students working on research

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.


2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Olivia Marie Bailey Impact of individual movement of American Toads on survival within an Agro-Ecosystem
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Olivia Marie Bailey Nutrition variability of Glycine max (soybean) on spodoptera exigua success and herbivory levels
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Surya Mackenzie Brown-Moffitt Kinematics of Feeding Behavior in The American Toad: Terrestrial Versus Elevated Prey
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Surya Mackenzie Brown-Moffitt Kinematics of feeding behavior in the American toad: Vertical limits of tongue projection
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Rinaldys Javier Castillo The wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Devlynn Hui Ton Chen Extracellular vesicle function in a model of acute lung injury: role of sex horm
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Devlynn Hui Ton Chen The role of sex hormones in the expression of inflammatory microRNAs and tristetraprolin
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Nicole Robin Clayton A Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Michael Philip Daniel An Improved Technique for the Preparation of Museum Skeletal Material
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Madison Catherine Etchberger Beware Amphibians: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is in the Cumberland Valley
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jennifer Wanat,Harold Wingert
Courtney M Gamache Domestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus yeasts
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Courtney M Gamache Experimental Evolution of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Wohlbach
Courtney M Gamache Super resolution imaging of contractile ring components in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Courtney M Gamache Super-resolution 3D SIM imaging of contractile ring components in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: The Society for Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
John Henson
Jamie George Domestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus yeasts
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Caroline Elizabeth Gillespie NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification/Collaborative Research/RUI: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Elizabeth Green Grabowski Cider Yeasts: An Exploration of Micro-environmental Terroir at Three Springs Fruit
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Rachel Gross Nutrition variability of Glycine max (soybean) on spodoptera exigua success and herbivory levels
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Hannah Leigh Hartman Incorporation of Biomolecules in the Development of Innovative Materials: Novel Bone and Tissue Replacement Therapies
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Alexis Haynie Nutrition variability of Glycine max (soybean) on spodoptera exigua success and herbivory levels
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Charlotte C Heroux Encoding Chemokines in Vesicular Stomatitis Virus to Enhance Oncolytic Virotherapy
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Zoe Heng Irons Super resolution imaging of contractile ring components in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Zoe Heng Irons Super-resolution 3D SIM imaging of contractile ring components in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: The Society for Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
John Henson
Brigitte Jacoby A benchtop screening method for phenolic natural products with the potential to inhibit the aggregation of amyloid proteins associated with Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Amanda Hildur Jimcosky Computational analysis of the environmental stress response in Ascomycete fungi
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Samantha Kish-Levine Impact of deer on vegetation
Conference: Pennylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Tanita Anne Leary The Training Mask 2.0 is an inspiratory follow resistor not an altitude simulator.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Maxwell Lee NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification/Collaborative Research/RUI: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Maxwell Lee Nutrition variability of Glycine max (soybean) on spodoptera exigua success and herbivory levels
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Connor McDowell Liu Impact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Tyler Vincent Llewellyn Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Madison L McDole A benchtop screening method for phenolic natural products with the potential to inhibit the aggregation of amyloid proteins associated with Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Bridget Ann Michaels Impact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Cheyenne L Moore Comparison of Red-spotted Newt (Notopthalmus viridescens) Diet in Southern Pennsylvania
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Cheyenne L Moore Eastern hemlocks and hemlock woolly adelgids
Conference: Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Sophie Melissa Moore Impact of individual movement of American Toads on survival within an Agro-Ecosystem
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Kathryn Alisa Mueller This Gut's Got Character: Utilizing Comparative Genomics to Characterize the Yeast Living in Endosymbiosis Within Detrivorous Beetle Guts
Conference: Genetics Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Dana Wohlbach
Tim Oldfield Nieuwenhuis The wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology DepartmentBiology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Robert Francis Page The Influence of Soil Characteristics on Nest-Site Selection in Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta)
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
John Bay Parker-Blier Impact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Madison Anna Parks Functional development of central chemoreceptors and onset of fetal breathing movements in embryonic and early postnatal mice
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Andrew Chase Phillips The Training Mask 2.0 is an inspiratory follow resistor not an altitude simulator.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Isaac Samuel Pitkow The role of sex hormones in the expression of inflammatory microRNAs and tristetraprolin
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Leigh A Python A Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Joshua Noble Reider Diet and Growth Structure Analysis of Flathead Catfish (Pylodictis olivaris (Rafinesque) in the Susquehanna River Drainage
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Alissa Resnikoff Effects of ocean acidification and salinity stress on growth and metamorphosis in larvae of a marine gastropod.
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Alissa Resnikoff Effects of ocean acidification and salinity stress on development and behavior in larvae of a marine gastropod.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Cole Douglas Rinehart A Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Juliet Anais Risko Impact of individual movement of American Toads on survival within an Agro-Ecosystem
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Marissa Christina Ruschil Extracellular vesicle function in a model of acute lung injury: role of sex hormones
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Marissa Christina Ruschil Cellular Interaction in Inflammation
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Bakary Samasa Nutrition variability of Glycine max (soybean) on spodoptera exigua success and herbivory levels
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Rebekah Sophia Samuels The wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Megan Elizabeth Sansevere Effects of ocean acidification and salinity stress on development and behavior in larvae of a marine gastropod.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Sarah Louise Schneid This fly's got nerve: investigating the role of scalloped in motor neuron pattern
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Sadie Ann Signorella Scalloped on the brain: using ChIP to identify targets of Scalloped function in the fruit fly central nervous system.
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Kayla Christine Simpson Integrated Pest Management for Cattle Fly Pests on the Dickinson Farm
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education (CSE)Sustainability Education Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Jason Smith
Kadijah Imani Sutton Impact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Rulaiha Elizabeth Taylor Effects of ocean acidification and salinity stress on development and behavior in larvae of a marine gastropod.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Rulaiha Elizabeth Taylor Effects of ocean acidification and salinity stress on growth and metamorphosis in larvae of a marine gastropod.
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Alyssa Marie Veliz Assessing the Functional Convergence of Wet Sclerophyll Forest with Rainforest in Queensland, Australia
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Eric Thomas Vogt Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human ce
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Erik Fowler Williams Super resolution imaging of contractile ring components in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Michaela Kathleen Williams Assessing the spatial ecology of the Caribbean reef shark, Carcharhinus perezi, on South Caicos
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Maxwell Taro Yoshida A benchtop screening method for phenolic natural products with the potential to inhibit the aggregation of amyloid proteins associated with Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Lindsey Samantha Zwecker Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Lindsey Samantha Zwecker The Effect of Isoprenoid Depletion on the Inflammatory Response of Blood Cells
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sterling Pacifica Arjona Histology and Anatomy of the Faveolar and Saccular Lung in Boa Constrictors
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Olivia Marie Bailey Bugs are friends and food: A trial in raising mealworms as a sustainable alternative to livestock
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Jesse Elliott Bissell Localization of alpha-actinin within the contractile ring during cytokinesis in sea urchin embryos
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Samuel Neill Bogan Influence of Reduced pH on on the Development of Marine Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: National Science Foundation (NSF)R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Surya Mackenzie Brown-Moffitt A look at the effects of breeding ponds on the presence and distribution of American toads (Anaxyrus americanus) on the Dickinson College Farm.
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Layla Heather Budin The effect of long non-coding RNA Falcor on the expression of Foxa2 and proximal airway epithelial cell differentiation
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Rinaldys Javier Castillo Sequencing and Characterization of Novel Insect-Associated Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Wohlbach
Christine Yun-Hee Choi NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification:Collaborative Research: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Christine Yun-Hee Choi Refining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christine Yun-Hee Choi The effect of acidification on settlement and metamorphosis in response to adult cues in an invasive gastropod.
Conference: Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: National Science Foundation (NSF)R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Hattie Ingeborg Rose Cowles The effect of acidified water on swimming speed of the gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Kathryn Louise Davison Refining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Casey Elizabeth Ditzler Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Courtney M Gamache NSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Aphnie Germain Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Elizabeth Green Grabowski Crickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Zev Joshua Greenberg Fly Tissues Great and Small: Does Scalloped Control them All?
Conference: Society for Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel GrantR&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Zev Joshua Greenberg Fly tissues great and small: does Scalloped control them all?
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Trevor Thomas Hollinger The elusive progesterone receptor and macrophage double labeled cell in the murine cervix.
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Alexander Michael Holmes Bugs are friends and food: A trial in raising mealworms as a sustainable alternative to livestock
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Zoe Heng Irons NSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Patrick Michael Irwin Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Patrick Michael Irwin Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXIII
Supported by: National Science Foundation
John Henson
Amanda Hildur Jimcosky Characterization and kinematics of high-speed strikes in Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Amanda Hildur Jimcosky Kinematics of postural curves during the preparation and strike phases of Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christopher J Jones Using comparative genomics to study bacterial manganese oxidation
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Timothy Wahls,Katherine Geszvain
Rodney D Jones Localization of alpha-actinin within the contractile ring during cytokinesis in sea urchin embryos
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Emily Carolyn Kaplita An Interdisciplinary Look at the American Toad's Role on the Dickinson College Farm: Where Did We Come From? Where Are We Going?
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Emily Carolyn Kaplita American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) as Biological Controls in an Integrated Pest Management System at the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: Texas A&M University Ecological Integration Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Emily Carolyn Kaplita Spatial analysis of American toads (Anaxyrus americanus) at the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Katelyn Sara Elizabeth King Entomophagy for the Western palette: Waxworms as a viable food option in an American diet
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Tyler Vincent Llewellyn Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in mouse and human cells
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Eller A Mallchok When do they die?: lethality of scalloped mutants during Drosophila development
Conference: Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Cheyenne L Moore Entomophagy for the Western palette: Waxworms as a viable food option in an American diet
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Sophie Melissa Moore A look at the effects of breeding ponds on the presence and distribution of American toads (Anaxyrus americanus) on the Dickinson College Farm.
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Michael William Muehlberger Refining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Kathryn Alisa Mueller Phylogenetic and phenotypic characterization of fungi from detritivorous beetles
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Dana Wohlbach
Kathryn Alisa Mueller Microbial Taxonomic Diversity
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 26
Dana Wohlbach
Andrew Chase Phillips Exercise physiology: Airway resistance device in training
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Carly Elizabeth Pierson Neural Regulation of Breathing During Exercise
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson An Interdisciplinary Look at the American Toad's Role on the Dickinson College Farm: Where Did We Come From? Where Are We Going?
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson Entomophagy for the Western palette: Waxworms as a viable food option in an American diet
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson Efficacy of the American toad (Anaxyrus americanus) in biological control of insect pests within an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system at the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Commitee
Scott Boback
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) as Biological Controls in an Integrated Pest Management System at the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: Texas A&M University Ecological Integration Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Scott Boback
Jeremy Robert Pozner Bugs are friends and food: A trial in raising mealworms as a sustainable alternative to livestock
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Hartwell Thomas Rainey Localization of Scalloped homologs in the embryonic mouse brain
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss,Mary Niblock
Ian Samuel Ravin Crickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Ian Samuel Ravin Five new species of Longhorned Woodboring Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in the genus Urgleptes of Hispaniola including a new synonymy for a highly variable species
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Alissa Resnikoff NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification:Collaborative Research: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Rebekah Sophia Samuels Crickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Stefanie Pascal Sels Characterization and kinematics of high-speed strikes in Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Eommittee
Scott Boback
Stefanie Pascal Sels Kinematics of postural curves during the preparation and strike phases of Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Kayla Christine Simpson Bugs are friends and food: A trial in raising mealworms as a sustainable alternative to livestock
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Kayla Christine Simpson A look at the effects of breeding ponds on the presence and distribution of American toads (Anaxyrus americanus) on the Dickinson College Farm.
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Kelsey Madeline Sloter Biomechanics of striking in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Kelsey Madeline Sloter Kinematics of postural curves during the preparation and strike phases of Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Kelsey Madeline Sloter Characterization and kinematics of high-speed strikes in Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Charles Ethan Slusher Biomechanics of striking in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Rachel Taylor Smolskis Kinematics of postural curves during the preparation and strike phases of Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Rachel Taylor Smolskis Characterization and kinematics of high-speed strikes in Boa constrictor predatory behavior
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Evan Andrew Solomon Initiation of Scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Amy Elizabeth Sparer Entomophagy for the Western palette: Waxworms as a viable food option in an American diet
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Kadijah Imani Sutton Entomophagy for the Western palette: Waxworms as a viable food option in an American diet
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jason Smith
Rulaiha Elizabeth Taylor NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification:Collaborative Research: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Harrison O Torok Exercise physiology: Airway resistance device in training
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Eric Thomas Vogt Crickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Eric Thomas Vogt Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Eric Thomas Vogt The Effect of Isoprenoid Depletion on the Inflammatory Response of Blood Cells
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13 weeks
Tiffany Frey
Eric Thomas Vogt Inflammatory Mechanisms in Mevalonate Kinase Deficiency
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Madison Weirick Sequencing and Characterization of Novel Insect-Associated Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Wohlbach
Su Yadana Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in mouse and human cells
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committeed
Tiffany Frey
Shucheng Yang Septin2 filaments in sea urchin cells: localization in the contractile ring of embryos and in the cytoskeleton of coelomocytes
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Lindsey Samantha Zwecker Isoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in mouse and human cells
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Johnnie Allison Abell Influence of FGF and Wnt signaling on the formation of the cardiac inflow tract.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Bria Symone Antoine Investigating Effectiveness of Two Distinctive Pistol-Firing Styles in Trained Novice Subjects
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Charles Zwemer,Michael Guido
Kerri Marie Bergin Population Analysis of Painted Turtles at Wildwood Lake, Pennsylvania and Hiram Pond, Ohio
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Samuel Neill Bogan Impacts of ocean acidification on larval development and metamorphosis of Crepidula fornicata
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Samuel Neill Bogan NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification:Collaborative Research: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Briana Latrice Brown Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Marina Corinne Butler Assessment of Growth Parameters to Compare Male and Female Painted Turtles
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
La Niece Nicole Carpenter Genetic Re-Programming of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Rinaldys Javier Castillo Use of in vivo SELEX to examine a potential base pairing interaction between two discontinuous regions of a non-coding viral RNA
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Christine Yun-Hee Choi NSF 1416690: Ocean Acidification:Collaborative Research: Effects of Ocean Acidification on Larval Competence, Metamorphosis, and Juvenile Performance in a Planktotrophic Gastropod
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Caroline Gallagher Clancy Chromosomal Translocation associated with risk of clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Steven Michael Collins Can You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Casey Elizabeth Ditzler NSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jillian Hammond Dunbar Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Jillian Hammond Dunbar Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committe
Tiffany Frey
Julie Robin Fields Genetic vs Environmental contributions to body size in Boa constrictor
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Julie Robin Fields Genetic vs. Environmental contributions to body size in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Jiantao Fu Use of in vivo SELEX to examine a potential base pairing interaction between two discontinuous regions of a non-coding viral RNA
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Ariana Garagozzo Defining the catalytic machinery of human ghrelin O-acyltransferase
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ariana Garagozzo Defining the catalytic machinery of human ghrelin O-acyltransferase
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Elizabeth Ann Gass Population Analysis of Painted Turtles at Wildwood Lake, Pennsylvania and Hiram Pond, Ohio
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Heather Lynn Geist Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamelliodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Heather Lynn Geist Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamelliodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Heather Lynn Geist Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Aphnie Germain NSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Aphnie Germain Dissect the contribution of Rho signaling to contractile ring formation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Lev Joselow Gerstle Insect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Trevor Munro Griesman Characterization of the role of exosomes in HIV-1 infectivity
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Trevor Munro Griesman Use of in vivo SELEX to examine a potential base pairing interaction between two discontinuous regions of a non-coding viral RNA
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Christopher Aaron Holmes Assessment of Growth Parameters to Compare Male and Female Painted Turtles
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Yeana Jang Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Yeana Jang Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Yeana Jang Role of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Amanda Hildur Jimcosky Interactions between Oak Trees and Small Mammals
Number of Weeks: 8
Kinzea Grace Jones Insect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Emily Carolyn Kaplita Population biology of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agroecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Han Kyeol Kim Role of Wnt/Frizzled Pathway in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ashley Nicole Kinney Can You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Hannah Svensson Kisley Assessment of Growth Parameters to Compare Male and Female Painted Turtles
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Paige Hyland Kopp Population Analysis of Painted Turtles at Wildwood Lake, Pennsylvania and Hiram Pond, Ohio
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Nathaniel Todd Latshaw Population biology of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agroecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Mathematics & Computer Science Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Kristen Nicole Liebig Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Eller A Mallchok When do they die?: lethality of sd3L and sd68L during Drosophila development
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Antonio David Marrero Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Effects of Ocean Acidification and Nutrition on Growth and Metaphamorphosis on Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Effects of Ocean Acidification and Nutrition on Growth and Metamorphosis in the Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Angela Emer Medrano Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Kayla Jordan Muirhead This gut's got character: Utilizing comparative genomics to characterize the phylogenetic relationship of Ascomycete yeasts found in detritivorous beetle guts
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Wohlbach
Grace C Mulcahy Can You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Alexis N Newton HSP70 and Parthenolide
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Connor
Chieuanh Thi Nguyen Assessment of Growth Parameters to Compare Male and Female Painted Turtles
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Cody Michael Nichols Investigating Effectiveness of Two Distinctive Pistol-Firing Styles in Trained Novice Subjects
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Charles Zwemer,Michael Guido
Mollyann Devine Pais Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamelliodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Mollyann Devine Pais Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamelliodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Mollyann Devine Pais Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Keriann Elizabeth Pfleger Population biology of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agroecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson Efficacy of the American Toad as a biological control of insect pests at the Dickinson College Farm
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Ian Samuel Ravin Insect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Slade Dylan Reisner Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Supported by: National Jewish Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Cole Douglas Rinehart Effects of intracerebroventricular benzamil on osmotic responses to hypertonic sodium chloride infusion.
Supported by: American Heart Association Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 8
Julia Elizabeth Ring Population Analysis of Painted Turtles at Wildwood Lake, Pennsylvania and Hiram Pond, Ohio
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Deparment
Harold Wingert
Max Oliver Rubinstein Behavior Assessment of Brown Tree Snakes at Low Population Densities
Number of Weeks: 4
Max Oliver Rubinstein Tracking brown tree snakes in Guam.
Supported by: USGS, Dept of Defense
Number of Weeks: 4
Elizabeth Marie Schultz Genetic vs. Environmental contributions to body size in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Marie Schultz Genetic vs Environmental contributions to body size in Boa constrictor
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Samuel Robert Silvershein Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Samuel Robert Silvershein Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Role of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Katelyn Maria Swade Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Katelyn Maria Swade Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: Joint Meeting of The Society for Leukocyte Biology & The International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Katelyn Maria Swade Isoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Rachel C Thompson Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Rachel C Thompson Role of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Rachel C Thompson Role of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka Modeling Survival and Recapture Probabilities of Painted Turtles
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Scott Boback
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka Small Mammal Response to the Reintroduction of the Gunnison's Prairie Dog
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Richard Matthew Weeks Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Mesrob Yeterian Arp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Jennifer Mercedes Zapata Investigating Effectiveness of Two Distinctive Pistol-Firing Styles in Trained Novice Subjects
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer,Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Guido

