Summer 2023 PURA Recipients

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The Hopkins Office for Undergraduate Research (HOUR) recently announced the recipients of the President Undergraduate Research Award (PURA).

We are proud to share the extraordinary undergraduate students majoring in Neuroscience that are part of the Summer 2023 PURA Cohort. We look forward to seeing the outcomes of their projects and hope you join us in celebrating their accomplishments!

  • Robbie Kuang, 2025: Effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in male and female rats during protracted opioid withdrawal
  • Xiomara McDonald, 2024: Investigating the potential impact of G2019S LRRK2 on ultrafast endocytosis
  • Hanbei Zhou, 2025: Seeing vs remembering: The effect of memory on visual illusions

These and other students can be found on the HOUR website with information about their research!