology
Research Interests:  Mindfulness Based Meditative Practice Using Nurse Leaders in Acute Care Settings
Favorite hobbies:  Archery, playing music, making art, exercising.



Michael Miller
Email: mmill164@fau.edu
College and Major: College for Design and Social Inquiry, Public Administration


Ashley Ostroot
Email: asotroot@fau.edu
College and Major: College of Arts and Letters, Sociology
Research Interests: Life meaning, identity, social class, adulthood, social change
Favorite hobbies: Reading, painting, listening to music, watching movies, bicycling, and spending time outside





Angela Robinson
Email: arobin65@fau.edu
College and Major: College of Science, Mathematics
Research Interests: Cryptology and Information Security
Favorite Hobbies: Watching Baylor games, traveling and baking!

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