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Johnnie Allison Abell Influence of the FGF and Wnt signaling pathways on the formation of the cardiac inflow tract.
Supported by: Amgen Program, Univ. California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Number of Weeks: 9
Meredith Catherine Armolt The Impact of White-tailed Deer on Forest Composition and Nitrogen Levels in Streams
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Elizabeth Caruso Austin Results of a Qualitative and Quantitative Survey of Cetaceans in Close Proximity to Vessels in Massachusetts' Coastal Waters
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Samuel Neill Bogan Body Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Samuel Neill Bogan Body size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Briana Latrice Brown Inhibition of the Arp2/3 Complex in Suspended Cells Induces a Radical Shape Change and Alters the Cell Spreading Process
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Aaron Dale Brumbaugh The MJ1598 protein from Methanocaldococcus jannaschii is a non-orthologous replacement of the nicotinate mono nucleotide:5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole phosphoribosyltransferase (CobT) enzyme of Salmonella enterica
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Raheem Ahmed Chowdhury NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - Application of Physics in the Study of Hemoglobin Disorders
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Nicole Allegra Davidson Population assessment of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Ridge William Dershem The Impact of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Asian Stilt Grass (Microstegium vimineum) on Two Forest Understories in South Central Pennsylvania
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Christine DiGiorgio An Error Analysis of Community Generated Data on a Painted Turtle population
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Mary Christine DiGiorgio An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population and an Error Analysis of Community Generated Data
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Mary Christine DiGiorgio An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population at Wildwood Lake Sanctuary in Harrisburg, PA
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Amy Michelle Diamond Phox2b- and Non-Phox2b-expressing Retrotrapezoid Nucleus Cells Account for Similar Proportions of Cells that Upregulate c-fos in Response to Whole Animal Carbon Dioxide
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Jillian Hammond Dunbar Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Jessica Nicole Edenfield Metaplastic Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Review of Molecular Profiling Results and Outcomes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Julie Robin Fields Body Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Steven Harper Finley The Impact of The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Local Populations of Young Eastern Hemlocks
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Connor Foote Inhibition of the Arp2/3 Complex in Suspended Cells Induces a Radical Shape Change and Alters the Cell Spreading Process
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Grace Ellin Freundlich Ocean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Jiantao Fu The Impact of White-tailed Deer on Forest Composition and Nitrogen Levels in Streams
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Jiantao Fu RNA structure-function analysis of turnip crinkle virus (TCV) satellite C RNA
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Trevor Munro Griesman Exosomal Restriction factors and HIV
Supported by: University of Iowa department of Microbiology
Number of Weeks: 8
Jill Marie Hautaniemi Factors Affecting the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Jonathan William Jackson Phox2b- and Non-Phox2b-expressing Retrotrapezoid Nucleus Cells Account for Similar Proportions of Cells that Upregulate c-fos in Response to Whole Animal Carbon Dioxide Exposure
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Yeana Jang Differential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Sai Gauri Jayasinghe Body size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Lauren Elise Jonas The Impact of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Asian Stilt Grass (Microstegium vimineum) on Two Forest Understories in South Central Pennsylvania
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Emily Carolyn Kaplita Monitoring Population Size of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agro Ecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Robert Andrew Kilker The Effects of Depth on the Size of Invasive Red Lionfish in South Caicos
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Emily Veronica Kisak Using recapture data to evaluate juvenile lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris, growth rates, movement patterns, and tag retention rates
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kristen Nicole Liebig Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Kristen Nicole Liebig Differential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Kristen Nicole Liebig Effect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Rosabeth Ivory Link Factors Affecting the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Rosabeth Ivory Link The sweet smell of insect pheromones? The role of volatiles in the attraction of pollinators to Mimulus guttatus
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Joseph LoPresti The Impact of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Asian Stilt Grass (Microstegium vimineum) on Two Forest Understories in South Central Pennsylvania
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Antonio David Marrero Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Eric George McKnight Differential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Effects of Ocean Acidification on Development of a Marine Mollusc Larva
Supported by: Sustainability Education Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: CSENational Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Ocean Acidification and Larval Development
Supported by: Blinks - NSF REU - BEACON Internship Program
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela Emer Medrano Inhibition of the Arp2/3 Complex in Suspended Cells Induces a Radical Shape Change and Alters the Cell Spreading Process
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Emily Mae Miller Phox2b- and Non-Phox2b-expressing retrotrapezoid nucleus cells account for similar proportions of cells that upregulate c-fos in response to whole animal carbon dioxide exposure
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Brian Scott Milstein The Impact of The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Local Populations of Young Eastern Hemlocks
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Kayla Jordan Muirhead Circadian rhythm in methanotrophic bacteria: expression of pmoA coding for monooxygenase in microcosms cycled with methane
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brendan Timothy Murtha The Impact of The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Local Populations of Young Eastern Hemlocks
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Chieuanh Thi Nguyen NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Cody Michael Nichols NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Magdalena Klara Niedermeyer Body Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Sarah Vaughan Orloff The Impact of White-tailed Deer on Forest Composition and Nitrogen Levels in Streams
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Rosemary Lillian Palmieri Forensic polymorphisms in mongolian populations.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Effect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Differential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson Monitoring Population Size of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agro Ecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Leigh Anne Ratino An Error Analysis of Community Generated Data on a Painted Turtle population
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Leigh Anne Ratino An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population at Wildwood Lake Sanctuary in Harrisburg, PA
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Leigh Anne Ratino An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population and an Error Analysis of Community Generated Data
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Jennifer Kristina Rush DNMT3B7 promotes tumor progression in breast cancer cells through an E-cadherin-mediated pathway.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Max H Russo Evaluation of Sandwich-Cultured Human Hepatocytes for Prediction of Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Supported by: Bristol Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 7
Max H Russo Liquid Microjunction Coupled with LC-MS/MS Based Molecular Imaging of Biological Tissue Slices: Method Development and Optimization
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Youki Sato Discovery, Identification, and Analysis of Ascomycete Yeast Beetle Endosymbionts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Wohlbach
Juliana Dee Schneider African Impact: Rural Medical Outreach and HIV/AIDS Awareness. St. Lucia, South Africa
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Elizabeth Marie Schultz Body size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Marie Schultz Body Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Nicholas Milan Schwab Population assessment of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Nicholas Milan Schwab Population assessment of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Common SnappingTurtles (Chelydra serpentina) at Huntsdale Pond in Southern PA
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Samuel Robert Silvershein Effect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Todd Ryan Smolinsky Phox2b- and Non-Phox2b-expressing retrotrapezoid nucleus cells account for similar proportions of cells that upregulate c-fos in response to whole animal carbon dioxide exposure
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Adeen Zahir Solaiman 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
Jerone Tyler Stoner Identification and Characterization of Enterococcus faecalis Biofilm Phenotypes
Supported by: Yale University- Handelsman Lab
Number of Weeks: 7
Jerone Tyler Stoner NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Suleiman Yousef Sudah Phox2b- and Non-Phox2b-expressing Retrotrapezoid Nucleus Cells Account for Similar Proportions of Cells that Upregulate c-fos in Response to Whole Animal Carbon Dioxide
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Katelyn Maria Swade Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Katelyn Maria Swade Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Shannon Jean Sweeney Behavior of Cattle Subject to variable levels to variable levels of predation risk in Manyara Ranch and the Masailand Community Area
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Katri Elizabeth Thiele Purification and characterization of putative giant viral prolyl-4-hydroxylase enzymes
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Arielle Christine Verdi Ocean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Bryan Glenn Wacker Investigating the HSF1-HSF2 Interaction
Supported by: Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology. Duke University, Durham NC
Number of Weeks: 9
Taylor Nicole Weilnau Ocean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Jennifer Mercedes Zapata NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - Analyzing the Biomechanics of Two Police Pistol Firing Styles
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Bria Symone Antoine NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Sexual dimorphism in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus: implications for breathing disorders in males
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Myosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Identification of Sexually Dimorphic Cells in the Mouse RTN
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Sexual dimorphism in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus: implications for breathing disorders in males
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Elizabeth Caruso Austin Qualitative and Quantitative Survey of Vessels in Close Proximity to Cetaceans in Coastal Waters of MA
Supported by: Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Number of Weeks: 12
Kendall Kathleen Beals Widgeon grass, Ruppia maritima, and the potential for carbon sequestration in the Chesapeake Bay
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Stephanie Kalena Bernasconi Impacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Thomas Arnold
Stephanie Kalena Bernasconi Impacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability EducationSmithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Elizabeth Anne Brandt Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Anne Brandt Population Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Anne Brandt Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Briana Latrice Brown NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College: Sea Urchin Cells and Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Emma Taellor Campbell Sexual dimorphism in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus: implications for breathing disorders in males
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Tracy Erin Campbell Restoring P53 Function in Human Leukemia Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
John George Capano Biomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Utilizing American Toads for Agricultural Pest Management
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Impacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Allegra Davidson Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Population Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Monitoring Population Size of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agro Ecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra Davidson Impacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability EducationSmithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Allegra Davidson Ecological and Environmental Influences on Nest-Site Selection of the Painted Turtle
Supported by: NASA - Global Climate Change Education, Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Alice Kaye Denea SCALLOPED in the Drosophila Larva
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Alice Kaye Denea Scalloped in the Drosophila larval neuromusculature
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Amy Michelle Diamond Ventilatory Changes in Male and Female Mice in Response to Whole Animal Exposure to Carbon Dioxide
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Mary Niblock
Jillian Hammond Dunbar Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Mark David Eiseman Patterns in Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Abundance and Hemlock Growth in Eight Stands in Southcentral Pennsylvania.
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Elise Marguerite Fiala Mystery solved: SCALLOPED expression in the lateral Drosophila embryo
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Shawn Ashley Gessay Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Shawn Ashley Gessay Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Brandon Neville Goldson The Arp2/3 Complex Facilitates the Formation of Cytoplasmic Processes Involved in Sea Urchin Ceolomocyte Spreading
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Brandon Neville Goldson Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Simon Antonio Hernandez Discovery-based environmental sampling and screening of antibiotic producing bacteria and the characterization of putative Lysobacter natural product antibiotic.
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Trevor Thomas Hollinger NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Cervix Remodeling during Pregnancy
Supported by: National Science Foundation (NSF) REU Program, Loma Linda University
Number of Weeks: 8
Jonathan William Jackson Ventilatory Changes in Male and Female Mice in Response to Whole Animal Exposure to Carbon Dioxide
Number of Weeks: 1
Mary Niblock
Evan Joanne Johnson The effects of agriculture and human activities on the status of the Noolturesh River system in Amboseli region, Kenya.
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Caroline Ellis Jordan Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Caroline Ellis Jordan Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Rachel Ellis Jordan Varying ability of tadpole species to clear trematode parasite infection
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Raffel
Christopher James Katalinas Ocean acidification correlates to a reduction in seagrass chemical defense
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Christopher James Katalinas Ontogenetic habitat shift of Pterois volitans and their increasing invasion of South Caicos
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Christopher James Katalinas Ontogenetic habitat shift of Pterois volitans and their increasing invasion of South Caicos
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Christopher James Katalinas Ocean Acidification correlates to a reduction in seagrass chemical defense
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Justin Robert Kiehne Biomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Jake Olson Kleiner Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Jake Olson Kleiner Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 1313
John Henson
Samantha Brooke Levin Sexual dimorphism in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus: implications for breathing disorders in males
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Kristen Nicole Liebig Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Determining a Statin Induced Change in CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Lovastatin Treatment Leads to Increased CD14 mRNA Levels in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Mohammed Hakim Masab In Vivo Evolution of a Viral RNA II
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Mohammed Hakim Masab Use of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Population Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Angela Emer Medrano NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Matthew William Miller Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Matthew William Miller Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christine Brooke Neville Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Phoebe Ford Oldach Human Amniotic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Rosemary Lillian Palmieri Forensic Polymorphisms in Mongolians
Supported by: Yale University School of Medicine
Number of Weeks: 4
Rebecca Lyn Patterson Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Rebecca Lyn Patterson The Arp2/3 Complex Facilitates the Formation of Cytoplasmic Processes Involved in Sea Urchin Ceolomocyte Spreading
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Rebecca Lyn Patterson Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren Perlmutter Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson Monitoring Population Size of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agro Ecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Megan Samantha Rosenberg Biomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christian Charles William Ruhl Mechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Max H Russo Drug metabolism Research
Supported by: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 7
Harold Irvin Salmons Detecting double strand break occurrence in Palindromic AT-rich repeat (PATRR) regions
Supported by: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Number of Weeks: 8
Svenja Mareike Schneider Structural Remodeling of Basal Amygdalar Afferents from the Medial Prefrontal Cortex and the Orbitofrontal Cortex during Adolescence
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Nicholas Milan Schwab Ecological and Environmental Influences on Nest-Site Selection of the Painted Turtle
Supported by: NASA Global Climate Change Education, Center for Environmental Sustainability
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Eileen Shen Investigating the Impact of Specific Inhibitors of the Actin Polymerization Facilitators the Arp2/3 Complex and Formins on Mouse Melanoma Cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Eileen Shen The Arp2/3 Complex Facilitates the Formation of Cytoplasmic Processes Involved in Sea Urchin Ceolomocyte Spreading
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Samuel Robert Silvershein Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Samuel Robert Silvershein Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Samuel Robert Silvershein Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Charles Ethan Slusher Thiolactones as prodrugs of thiol-based glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) inhibitors
Supported by: Johns Hopkins Medical School
Number of Weeks: 12
Natalie Mary Stanley NASA GCCE Grant: Ecological and Environmental Influences on Nest Site Selection in the Painted Turtle
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Danielle Leigh Staunton Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Danielle Leigh Staunton Monitoring Population Size of American Toads (Anaxyrus americanus) within an Agro Ecosystem as Part of an Integrated Pest Management Project
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Danielle Leigh Staunton Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Danielle Leigh Staunton Population Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Megan Ann Stekla Myosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Myosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Lovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Suleiman Yousef Sudah Sexual dimorphism in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus: implications for breathing disorders in males
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Suleiman Yousef Sudah Ventilatory Changes in Male and Female Mice in Response to Whole Animal Exposure to Carbon Dioxide
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Mary Niblock
Katelyn Maria Swade Role of Cholesterol Biosynthetic Pathway Intermediates in the Inflammatory Response
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 5
Tiffany Frey
Christine Elyse Talbot Impacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability EducationSmithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
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
Christopher Aristos Theodorou Biomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christopher Aristos Theodorou Biomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka Population Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) and Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond in Cumberland County, PA
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Matthew Julius Weddig Mystery solved: SCALLOPED expression in the lateral Drosophila embryo
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Max Evan Widawski NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Songhui Zhao Tactile and hydrodynamic mechanosensory regulation of larval metamorphosis in the gastropod mollusk Crepidula fornicata.
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires

2012-2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Justin Robert Kiehne Biomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Christian Charles William Ruhl Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey

2012-13

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Wesley George Dean Sexual Dimorphism in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Mary Niblock
Jillian Hammond Dunbar Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey
Emily Kathryn Gleason Sex Differences in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Mary Niblock
Brandon Neville Goldson Investigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
John Henson
Kristen Nicole Liebig Mechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Analysis of Myo19 in Purkinje neurons and cSMAC formation rate analysis in Jurkat T cells
Supported by: DHHS/NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Number of Weeks: 9
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Identification of Sexually Dimorphic Cells in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Nathaniel LeMaster Armistead Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Tareq Azad In vivo functional selection of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C lacking the 5´ H2 stem loop
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Christina Elizabeth Baum NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Elizabeth Anne Brandt Population Ecology and Nest Site Selection in the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)
Supported by: Center for Sustainabilty Education
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Jamie Ray Bugel Re-programming Leukemia Cells: Possible Role of the Nuclear Receptor Transcription Family (NR4A) in Leukemia Cell Self-Destruction
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Jamie Ray Bugel Molecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
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
Tracy Erin Campbell NSF 082726: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem. An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Tracy Erin Campbell Molecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
John George Capano NSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions - Parasite Cyst Clearance Analysis Using Fluorescent Dye
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Raffel
John George Capano NSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Raffel
John George Capano Physiological Performance of Snakes During Constriction
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Stuart Changoor Molecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Stuart Changoor Treatment of leukemia cells with PMA up-regulates PRDM1 and down-regulates myc
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Raheem Ahmed Chowdhury Vermicompost Extract: Testing its Impact on Tomato Productivity and Disease Incidence and Preliminary Microbial Characterization.
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Lee Alexander Clarke PCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Eric Benjamin Collins NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Ian Michael Crimmins PCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Ian Michael Crimmins Fluorescence Microscopy-based Methods for Tracking PMA-induced Apoptosis in HL-60 Cells.
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Eric Mark Epstein NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Anna Rose Farb Vermicompost Extract: Testing its Impact on Tomato Productivity and Disease Incidence and Preliminary Microbial Characterization.
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Elise Marguerite Fiala Scalloped Expression During Larval Development
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Ava Voorhes Hauck The transcription factor PRDM8 and its target gene EOMES are up-regulated in human leukemia cells induced to differentiate by PMA
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Elaine Rachel Herbig NSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Raffel
Elaine Rachel Herbig Climate variability reduces frog resistance to parasitic infection
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Raffel
Elaine Rachel Herbig The transcription factor PRDM8 and its target gene EOMES are up-regulated in human leukemia cells induced to differentiate by PMA
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Rachel Ellis Jordan NSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions - Climate change and disease susceptibility in amphibians
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Raffel
Kristen Michelle Kocher Lesions Simulating Retinoblastoma (Pseudoretinoblastoma) in 604 cases
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kristen Michelle Kocher MAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Bryan Daniel Lerner NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Samantha Brooke Levin Identification of Central Chemoreceptors in the Mouse Brainstem
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Samuel Tibor Mandl Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David Marrero Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Mohammed Hakim Masab Treatment of leukemia cells with PMA up-regulates PRDM1 and down-regulates myc
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Mohammed Hakim Masab NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA - Sequence-structure-function analysis of a viral RNA
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Mohammed Hakim Masab Invivo Evolution of a Viral RNA
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Julia Brumbaugh McMahon NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Emily Mae Miller Fluid Resuscitation in Adults with Severe Burns at Risk of Secondary Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Supported by: Lehigh Valley Health Network Research Scholar Program
Number of Weeks: 9
Allison Margaret Murawski In vivo functional selection of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C lacking the 5´ H2 stem loop
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
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
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
Chieuanh Thi Nguyen NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Cody Michael Nichols NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College - THE BIOMECHANICS OF TWO POLICE PISTOL FIRING STYLES
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Jessica Porter Nixon 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
Jessica Porter Nixon An Evaluation of a Novel Orthodontic Tooth Movement Model in Rats Using Alendronate as a Positive Control
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
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
Elizabeth Rasfeld Norris Effect of an 18% clorie restricted ketogenic diet on synaptic efficacy in freely behaving juvenile rats.
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Phoebe Ford Oldach Human Amniotic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Number of Weeks: 13
Slade Dylan Reisner Pulmonary Hypertension
Supported by: National Jewish Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Anne Robbins PCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Rebecca Anne Robbins Fluorescence Microscopy-based Methods for Tracking PMA-induced Apoptosis in HL-60 Cells.
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Anita Diana Lee Robin The up-regulation of MAF-F and JUN-B in the HL-60 leukemia cell line after PMA treatment inhibits cell proliferation
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Megan Samantha Rosenberg Physiological Performance of Snakes During Constriction
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Benjamin Louis Rosenfeld Epidemiology of periventricular echodensities in very low birth weight infants
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Benjamin Louis Rosenfeld Epidemiology of periventricular echodensities in very low birth weight infants
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Max H Russo Human UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase
Supported by: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 10
Rizwan Mohamed Saffie NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Kathryn Anna McAndrew Schlechtweg NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Svenja Mareike Schneider Changes in connectivity between the orbitofrontal cortex and the basal amygdala during adolescence
Supported by: New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University
Number of Weeks: 9
Garrett Daniel Shields Treatment of leukemia cells with PMA up-regulates PRDM1 and down-regulates myc
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Jessica Kristine Sinchi Vermicompost Extract: Testing its Impact on Tomato Productivity and Disease Incidence and Preliminary Microbial Characterization.
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Camille Ariel Sogin The Role of Nitrite as a Control on N Cycling Pathways in Marine Sediments; A Switch Between Heterotrophic Denitrification and Anammox
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Natalie Mary Stanley Mathematical Techniques for the Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Danielle Leigh Staunton Ecological and environmental influences on nest-site selection in the Painted turtle
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant, CSE
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Megan Ann Stekla Characterization of a Mitochondrial-Associated Novel Myosin (MYO19)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann Stekla Characterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Suleiman Yousef Sudah NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Amelia Linger Szabat Molecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Amelia Linger Szabat NSF 0827262: UBM-Group: An Integrative Analysis of Human Cancer: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Christine Redulla Tallo Clinical factors affecting recruitment into a study of the etiology of breast cancer
Supported by: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Number of Weeks: 10
Andrew Jacobovitz Veselka NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Matthew Julius Weddig Scalloped Expression During Larval Development
Number of Weeks: 1313
Kirsten Guss
Richard Matthew Weeks NASA GCCE Grant: Impact of Near Future Climate Change Scenarios on Sea Urchin Embryogenesis
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Mesrob Yeterian The Mechanism of Motility at the Cell Edge
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant, CSE
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Robert James Allaway Gold nanoparticle trafficking of typically excluded compounds across the cell membrane in JB6 Cl 41-5a cells causes assay interference.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tareq Azad NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Matthew Ryan Beamer IL-23 is needed for the resolution of chlamydial genital tract infection despite induction of normal Th1 immunity
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Edward Benson Scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Michael Edward Benson Scalloped expression during Drosophila development.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Lily Margaret Bieber-Ham Using camera traps to detect hatchling turtle predators in Cumberland County, PA.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Elena Michelle Birnbaum Scalloped expression in the embryonic limb primordia of Drosophila.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Elena Michelle Birnbaum scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
David Charles Bittner Re-programming Human Leukemia Cells: Changes in Gene Expression During Leukemia Cell Differentiation.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
David Charles Bittner Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Dylan Thomas Brown Lectotypification of Wilkes Type Specimens
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Jessica Lynne Caban Australia (biology, biochemistry and molecular biology)
Conference: 2010 International Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Bryan William Conner Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Bryan William Conner Using Cluster Analysis to Examine the Genetic Network in a Human Leukemia Cell Line.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Carla Elise Cox Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Carla Elise Cox Re-programming Human Leukemia Cells: Changes in Gene Expression During Leukemia Cell Differentiation.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Nicole Allegra Davidson Ecological Consequences of Nest Site Selection in the Painted Turtle
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Julia Elizabeth Filiberti Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Sarah Katherine Ganong siRNA knockdown of the kinesin protein Kif11 (Eg5) inhibits mitosis in HeLa cells.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Anastasia Despina Gianakas ARP2/3 COMPLEX-FACILITATED ACTIN POLYMERIZATION DRIVES THE ROCKETING MOTILITY EXHIBITED BY CYTOPLASMIC RIDGES IN SPREADING SEA URCHIN COELOMOCYTES
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
John Henson
Caroline Elizabeth Gorn Immunofluorescent characterization of CO2-activated neurons in the RTN of the mouse brainstem.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Michael Jude Grant Using Cluster Analysis to Examine the Genetic Network in a Human Leukemia Cell Line.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Michael Jude Grant Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Nicholas Samuel Gubitosi Salloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Nicholas Samuel Gubitosi Scalloped expression during Drosophila development.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Chelsea Lauren Gurvis scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Allison Elizabeth Hall Pressure and Duration of Constriction in Boa constrictor is Influenced by Prey Heartbeat
Conference: 2010 Joint Meeting of the American Society of Icthyologists and Herpetologists/ Society for the Study of Reptiles and Amphibians
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Scott Boback
Joshua Luke Harrison Characterization of non-glycosylated human paraoxonase-1 expressed in trichoplusia ni larvae.
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Joshua Luke Harrison Characterization of non-glycosylated human paraoxonase-1 expressed in trichoplusia ni larvae.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Elaine Rachel Herbig NASA GCCE Grant: Climate Variability Reduces Frog Resistance to Nematode Infection
Supported by: NASA Global Climate Change Education, Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Raffel
Scott William Hoffman Organization of vago-vagal circuits controlling pancreatic function
Supported by: Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Number of Weeks: 8
Marianne Hutt Immunofluorescent characterization of CO2-activated neurons in the RTN of the mouse brainstem.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Shelly Hwang Functional analysis of CLIC1 and CLIC4 in keratinocytes.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher James Katalinas Ecophysiology of Marine Organisms
Thomas Arnold
Christopher James Katalinas Ontogenetic habitat shift of Pterois volitans and their increasing invasion of South Caicos
Number of Weeks: 13
Christopher James Katalinas NASA GCCE Grant: Carbon Enrichment Technology
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Christopher James Katalinas Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Widgeon Grass, Ruppia maritima
Conference: 2011 Annual Conference of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Thomas Arnold
Daniel Walter Kraver Assessment of the relationship between corals, Panulirus argus and Diadema antillarum in surrounding reefs in South Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kimberly Alana Krusell Environmental Influences on Arboreality in Boa Constrictors
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Hannah Marie Leahey NASA GCCE Grant: Carbon Enrichment Technology
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kelly Michelle Maers Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Chesapeake Bay Seagrasses.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Kelly Michelle Maers Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Widgeon Grass, Ruppia maritima
Conference: 2011 Annual Conference of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Thomas Arnold
Michael Webster Mansuy Study of the Preferred Diet and Habitat of the Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) in South Caicos
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Webster Mansuy Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Kerstin Elisabeth Martin The effects of an altered forest composition due to white-tailed deer herbivory on the condition of a Pennsylvania headwater stream ecosystem within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Conference: Eighth Undergraduate Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Kerstin Elisabeth Martin The Effects of an Altered Forest Composition Due to White-tailed Deer Herbivory on the Condition of a Pennsylvania Headwater Stream Ecosystem within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Katelyn Josephine McCann Analyzing a Predator-Prey Interaction: Muscular Performance in Boas (Boa constrictor) and Cardiovascular Response in Rats during Constriction.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Charles Zwemer,Richard Forrester
Mary Frances McClintock Correlations between Tsuga canadensis and Adelges tsugae cycles
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Mary Frances McClintock Correlations between Tsuga canadensis and Adelges tsugae cycles.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Patrick Michael McNeal Population Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Matthew William Miller Ecological Consequences of Nest Site Selection in the Painted Turtle
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Matthew William Miller Ecological and environmental consequences of nest site selection in the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Allison Margaret Murawski AtCML38: An anaerobic response polypeptide gene and gene silencing regulator.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Allison Margaret Murawski NSF 0918624: Collaborative Research/RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Johnathan Lee Nieves In vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Elizabeth Rasfeld Norris NSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8 weeks
Kirsten Guss
Elizabeth Rasfeld Norris scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Elizabeth Rasfeld Norris Protein expression in scalloped recessive lethal alleles in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Phoebe Ford Oldach Genomics in The Differentiation of HL60 Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Ahkeem James Simmons Genetic re-programming of the acute myeloid leukemia cell line HL-60
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts,John Henson
Jessica Kristine Sinchi NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Camille Ariel Sogin The Role of Nitrite as a Control on N Cycling Pathways in Marine Sediments
Supported by: Ecosystems Center, Marine Bio Lab (MBL)
Number of Weeks: 10
Natalie Mary Stanley Molecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Holleh Fatima Tajalli In vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Liam Timms siRNA knockdown of the kinesin protein Kif11 (Eg5) inhibits mitosis in HeLa cells.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Michael A Vecchio NSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Kimberly Chuan Wilson Land use analysis of successful and abandoned barn owl (Tyto alba) nest sites in South Central Pennsylvania
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Kimberly Chuan Wilson Land use analysis of successful and abandoned barn owl (Tyto alba) nest sites in South Central Pennsylvania.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Kevin Andrew Wood Population Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Rachel A Yonker Scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Rachel A Yonker NSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Rachel A Yonker Protein expression in scalloped recessive lethal alleles in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Allison Anne Younkins The roles of virus acquisition and retention in aphid transmission of Soybean Dwarf Virus.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
A Atandi Anyona Seasonal activity patterns of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in south central Pennsylvania
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
A Atandi Anyona Seasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Caitlin Elizabeth Barnes The central chemoreceptors are cells in the brain that regulate breathing through their projections to respiratory control nuclei. These cells have been found along the ventral surface of the brainstem in the retrotrapezoid nucleus (RTN), ventrolateral m
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Caitlin Elizabeth Barnes Female RTN Cells Respond to 10% bt not 5% C5
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Matthew Ryan Beamer NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Michael Edward Benson NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Lily Margaret Bieber-Ham Seasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Lily Margaret Bieber-Ham Environmental Influences on Painted Turtles
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Lily Margaret Bieber-Ham Early Spring Basking Behavior of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
David Charles Bittner NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Sarah Elisabeth Brnich NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Melissa Joyce Burns The central chemoreceptors are cells in the brain that regulate breathing through their projections to respiratory control nuclei. These cells have been found along the ventral surface of the brainstem in the retrotrapezoid nucleus (RTN), ventrolateral m
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Melissa Joyce Burns A patient with presumed pontine glioma had T cell leukopenia and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) after twenty-five months of temozolomide treatment. She developed immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) four months after discon
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Melissa Joyce Burns Female RTN Cells Respond to 10% bt not 5% C3
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Christopher Raymond Collier The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Marine Angiosperms
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Bryan William Conner NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Carla Elise Cox NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Matthew Joseph DeStefano Seasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Matthew Joseph DeStefano Intraoperative blood salvage (IOBS), also known as autologous blood salvage, is a procedure in medicine that involves reinfusing a patient with blood that is lost during surgery. It is used to prevent infections and other complications that may occur from
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Matthew Joseph DeStefano Early Spring Basking Behavior of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Ryan David Deeds This study seeks to elucidate the molecular mechanisms by which the acute myeloid leukemia cell line, HL-60, is induced to differentiate into macrophage-like cells following exposure to phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA). Changes in gene expression ove
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Margaret Carmela Della Vecchia Effects of Noradrenergic Antagonists on the Unconditioned & Conditioned Hyperactive Responses of Methamphetamine in Mice
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Eric Kyle Dichter Embryonic Jaw Development in the African House Snake (Lamprophis Fuliginosus)
Conference: 2009 Joint Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and the Society for the Study of Reptiles and Amphibians
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Scott Boback
Alice Ann Duchon NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Matthew David Edgar Spectral Analysis of Waking Alpha Band Waves of dEEG Aiding Diagnostics for ADHD
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Julia Elizabeth Filiberti NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Brendan Robert Gallagher The Pisgah tract, a Harvard Forest property located in Southern New Hampshire, provides a rare opportunity to study virgin forest dynamics. The focus of this study was to study forest succession after a major disturbance. The tract was first studied by R.
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Brendan Robert Gallagher Seasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Brendan Robert Gallagher In the spring of 2009 we initiated a mark and recapture project aimed at monitoring the population biology of the eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Carlisle, PA. This population inhabits a large (2.8 hectare) anth
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Anastasia Despina Gianakas Mechanisms of Cell Process Formation in Sea Urchin Embryos
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Gold The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Marine Angiosperms
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Michael Jude Grant NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Lily Tamar Grossmann Application of S-Nitrosylated Protein Labeling Procedure to Intact Tissue of Capitella sp. I Larvae & Juveniles & the Use of Nitric Oxide Detectors as Scavengers
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Nicholas Samuel Gubitosi NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Nora Hajnoczky Reactive Oxygen Species Inhibit Mitochondrial Fusion
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Allison Elizabeth Hall The Ability of Boa Constrictor to Sense a Beating Heart
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Allison Elizabeth Hall Pressure & Duration of Constriction in Boa Constrictor is Influenced by Prey Heart Beat
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Amanda Woods Hayes Pressure & Duration of Constriction in Boa Constrictor is Influenced by Prey Heart Beat
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Jamie Yoonjoung Hur Increased production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) generates oxidative stress which has multiple detrimental effects and leads to renal dysfunction. One of the most potent ROS, superoxide anion (O2-) is generated by NADPH oxidase and is metabolized by
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Marianne Hutt Immunohistochemical Characterization of Sexually Dimorphic Cells in the Retrotrapezoid Nucleus of the Mouse Brainstem
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Mary Niblock
Shelly Hwang Vasopressin-regulated urea transport in the renal IMCD is mediated by two transporters, UT-1A and UT-A3, derived from the same gene by alternative splicing. The initial 459 amino acids are the same in both. To study UT-A1/3 phosphorylation, we made phosph
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Shelly Hwang Vasopressin-Regulated Phosphorylation of Urea Transporter Proteins, UT-A1 & UT-A3, at Two Serines in Rat Inner Medullary Collecting Duct (IMCD)
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Maxwell Michael James NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Nina Barbara Jean-Jacques NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
David Kushner
Mary Winifred Kleinman The sea urchin early embryo has long served as a model system for studying changes in the actin filament cytoskeleton, from its post-fertilization development of actin-filled protrusions termed microvilli (MV) to the organization of the actin and myosin-c
