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The Journal of Undergraduate Research

The Journal for Research done, written, and published by University of Rochester Undergraduates


The Journal of Undergraduate Research (JUR) is dedicated to providing the University of Rochester student body with intellectual perspectives from various academic disciplines. JUR serves as a forum for the presentation of original research, thereby encouraging the pursuit of significant scholarly endeavors. Our publications are regularly distributed to the River Campus, Eastman School of Music, and the University of Rochester Medical Center.

JUR 2024 Title Page

Our latest publication

The Spring 2024 Issue

In this issue, we highlight seven articles that represent the wide breadth and diversity of research being conducted at the University.

Bianca Santonastaso ‘24 presents an interesting case study on the pathology of acquired FXII inhibitors. Xup Ou ‘24 investigated the role of Macrophages in Erythropoiesis, and Lilli Tamm ‘25 evaluated NMDA receptors as a potential target to treat stroke.

Michelle Bischoff ‘24, Xuke Wang ’26, and colleagues brings important insight to the career of Martha Chase at Rochester, and Rose Frank ‘24 explores the life of Fredrick Douglass through his photographs.

Daniel Heberle ‘24 discusses the historical narratives underlying voyeuristic art in Early Modern Italy, and Adam Kolers ‘27 examines the sociopolitical subtext of The Golden Girls.

We also present an Interview with Professor Welte, giving insight into his research in biology and career, and select abstracts from the 2024 Lightning Talks and Speaker’s Symposium.

Check out the Full Issue here


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