student project that won an award at the 2017 Science Symposium

 

The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jessica L Bell Mapping C-Fos Expression In The Thoracic Cavity Of The Developing Embryonic Mouse
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Brooke N Bender Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Brooke N Bender Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 2017 Celebration of Student Scholarship in Psychology
Supported by: Psychology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Lauren C Benton The ERP correlates of self-knowledge: Are assessments of one's past, present, and future traits closer to semantic or episodic memory?
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Meredith Johnson A Comparative Analysis of the Circadian Rhythms of Specialist and Generalist Bees Visiting Convolvulaceae Flowers
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah E Kaye Baseline Neurocognitive Performance and Symptoms in Those with ADHD, History of Concussions, and Loss of Consciousness
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ho An Lau Estradiol Does Not Affect Spasms In The Betamethasone-NMDA Rat Model Of Infantile Spasms.
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jonathan Michael Legregin Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 2017 Celebration of Student Scholarship in Psychology
Supported by: Psychology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Jonathan Michael Legregin Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior Voluntary Exercise Blunts the Unconditioned and Conditioned Locomotor Effects of Methamphetamine in Mice.
Conference: Society for Neuroscience
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 2017 Celebration of Student Scholarship in Psychology
Supported by: Psychology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior Effect of Exercise on Acquisition and Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity
Conference: 46th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Justina Anna Warnick Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 2017 Celebration of Student Scholarship in Psychology
Supported by: Psychology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Justina Anna Warnick Voluntary Exercise Slows Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity in Mice
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Imani Regina Beard Olfactory cues ameliorate scopolamine-induced amnesia in the day-old chick
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Gabrielle Bernstein Frenkel Olfactory cues ameliorate scopolamine-induced amnesia in the day-old chick
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Meredith Johnson Behavior of Specialist Bees
Supported by: National Science Foundation REU site, University of Central Oklahoma at Edmond.
Number of Weeks: 8
Rodney D Jones Exercise Potentiates Acute Locomotor-Activating Effects of Methamphetamine in Male Mice: Importance of Temporal Contiguity
Conference: 7th Annual Meeting of Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Chapter Undergraduate Research Conference
Supported by: Neuroscience Department
Anthony Rauhut
Rodney D Jones Exercise potentiates acute locomotor-activating effects of methamphetamine in male mice: Importance of temporal contiguity
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Moriah Seline O'Malley Exercise Potentiates Acute Locomotor-Activating Effects of Methamphetamine in Male Mice: Importance of Temporal Contiguity
Conference: 7th Annual Meeting of Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Chapter Undergraduate Research Conference
Anthony Rauhut
Moriah Seline O'Malley Exercise potentiates acute locomotor-activating effects of methamphetamine in male mice: Importance of temporal contiguity
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Mackenzie Frances Shelgren Activation of brainstem cardiorespiratory-related nuclei in running mice
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Abigail Louise Stasior Exercise potentiates acute locomotor-activating effects of methamphetamine in male mice: Importance of temporal contiguity
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior Exercise Potentiates Acute Locomotor-Activating Effects of Methamphetamine in Male Mice: Importance of Temporal Contiguity
Conference: 7th Annual Meeting of Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Chapter Undergraduate Research Conference
Anthony Rauhut
Abigail Louise Stasior "Erasing" Drug Memories
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Rauhut
Gianna Christine Toglia Exercise potentiates acute locomotor-activating effects of methamphetamine in male mice: Importance of temporal contiguity
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Gianna Christine Toglia Exercise Potentiates Acute Locomotor-Activating Effects of Methamphetamine in Male Mice: Importance of Temporal Contiguity
Conference: 7th Annual Meeting of Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Chapter Undergraduate Research Conference/
Anthony Rauhut

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Imani Regina Beard NSF 085670: STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Teresa Barber
Gabrielle Bernstein Frenkel Behavioral Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease
Number of Weeks: 8
Teresa Barber
Meredith Johnson Music Therapy Effects on Sedation Requirements in Ventilated ICU Patients
Supported by: 2015 summer research scholar program at Lehigh Valley Hospital
Number of Weeks: 8
Gregory Joseph Kirchner Methamphetamine Decreases Anxiety in Estradiol-Treated Female Mice
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Miriam Claire Miller Methamphetamine Decreases Anxiety in Estradiol-Treated Female Mice
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alexandra Shelly Bova Ethanol-induced histone modifications on histone H3 in the NAc and mPFC of female C57BL/6J mice
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Monica Gabrielle Coran Effects of argument structure and processing load on sentence processing in aphasia
Supported by: Eleanor M. Saffran Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Number of Weeks: 10
Krista Denise Dionne The Homeobox Gene Gsx2 in Human Brain Development
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Ryan Callahan Duggan Antipsychotic-induced sustained dopaine D2 receptor blockade alters motor learning andperformance: implications for drug-induced parkinsonism and antipsychotic treatment
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Emma C Frair Decipher the role of PRMT5 in Glioblastoma
Supported by: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Neurosurgery Research
Number of Weeks: 10
Kaitlyn Hajrije Hajdarovic The influence of driving on pragmatic interpretation
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Patricia Reeder
Chelsea Lynn Homa Identification of Carbon Dioxide-Sensitive Cells in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Kathryn B Langan Evaluation of Elution Techniques for the Purification of Human Sphingomyelinase
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lydia Corbin Marks Do TMS-evoked twitches shift towards a ballistic training direction in extrinsic or muscle-based coordinates?