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Mary Winifred Kleinman Distribution of actin, total and activated myosin II, the Arp2/3 complex, forming, and RhoA in cortices isolated from first division sea urchin embryos
Conference: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XIX
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
John Henson
Kristen Michelle Kocher NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
David Kushner
Abby Christine Larson This study seeks to elucidate the molecular mechanisms by which the acute myeloid leukemia cell line, HL-60, is induced to differentiate into macrophage-like cells following exposure to phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA). Changes in gene expression ove
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Elizabeth Leigh Lewis Regulation of Metamorphosis by Mechanosensory Stimulation and Catecholamines in a Gastropod
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Li Jui Liu Tactile & Chenosensory Stimuli in Metamorphosis of "Cripedula Fornicata"
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Kelly Marie Lohr The central chemoreceptors are cells in the brain that regulate breathing through their projections to respiratory control nuclei. These cells have been found along the ventral surface of the brainstem in the retrotrapezoid nucleus (RTN), ventrolateral m
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Kelly Marie Lohr Female RTN Cells Respond to 10% bt not 5% C2
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Annabelle Lynn Mac Auley Hair Coat Traits & Body Temperature of Senepol Cows that are Heterozgous or Homozgous for the Slick Hair Gene
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Annabelle Lynn Mac Auley Hair Coat Traits & Body Temperature of Senepol Cows that are Heterozgous or Homozgous for the Slick Hair Gene
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Webster Mansuy NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Katelyn Josephine McCann Pressure & Duration of Constriction in Boa Constrictor is Influenced by Prey Heart Beat
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Caitlin Anne Mehalick The alpha-1 integrin heterodimer is a receptor for the extracellular matrix proteins laminin and collagen and has been examined in developing skeletal muscle In Vitro. In culture alpha-1 integrin is found in a diffuse punctate pattern in nascent myocytes
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Caitlin Anne Mehalick NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Noah Raphael Morgenstein NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Allison Margaret Murawski NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Nicole Michelle Myers NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Minh Huu Nguyen NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Johnathan Lee Nieves NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
David Kushner
Gabrielle Moore Ostermayer A comparison of Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary and State Game Lands 170 - two ecologically and geologically similar mixed hardwood forests along the Kitattinny Ridge in southern Perry County, PA - that differed only in terms of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Senaka Yoshio Ratnayake This study seeks to elucidate the molecular mechanisms by which the acute myeloid leukemia cell line, HL-60, is induced to differentiate into macrophage-like cells following exposure to phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA). Changes in gene expression ove
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester
Anita Diana Lee Robin NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Lauren Carel Saunders NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Meredith Suzanne Schaudies The central chemoreceptors are cells in the brain that regulate breathing through their projections to respiratory control nuclei. These cells have been found along the ventral surface of the brainstem in the retrotrapezoid nucleus (RTN), ventrolateral m
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Meredith Suzanne Schaudies Female RTN Cells Respond to 10% bt not 5% C4
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Jessica Kristine Sinchi NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 4
David Kushner
R Alexander Smith The Relationship Between Deer Management, Forest Vegetation Composition & Forest Aquatic Stream Systems
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Adnan Zahir Solaiman Global Changes in Gene Expression During Phorbol Ester-Induced Differentiation of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Lauren Patricia Solometo Placement of AoRtic TraNscathetER Valve (PARTNER) Trial: An Analysis of Perioperative Stroke Risk
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Emily Marie Swain Global changes in gene expression during phorbol ester-induced differentiation of human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Holleh Fatima Tajalli NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Andre O'Neil White Effects of Noradrenergic Antagonists on the Unconditioned & Conditioned Hyperactive Responses of Methamphetamine in Mice
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Amy Louise Williamson Global changes in gene expression during phorbol ester-induced differentiation of human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Kevin Andrew Wood Population Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Ashley Serwah Young NSF 0918624 RUI: Identification of cis-acting sequence and structural elements required for replication of a viral RNA
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 4
David Kushner
Allison Anne Younkins Plum pox potyvirus (PPV) is an economically devastating potyvirus that affects Prunus species. Discovered in the United States in 1999, the Pennsylvania PPV isolates were primarily found in peaches (Prunus persica). When several of these original Pennsyl
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
A Atandi Anyona Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Snake Head Shape
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative, Sustainability Education Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
A Atandi Anyona Amphibian Populations and the Environment
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Wingert
Elena Michelle Birnbaum NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Julianne Elizabeth Bishop Characterizing expression of biogenic amine receptors in the central nervous system during Drosophila embryogenesis
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Julianne Elizabeth Bishop NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Susan Anne Blasi NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Ryan David Deeds NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Eric Kyle Dichter Embryonic staging series for the African House Snake (Lamprophis fuliginosus) based on external morphology
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Laura Kathleen Gabso Fluorescent Tract Tracing
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Serena Dawn Gibney Molecular Evidence of Male-Biased Dispersal in Collared Lizards
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Allison Elizabeth Hall Human Performance Lab Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Siraj Al-Nabi Hashmi Wounding and MeJA inhibit growth and the cell division rate in Arabidopsis and Tobacco plants
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Evan Robert Hennessy NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 7
Kirsten Guss
Jamie Yoonjoung Hur High Salt (Hs) Intake Decreases Adenosine, Type 1 Receptor (A1-Ar) Expression In And Function In The Mice Nephrons
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jamie Yoonjoung Hur Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Eric Christopher Johns Confocal Microscope Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Eric Christopher Johns Locating nitric oxide and nitric oxide-producing enzymes in Capitella sp. I.
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Eric Christopher Johns Locating Nitric Oxide and Nitric Oxide-producing Enzymes in Capitella sp. I.
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Rachel Ann Jones An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Rachel Ann Jones In Search of Novel Bacteriophage: Generation of a Phage Genomic Library, Preliminary Sequencing of Genomic Clones and Bioinformatic Analysis
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Rachel Ann Jones IN SEARCH OF NOVEL BACTERIOPHAGE: GENERATION OF A PHAGE GENOMIC LIBRARY, PRELIMINARY SEQUENCING OF GENOMIC CLONES AND BIOINFORMATIC ANALYSIS.
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
John Henson
Keith Kleinman Getting a Grip on Death by Constriction
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Keith Kleinman Human Performance Lab Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Mary Winifred Kleinman Structural Organization of the Contractile Ring during Cell Division in Sea Urchin Embryos
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Victor Sung Hoi Koo Analysis of Transcription Factor Binding Activities During Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Kelly Marie LaRue NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Kelly Marie LaRue An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Kelly Marie LaRue Development of a new antibody to further understand development of the ventral nerve cord in Drosophila melanogaster
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Emily Allyn LaSota Determinants of cetuximab mediated antibody dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC) by NK cells expressing polymorphic Fc gamma receptor (FcyR)IIIa
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Abby Christine Larson NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Abby Christine Larson Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation, R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 12
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Brandon Jongwon Lee NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Wai Wai Lin Use of in vivo SELEX to assess satellite C RNA H4a and H4b stem-loops in movement and pathogenesis of turnip crinkle virus
Conference: 27th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
David Kushner
Alison Mary Maksimak Is arboreal preference of island boas determined by genetics?
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Alison Mary Maksimak Is arboreal preference of island boas genetically determined?
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Matthew Stephen Manganaro Gene Expression in the Fruit Fly Central Nervous System
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Katelyn Josephine McCann Relationships among clinical periodontal parameters, obesity, serum adipokines and CRP
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Caitlyn Rose Nuger NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Caitlyn Rose Nuger Characterizing expression of biogenic amine receptors in the central nervous system during Drosophila embryogenesis
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Davia Marie Palmeri Don't eat me! Carbohydrate allocation in the wound response of N. attenuata
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Davia Marie Palmeri Don't eat me! Carbohydrate allocation in the wound response of N. attenuata
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker In Search of Novel Bacteriophage: Generation of a Phage Genomic Library, Preliminary Sequencing of Genomic Clones and Bioinformatic Analysis
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Paul Michael Patek Getting a Grip on Death by Constriction
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Aline Scop Plavnik An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Aline Scop Plavnik An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Aline Scop Plavnik In Search of Novel Bacteriophage: Generation of a Phage Genomic Library, Preliminary Sequencing of Genomic Clones and Bioinformatic Analysis
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Senaka Yoshio Ratnayake NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Lauren Carel Saunders RBC Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency and Hemochromatosis in the Old Order Amish of Big Valley, Pennsylvania
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
William Carlos Schaffenburg Development of Fluorescence Assays for Bacterial Strain Differentiation
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Adnan Zahir Solaiman Analysis of Transcription Factor Binding Activities During Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Adnan Zahir Solaiman NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Emily Marie Swain NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Elizabeth Carney Thorsteinson Fos-tau-lacZ mice reveal potential sex differences in the neuroanatomy underlying central chemoreception
Conference: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Mary Niblock
Christopher Kerr Tolmie Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis using inhibitory drugs or ERG gene deletions alters brome mosaic virus RNA replication complex formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Conference: 2008 Yeast Genetics and Molecultar Biology Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
David Kushner
Amanda Carroll Trimble In Search of Novel Bacteriophage: Generation of a Phage Genomic Library, Preliminary Sequencing of Genomic Clones and Bioinformatic Analysis
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Amanda Carroll Trimble IN SEARCH OF NOVEL BACTERIOPHAGE: GENERATION OF A PHAGE GENOMIC LIBRARY, PRELIMINARY SEQUENCING OF GENOMIC CLONES AND BIOINFORMATIC ANALYSIS.
Conference: Undergrad Research at the Capitol
Supported by: Academic Affairs
John Henson
Amanda Carroll Trimble An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A UCLA and Dickinson Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Amy Louise Williamson NSF 0827262 UBM: Exploiting the Synergy of Mathematical and Molecular Biological Approaches in Studying a Complex Problem
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Alan Ader Henson, J.H., Fried, C.A., McClellan, M.K., Ader, J., Davis, J.E., Oldenbourg, R., and Simerly, C.R. 2008. Bipolar, anastral spindle development in artificially-activated sea urchin eggs. Developmental Dynamics, 237: 1348-1358.
John Henson
Shanna Naomi Berry Function of yorkie in Drosophila Muscle Development
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Melissa Joyce Burns An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Alexander Chester Cameron An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Adam Daniel Cesanek NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Adam Daniel Cesanek NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Michael David D'Amico A molecular analysis of human leukemia cells
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Jessica E Davis Henson, J.H., Fried, C.A., McClellan, M.K., Ader, J., Davis, J.E., Oldenbourg, R., and Simerly, C.R. 2008. Bipolar, anastral spindle development in artificially-activated sea urchin eggs. Developmental Dynamics, 237: 1348-1358.
John Henson
Victoria Elizabeth Dedrick An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Jennifer Reed DiBiagio An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Christina Nicole Doll The Arp2/3 complex, WASp and fascin concentrate in actin-rich and growth cone-like protrusions in sea urchin coelomocytes
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Christina Nicole Doll Generation of Actin-Rich Protrusions in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes that Concentrate the Arp2/3 Complex and Can Resemble Either Growth Cones or Comet Tails
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
John Henson
Christina Nicole Doll The Arp2/3 complex, WASp and fascin concentrate in actin-rich and growth cone-like protrusions in sea urchin coelomocytes
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Devy M Emperador Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis using inhibitory drugs or ERG gene deletions alters brome mosaic virus RNA replication complex formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Lisa Nicole Estrella Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 10
David Kushner
Kathryn Denise Fiedler NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Christopher Alan Fried Henson, J.H., Fried, C.A., McClellan, M.K., Ader, J., Davis, J.E., Oldenbourg, R., and Simerly, C.R. 2008. Bipolar, anastral spindle development in artificially-activated sea urchin eggs. Developmental Dynamics, 237: 1348-1358.
John Henson
Nicole Christine Hanson NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Rachel Ann Jones Structural and Molecular Characterization of a Newly Isolated Bacteriophage Virus
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Laura Ann Kopetski OCA gene deletions impair Brome Mosaic Virus RNA replication in yeast
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Kelly Marie LaRue NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Kelly Marie LaRue An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Kelly Marie LaRue A forensic investigation of obtaining human DNA profiles from prints and food
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Matthew Stephen Manganaro NSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Matthew Stephen Manganaro NSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 7
Kirsten Guss
Mary Kathryn McClellan Henson, J.H., Fried, C.A., McClellan, M.K., Ader, J., Davis, J.E., Oldenbourg, R., and Simerly, C.R. 2008. Bipolar, anastral spindle development in artificially-activated sea urchin eggs. Developmental Dynamics, 237: 1348-1358.
John Henson
Davia Marie Palmeri NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Davia Marie Palmeri NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Linda Anne Mathew Panicker Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 10
David Kushner
Melissa Nicole Paterakis Are oral food challenges nuts? Characterizing the severity of failed peanut challenge
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tara A Russell Shan, X., Russell, T.A., Paul, S.M., Kushner, D.B., and Joyce, P.B.M. 2008. Characterization of a temperature-sensitive mutation that impairs the function of yeast tRNA nucleotidyltransferase. Yeast, 25: 219-233.
David Kushner
Mary Caitlin Strahota Muscarinic M2 selective antagonism prolongs 5'-AMP-induced hypometabolism
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Mary Caitlin Strahota Muscarinic M2 selective antagonism prolongs 5'-AMP-induced hypometabolism
Conference: Experimental Biology 2008
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Charles Zwemer
Elizabeth Carney Thorsteinson Characterization of Central Chemoreceptors in the Mouse Cerebellum
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Mary Niblock
Elizabeth Carney Thorsteinson Niblock, M.M., Jeffress, E.C., Clem, J.G.S., Gao, H., Li, A., Murphy, M., and Nattie, E.E. 2008. Fos-tau-lacZ mice reveal potential sex differences in the neuroanatomy underlying central chemoreception. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 34.
Mary Niblock
Christopher Kerr Tolmie Inhibition of ergosterol synthesis using inhibitory drugs or ERG gene deletions alters brome mosaic virus RNA replication complex formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
David Kushner
Jenna Aneese Travis Function of yorkie in Drosophila Muscle Development
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Sara Van Meerbeke NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Sara Van Meerbeke NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Karrie Anne Walker Function of the wing selector scalloped during Drosophila development
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Marci Allison Wills An Approach to Elucidating Microbial Molecular Biodiversity Based on 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequencing: A Dickinson and UCLA Undergraduate Research Collaboration.
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Alan Ader Characterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Jason Alan Ader Saccharomyces cerevisiae host transcriptional response to establishment of a membranous positive-strand RNA virus replication complex includes upregulation of ERG genes
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Alan Ader Saccharomyces cerevisiae host transcriptional response to establishment of a membranous positive-strand RNA virus replication complex includes upregulation of ERG genes
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jason Alan Ader Saccharomyces cerevisiae Host Transcriptional Response to Establishment of a Membrane Positive-Strand RNA Virus Replication Complex Includes Upregulation of ERG Genes
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
David Kushner
Caitlin Suzanne Barry Proteomic profiling of phosphotyrosine modification in non small cell lung cancer to identify disease drivers
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Eric Pollack Blazar Triple reuptake inhibition: a new approach to anti-depressant drug development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Adam Daniel Cesanek NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Emily T Cocores Pechenik, J.A., Cochrane, D.E., Li, W., West, E.T., Pires, A., and Leppo, M. 2007. Nitric oxide inhibits metamorphosis in larvae of the slippershell snail Crepidula fornicata. Biological Bulletin, 213: 160-171.
Anthony Pires
John Mestrovic Deyrup NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Eric Kyle Dichter Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Christina Nicole Doll Voss, M.K., Lakin, C.N., Henson, L.H., Lessard, M.D., Bewersdorf, J., and Henson, J.H. 2007. Generation of actin-rich protrusions in sea urchin coelomocytes that concentrate the Arp2/3 complex and can resemble either growth cones or comet tails. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 18 supplement: 389.
John Henson
Kathryn Denise Fiedler NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Kathryn Denise Fiedler The Influence of Topography and Temperature on Quercus ilicifolia Succession
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Kathryn Denise Fiedler The influence of topography and temperature on "Quercus ilicifolia" succession
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher Alan Fried Characterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Ezequiel Leonardo Gleichgerrcht A comprehensive approach to understanding decision making deficits in neuropsychiatric disorders
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michele Anne Gortakowski Oxidative Signaling in Gastropod
Conference: The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Michele Anne Gortakowski Oxidative signaling in gastropod metamorphosis
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Nicole Christine Hanson NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Christine Hanson When Ants Attack: Are Acacia Fruiting? Pseudomyrmex spinicola on Fruiting and Non-fruiting Acacia collinsii
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Nicole Christine Hanson NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Christine Hanson A rapid staining method for observing herbivore-induced cell wall invertase in wounded leaves
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Nicole Christine Hanson Defensive and Reproductive Resource Allocation in Piper sancti-felicis
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Terrence Lee Hubert Analysis of the relationship between Asian stilt grass and associated unidentified Enchytraeid Annelid worm
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Afif Naji Kulaylat Genome-Wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Huges Medical Institute
Michael Roberts
Jennifer Reine Lloyd Langston Neurochemical Control of Development in Larvae of Marine Polychaete Worms
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 7
Anthony Pires
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Raising the standard: biosensor research and development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Wai Wai Lin Turnip crinkle virus (TCV) - host interaction studies: in vivo evolution of TCV sattelite RNA (completion of a laboratory research project originating from Biology 419) and analysis of host chemical response to TCV
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Stephanie Ann Long Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Lisa Irene Maas Investigating Hemlock Stand Resistance to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Ecology Society of America Conference
Supported by: Biology Department
Lisa Irene Maas Investigating Hemlock Stand Resistance to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mateusz Stefan Makowski Activation of Aminopeptidase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Nicholas James Mallos Tag-recapture of elasmobranchs around South Caicos with particular reference to the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Stacey Kathryn Mardekian Comparison of various neuroactive compounds in the Cincinnati water maze
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Mary Kathryn McClellan Characterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Ora Elizabeth Mika Salicylic acid treatments improve drought and salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ora Elizabeth Mika NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Theodore Scott Nowicki Genome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Michael Roberts
Samantha Rae Oreskovich Novel tools for assessing the impact of regulatory changes on the DoD
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Davia Marie Palmeri NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
John Thomas Sheridan Comparing Actin in Drosophila S2 Cells and Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Caitlin Strahota n/a
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Benjamin James Tiede Saccharomyces cerevisiae Host Transcriptional Response to Establishment of a Membrane Positive-Strand RNA Virus Replication Complex Includes Upregulation of ERG Genes
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
David Kushner
Meagen Kathleen Voss Voss, M.K., Lakin, C.N., Henson, L.H., Lessard, M.D., Bewersdorf, J., and Henson, J.H. 2007. Generation of actin-rich protrusions in sea urchin coelomocytes that concentrate the Arp2/3 complex and can resemble either growth cones or comet tails. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 18 supplement: 389.
John Henson
Meagen Kathleen Voss Localization of Metallothionein in Rotifers Exposed to Copper
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania ConsortiumHoward Hughes Medical Institute
Meagen Kathleen Voss Localization of metallothionein in rotifers exposed to copper
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Meagen Kathleen Voss Henson, J.H., Voss, M.K., Ballatori, S., Ballatori, N. and Boyer, J.L. 2007. Factors influencing in vitro morphogenesis in cultures of hepatocytes isolated from the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. The Bulletin MDIBL, 46: 156-158.
John Henson
Karrie Anne Walker NSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Danielle Rian Waranch The effect of caffeine on the feeding responses of gypsy moth larvae, Lymantria dispar (L.)
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Daniel Allerton Wright Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton Wright Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton Wright Raising the standard: biosensor research and development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Daniel Allerton Wright Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Ashley Elizabeth Young Ginkgo biloba ameliorates scopolamine-induced amnesia in the day-old chick
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Teresa Barber

