Lab Outreach and Broader Impact


K-12

Exposure to Research

Between 2009 to 2021, 21 middle school and high school students have participated in lab research activities as lab assistants. We actively recruit (see EmploymentOpportunities) eager students that want to learn about and actively participate in computationally-based scientific research.

Student Projects, Presentations, & Posters

  • 2011 - Joshua M. Mitchell, Rima R. Patel, Rodney Folz Jr., and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing Computational tools for Metabolite Molecular Comparison and Search," Posters-at-the-Capitol, Lexington, KY.
  • 2011 - Joshua M. Mitchell, Rima R. Patel, Rodney Folz Jr, Andrew McCollam, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing Computational Tools for Molecular Comparison and Metabolic Placement of Detectable Uncharacterized Metabolites," James Graham Brown Cancer Center 10th Annual Retreat, Louisville,KY.
  • 2012 Alison Davis - "The Length of the Proteins in the Collagen Family compared to the Number of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms."
  • 2014 Genghis Goodman - "Systematic Quality Assessment of RNAseq Datasets in the Sequence Read Archive", Henry Clay High School, Lexington, KY
  • 2018 Praneeth Bhatt - "Systematic Error Analyssi of RNAseq Datasets in the Sequence Read Archive", Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Lexington, KY
  • 2019 Alan Luo - "Systematic Electron Density Discrepancy Analysis of ATP Binding Pockets acros the Worldwide Protein Data Bank", Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Lexington, KY
  • 2020 Jason Yang - "Development of Python package for Programmatic Access to UniProt's RESTful Interface", Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Lexington, KY
  • 2021 Jason Millard - "Functional Differences Between Adeno- and Squamous Cell Carcinomas Elucidated Using RNA-Seq Data from The Cancer Genome Atlas."

Faculty/Staff Presentations

  • 2008 Trinity High School, Montgomery, AL - presentations by Dr. Hunter Moseley on computationally-based scientific research, critical thinking, and the scientific method to a range of high school science classes.
  • 2010 Doss High School, Louisville, KY - presentation by Dr. Hunter Moseley on computationally-based scientific research, critical thinking, and the scientific method to high school students taking chemistry.
  • 2010 Trinity High School, Montgomery, AL - presentations by Dr. Hunter Moseley on computationally-based scientific research, critical thinking, and the scientific method to a range of high school science classes.
  • 2013 Westridge Elementary School, Frankfort, KY - presentation by Jim Carreer at Career Day on the use of computers in scientific research to 4th and 5th grade elementary school students.
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Undergraduate

Research Experience

Between 2008 to 2021, 61 undergraduate students have participated in lab research activities as lab assistants. We actively recruit (see EmploymentOpportunities) eager undergraduate students both at UofL and from nearby universities and colleges that want to learn about and actively participate in computationally-based scientific research.

Student Publications

Student Projects, Presentations, & Posters

  • 2011 Patrick Mullaney, Abigail Hoskins, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "A Faster, More Efficient Library for Interfacing with the BMRB," 10th Annual UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Memphis, TN.
  • 2011 Tim D. Cook, Yao Sen, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing Computational Tools to Study Zinc¬ís Functional Role in Proteins," Posters-at-the-Capitol, Lexington, KY.
  • 2011 Joshua M. Mitchell, Rima R. Patel, Rodney Folz Jr., and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing Computational tools for Metabolite Molecular Comparison and Search," Posters-at-the-Capitol, Lexington, KY.
  • 2011 Joshua M. Mitchell, Rima R. Patel, Rodney Folz Jr, Andrew McCollam, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing Computational Tools for Molecular Comparison and Metabolic Placement of Detectable Uncharacterized Metabolites," James Graham Brown Cancer Center 10th Annual Retreat, Louisville,KY.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing computational tools for metabolite identification in ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry data," 11th Annual UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Louisville, KY.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing computational tools for metabolite identification in ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry data," University of Louisville Undergraduate Research Symposium, Louisville, KY.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing computational tools for metabolite identification in ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry data," 11th Annual UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Louisville, KY.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Developing computational tools for metabolite identification in ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry data," Research Louisville, Louisville, KY.
  • 2012 Eugene W. Hinderer III and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Retrieval of Enzyme Category and Subcellular Localization for Use in Metabolic Network Analysis", Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Richmond, KY.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Computational tools for the identification of detectable uncharacterized derivatized metabolites within the context of known metabolic networks", James Graham Brown Cancer Center 11th Annual Retreat, Louisville, KY.
  • 2014 Tamas L. Nagy, Rebecca E. Dutch, Hunter Moseley. "Investigating the Expanding Role of Transmembrane Domains in Enveloped Virus Entry." UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Cadiz, KY.
  • 2014 Tamas Nagy, Rebecca E. Dutch, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. "Investigating the Expanding Role of Transmembrane Domains in Enveloped Virus Entry." National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY.
  • 2015 William A. McCollam, Joshua M. Mitchell, and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “A graph database atom-resolved implementation of KEGG metabolic pathways”, 14th Annual UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Paris Landing, TN.
  • 2015 Tamas L. Nagy, Stacy R. Webb, Rebecca E. Dutch, Hunter Moseley. “Characterization of the Structural Constraints of Viral Type I Fusion Proteins”, 14th Annual UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit, Paris Landing, TN.
  • 2018 Kelly L. Sovacool and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “Developing a Global Homology Analysis Framework for Comparative Genomics”, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Edmond, OK.
  • 2018 Kelly L. Sovacool and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “Developing a Global Homology Analysis Framework for Comparative Genomics”, University of Kentucky Undergraduate Research Showcase, Lexington, KY.
  • 2019 Christian D. Powell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “Evidence for cysteine-tyrosine and dicysteine cross-linking in mammalian sperm protamines”, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw, GA. Oral presentation.
  • 2020 Christian D. Powell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “The mwtab Python library for RESTful Access and Enhanced Deposition, Quality Control, and Curation of the Metabolomics Workbench Data Repository”, Commonwealth Computational Summit 2020, Lexington, KY.
  • 2020 Christian D. Powell and Hunter N.B. Moseley. “The mwtab Python library for RESTful Access and Enhanced Deposition, Quality Control, and Curation of the Metabolomics Workbench Data Repository”, 2020 NIH/NIEHS Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting, Virtual Platform.