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Marilyn Mendez Preliminary work using Immunohistochemistry to target and visualize specific brain regions
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Miriam Claire Miller Role of mGlur5 receptors in the formation of abnormal plasticity in the BNST associated with long term alcohol abuse
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Celeste M Pilato Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Increasing SMN expression in both muscle and neurons does not provide an additive benefit to SMA mice
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Stephen Andrew Reale Multitasking with music: the effect of musical genre on test performance
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Patricia Reeder
Joshua Adam Singer Non-invasive electrical brain stimulation improves recovery for stroke patients with aphasia
Supported by: Georgetown University-Cognitive Recovery Lab
Number of Weeks: 8
Munin Streitz The effect of estradiol on response to methamphetamine in female Swiss-Webster mice
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut,Meredith Rauhut
Alicia Kira Trappanese The effect of estradiol on response to methamphetamine in female Swiss-Webster mice
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut,Meredith Rauhut
Charlotte Anna Woody Changes in adult responses to complex learning environments
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Patricia Reeder
Charlotte Anna Woody The effect of estradiol on response to methamphetamine in female Swiss-Webster mice
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut,Meredith Rauhut

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kelsey Marie Barclay Building a Database of SEP Waveforms to Detect Differences Related to Pain
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Kelsey Marie Barclay Human Electrophysiology Lab
Number of Weeks: 13
Jonathan Page
Alexandra Shelly Bova NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Epigenetics of Alcohol Addiction
Supported by: 2013 CNUP Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Number of Weeks: 8
Ari R Brouwer The Effect of Curcuminoids on Scopolamine-Induced Amnesia
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Margretta Claire Buckley Building a Database of SEP Waveforms to Detect Differences Related to Pain
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Jeanette E Diamond Chronic and Repeated Isolation Stress Impairs Memory in Taste-Avoidance Learning in Day-Old Chicks
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber,Anthony Rauhut
Krista Denise Dionne Gsx2 and Calretinin in the Developing Human Neocortex
Supported by: University of Connecticut Medical School College Summer Fellowship Program
Number of Weeks: 8
Ryan Callahan Duggan Testing the impact of sustained dopamine D2 receptor blockade on motor learning and performance
Supported by: Brown University
Number of Weeks: 9
Shawn Ashley Gessay Effects of Gingko and Phosphatidylserine on Reward memory
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Elisa Guma Effects of Voluntary Wheel Running on the Locomotor-Activating Response to Methamphetamine.
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Kaitlyn Hajrije Hajdarovic Sex Differences in Ischemic Outcomes and Inflammatory Responses in Aged and Neonatal Stroke
Supported by: University of Connecticut Health Center
Number of Weeks: 4
Chelsea Lynn Homa The Impact of Multiple Modalities of Learning on the Retention of Education in Stroke Patients
Supported by: Overlook Medical Center Stroke Department
Number of Weeks: 8
Kathryn B Langan Sphingomyelinase research
Number of Weeks: 5
Emma Rose Sanborn TGF-Beta Interacts With MMP2 to Cause Matrix Contraction in the Posterior Lens Capsule
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Caio F C Santos Rodrigues Building a Database of SEP Waveforms to Detect Differences Related to Pain
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Kathryn Anne Scheffler Effect of 6-Week Exercise Regimen on Methamphetamine Response: Individual Differences
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Laura Elizabeth Schorfheide Electronically Detecting Pain in Wistar Rats
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Victoria Michelle Seman Determining the Role of Sp4 in Morphological Development of Cerebellar Granule Neurons: An Analysis of Dendrite Patterns
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Emily Margaret Snell Building a Database of SEP Waveforms to Detect Differences Related to Pain
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Melanie Strapko Active site of the Calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor component protein (RCP) and neuroendocrine regulation
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Christine Elyse Talbot The Role of Apomorphine and Acute Isolation Stress on Learning and Memory in the Day-Old Chick
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber,Meredith Rauhut
Alexandre Gerard Vouga Effects of Voluntary Wheel Running on the Locomotor-Activating Response to Methamphetamine.