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Alan Ader Jason Ader Characterization of SARS-Co V ORF 7b Translation and Subcellular Localization
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jason Alan Ader Determination of the role of ergosterol in viral RNA replication complex
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Lotte Friend Bonneau How and When Does Deer Browsing Affect Forest Regeneration? Tracking Seedling Growth and Survival Rates in Central PA
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
David Cheung Henson, J., Bayne, C, Cheung, D., Henson, R., Czechanski, A., Forest, D., Parton, A. and Barnes, D. 2006. Characterization of cell morphology, motility, cytoskeletal organization, and gene presence in long-term cultures derived from sea urchins of the genus Strongylocentrotus. The Bulletin MDIBL 45: 60-62.
John Henson
David Cheung Cheung, D., McClellan, M.K. and Henson, J.H. 2006. Life at the edge: alteration of cortical actin dynamics in sea urchin coelomocytes. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 79: 104-105.
John Henson
Emily T Cocores Metamorphosis in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Eric Kyle Dichter Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Eric Kyle Dichter Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Kathryn Denise Fiedler NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kathryn Denise Fiedler NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kathryn Denise Fiedler NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kirsten N Fuller The Hornodimeric and Heterodimeric Interactions of the Protein Synaptopodin
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Damian Jaime Glumcher Search for Self -Depurinating Sites in Human Genome: Potential Biological Implications
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michele Anne Gortakowski Metamorphosis in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Michele Anne Gortakowski Oxidative Signaling and the Loss of Cell Adhesion in Gastropod Metamorphosis
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Robert C Hanifin Canopy structure differences in two mixed-deciduous forests subject to different intensities of deer herbivory and Light utilization efficiency in two mixed-deciduous forests subject to different intensities of deer herbivory
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Brian Pedersen
Nicole Christine Hanson NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Christine Hanson NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Afif Naji Kulaylat A Proteomics Approach to Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Afif Naji Kulaylat Role of Exocyst Chaperone Proteins in Glutamate Receptor Localization
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Stephanie Gardner
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess Lichtman Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Stephanie Ann Long Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Stephanie Ann Long Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Mary Kathryn McClellan Cheung, D., McClellan, M.K. and Henson, J.H. 2006. Life at the edge: alteration of cortical actin dynamics in sea urchin coelomocytes. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 79: 104-105.
John Henson
Ora Elizabeth Mika NSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Ora Elizabeth Mika NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman FoundationPresidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 26
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 26
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation, Presidential Discretionary Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Turning Cancer Cells into "Normal" Cells: A Genome-wide Analysis of Human Pronyelocytic Leukemia Cell Differentiation as Induced by Butyric Acid
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Genome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 26
Michael Roberts
Matthew Edward Perry World's Oldest Living Things? Investigating the Extreme Age of Box Huckleberry (Gaylussacia brachycera) Clones in Pennsylvania
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Janet Wright
Matthew Edward Perry The Extreme and Often Misstated Age of Box Huckleberry (Gaylussacia brachycera) Clones in Pennsylvania
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Matthew Francis Pye Response of Plant Extracellular Invertases to Insect Herbivory
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Lauren Elizabeth Redmore Effects of Seed Bank Dynamics on Susceptibility of White Campion (Silene latifolia) to Anther-smut Fungus (Microbotryum violaceum)
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tara A Russell Implications of tRNA Nucleotidyltransferase, cca1p, on Yeast Growth and BMV RNA3 Stability and Degradation
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Lisa B Savitt Disconnecting the Immune System: Exploring the Gomplement Gascade Using Gene Silencing
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Thomas Sheridan Multiple Cell Type Imaging and Analysis with Subcellular Protein Features
Conference: Carnegie Mellon University
Supported by: Carnegie Mellon University
Meagen Kathleen Voss NIH 1R15GM60925-02 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Eleonore P Werner Turning off cancer: A Genome-wide Microarray Analysis of Human Leukemia cells
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Eleonore P Werner Turning Cancer Cells into "Normal" Cells: A Genome-wide Analysis of Human Pronyelocytic Leukemia Cell Differentiation as Induced by Butyric Acid
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Daniel Allerton Wright Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton Wright Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Alan Ader Characterizing specific properties of the newly identified SARS coronavirus proteins 7a and 7b
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Sara Elizabeth Baszczewski Integrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Jennifer M Carr Following a Gene through Development: scalloped Expression during Drosophila Embryogenesis
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped Expression During Drosophila Embryogenesis
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
David Cheung NIH 1R15GM60925-02 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Emily T Cocores NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Shannon Lilly Dauses Characterization of Catalysis-deficient Mutants of Mouse Debranching Enzyme
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Casey Lyn DelConte Conservation during Evolution: RNA Editing of the DSC1 Sodium Channel in Drosophila
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher Alan Fried Turning Sea Urchins into Nerve Cells: Induced Alteration From a Lamellipodial to a Filopodial-based Form of Actin-mediated retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Cells
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Michele Anne Gortakowski NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jeffrey Todd Heath Behavior of Poplar Source Leaf chemical Defenses in Response to Insect Attack
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Kelly Elizabeth Hoberg The Role of the X Protein on Viral Replication in HBV
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Bethany Leigh Jillson-Thornhill Low Light as a Trigger for the Seagrass Wasting Disease
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Julie Beth Kang Can White-tailed Deer Alter Forest Understory Communities through Seed Dispersal? The Effects of Deer Density
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tasha Kouvatsos Changes in Gene Expression iii Response to PMA-induced Dfferentiation in HL-60 Cells Using Microarray Analysis.
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Jessica N Landis Sexual Dimorphism in the Induction of CY.P2B and CYP3A by an Environmental Estrogen
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ashly Elizabeth Lukoskie Changes in Blood: Difference Gel Electrophoresis (DIGE) to Determine Biomarker Difference between Bovine and Rabbit Serum
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Kathryn McClellan Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Ora Elizabeth Mika NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Patrick Lennon Millet Continued Analysis of Role of the Phosphatase siw14p in BMV RNA Replication
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Patrick Lennon Millet Continued Analysis of Role of the Phosphatase siw14p in BMV RNA Replication
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Nana Kwaku Minkah Host Gene Expression Changes Caused by a Novel Phosphatase: Transcriptome Profile of the Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Lacking the Tyrosine Phosphatase SIW14
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Connor Thomas Murphy Changes in Blood: Difference Gel Electrophoresis (DIGE) to Determine Biomarker Difference between Bovine and Rabbit Serum
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jamie Deaton Noll Relative Abundance and Distribution of Foraminifera as Paleoclimatic Indicator Species in the Northwest Providence Channel
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Theodore Scott Nowicki Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Conference: x
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman FoundationPresidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Differential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott Nowicki Genome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Theodore Scott Nowicki Genome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
Theodore Scott Nowicki Detecting Cancer Cells: Finding Onco gene_responsive Proteins by Subcellular Location Pattern Comparison
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Blake Thomas O'Shaughnessy Heart S.C.O.R.E.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Carine Opazo Assigning Complementation Groups in Patients with Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Matthew Francis Pye Behavior of Poplar Source Leaf chemical Defenses in Response to Insect Attack
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Lauren Elizabeth Redmore Can White-tailed Deer Alter Forest Understory Communities through Seed Dispersal? The Effects of Deer Density
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michelle Renee Reina n/a
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Michelle Renee Reina Turning Sea Urchins into Nerve Cells: Induced Alteration From a Lamellipodial to a Filopodial-based Form of Actin-mediated retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Cells
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Jennifer M Rothberg Investigation of Nudix Hydrolase Family Membe;; Agrobacterium turn efaciens, with Respect to its Invasion Gene Homolog (invA)
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tara A Russell Joyce, P.B.M., Shan, X., Russell, T., Paul, S.M., and Kushner, D.B. 2005. Characterization of a temperature-sensitive mutation that impairs the function of yeast tRNA nucleotidyltransferase. Abstract. Fourth Annual Ribo-Club, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.
David Kushner
Emily Ann Schall Overwinter and early spring den use and movement patterns in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in south-central Pennsylvania
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Janet Wright
Benjamin James Tiede Host Gene Expression Changes Caused by a Novel Phosphatase: Transcriptome Profile of the Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Lacking the Tyrosine Phosphatase SIW15
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Genome-wide Analysis of the Saccharoxnyces cerevisiae Response to Bronze Mosaic Virus la Protein
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Differentiation of Human Promyelocytic Leukemia Cells: A DNA Microarray Analysis
Conference: American Association for Cancer Research 96th Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Michael Roberts
Benjamin James Tiede Host gene expression induced by the brome mosaic virus 1a protein
Conference: First Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Host Gene Expression Induced by the Brome Mosaic
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 3
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Host Gene Expression Induced by the Brome Mosaic
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 3
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Changes in Gene Expression iii Response to PMA-induced Dfferentiation in HL-60 Cells Using Microarray Analysis Analysis.
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Sarah Mary Wallett Investigations into General Stability of Type 3 Dearing Reovirus Ethanol Resistant Mutants
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Eleonore P Werner DNA Microarray Analysis of Retinoic Acid-Induced Granulocyte Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Eleonore P Werner DNA Microarray Analysis of Retinoic Acid-Induced Granulocyte Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jacob Clifton Wright Light Levels, Deer and the Demography of a Rare Forest Perennial, Glade Spurge (Euphorbia purpurea)
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Sarah E Yeskel Calibrating Remote and Ground Surveys of Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Habitat in the Pennsylvania Ridge and Valley Provinces
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Sarah E Yeskel Calibrating aerial photographs with ground surveys of Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister) habitat in the Pennsylvania Ridge and Valley Province
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Janet Wright

