514B9A33-B40D-D252-28C0DC3D11369AD3
F912F4DF-FDC3-71FD-B77786620C394F8A

Student Research

Programs

Science and Mathematics Research

2013 Participants Listed by Discipline

All 2013 Research Participants >>

Archaeology

Katherine Hill '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Goodale
Elemental Characterization of Floor Sediments from Housepit Sy, Bridge River Housepit Village, British Columbia

Biology

Claire Barton '14
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
Elevated Blood Sugar in Turtles of Utica Marsh

Jennifer Baxter '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Detection and Identification of Electron Shuttles in Iron-Respiring Bacteria

Megan Blair '16
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
Exploring Genetic Diabetes in Mice

Kevin Boettger '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Identification of Endogenous Electron Shuttles in Fe(III) Reduction by Shewanella Oneidensis

David Borczuk '14
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
Investigating Adipose Cell Morphology in Diabetes Mice

Matthew Brzustoski '15
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Investigating the Mechanisms of Remote Electron Transfer in Metal Respiring Bacteria

Sitong Chen '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Building a pipeline to help identify mis-annotated genes in Ichthgophthirius multifiliis

Robert Clayton '15
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Investigating the Primary Drivers of Change in Microbial Diversity Following Loss of Ice-Shelves Along the East Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula

Andraya Cole '14
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
Endocrinology

Ryan Dorey '15
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Genome Structure of Ichthyophthirius Multifiliis

Helen Farrell '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Investigating the Primary Drivers of Change in Microbial Diversity Following Loss of Ice-Shelves Along the East Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula

Sydney Feinstein '15
Advisor: Professor of Biology Herman Lehman
Vitamin C

Kelly Jenkins '14
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
High Fructose Corn Syrup and Health

Lily Johnston '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
5' Race cDNA and mRNA Ich

Daniel Lichtenauer '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Michael McCormick
Investigating the Primary Drivers of Change in Microbial Diversity Following Loss of Ice-Shelves Along the East Coast of the Antarctic Peninsula

Hannah Lyons '14
Advisor: David Gapp, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Biology
Insulin Secretion in Turtles

Elisabeth MacColl '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Characterizing Different Strains of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis based on Somatic SNPs

Samantha Otis '14
Advisor: Professor of Biology Herman Lehman
Mox in SZ Cells

Ashley Perritt '14
Advisor: Professor of Biology Herman Lehman
Vitamin C

Douglas Santoro '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology William Pfitsch
Impact of Garlic Mustard on Soil Nematode Communities

Tshering Sherpa '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Ich Parasite

Patricia Taik '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Phylogenetic Analysis of the Phylum Nematoda using the Actin, beta gamma 1 gene sequences

Nikolaus Wagner '14
Advisor: Professor of Biology Herman Lehman
Mox

Samuel Zimmerman '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Biology Wei-Jen Chang
Molecular Characterization of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

Chemistry

Savannah Alvarado '15
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe
Investigation of Neuraminidase Lingand Interactions

Sky Aulita '15
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Anticancer Peptides Related to Cryptomaldamide

Bryon Banman '16
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe
Investigations in Ligand Binding Pathways of the Neuraminidase Active Site

Jeremy Brendle '14
Advisor: Associate Professor of Chemistry Myriam Cotten
Chemistry research

Peter Campbell '14
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Incorporation of WO3-RE3+ nanoparticles into silica sol-gel matrices

Krystina Choinski '15
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Anticancer Peptides Related to Cryptomaldamide

Lisbeth DaBramo '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Tim Elgren
Toxicology Research

Tara Hansen '14
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Bioactive Depsipeptides Derived from the Alpha-Fetoprotein Model

Jia Hsien Ho '15
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe
Normative Protein-Ligand Simulations

Shakil Hossain '14
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Bioactive Depsipeptides Derived from the Alpha-Fetoprotein Model

Hannah Jaiven '14
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Synthesis of Antenna Ligands for Coordination to Europium and Terbium Ions

Leah Krause '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe
Investigations of Neuraminidase-Ligand Interactions

Edwin Marrero '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Fluorescence of Elements

Laura McCormick '15
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Anticancer Peptides Related to Cryptomaldamide

Clare O'Grady '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Adam Van Wynsberghe
Investigations of Molecular Docking as an Educational Exercise

Catherine Oglevee '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Synthesis and Luminescence Properties of Rare Earth Sol-Gel Derived Materials

Laura Rivera '16
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Synthesis and Characterization of Sol-Gel Encapsulation of Rare Earth Chelated Complexes

Rachel Sobel '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Tim Elgren
Toxicology Research

Ashleigh Stephan '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Tim Elgren
Encapsulation of Enzymes

Andrew Szatkowski '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Karen Brewer
Luminescence of Sol-Gel

Bryce Timm '15
Advisor: Robin Kinnel, the Silas D. Childs Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Anticancer Peptides Related to Cryptomaldamide

Jacob Wagner '15
Advisor: Professor of Chemistry Tim Elgren
Toxicology/Biochemistry