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Justin Michael Williams The Effect of Curcuminoids on Scopolamine-Induced Amnesia
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Marianh Grace Aman PIK4CA Effects on Emotion Processing in VCFS: An Imaging Genomics Study
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Sandra Michelle Buck Effect of D1 Receptor Antagonist SCH23390 on Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Emma Taellor Campbell Determination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Emma Taellor Campbell Determination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Edward Mark Edris Phosphatidylserine Attenuation of Scopolamine-Induced Amnesia in Day-Old Chicks
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Alaisa Cordes Emery Imagination in the Brain
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Alaisa Cordes Emery Visualization in the Brain
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Courtney Ann Fyock Increased Strategy Use is Associated with Subjective Memory Improvement Following Cognitive Rehabilitation
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Courtney Ann Fyock Effects of Talsaclidine on Stress-Induced Memory and Learning in Day-Old Chicks.
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Nora Hajnoczky Mitochondrial fusion and motility in hepatocytes derived from control and ethanol fed rats
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Julia Klyus Developing Algorithms to Detect Pain Using the EEG
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Paul John Levinsky Phosphatidylserine Attenuation of Scopolamine-Induced Amnesia in Day-Old Chicks
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Miriam Claire Miller mGluR5 Effects on Alcohol Related Plasticity in the BNST
Supported by: Vanderbilt University
Number of Weeks: 9
Stephanie LeAnn Neal Determination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Stephanie LeAnn Neal Determination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Jessica Porter Nixon Determination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Gina Marie Norato Developing Algorithms to Detect Pain Using the EEG
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Alicia Josephine Palmieri Protein expression of VAPA, a novel mu-opioid receptor (MOR) interacting protein, is altered following opioid exposure
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Caitlin Rose Ratino Current genetic research strategies for schizophrenia may not be the most promising
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kristen Ashley Ratner Effect of D1 Receptor Antagonist SCH23390 on Extinction of Conditioned Hyperactivity
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Emily Margaret Staples Limited Environmental Enrichment Decreases the Sensitizing Effects but not Locomotor Effects of Methamphetamine in Swiss Webstar Mice
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Deana Maryann Vitrano Visualization in the Brain
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Deana Maryann Vitrano Imagination in the Brain
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page
Phung Tieu Vuong The effect of pro-neurotrophin/p75 receptor pathway on the recovery process after traumatic brain injury in C57BL/6J mice
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sara Lettiere Boyer The Effects of VItamin D supplementation on Learning and memory of the day-old chick
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Melynda Dalzon NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Teresa Barber
Jessica Anne Derreth Morphological comparison of CO2-activated cells in the RTN region of the male and female mouse brainstem
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Neil Cyr Devoe Methamphetamine Sensitization Decreases Object Novelty
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Courtney Ann Fyock Increased Strategy Use is Associated with Subjective Memory Improvement Following Cognitive Rehab
Supported by: Emory University
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela Khadija Guy Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York
Supported by: Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York
Number of Weeks: 8
Nora Hajnoczky Mitochondria Fusion and Motility Dynamics
Supported by: Thomas Jefferson University
Number of Weeks: 9
Rosemarie Jeanne Healy Neural Pathway Differences in Wild-Type and Epileptic Mice
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Rosemarie Jeanne Healy Volume Changes in Ageing Mouse Hippocampus
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Marianne Hutt Morphological comparison of CO2-activated cells in the RTN region of the male and female mouse brainstem
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Ashley Lynne Kunkle Morphological comparison of CO2-activated cells in the RTN region of the male and female mouse brainstem
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Zhen Li The Relationship of Protein Kinase C and Nitric Oxide Signaling in Metamorphosis of Marine Gastropod Larvae, Crepidula fornicata
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Li-Yu Liu Exploring Cell Adhesion in Larval Metamorphosis of the Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Laura Edith Marino The Effect of Scopolamine and Colostrinin on Memory Formation in Day-Old Chicks
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Marleni Fabiola Milla A Methodology for Electronically Detecting Chronic Pain in Wistar Rats
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page,Teresa Barber
Gina Marie Norato A Methodology for Electronically Detecting Chronic Pain in Wistar Rats
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jonathan Page,Teresa Barber
Alison Minty Riehm Effects of Caffeine and Stress on Chick Memory During Passive Avoidance Training
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Corban McGregor Sandoe Topical Application of PEDF Peptide Mimetics Prevents Vascular Leakage in Diabetic Retinopathy
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Alana Heather Shein Effects of apomorphine injections during passive avoidance training of day old chicks
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Ee Rah Sung Effect of D1 Receptor Antagonist on Extinction of Methamphetamine-Conditioned Hyperactivity