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jenna Marie Badgley NSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Jenna Marie Badgley Defense against the Seagrass Wasting Disease: Changing Phenylalanine Ammonia-lyase (PAL) Activities and Infection by Labyrinthula spp.
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Melissa Amber Burgess "Test-tube" Rat Reactions: Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Responses to Cholinergic Drugs and Hormones in an In Vitro Perfusion System
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Melissa Amber Burgess Aging and stress hormones. Michael E. Rhodes, Ph.D., Center for Neurosciences Research, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman FoundationPresidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M Carr Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Camille E Carter A Pleistocene Mammoth from South of the Border
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Shannon Lilly Dauses Characterization of catalysis-deficient mutants of mouse debranching enzyme.
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
Shannon Lilly Dauses Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 46
Kirsten Guss
Shannon Lilly Dauses Scalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 46
Kirsten Guss
Shannon Lilly Dauses Characterization of catalysis-deficient mutants of mouse debranching enzyme.
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Jessica E Davis Davis, J.E., Henson, J.H., and Simerly, C.R. 2004. Ammonia activation generates bipolar spindle-like structures in sea urchin eggs. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 77:130.
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Ammonia Activation Generates Bzolar Spindle-like Structures in Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Henson, J.H., Davis, J.E., Shuster, C.B., Fried, C.A., and Simerly, C.R. 2004.Characterization of anastral, bipolar spindle development and atypical cytokinesis in ammonia-activated sea urchin eggs. Biological Bulletin, 207:160.
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Henson, J.H., Davis, J.E., Huang, K. and Murphy, R.F. 2004. Computer-based recognition of drug-induced changes in the distribution of fluorescently labeled microtubules in NIH 3T3 cells. Bulletin, MDIBL, 43:49-50.
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Casey Lyn DelConte Role of the Selector Gene scalloped during Drosophila Development
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Casey Lyn DelConte DelConte, C., and Guss, K.A. 2004. Role of the selector gene scalloped during Drosophila development. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 45: 343A.
Kirsten Guss
Jessica Martin Durkota Quantifying acorn removal by seed predators in a wildlife preserve
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference of the Ecological Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Brian Pedersen
Aimee Lee Foord Assessing islet function after exposure to enzymes and enzyme by-products. Rita Bottino Ph.D., Director Islet Core, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh..
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Claire Louise Foster Water Release from Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide
Conference: Soil Science Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Janet Wright
Christopher Alan Fried Investigating the role of Arp2/3 complex-independent actin polymerization in the cell motility of sea urchin coelomocytes.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Does Activation Lead to Contraction?: Physiological and Biochemical Evidence of increased Actomyosin Contraction by the Phosphatase Inhibitor Calyculin A in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Fried, C.A. and Henson, J.H. 2004. Stimulation of actomyosin contraction by the phosphatase inhibitor Calyculin A alters centripetal motility in sea urchin coelomocytes. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 77:132.
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Investigating the role of Arp2/3 complex-independent actin polymerization in the cell motility of sea urchin coelomocytes.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Investigating the role of Arp2/3 complex-independent actin polymerization in the cell motility of sea urchin coelomocytes.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Fried, C., Reina, M., and Henson, J.H. 2004. Induced alteration from a lamellipodial-based to a filopodial-based form of actin-mediated retrograde flow in sea urchin coelomocytes. Molecular Biology of the Cell ,15:61a.
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Fried, C.A., Reina, M., and Henson, J.H. 2004. Actin-mediated retrograde flow in sea urchin coelomocytes: conversion from a lamellipodial-dominated to a filopodial-dominated form. Biological Bulletin, 207:161.
John Henson
Matthew Thomas Gallagher The Interaction Between Gray Whales (Eschrichtius robustus) and the Whale Watching Industry in Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Andrew Raynes Gleason Henson, J.H., Davis, J.E., Shuster, C.B., Fried, C.A., and Simerly, C.R. 2004. Characterization of anastral, bipolar spindle development and atypical cytokinesis in ammonia-activated sea urchin eggs. Biological Bulletin, 207:160.
John Henson
Jeffrey Todd Heath NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Alexander Levan Hoffmeier Quantifying Acorn Removal by Seed Predators in a Wildlife Preserve, South-central Pennsylvania
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brian Pedersen
Bethany Leigh Jillson-Thornhill NSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Tasha Kouvatsos A DNA Microarray Analysis of Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Tasha Kouvatsos A DNA Microarray Analysis of Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Paul Michael Kretzer NSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Karissa Lynn Lozenski Prevalence of Raccoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a Factor in the Disappearance of the Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) in Ohio
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Ashly Elizabeth Lukoskie Integrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
John Henson
Christopher Robert Magel The Effects of Pertussis Toxin on Guanine Nucleotide Binding Proteins of the Spontaneous Hypertensive Rat and the Wistar-Kyoto Rat Renal Proximal Tubules
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carole Anne McBride When Good Genes Go Bad: Analysis of the Tumor Suppressant Gene CDKN2a Using Phylogenetic Alignments and Functional Studies
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Timothy Patrick McManus Computational analysis of cis-regulatory elements in the Drosophila genome recognized by Scalloped and Suppressor of Hairless
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Nana Kwaku Minkah Host gene expression changes caused by a novel protein phosphatase.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Nana Kwaku Minkah Host gene expression changes caused by a novel protein phosphatase.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Travis Edward Monnell Expression and Purification of the PPAR- Family
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Connor Thomas Murphy Integrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
John Henson
Michael F Musso The Relationship Between Stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum) Invasion and the Presence of Earthworms in Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary, Pennsylvania
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Theodore Scott Nowicki Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Conference: x
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Theodore Scott Nowicki Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Conference: x
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Michael Joseph O'Malley The Effect of Fasted vs. Unfasted Feeding States on Resting Oxygen Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Production
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Ruth Mary Oldham NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Jacob Richard Penniman Neural Correlates of Settlement and Metamorphic Competence in Gastropod Veliger Larvae
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Nadine Marie Powell The Effect of Fasted vs. Unfasted Feeding States on Resting Oxygen Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Production
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Matthew Francis Pye NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Michelle Renee Reina Fried, C.A., Reina, M., and Henson, J.H. 2004. Actin-mediated retrograde flow in sea urchin coelomocytes: conversion from a lamellipodial-dominated to a filopodial-dominated form. Biological Bulletin, 207:161.
John Henson
Michelle Renee Reina Fried, C., Reina, M., and Henson, J.H. 2004. Induced alteration from a lamellipodial-based to a filopodial-based form of actin-mediated retrograde flow in sea urchin coelomocytes. Molecular Biology of the Cell ,15:61a.
John Henson
Emily Elizabeth Rhode NSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Norah Elizabeth Roderick NSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Kristen Eileen Severi The Role of Calcium and Oxygen Radicals in the Metamorphosis of Crepidula fornicata, a Marine Gastropod
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
James W Sierotko Understanding a Population Decline: Age, Size, Flowering, and Mortality in a Pennsylvania Population of the Globally Rare Glade Spurge (Euphorbia purpurea)
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Benjamin James Tiede Host gene expression induced by the brome mosaic virus la protein
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 3
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiede Host gene expression induced by the brome mosaic virus la protein
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Lindsay Michelle Wieland Prevalence of Raccoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a Factor in the Disappearance of the Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) in Ohio
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Jacob Clifton Wright Population ecology and management of rare plant species, especially Euphorbia purpurea, glade spurge
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Justin James Bichler Deer Browsing and Recruitment Failure as Factors in the Continuing Decline of PA Populations of a Rare Wildflower, Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Eric Anthony Biondi Engineering yDBR mutants that bind but do not cut mRNA introns
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Carrie Lynn Blout The Interaction of Cited1, a Transcriptional Co-factor Possibly Linked to Cancer, with the Cellular Proteins COUP-TFI and Smad
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Melissa Amber Burgess Sex differences in the brain and their influences on endocrine function.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Jessica E Davis Henson, J.H., Davis, J.E., Compton, D.A., and Simerly, C.R. 2003. Generation of atypical bipolar spindle-like structures in artificially activated sea urchin eggs. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 14:389a.
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Investigating the role of contractile forces in the cell motility of se urching ceolomocytes.
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Investigating the role of contractile forces in the cell motility of se urching ceolomocytes.
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jessica E Davis Bioinformatics of Subcellular Localization and Changes due to Cancer
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Casey Lyn DelConte Evaluation of potential targets of SCALLOPED function during Drosophila development
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Casey Lyn DelConte Evaluation of potential targets of SCALLOPED function during Drosophila development
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Jessica Elizabeth Ellerman Purification and Characterization of Cis and Trans Photoisomers of Intermediates of the Phenylpropanoid Pathway in Higher Plants.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Brennan
Bethany Everson Tracking an Enzyme Through a Cell: Sub-cellular Localization of TACE in vivo Prior to and after Phosphoiylation Induced by p42 MAPK
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Melissa Ann Ferullo Patterns of Woody Regeneration and Microstegiun Invasion in a Ten-year Deer Exclosure Experiment in South-central Pennsylvania.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher Alan Fried Investigating the role of contractile forces in the cell motility of sea urchin ceolomocytes.
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Alan Fried Investigating the role of contractile forces in the cell motility of sea urchin ceolomocytes.
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Andrew Raynes Gleason Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Emily Grace Gvodas Development of fluorescence in in situ hybridization using rRNA-based probes for the analysis of gastrointestinal bacteria
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Alexander Levan Hoffmeier Quantifying acorn removal by seed predators in a wildlife preserve
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference of the Ecological Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Brian Pedersen
Marissa Marie Houtz Further Investigation of Transcriptional control During Wing Development in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Kristy Beth Jacobus Structural genomics analysis using Rho130 as a model
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Michelle Ferenz Kanther Analysis of Pdr5p Mutants that Retain Partial Function
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Emily R Keller Development of Genetic Markers for the Analysis of Population Structure in the Chilean Sea Bass and Antartic Toothfish
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Christopher Stephen Kiefer Kiefer, C.S., Magel, C.R., Peles, J.D., Pell, L.A., and Wright, J. Spatial and seasonal den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in south-central Pennsylvania. Abstract. April, 2003 Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting.
Janet Wright
Christopher Stephen Kiefer Spatial and Seasonal Den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in South-central Pennsylvania
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Megan Sue King Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Microscopic Localization of Human Natural Killer Cell Marker Proteins on a Subset of Sea Urchin Coelomocytes.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik The Arp2/3 Complex Mediates the Actin Polymerization Process Involved in Wound Closure in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Paul Michael Kretzer Purification and Characterization of Cis and Trans Photoisomers of Intermediates of the Phenylpropanoid Pathway in Higher Plants.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Brennan
Paul Michael Kretzer NSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Katherine Anne Lestitian Deer Browsing and Recruitment Failure as Factors in the Continuing Decline of PA Populations of a Rare Wildflower, Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Christopher Robert Magel Dopamine Receptors
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Christopher Robert Magel Kiefer, C.S., Magel, C.R., Peles, J.D., Pell, L.A., and Wright, J. Spatial and seasonal den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in south-central Pennsylvania. Abstract. April, 2003 Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting.
Janet Wright
Christopher Robert Magel Spatial and Seasonal Den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in South-central Pennsylvania
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Carole Anne McBride Computational and Laboratory stuey of p16/Ink4 Mutations"
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Heidi Ann Murray-Smith Microscopic Localization of Human Natural Killer Cell Marker Proteins on a Subset of Sea Urchin Coelomocytes.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Ronniel Nazarian Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Michael Joseph O'Malley The role of a 1 specific opioid agonist in improving neurological outcome following resuscitation from cardiac arrest
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Michael Joseph O'Malley The role of a 1 specific opioid agonist in improving neurological outcome following resuscitation from cardiac arrest
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Manisha Patel Evaluation of the Oncogenic Potential of PBK, a Novel Mitotic Kinase, using Constitutively Active Mutants.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Sarah Lynn Pears Quantifying acorn removal by seed predators in a wildlife preserve
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Ecology Conference of the Ecological Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Brian Pedersen
Laura Ann Pell Spatial and Seasonal Den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in South-central Pennsylvania
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Janet Wright
Laura Ann Pell Kiefer, C.S., Magel, C.R., Peles, J.D., Pell, L.A., and Wright, J. Spatial and seasonal den use in Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) in south-central Pennsylvania. Abstract. April, 2003 Pennsylvania Academy of Science Meeting.
Janet Wright
Jacob Richard Penniman NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard Penniman Pires, A. and Penniman, J.R. 2003. Neural correlates of settlement and metamorphic competence in gastropod veliger larvae. Program No. 606.16. 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Online.
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard Penniman NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard Penniman NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Kristin Marie Pidgeon Further Investigation of Transcriptional control During Wing Development in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Nadine Marie Powell The role of a 1 specific opioid agonist in improving neurological outcome following resuscitation from cardiac arrest
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Nadine Marie Powell The role of a 1 specific opioid agonist in improving neurological outcome following resuscitation from cardiac arrest
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Matthew Francis Pye Enhancing the Efficacy of bioherbicides
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Jane Ragle Continued Monitoring of Moe Pond after the Unauthorized Stocking of Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Aaron Joseph Roberts Osmoregulation in Cultured Atlantic Salmon Lenses in Relation to Cataract.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jennifer D Robison Perceived Quality of Life among Previously Injured Recreational Divers: a Pilot Study.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jennifer D Robison Investigations on the Life History of Two Invasive Species: Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande and Hesperis matronalis L.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Michael David Salvatore Deer Browsing and Recruitment Failure as Factors in the Continuing Decline of PA Populations of a Rare Wildflower, Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Andrew Robert Sas Statistical Variability of HMX and PBX95O1 Samples.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Andrew Robert Sas NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Conference: x
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Natalie L Schirato Patterns of Woody Regeneration and Microstegiun Invasion in a Ten-year Deer Exclosure Experiment in South-central Pennsylvania.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Katrina Louise Schulberg Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Abir Adnan Senz Glucocorticoid Receptor Fundtion in a Conditionally Immortalized Hippocampal Cell Line
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Kristen Eileen Severi NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
James W Sierotko Population and propagation studies of three rare wildflowers, Euphorbia purpurea, Solidago speciosa, and Aster radula
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Emily Elizabeth Souder Induction of HAART-Persistent HIV-1 Expression
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Benjamin James Tiede Antibody Isolation and Characterization
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Valerie Anne Trabosh The Arp2/3 Complex Mediates the Actin Polymerization Process Involved in Wound Closure in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Valerie Anne Trabosh Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Fried, C., Nazarian, R., McGreevy, J., Schulberg, K.L., Detweiler, M., and Trabosh, V.A. 2003. Actin-based centripetal flow: phosphatase inhibition by Calyculin A alters flow pattern, actin organization and actomyosin distribution. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 56:252-266.
John Henson
Lindsay Michelle Wieland Isolation of Subpopulation of in a Woodrat (Neotoma Magister) Metapopulation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Kelly Hill Willard Establishment of Kuku Community C'onservation Area (KCCA,) in Kenya: Biodiversity Evaluation, Tourism Evaluation and Stakeholder Considerations.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jacob Clifton Wright Population and propagation studies of three rare wildflowers, Euphorbia purpurea, Solidago speciosa, and Aster radula
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Sarah E Yeskel Assessment of Cenomic Instability in Breast Cancer Patients
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10