Student Awards

  • 2012 Eugene W. Hinderer III was awarded 1st place undergraduate poster in the computer and information sciences category at the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting.
  • 2012 Joshua M. Mitchell was awarded 2nd Place Cancer Research Presentation Award in the Undergraduate Student Category at Research Louisville.
  • 2015 Tamas Nagy was awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in his last semester working as an undergraduate lab assistant in the lab.
  • 2017 Kelly Sovacool took 2nd place in the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition in the Biological Sciences category.
  • 2018 Christian Powell was awarded a summer research grant from the UK Chellgren Center

Faculty/Staff Presentations

  • 2008 Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Automated NMR Analysis for Structural Genomics: From FIDS to Resonance Assignments and then to Structure."
  • 2010 UofL Summer Research Opportunity Program - Dr. Hunter Moseley facilitated student presentations and then presented opportunities available in the UofL Chemistry PhD Program.
  • 2010 Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Metabolic Modeling of Converging Metabolic Pathways. Analysis of Non-Steady State Stable Isotope-Resolved Metabolomics of UDP-GlcNAc and UDP-GalNAc."
  • 2011 UofL Summer Research Opportunity Program - Dr. Hunter Moseley facilitated student presentations and then presented opportunities available in the UofL Chemistry PhD Program.
  • 2012 Ideas to Action (I2A) Institute: Critical Thinking Innovation, Louisville, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Scaffolded Explicit Revision as a Practical Framework to Promote Effective Student Effort in Content-Rich Science Courses."
  • 2013 Celebration of Teaching & Learning: Teaching in Harmony with the Brain: Applying Learning Science in Today's Classroom and Beyond, Louisville, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Scaffolded Explicit Revision as a Practical Framework to Promote Effective Student Effort in Content-Rich Courses."
  • 2013 NCI R25 Cancer Education Program, JG Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "The Omics Era."
  • 2013 I2A Institute: Sharing the Impact of Critical Thinking, Louisville, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Scaffolded Explicit Revision as a Practical Framework to Promote Effective Student Effort in Content-Rich Courses."
  • 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference, Lexington, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Scaffolded Explicit Revision as a Practical Framework to Promote Effective Student Effort."
  • 2013 Graduate Student Workshop Series (for Graduate Teaching Assistants), The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley copresented "What is Critical Thinking?"
  • 2015 STEM Teaching Enhancement Workshop and Forum, Lexington, KY - Dr. Hunter Moseley presented "Teaching Critical Thinking in STEM Disciplines"

Graduate

Research and Experience

Between 2008 and 2021, 17 graduate students and 5 postdoctoral scholars have participated in lab research activities.

Theses and Dissertations


Scientific Community

Software

One of the main research goals of our laboratory is the development of broadly useful open-source scientific software that is made available to users.

Blogs

Dr. Robert Flight maintains a web-blog that is used to interact with the wider scientific community and the public about scientific research, as well as writing tutorials about specific programming tasks that may be useful to others.
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