Computer Science

Nicholas Brewer '14
Advisor: Stuart Hirshfield, the Stephen Harper Kirner Professor of Computer Science
Brain-Computer Interaction Techniques Applied to Human-Computer Interface and Adaptive Systems

Margaret Coleman '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Computer Science Alistair Campbell
Development of Problem Corpus for Introductory Computer Science

Katherine Droppa '16
Advisor: Associate Professor of Computer Science Alistair Campbell
Development of Problem Corpus for Introductory Computer Science

Rachel Friedman '15
Advisor: Stuart Hirshfield, the Stephen Harper Kirner Professor of Computer Science
Brain-Computer Interaction Techniques Applied to Human-Computer Interface and Adaptive Systems

Elliot Greenham '14
Advisor: Stuart Hirshfield, the Stephen Harper Kirner Professor of Computer Science
Brain-Computer Interaction Techniques Applied to Human-Computer Interface and Adaptive Systems

Adam Gwilliam '15
Advisor: Associate Professor of Computer Science Alistair Campbell
Semi-Automatic Discovery and Categorization of Semantic Errors

Samuel Kotlove '16
Advisor: Stuart Hirshfield, the Stephen Harper Kirner Professor of Computer Science
Brain-Computer Interaction Technique Application

Chris Lepre '15Chris Lepre '15
Advisor: Stuart Hirshfield, the Stephen Harper Kirner Professor of Computer Science
Brain-Computer Interaction Techniques Applied to Human-Computer Interface and Adaptive Systems

Geosciences

John DeGuardi '16
Advisor: Eugene Domack, the Joel W. Johnson Family Professor of Geosciences
Rhenium and Osmium Dating of Black Shale Deposits

Adrien Hilmy '13
Advisor: Eugene Domack, the Joel W. Johnson Family Professor of Geosciences
Rhenium-Osmium Dating of Black Shale Deposits

Aubrey Coon '16
Advisor: Eugene Domack, the Joel W. Johnson Family Professor of Geosciences
Delta Environmental Engineers/Sylvan Beach Nourishment

Neuroscience

Maybelline Acquaye '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
Neuroscience Research

Summer Bottini '14
Advisor: Jonathan Vaughan, the James L. Ferguson Professor of Psychology
Research in Action Planning

Carrie Cabush '15
Advisor: Jonathan Vaughan, the James L. Ferguson Professor of Psychology
Research in Action Planning

Alexander Cates '15
Advisor: Jonathan Vaughan, the James L. Ferguson Professor of Psychology
Research in Action Planning

Rebecca Gaines '15
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
The Neurobiology of Speech Perception in Real-World Contexts

Christopher Holm '15
Advisor: Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology
Calcium-Binding Proteins in the Rat Brain

Stephanie Hruza '16
Advisor: Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology
Seratonin and Sensory-Motor Gating

Mahima Karki '14Mahima Karki '14
Advisor: Jonathan Vaughan, the James L. Ferguson Professor of Psychology
Research in Action Planning

Noah Levinson '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
Neurobiology of Speech Perception in Real-World Contexts

Daniel Lustberg '14
Advisor: Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology
Clacium Binding Proteins in Rats

Sarah Mandel '15
Advisor: Jonathan Vaughan, the James L. Ferguson Professor of Psychology
Research in Action Planning

Sarah Mehrotra '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
Neurobiology of Cognition in Real-World Contexts

Freymon Perez '14
Advisor: Douglas Weldon, the Stone Professor of Psychology
Calcium Binding Proteins in the Rat Brain

Sandhya Rao '15
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
Neurobiology of Speech Perception in Real-World Contexts

Gretchen Walker '14
Advisor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Jeremy Skipper
Neurobiology of Cognition in Real-World Contexts

Physics

Jacob Davidson '15
Advisor: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones
aCORN

Alexander Grieco '15
Advisor: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones
aCORN Analysis

Benjamin Moody '15
Advisor: Professor of Physics Ann Silversmith
Spectroscopy of Earth-Based Materials

Katie Pierce '14
Advisor: Professor of Physics Ann Silversmith
Spectroscopy

Andrew Morrison '14
Advisor: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones
Hot filament alignment system for aCORN

Kerkira Stockton '14
Advisor: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones
aCORN Data Analysis

McKinley Brumback '14
Advisors: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones and Associate Professor of Physics Brian Collett
Building 390 Apparatus

Abrar Ahmed '14
Advisor: Peter Millet, the Litchfield Professor of Physics
Complex Systems

Bennett Heussler '15
Advisor: Peter Millet, the Litchfield Professor of Physics
Research of a Helmholtz Resonator

Tsion Tesfaye '16
Advisor: Professor of Physics Seth Major
An Investigation on the Consistency of Modified Special Relativity

Joshua Wilding '15
Advisor: Professor of Physics Gordon Jones

Grace Williams-DuHamel '15
Advisor: Professor of Physics Seth Major

Cupola