2002

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Justin James Bichler Balancing Low Mortality and Slow Recruitment in a Rare Wildflower Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Jillian Loyer Brechbiel Regulation of the Transcription Factor AP-1 During Human Cell Differentiation by Phosphorylation
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Carrie Jacobs Cafaro Copper and Ultraviolet-B Phototoxicity in Helianthus annuns and Cucumis sativus Seedlings.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Brennan
Scott Alan Campbell Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Scott Alan Campbell Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Erin McShane Coleman-Cordes Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Jason Scott Cordes Pharmacology of HERG - a Potassium Cardiac Channel Involved in Prolongation of the Q-T Interval
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jessica Elizabeth Ellerman Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Jessica Elizabeth Ellerman Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Jonathan Curry Emlet Specificity of selector gene activity during Drosophila development
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Jonathan Curry Emlet Specificity of selector gene activity during Drosophila development
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Francoise Annick Febrey Molecular Endocrinology and Genetics
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Damien Garbett EGF Receptor Activation in Bovine Cumulus Cells Induces [Ca2 ]i Elevation and Subsequent Cell Death
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Damien Garbett EGF Receptor Activation in Bovine Cumulus Cells Induces [Ca2 ] Elevation and Cell Death.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Beth Ellen Gern Habitat-dependent Effects of a High Deer Population (Odocoileus virginianus) on Diversity and Species Composition of Forest Understory.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brian Pedersen
Miranda Lynn Johnston Habitat-dependent Effects of a High Deer Population (Odocoileus virginianus) on Diversity and Species Composition of Forest Understory.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brian Pedersen
Christopher Stephen Kiefer Copper and Ultraviolet-B Phototoxicity in Helianthus annuns and Cucumis sativus Seedlings.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Brennan
Christopher Stephen Kiefer Copper and Ultraviolet-B Phototoxicity in Helianthus Annuus and Cucumis Sativus seedlings
Conference: Pennsylvania Academy of Science Conference
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Thomas Brennan
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Schulberg, K., Trabosh, V.A., Kolnik, S.E., Burns, A.R. and McPartland, K.J. 2002. Wound healing in the lamellipodia of single cells: mediation by actin polymerization in the absence of an actomyosin purse string. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 13: 1015-1029.
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S., Cai, S.-Y., Ballatori, N., and Boyer, J.L. 2002. Localization of endogenous xenobiotic transporters in isolated clusters of skate (Raja erinacea) hepatocytes. The Bulletin, MDIBL, 41: 37-38.
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik The role of the cytoskeleton in the cytotoxic functions of the sea urchin coelomocyte
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik The role of the cytoskeleton in the cytotoxic functions of the sea urchin coelomocyte
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S.E., and Trabosh, V.A. 2002. Changes in the distribution of the Arp2/3 complex upon pharmacological manipulation of actin-based centripetal flow. Molecular Biology of the Cell,13: 313a.
John Henson
Paul Michael Kretzer Testing the Biological Activity of Cis and Trans Photoisomers of Phenylpropanoid Compounds
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Paul Michael Kretzer Testing the Biological Activity of Cis and Trans Photoisomers of Phenylpropanoid Compounds
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Katherine Anne Lestitian Ecology, demography, and recovery of a rare wildflower Euphorbia Purpurea
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Rebecca Diane Levit Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Rebecca Diane Levit Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Kurt Matthew Lucin Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Christopher Robert Magel Radiotelemetry Study of Summer Movements in Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Dana R McGregor Ultraviolet-B Photoisomerization on Phenylpropanoid Compounds Involved in the Biosynthesis of Flavonoids
Conference: Pennsylvania Academy of Science Conference
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Thomas Brennan
Dana R McGregor Ultraviolet-B Photoisomerization of Phenyipropanoid Compounds Involved in the Biosynthesis of Flavonoids.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Brennan
Kenneth Joseph McPartland Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Schulberg, K., Trabosh, V.A., Kolnik, S.E., Burns, A.R. and McPartland, K.J. 2002. Wound healing in the lamellipodia of single cells: mediation by actin polymerization in the absence of an actomyosin purse string. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 13: 1015-1029.
John Henson
Melanie Erin Mouyard Effects of Winterization on Two Floodplain Species, Hesperis matronalis and Alliaria petiolata.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brian Pedersen
Heidi Ann Murray-Smith The role of the cytoskeleton in the cytotoxic functions of the sea urchin coelomocyte
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Heidi Ann Murray-Smith The role of the cytoskeleton in the cytotoxic functions of the sea urchin coelomocyte
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Ronniel Nazarian Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Schulberg, K., Trabosh, V.A., Kolnik, S.E., Burns, A.R. and McPartland, K.J. 2002. Wound healing in the lamellipodia of single cells: mediation by actin polymerization in the absence of an actomyosin purse string. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 13: 1015-1029.
John Henson
Laura Ann Pell Radiotelemetry Study of Summer Movements in Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Jacob Richard Penniman Neural Control of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Jacob Richard Penniman Neural Control of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jennifer L Picarsic Development of Gene Therapy for Early Lung Cancer using Novel In Vitro Model of Lung Cancer
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Jennifer L Picarsic Evaluation of a Gene Transfer Approach for Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer in a Novel in vitro Co-culture System.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Amanda Cynthia Reynolds NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Conference: x
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Amanda Cynthia Reynolds Catecholamines in Metamorphosis of Primitive Gastropods
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Anthony Pires
Courtney Lynn Ritchie Decreased VO2 in Response To Acute Inspired Hypoxia and Hypercapnic Hypoxia In Rabbits (O. cuniculus)
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Jacey Ann Roberts A DNA Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression during Human Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jacey Ann Roberts A DNA Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression during Human Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jennifer D Robison Zooxanthellae, the More the Better?
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael David Salvatore Ecology, demography, and recovery of a rare wildflower Euphorbia Purpurea
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Katrina Louise Schulberg Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Schulberg, K., Trabosh, V.A., Kolnik, S.E., Burns, A.R. and McPartland, K.J. 2002. Wound healing in the lamellipodia of single cells: mediation by actin polymerization in the absence of an actomyosin purse string. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 13: 1015-1029.
John Henson
Alexis Helene Sherman Levels of Somatostatin mRNA in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Lisa Short Balancing Low Mortality and Slow Recruitment in a Rare Wildflower Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Erik Joseph Stemmy Intraspecific Interactions Between Two Size Classes Of Desmnognathus quadromaculatus.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Valerie Anne Trabosh Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Schulberg, K., Trabosh, V.A., Kolnik, S.E., Burns, A.R. and McPartland, K.J. 2002. Wound healing in the lamellipodia of single cells: mediation by actin polymerization in the absence of an actomyosin purse string. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 13: 1015-1029.
John Henson
Valerie Anne Trabosh Molecular Mechanisms of Muscular Dystrophy
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Valerie Anne Trabosh Henson, J.H., Kolnik, S.E., and Trabosh, V.A. 2002. Changes in the distribution of the Arp2/3 complex upon pharmacological manipulation of actin-based centripetal flow. Molecular Biology of the Cell,13: 313a.
John Henson
Angela M Wallis Canopy gap replacement failure in a Pennsylvania forest preserve subject to extreme deer herbivory
Conference: 13th Central Hardwood Forest Conference
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Brian Pedersen