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Kelly Sue Wetzel Effect of Methamphetamine Sensitization on Consumption and Stimulant Properties of High Fructose Corn Syrup
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Andre O'Neil White Pre- and post-session administration of prazosin disrupts development of methamphetamine conditioned hyperactivity and sensitization in mice
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Margaret Carmela Della Vecchia Effects of noradrenergic antagonists on the unconditioned and conditioned hyperactive responses to methamphetamine in mice
Conference: Faculty Interested in Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session - Society for Neuroscience Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Rauhut
Marleni Fabiola Milla Developing a Methodology to Electronically Measure Pain
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Jonathan Page
Gina Marie Norato Developing a Methodology to Electronically Measure Pain
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Teresa Barber
Andre O'Neil White Effects of noradrenergic antagonists on the unconditioned and conditioned hyperactive responses to methamphetamine in mice
Conference: Faculty Interested in Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session - Society for Neuroscience Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Rauhut

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Cemre Eren Rats: Looking for Dinner
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Kelly Marie Lohr Effects of Memantine on Reactivation of Memory Induced Amnesia in Day-Old Chicks
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Lauren Patricia Solometo This is your Brain
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Elizabeth Carney Thorsteinson This is Your Brain After a Traumatic Brain Injury.
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
James Pearce Van Meerbeke Listening to Neurons
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Impaired Observational Learning of a Food Acquisition Task in WKY rats
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Rauhut
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Strain Differences in Distress Peeping Following Social Isolation.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Effects of memantine on social-isolation induced distress peeps in day-old chicks.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Teresa Barber
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Fall 2006 Psychology 325 Research Class, & Teresa A. Barber. Effects of Memantine on Social-Isolation Induced Distress Peeps in Day-Old Chicks.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Teresa Barber
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Impaired observational learning of a food acquisition task in WKY rats.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Supported by: Psychology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Impaired Observational Learning of a Food Acquisition Task in WKY rats
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber,Anthony Rauhut
Mark Nicholson Gilroy Effects of memantine on social-isolation induced distress peeps in day-old chicks.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht Effects of memantine on social-isolation induced distress peeps in day-old chicks.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht The Fall 2006 Psychology 325 Research Class, & Teresa A. Barber. Strain Differences in Distress Peeping Following Social Isolation.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht Fall 2006 Psychology 325 Research Class, & Teresa A. Barber. Effects of Memantine on Social-Isolation Induced Distress Peeps in Day-Old Chicks.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES IN C57BL6J AND 129S1/SVIMJ MICE: CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CORPUS CALLOSUM
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Anthony Pires
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Supported by: Neuroscience Department
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht Effects of memantine on social-isolation induced distress peeps in day-old chicks.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Teresa Barber
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber,Anthony Rauhut
Megan K Haggarty Acetylcholine, Glutamate, and Learning in a Model of Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber,Anthony Rauhut
Megan K Haggarty Acetylcholine, Glutamate, and Learning in a Model of Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Melissa Lee Moreland BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES IN C57BL6J AND 129S1/SVIMJ MICE: CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CORPUS CALLOSUM
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Anthony Pires
Whitney Erin Moyer BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCES IN C57BL6J AND 129S1/SVIMJ MICE: CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CORPUS CALLOSUM
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Anthony Pires
Leanne Elizabeth Simington Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber,Anthony Rauhut
Leanne Elizabeth Simington Strain differences in distress peeping following social isolation.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association
Teresa Barber
Leanne Elizabeth Simington The Fall 2006 Psychology 325 Research Class, & Teresa A. Barber. Strain Differences in Distress Peeping Following Social Isolation.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Leanne Elizabeth Simington Fall 2006 Psychology 325 Research Class, & Teresa A. Barber. Effects of Memantine on Social-Isolation Induced Distress Peeps in Day-Old Chicks.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Teresa Barber
Leanne Elizabeth Simington Effects of memantine on social-isolation induced distress peeps in day-old chicks.
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tiffany Nicole Kimbrough Effects of Bupropion on Acquisition and Expression of Nicotine-Conditioned Place Aversion in Rats
Conference: Society for Neuroscience Meeting
Supported by: Dickinson College
Anthony Rauhut
Kymberly Dawn Lewis-Young Effects of Bupropion on Acquisition and Expression of Nicotine-Conditioned Place Aversion in Rats
Conference: Society for Neuroscience Meeting
Supported by: Dickinson College
Anthony Rauhut