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Justin James Bichler Population dynamics and Growth requirements of Euprhorbia purpurea, the glade spurge
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Jillian Loyer Brechbiel Characterization of AP-1 Target Genes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jillian Loyer Brechbiel Characterization of AP-1 Target Genes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Carrie Jacobs Cafaro Investigation of the Role of Photosensitization in Ultraviolet-B Induced Damage to the Photosynthetic Aparatus
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 6
Thomas Brennan
Carrie Jacobs Cafaro Investigation of the Role of Photosensitization in Ultraviolet-B Induced Damage to the Photosynthetic Aparatus
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 6
Thomas Brennan
Scott Alan Campbell Cordes, J., Campbell, S., and Wright, J. 2001. Raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a factor in the decline of the Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister). Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 74: 125 (abs.).
Janet Wright
Scott Alan Campbell Campbell, S., Cordes, J., and Wright, J. 2001. Tracking the decline of the Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister): Is habitat the problem? Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 74: 123 (abs.).
Janet Wright
Scott Alan Campbell Tracking the Decline of the Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister): Is Habitat the Problem?
Conference: 77th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Janet Wright
Erin McShane Coleman-Cordes Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Jason Scott Cordes n/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Jason Scott Cordes Raccoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a Factor in the Decline of the Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister)
Conference: 77th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Janet Wright
Jason Scott Cordes Cordes, J., Campbell, S., and Wright, J. 2001. Raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a factor in the decline of the Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister). Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 74: 125 (abs.).
Janet Wright
Jason Scott Cordes Campbell, S., Cordes, J., and Wright, J. 2001. Tracking the decline of the Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister): Is habitat the problem? Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 74: 123 (abs.).
Janet Wright
Lisa Marie DeLiso Population dynamics and Growth requirements of Euphorbia purpurea, the glade spurge
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Jessica L Howard Spatial relationships between understory tree growth rates and canopy gaps
Conference: 77th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Brian Pedersen
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Molecular Mechanism of Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Ceolomocytes
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Sarah Elizabeth Kolnik Molecular Mechanism of Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Ceolomocytes
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Kurt Matthew Lucin Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Amanda Cynthia Reynolds Neurochemical Diversity in Gastropod Metamorphosis
Conference: Y
Supported by: National Science FoundationR&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 6
Anthony Pires
Amanda Cynthia Reynolds NSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Conference: x
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 6
Anthony Pires
Amanda Cynthia Reynolds Pires, A., and Gilborn, A.C. 2001. Catecholamines in metamorphosis of primitive gastropods. American Zoology, 41: 1557.
Anthony Pires
Courtney Lynn Ritchie Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Valerie Anne Trabosh Molecular Mechanism of Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Ceolomocytes
Conference: Y
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Valerie Anne Trabosh Molecular Mechanism of Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Ceolomocytes
Conference: x
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Courtney Jean Ullrich Differential Gene Expression During Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Conference: Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Michael Roberts
Courtney Jean Ullrich Alles, M., Ullrich, C., and Roberts, M.P. 2001. Differential Gene Expression During Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 74:118.
Michael Roberts
Heather Grace Ward n/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alessandro Giovanni Bartoletti Zwemer, C.F., Shoemaker, J.L. Jr., Davis, R.E., Hazard, S.W. III, Bartoletti, A.G., and Phillips, C. 2000. Hyperoxic reperfusion exacerbtaes postischemic renal dysfunction. Surgery 128:815-821.
Charles Zwemer
Paul Richard Battaglia Battaglia, Paul R. and Brennan, Thomas M. 2000. Differential Effects of Short-Term Exposure to Ultraviolet-B Radiation Upon Photosynthesis in Cotyledons of a Resistant and a Susceptible Species. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 161:771-778.
Thomas Brennan
Paul Richard Battaglia Brennan, Thomas M., Lee, Esther, and Battaglia, Paul R. 2000. Participation of the Photosensitizer Alpha-Terthienyl in the Peroxidase-Catalyzed Oxidation of Indole-3-Acetic Acid. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 71:355-360.
Thomas Brennan
Jeannette Marie Bauko Molecular Cloning of AP-1 Target Genes Mediating Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Scott Alan Campbell Investigating spatial aspects of Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 6
Janet Wright
Jason Scott Cordes Investigating spatial aspects of Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 7
Janet Wright
Russell Harmon Dabbs Research on the population ecology of Euphorbia purpurea, or glade spurge
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Rachel Elaine Davis Zwemer, C.F., Shoemaker, J.L. Jr., Davis, R.E., Hazard, S.W. III, Bartoletti, A.G., and Phillips, C. 2000. Hyperoxic reperfusion exacerbtaes postischemic renal dysfunction. Surgery 128:815-821.
Charles Zwemer
Javier Victor Duran Zwemer, C.F., Alles, M.E., Barner, D.V., Duran, J.V., Hazard, S.W. III, Pendergrass, C. , Rizzo, N.C., Tariq, Z.S., Tarpley, J, and Prange, H.D. Acute hemodynamic and hematologic responses to hypercapnia in Oryctolagus cuniculus and Marmota monax. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and integrative physiology, Accepted with revisions Oct 2000. Revisions in progress.
Charles Zwemer
Sian Mary Fisher Research on the population ecology of Euphorbia purpurea, or glade spurge
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Gregory John Fredericks Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Fredericks, G., McGreevy, J., and Schulberg, K. 2000. Actin-based retrograde/centripetal flow: effect of phosphatase inhibition on cytoskeletal organization and cell center dynamics. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 11: 563a.
John Henson
Gregory John Fredericks Evans, D.H., Hagen, J.E.C., Henson, J.H., and Fredericks, G. 2000. Further evidence for contractility in the rectal gland of the dogfish shark, Squalus acanthias. The Bulletin, MDIBL,39: 15.
John Henson
Sprague William Hazard Zwemer, C.F., Shoemaker, J.L. Jr., Davis, R.E., Hazard, S.W. III, Bartoletti, A.G., and Phillips, C. 2000. Hyperoxic reperfusion exacerbtaes postischemic renal dysfunction. Surgery 128:815-821.
Charles Zwemer
Sprague William Hazard Zwemer, C.F., Alles, M.E., Barner, D.V., Duran, J.V., Hazard, S.W. III, Pendergrass, C., Rizzo, N.C., Tariq, Z.S., Tarpley, J, and Prange, H.D. Acute hemodynamic and hematologic responses to hypercapnia in Oryctolagus cuniculus and Marmota monax. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and integrative physiology, Accepted with revisions Oct 2000. Revisions in progress.
Charles Zwemer
Jeanine McGreevy Herdman Actin-Based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes: Development of a Permeabilized Cell Model
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jeanine McGreevy Herdman NIH 1R15GM60925-01 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Esther Sun Lee Brennan, Thomas M., Lee, Esther, and Battaglia, Paul R. 2000. Participation of the Photosensitizer Alpha-Terthienyl in the Peroxidase-Catalyzed Oxidation of Indole-3-Acetic Acid. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 71:355-360.
Thomas Brennan
Jeffrey Vincent Mitten Pires, A., Guilbault, T.R., Mitten, J.V., and Skiendzielewski, J.A. 2000. Catecholamines in larvae and juveniles of the prosobranch gastropod, Crepidula fornicata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part C: Toxicology and Pharmocology, 127: 37-47.
Anthony Pires
Ronniel Nazarian Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Fredericks, G., McGreevy, J., and Schulberg, K. 2000. Actin-based retrograde/centripetal flow: effect of phosphatase inhibition on cytoskeletal organization and cell center dynamics. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 11: 563a.
John Henson
Cheryl Jane Pendergrass Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Conference: x
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Cheryl Jane Pendergrass Zwemer, C.F., Alles, M.E., Barner, D.V., Duran, J.V., Hazard, S.W. III, Pendergrass, C., Rizzo, N.C., Tariq, Z.S., Tarpley, J, and Prange, H.D. Acute hemodynamic and hematologic responses to hypercapnia in Oryctolagus cuniculus and Marmota monax. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and integrative physiology, Accepted with revisions Oct 2000. Revisions in progress.
Charles Zwemer
Cheryl Jane Pendergrass Pendergrass, C.J., Pietrangelo, D.L. and Roberts, M.P. 2000. Role of the Transcription Factor AP-1 in Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 73:173.
Michael Roberts
Dina Lynn Pietrangelo Pendergrass, C.J., Pietrangelo, D.L. and Roberts, M.P. 2000. Role of the Transcription Factor AP-1 in Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, 73:173.
Michael Roberts
Mary Alles Robinson Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Conference: x
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Katrina Louise Schulberg Henson, J.H., Nazarian, R., Fredericks, G., McGreevy, J., and Schulberg, K. 2000. Actin-based retrograde/centripetal flow: effect of phosphatase inhibition on cytoskeletal organization and cell center dynamics. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 11: 563a.
John Henson
Katrina Louise Schulberg Actin-Based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Coelomocytes: Development of a Permeabilized Cell Model
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Katrina Louise Schulberg NIH 1R15GM60925-01 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
James L Shoemaker Zwemer, C.F., Shoemaker, J.L. Jr., Davis, R.E., Hazard, S.W. III, Bartoletti, A.G., and Phillips, C. 2000. Hyperoxic reperfusion exacerbtaes postischemic renal dysfunction. Surgery 128:815-821.
Charles Zwemer
John Andrew Skiendzielewski Pires, A., Guilbault, T.R., Mitten, J.V., and Skiendzielewski, J.A. 2000. Catecholamines in larvae and juveniles of the prosobranch gastropod, Crepidula fornicata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part C: Toxicology and Pharmocology, 127: 37-47.
Anthony Pires
Zafar Subhani Tariq Zwemer, C.F., Alles, M.E., Barner, D.V., Duran, J.V., Hazard, S.W. III, Pendergrass, C., Rizzo, N.C., Tariq, Z.S., Tarpley, J, and Prange, H.D. Acute hemodynamic and hematologic responses to hypercapnia in Oryctolagus cuniculus and Marmota monax. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and integrative physiology, Accepted with revisions Oct 2000. Revisions in progress.
Charles Zwemer
Jason William Tarpley Zwemer, C.F., Alles, M.E., Barner, D.V., Duran, J.V., Hazard, S.W. III, Pendergrass, C., Rizzo, N.C., Tariq, Z.S., Tarpley, J, and Prange, H.D. Acute hemodynamic and hematologic responses to hypercapnia in Oryctolagus cuniculus and Marmota monax. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular and integrative physiology, Accepted with revisions Oct 2000. Revisions in progress.
Charles Zwemer
Natalie Rizzo Taylor Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Conference: xx
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Courtney Jean Ullrich n/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Brett Cameron Wegner Loeffler, Carol C., and Wegner, Brett. 2000. Demographics and deer browsing in three Pennsylvania populations of the globally rare glade spurge, Euphorbia purpurea (Raf.) Fern. Castanea, 65: 273-290.
Carol Loeffler

1999

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Robyn Lyn Barrett Investigating a "Smoking Gun" to Allegheny Woodrat Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Kristi A Elder NIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Gregory John Fredericks The Influence of Microtubules on Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Coelomic Cells
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Sheri Gentekos Surveys, monitoring and initial planning for experimental study of three rare plant species
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Danielle Verlee Hazard Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Jennifer Lynn Hoffmann Surveys, monitoring and initial planning for experimental study of three rare plant species
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Ronniel Nazarian The Influence of Microtubules on Actin-based Retrograde Flow in Sea Urchin Coelomic Cells
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Courtney Lynn Ritchie Neurophysiological Analysis of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Zafar Subhani Tariq Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Jason William Tarpley Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer

1998

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Paul Richard Battaglia Spectrophotometric Analysis of the Enzymatic Activation of Alpha-Terthienyl by the Peroxidase- Catalyzed Oxidation of Indoleacetic Acid
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Rachel Elaine Davis Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Javier Victor Duran Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Sprague William Hazard Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Ronniel Nazarian Mechanical and Pharmacological Manipulation of Actin-Based Centripetal Flow in Sea Urchin \
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
James L Shoemaker Merck Scholars Program: Students engage in integrative physiology, anatomy and microanatomy training and research on-campus;and participate in summer internships at Merck Research Labs, Rahway, NJ
Supported by: Merck & Company
Number of Weeks: 26
Charles Zwemer
Cory Michael Staub The Role of AP-1 in Macrophage Differentiation of HL-60 Cells
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Cory Michael Staub NIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Brett Cameron Wegner Population Ecology of Euphorbia Purpurea (Glade Spurge), a Rare Plant Species
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler

1997

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lauren Elizabeth Bishop NIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Brian Joseph Corbett Radiotelemetry study of experimental recolonization of an Allegheny woodrat population
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Heather Oliver Kot NIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Esther Sun Lee Enzymatic Activation of Naturally Occurring Photosensitizers
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Jennifer Ann Sanders NIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jason William Tarpley Electrophysiological Study of Metamorphosis in Gastropod Molluscs
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Brett Cameron Wegner Optimization of Gene Transfer into Human Myeloid Cell Lines by Electroporation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alessandro Giovanni Bartoletti The Role of high reperfusion oxygen tensions in kidney dysfunction
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Lauren Elizabeth Bishop NIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Jason Gaetano Immunolocalization of the Microtubule Motor Protein Kinesin II in Pluteus Stage Echinoderm Embryos
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jeffrey Vincent Mitten Electrophysiological Study of Metamorphosis in Gastropod Molluscs
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Michael John Sakatos Experimental Recolonization of Woodrats (Neotoma Magister) at an Extirpated Site)
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Scott Adam Sheeder Experimental Recolonization of Woodrats (Neotoma Magister) at an Extirpated Site)
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Joanne Cissel Morton A Molecular Analysis of Gene Expression during Cell Differentiation
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Joanne Cissel Morton A Molecular Analysis of Gene Expression during Cell Differentiation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Stephanie Eckenrode Shreiner Second-year study of population ecology of the rare glade spurge Euphorbia Purpurea
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Stephanie Eckenrode Shreiner Second-year study of population ecology of the rare glade spurge Euphorbia Purpurea
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler

1994

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tonia Renee Ashline Neurochemical regulation of development and behavior in marine invertebrate larvae
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Charles Edward Griffith A Moleular Analysis of Gene Expression during Cell Differentiation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John L Pyott Cell Regulation of Gene Expression
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Christopher Theriault The Function of Kinesin in Organelle Movements in Sea Urchin Cells
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson

1990

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Debra Ann Dudas Honer Construction of Recombinant Strains of Aspergillus Nidulans
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Heather Blumberg Schwartzbauer Construction of Recombinant Strains of Aspergillus Nidulans
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Robin Jill Turin Genetic Structure of Allegheny Woodchucks
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright

1989

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Susan Ann Colilla Development of a tool to isolate specific Genes in Aspergillus Nidulans
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Laura Sappelsa An Investigation of the Synthesis and Metabolism of Hydrogen Peroxide in Higher Plants
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan

1988

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Gregory Walter Barnes Genetic Substructure in Natural Populations of Woodchucks
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Elizabeth G Joseloff Regulation of Gene Expression in the Development of Aspergillus Nidulans
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Jennifer Ann Moyer Karyotypes of Cylindrocystis
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Paul Biebel
Patrick James Rowsey Biology of Barnacles on genus Octolasmis Epizoic on Crustacea in the Gulf of Mexico
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
William Jeffries
Laura Sappelsa An Investigation of the Synthesis and Metabolism of Hydrogen Peroxide in Higher Plants
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan