Biology student at work.

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.


2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kayla BendinelliRegulation of the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Transcriptome: Reprogramming Cancer Cells for Self-Destruction
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Shannon Marie BonnerEffect of Isoprenoid Depletion on Extracellular Vesicle Quality and Quantity in a Cellular Model of Mevalonate Kinase Deficiency
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Shannon Marie BonnerRegulation of the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Transcriptome: Reprogramming Cancer Cells for Self-Destruction
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Shahar BroitmanFetal Responses to Carbon Dioxide Exposure in Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Odin Quinn BulesAgriculture and the Spadefoot Toad
Conference: Society of Women Environmental Professionals Meeting Environmental Challenges Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Harold Wingert
William ChandlerThe Taming of the Wild Yeast: Phenotypic Changes Observed in Laboratory Domestication
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Dana Somers
Boya CuiUsing carbon isotopic signatures of Ulva spp. as indicators of coastal eutrophication
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thai Uyen Phuoc DinhThe Roles of the Developmental Transcription Factors Six1 and Six2 in Breast Cancer Tumorigenesis and Metastasis
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Munachiso Oynekachi EgbuchulamSaltatory Feeding Behavior in American Toads: Maximum Height and Landing Kinematics
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Munachiso Oynekachi EgbuchulamKinematics of Saltatory Feeding in American Toads
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Sydney Alexa GilkeyFetal Responses to Carbon Dioxide Exposure in Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Julia Leann HillaryAgriculture and the Spadefoot Toad
Conference: Society of Women Environmental Professionals Meeting Environmental Challenges Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Harold Wingert
Trapper Ty HobbleThe Taming of the Wild Yeast: Phenotypic Changes Observed in Laboratory Domestication
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Dana Somers
Trapper Ty HobbleExperimental evolution of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus yeasts
Supported by: R&D Student-Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Somers
Brigitte JacobyFetal Responses to Carbon Dioxide Exposure in Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Steven Christopher JonesInteractions in hemlock growth and hemlock woolly adelgid population cycles
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Steven Christopher JonesLinking the Resistome and Plasmidome to the Microbiome
Conference: American Socity for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Songeun KimComparison of Sera Proteins in Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Individuals
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposiu
Supported by: Biology Department
Delaney Ashlin KochSargassum spp. Effects on Seagrass Epiphytes in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Elana Aviv KrapinFetal Responses to Carbon Dioxide Exposure In Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Maxwell LeeAgriculture and the Spadefoot Toad
Conference: Society of Women Environmental Professionals Meeting Environmental Challenges Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Harold Wingert
Victoria Emily LynottPatient Characteristics and Survival Rates for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with Colorectal Cancer (CRC)
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Cecilie Olrik MacphersonPhenology and Population Dynamics of the Turtles at Wildwood Lake
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education (CSE)
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Wingert
Abigail Rose MarichImpact of American Toads on crops and dietary preferences of American Toads
Supported by: R&D Student-Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 8
Margaret Douglas,Scott Boback
Julia Anne MartensSaltatory Feeding Behavior in American Toads: Maximum Height and Landing Kinematics
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Joel MayoThe Physiological and Metabolic Demands of NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Madison Hannah MilaszewskiUse of ATLAS to Identify T Cell Responses to Tumor Associated Antigens in Melanoma Patients
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ryan Patrick MurphyThe Taming of the Wild Yeast: Phenotypic Changes Observed in Laboratory Domestication
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Dana Somers
Eryn NelsonAn Interdisciplinary Effort to Harvest Plant Isothiocyanates as HDAC Inhibitors to Correct Pathology in Alzheimer's Disease
Supported by: Biology Department
Amy Witter,Thomas Arnold
Katherine Theresa PariseAnalysis of size classes of Lobatus gigas: relationship between sexually mature adults and juveniles in consecutive year in waters around South Caicos
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Alanis Daniela PerezCardiomyocyte Proliferation Phenotyope Dependent on Presence of A-5 Integrin in Cardiac-Specific A-Catenin Double Knockout Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Alanis Daniela PerezFetal Responses to Carbon Dioxide Exposure in Mice
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Corey RichardsThe Physiological and Metabolic Demands of NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Calvin Georges SchneiderKinematics of Saltatory Feeding in American Toads
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Alexis Lee ScottMicroscopic Analysis of GVL-Pretreated Poplar
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Emma Frances SullivanPhenology and Population Dynamics of the Turtles at Wildwood Lake
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education (CSE)
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Wingert
Ashley Alicia TucewiczNAD Supplementation Attenuates Neuroinflammation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tao XuNeuronal Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein's Regulation on Endothelial Permeability in Acute Lung Injuries
Conference: 19th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Brandon YinGreen Coffee Fruit Extract Inhibits Histone Deacetylase Enzymes Just Like A FDA- Approved Drug
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Ilana Fay ZeitzerThe Effect of Eastern Hemlock Abundance on Forest Fungal Communities
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Ilana Fay ZeitzerInteractions in hemlock growth and hemlock woolly adelgid population cycles
Conference: 34th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Ilana Fay ZeitzerAgriculture and the Spadefoot Toad
Conference: Society of Women Environmental Professionals Meeting Environmental Challenges Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Harold Wingert

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Harry B AdamsNovel live cell fluorescent probes for the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Charlie Franklin BayneSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Charlie Franklin BayneIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Lauren E BeecherNovel live cell fluorescent probes for the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Jessica L BellMapping C-Fos Expression In The Thoracic Cavity Of The Developing Embryonic Mouse
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Samuel Neill BoganLatent and interactive effects of ocean acidification and nutrition across the larva to juvenile development of an intertidal gastropod
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: NSF
Anthony Pires
Shannon Marie BonnerCommunication Between Immune Cells in Inflammatory Disease
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Ethan Conor BurgPostural effects on post-middle distance run recovery rate.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Ethan Conor BurgG protein regulation of the actin cytoskeleton in the cleavage stage embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8 weeks
John Henson
Rinaldys Javier CastilloIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Rinaldys Javier CastilloSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Christine Yun-Hee ChoiChemical cues for metamorphosis in the marine snail Crepidula fornicata, and the effects of ocean acidification on cue perception
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: NSF
Anthony Pires
Nicole Robin ClaytonPostural effects on post-middle distance run recovery rate.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Jiantao FuIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Jiantao FuSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Alma Daniela Garcia PerezIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Alma Daniela Garcia PerezSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Caroline Elizabeth GillespieInteraction Of Temperature And Ph In Larval And Juvenile Development In The Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Caroline Elizabeth GillespieEffects of Temperature and pH in Larval and Juvenile Development in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Rachel GlickNovel live cell fluorescent probes for the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Trevor Munro GriesmanSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Trevor Munro GriesmanIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Justine Avery HaywardMapping C-Fos Expression In The Thoracic Cavity Of The Developing Embryonic Mouse
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Jennifer Kay HibbenSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Maxwell LeeImproving Utilization of Biogas and Digester Effluent for Sustainability
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education (CSE)
Number of Weeks: 8
Matthew Steiman
Maxwell LeeEffects of Diet Quality and pH on Growth, Mortality, and Shell strength in Larvae and Juveniles of the Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Maxwell LeeEffects Of Diet Quality And PH On Growth, Mortality, And Shell Strength In Larvae And Juveniles Of The Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Maxwell LeeInteraction Of Temperature And Ph In Larval And Juvenile Development In The Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Bryan Daniel LernerSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Audrey LingHemlock woolly adelgid abundance and tannin concentration in high vs. low sites.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler,Thomas Arnold
Audrey LingEl problema de los Huarpes con el agua http://blogs.dickinson.edu/huarpes-y-agua/
Conference: Spring 2018 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Studies and Engagement (CGSE)
Nicholas Philip LongFunctional Morphology of the Specialized Gill Chamber in Chaunacidae
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Nicholas Philip LongFunctional Morphology of Gill Changer in Chaunacidae
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires,Kirsten Guss
Nicholas Philip LongFunctional Coupling Of The Urohyal In Flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes)
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Cecilie Olrik MacphersonIncubations Across A Geothermal Temperature Gradient
Supported by: Northeast Sustainable Agriculture & Education
Number of Weeks: 10
Jason Smith,Matthew Steiman
Catherine Gabriella MartinPostural effects on post-middle distance run recovery rate.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Mohammed Hakim MasabSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Amanda Nicole MastersonInvestigating the Role of Twist2 in NFkB-Mediated Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Invasion
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Heather Lehman
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonLatent and interactive effects of ocean acidification and nutrition across the larva to juvenile development of an intertidal gastropod
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: NSF
Anthony Pires
Alexandra Shaw MedeirosAnalysis of the Phosphorylation of SEA-1 Antibody
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Cheyenne L MoorePlant communities in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) stands impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Cheyenne L MoorePlant communities in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) stands impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae.)
Conference: 2018 Biology Honors Research Seminar
Supported by: Biology Departmnet
Carol Loeffler
Allison Margaret MurawskiSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Alexander James MyersReprogramming Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells: Regulation Of The Changing Transcriptome
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Robert Francis PageFactors Influencing Nest Site Selection on Painted Turtles (Chrysemys Picta)
Conference: American Geophysical Union
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Scott Boback
Robert Francis PageFactors Influencing Nest Site Selection on Painted Turtles (Chrysemys Picta)
Conference: Geological Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Scott Boback
Kendall D PeckReprogramming Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells: Regulation Of The Changing Transcriptome
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jeffrey Forrester,Michael Roberts
Zachary Tyler PennyEffects of pH on Swimming Behavior in Larvae of a Marine Mollusc
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Alissa ResnikoffEffects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of the Marine Gastropod Crepidula Fornicata
Conference: Society for Intergrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Jacqueline Bernadette RyanWe Know it Flies but Does it Flex? Investigating Scalloped Function in Drosophila Embryonic Muscles
Conference: 2018 Society for Development Biology Northeast Regional Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Jacqueline Bernadette RyanWe know it flies but does it flex? Investigating scalloped function in Drosophila embryonic muscles.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Erika Lisandra SaladinCharacterization of Coelomocytes from the Bat Sea Star, Patiria miniata
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Bakary SamasaG protein regulation of the actin cytoskeleton in the cleavage stage embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Robert Michael SansevereSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Alexis Lee ScottCharacterization of Coelomocytes from the Bat Sea Star, Patiria miniata
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Kayla Christine SimpsonCommunity-level effects of insect growth regulators in an agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Kayla Christine Simpson"Impacts of insect growth regulators on populations of beneficial dung beetles in an agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA.
Conference: 2018 Biology Honors Research Seminar
Supported by: Biology Department
Kayla Christine SimpsonSocial Dynamics of Male African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) in the Tarangire-Manyara Ecosystem, Tanzania
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kayla Christine SimpsonCommunity-Level Effects of Insect Growth Regulators in an Agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 2018 Society of Women Environmental Professionals
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jason Smith
Christian D SnyderInvestigating 5-AMP-induced Hypometabolism
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Amy Elizabeth SparerCommunity Level Effects of Insect Growth Regulators in an Agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 2018 Lehigh Valley Ecology & Evolution Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jason Smith
Amy Elizabeth SparerCommunity-level effects of insect growth regulators in an agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Amy Elizabeth SparerOccurrence And Distribution Of The Invasive X. Germanus In Apple Orchards
Conference: 18th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Rulaiha Elizabeth TaylorEffects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of a Marine Gastropod
Conference: 2018 Biology Honors Research Seminar
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Rulaiha Elizabeth TaylorEffects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of the Marine Gastropod
Conference: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Matthew Mikaele Yamamoto TrangWe Know it Flies but Does it Flex? Investigating Scalloped Function in Drosophila Embryonic Muscles
Conference: 2018 Northeast Society for Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Matthew Mikaele Yamamoto TrangWe know it flies but does it flex? Investigating scalloped function in Drosophila embryonic muscles.
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Ashley Alicia TucewiczCharacterization of Coelomocytes from the Bat Sea Star, Patiria miniata
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Max Evan WidawskiSELEX and SHAPE reveal that sequence motifs and an extended hairpin in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite C RNA mediate fitness in plants. Virology 520:137-152.
David Kushner
Max Evan WidawskiIn vivo SELEX and in vitro SHAPE reveal sequence and structure requirements within the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Erik Fowler WilliamsNovel live cell fluorescent probes for the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
John Henson
Ilana Fay ZeitzerCommunity Level Effects of Insect Growth Regulators in an Agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 2018 The Society of Women Environmental Professionals
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jason Smith
Ilana Fay ZeitzerCommunity-level effects of insect growth regulators in an agroecosystem in Carlisle, PA
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Olivia Marie BaileyImpact 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 BaileyNutrition 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-MoffittKinematics 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
Surya Mackenzie Brown-MoffittKinematics 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
Rinaldys Javier CastilloSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selection
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference
David Kushner
Rinaldys Javier CastilloThe wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Devlynn Hui Ton ChenExtracellular 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 ChenThe 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 ClaytonA Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Michael Philip DanielAn 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 EtchbergerBeware Amphibians: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is in the Cumberland Valley
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jennifer Wanat,Harold Wingert
Jiantao FuSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selection
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference
David Kushner
Courtney M GamacheDomestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus yeasts
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Courtney M GamacheExperimental Evolution of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Somers
Courtney M GamacheSuper 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 GamacheSuper-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
Alma Daniela Garcia PerezSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selection.
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference.
David Kushner
Alma Daniela Garcia PerezSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selectio
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference
David Kushner
Jamie GeorgeDomestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus yeasts
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Caroline Elizabeth GillespieNSF 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 GrabowskiCider Yeasts: An Exploration of Micro-environmental Terroir at Three Springs Fruit
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Rachel GrossNutrition 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 HartmanIncorporation 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 HaynieNutrition 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 HerouxEncoding Chemokines in Vesicular Stomatitis Virus to Enhance Oncolytic Virotherapy
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Zoe Heng IronsNSF 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
Zoe Heng IronsSuper 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 IronsSuper-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 JacobyA 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 JimcoskyComputational analysis of the environmental stress response in Ascomycete fungi
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Caroline Rachel KanaskieHemlock woolly adelgid abundance and hemlock health in hilltop vs. valley sites.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Samantha Kish-LevineImpact of deer on vegetation
Conference: Pennylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Tanita Anne LearyThe 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 LeeNutrition 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
Maxwell LeeNSF 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
Audrey LingEl problema de los Huarpes con el agua. http://blogs.dickinson.edu/huarpes-y-agua/
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagment Student International Research Fund (SIRF)
Number of Weeks: 6
Connor McDowell LiuImpact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Tyler Vincent LlewellynIsoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Madison L McDoleA 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 MichaelsImpact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Cheyenne L MooreEastern hemlocks and hemlock woolly adelgids
Conference: Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Cheyenne L MooreComparison of Red-spotted Newt (Notopthalmus viridescens) Diet in Southern Pennsylvania
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Harold Wingert
Sophie Melissa MooreImpact 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 MuellerThis 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 Somers
Tim Oldfield NieuwenhuisThe wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department, Biology Department
Dana Somers
Robert Francis PageThe 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-BlierImpact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Madison Anna ParksFunctional 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 PhillipsThe 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 PitkowThe 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 PythonA Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Joshua Noble ReiderDiet 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 ResnikoffEffects 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
Alissa ResnikoffEffects 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
Cole Douglas RinehartA Comparison of Two Recovery Postures Following Strenuous Exercise.
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Juliet Anais RiskoImpact 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 RuschilCellular Interaction in Inflammation
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Marissa Christina RuschilExtracellular 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
Bakary SamasaNutrition 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 SamuelsThe wild side of yeast: Sequencing and characterization of novel species
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Dana Somers
Megan Elizabeth SansevereEffects 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
Robert Michael SansevereSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selection
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference
David Kushner
Sarah Louise SchneidThis 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 SignorellaScalloped 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 SimpsonIntegrated 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 SuttonImpact of Glyphosate on Aquatic Isopods
Conference: 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Rulaiha Elizabeth TaylorEffects 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
Rulaiha Elizabeth TaylorEffects 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
Alyssa Marie VelizAssessing 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 VogtIsoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human ce
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Max Evan WidawskiSecondary structure of a subviral RNA determined by in vivo functional selection.
Conference: Viruses and Cells: Gordon Research Conference
David Kushner
Erik Fowler WilliamsSuper 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 WilliamsAssessing 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 YoshidaA 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 ZweckerThe Effect of Isoprenoid Depletion on the Inflammatory Response of Blood Cells
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Lindsey Samantha ZweckerIsoprenoid depletion alters inflammatory gene expression in human cells
Conference: 17th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sterling Pacifica ArjonaHistology 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 BaileyBugs 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 BissellLocalization 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
Jesse Elliott BissellNSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Samuel Neill BoganInfluence 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-MoffittA 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 BudinThe 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 CastilloSequencing and Characterization of Novel Insect-Associated Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Somers
Christine Yun-Hee ChoiNSF 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 ChoiThe 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
Christine Yun-Hee ChoiRefining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Hattie Ingeborg Rose CowlesThe 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 DavisonRefining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Casey Elizabeth DitzlerSeptin2 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
Casey Elizabeth DitzlerVisualization and analysis of the fine structure organization of the contractile ring in sea urchin embryos
Conference: 2015 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
Supported by: American Society for Cell Biology
John Henson
Casey Elizabeth DitzlerSeptin2 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
John Henson
Casey Elizabeth DitzlerHigh-resolution structural organization of the contractile ring in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXIII
John Henson
Courtney M GamacheNSF 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 GermainVisualization and analysis of the fine structure organization of the contractile ring in sea urchin embryos
Conference: 2015 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
Supported by: American Society for Cell Biology
John Henson
Aphnie GermainSeptin2 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 GrabowskiCrickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Zev Joshua GreenbergFly tissues great and small: does Scalloped control them all?
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Zev Joshua GreenbergFly Tissues Great and Small: Does Scalloped Control them All?
Conference: Society for Developmental Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant, R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kirsten Guss
Trevor Thomas HollingerThe 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 HolmesBugs 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 IronsNSF 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 IrwinSeptin2 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
Patrick Michael IrwinSeptin2 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 IrwinHigh-resolution structural organization of the contractile ring in dividing sea urchin embryos
Conference: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin XXIII
John Henson
Patrick Michael IrwinVisualization and analysis of the fine structure organization of the contractile ring in sea urchin embryos
Conference: 2015 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
Supported by: American Society for Cell Biology
John Henson
Amanda Hildur JimcoskyCharacterization 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 JimcoskyKinematics 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 JonesUsing 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 JonesLocalization 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
Rodney D JonesNSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Emily Carolyn KaplitaSpatial 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
Emily Carolyn KaplitaAmerican 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 KaplitaAn 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
Katelyn Sara Elizabeth KingEntomophagy 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 LlewellynIsoprenoid 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 MallchokWhen 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 MooreEntomophagy 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 MooreA 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 MuehlbergerRefining a traditional skeletal preparation technique
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Kathryn Alisa MuellerPhylogenetic and phenotypic characterization of fungi from detritivorous beetles
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Dana Somers
Kathryn Alisa MuellerMicrobial Taxonomic Diversity
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 26
Dana Somers
Andrew Chase PhillipsExercise physiology: Airway resistance device in training
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Carly Elizabeth PiersonNeural Regulation of Breathing During Exercise
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Mairi Kaia Phyllis PoissonEntomophagy 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 PoissonAn 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 PoissonAmerican 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
Mairi Kaia Phyllis PoissonEfficacy 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
Jeremy Robert PoznerBugs 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 RaineyLocalization 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 RavinFive 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
Ian Samuel RavinCrickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Alissa ResnikoffNSF 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 SamuelsCrickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Rachael Anne SclafaniGarlic mustard: impacts on understory diversity and competitive interactions.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Branch of the Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
Stefanie Pascal SelsCharacterization 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 SelsKinematics 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 SimpsonA 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
Kayla Christine SimpsonBugs 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
Kelsey Madeline SloterCharacterization 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
Kelsey Madeline SloterBiomechanics of striking in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Kelsey Madeline SloterKinematics 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
Charles Ethan SlusherBiomechanics of striking in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 16th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Rachel Taylor SmolskisKinematics 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 SmolskisCharacterization 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 SolomonInitiation of Scalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Amy Elizabeth SparerEntomophagy 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 SuttonEntomophagy 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 TaylorNSF 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 TorokExercise physiology: Airway resistance device in training
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Charles Zwemer
Eric Thomas VogtCrickets & Cookies
Conference: 31st Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Jason Smith
Eric Thomas VogtInflammatory Mechanisms in Mevalonate Kinase Deficiency
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Eric Thomas VogtThe 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 VogtSeptin2 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
Madison WeirickSequencing and Characterization of Novel Insect-Associated Yeasts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Somers
Su YadanaIsoprenoid 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 YangSeptin2 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 ZweckerIsoprenoid 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 AbellInfluence 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 AntoineInvestigating 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
Tareq AzadRapid evolution of in vivo-selected sequences and structures replacing twenty percent of a subviral RNA. Virology 483:149-162.
David Kushner
Kerri Marie BerginPopulation 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 BoganImpacts of ocean acidification on larval development and metamorphosis of Crepidula fornicata
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Samuel Neill BoganNSF 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 BrownArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Marina Corinne ButlerAssessment 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 CarpenterGenetic Re-Programming of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Rinaldys Javier CastilloUse 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 ChoiNSF 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 ClancyChromosomal Translocation associated with risk of clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Steven Michael CollinsCan You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Casey Elizabeth DitzlerNSF 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 DunbarIsoprenoid 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 DunbarIsoprenoid 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 FieldsGenetic vs. Environmental contributions to body size in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Julie Robin FieldsGenetic vs Environmental contributions to body size in Boa constrictor
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Jiantao FuUse 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 GaragozzoDefining the catalytic machinery of human ghrelin O-acyltransferase
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ariana GaragozzoDefining the catalytic machinery of human ghrelin O-acyltransferase
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Elizabeth Ann GassPopulation 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 GeistArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Heather Lynn GeistArp2/3 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 GeistArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 2014 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
Supported by: American Society for Cell Biology
John Henson
Heather Lynn GeistArp2/3 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
Aphnie GermainNSF 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 GermainDissect the contribution of Rho signaling to contractile ring formation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Lev Joselow GerstleInsect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Trevor Munro GriesmanCharacterization of the role of exosomes in HIV-1 infectivity
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Trevor Munro GriesmanUse 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 HolmesAssessment of Growth Parameters to Compare Male and Female Painted Turtles
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Patrick Michael IrwinNSF 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
Yeana JangRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Yeana JangRole of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Yeana JangRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Nina Barbara Jean-JacquesRapid evolution of in vivo-selected sequences and structures replacing twenty percent of a subviral RNA. Virology 483:149-162
David Kushner
Amanda Hildur JimcoskyInteractions between Oak Trees and Small Mammals
Number of Weeks: 8
Kinzea Grace JonesInsect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Emily Carolyn KaplitaPopulation 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 KimRole of Wnt/Frizzled Pathway in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ashley Nicole KinneyCan You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Hannah Svensson KisleyAssessment 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 KoppPopulation 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 LatshawPopulation 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 LiebigIsoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Wai Wai LinStructural plasticity and rapid evolution in a viral RNA revealed by in vivo genetic selection. Journal of Virology 83:927-939.
David Kushner
Eller A MallchokWhen 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 MarreroIsoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David MarreroIsoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonEffects 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 McMahonEffects 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 MedranoArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Kayla Jordan MuirheadThis 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 Somers
Grace C MulcahyCan You Understand Your Dog?
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Allison Margaret MurawskiRapid evolution of in vivo-selected sequences and structures replacing twenty percent of a subviral RNA. Virology 483:149-162.
David Kushner
Alexis N NewtonHSP70 and Parthenolide
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Connor
Chieuanh Thi NguyenAssessment 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 NicholsInvestigating 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
Johnathan Lee NievesRapid evolution of in vivo-selected sequences and structures replacing twenty percent of a subviral RNA. Virology 483:149-162.
David Kushner
Mollyann Devine PaisArp2/3 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 PaisArp2/3 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 PaisArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Mollyann Devine PaisArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
Conference: 2014 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
Supported by: American Society for Cell Biology
John Henson
Jaimee Lauren PerlmutterIsoprenoid 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 PflegerPopulation 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 PoissonEfficacy 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 RavinInsect BioBlitz on the Dickinson College Farm
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Harold Wingert
Slade Dylan ReisnerPulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Supported by: National Jewish Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Cole Douglas RinehartEffects 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 RingPopulation 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 RubinsteinBehavior Assessment of Brown Tree Snakes at Low Population Densities
Number of Weeks: 4
Max Oliver RubinsteinTracking brown tree snakes in Guam.
Supported by: USGS, Dept of Defense
Number of Weeks: 4
Elizabeth Marie SchultzGenetic vs Environmental contributions to body size in Boa constrictor
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Marie SchultzGenetic vs. Environmental contributions to body size in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Samuel Robert SilversheinIsoprenoid 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 SilversheinIsoprenoid 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 SteklaRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaRole of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Katelyn Maria SwadeIsoprenoid 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 SwadeIsoprenoid 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 SwadeIsoprenoid Depletion Alters CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Holleh Fatima TajalliRapid evolution of in vivo-selected sequences and structures replacing twenty percent of a subviral RNA. Virology 483:149-162.
David Kushner
Rachel C ThompsonRole of surfactant protein A in the inflammatory response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Rachel C ThompsonRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response.
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Rachel C ThompsonRole of Surfactant Protein A in the Inflammatory Response
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Andrew Jacobovitz VeselkaModeling 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 VeselkaSmall Mammal Response to the Reintroduction of the Gunnison's Prairie Dog
Conference: 15th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Eric Thomas VogtNSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Richard Matthew WeeksArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Shucheng YangNSF 1412688: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH/RUI: G Protein Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Cleavage Stage Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Mesrob YeterianArp2/3 complex inhibition radically alters lamellipodial actin architecture, suspended cell shape, and the cell spreading process
John Henson
Jennifer Mercedes ZapataInvestigating 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 AbellInfluence 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 ArmoltThe 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 AustinResults 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 BoganBody size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Samuel Neill BoganBody Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Briana Latrice BrownInhibition 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 BrumbaughThe 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
Christine Josephine BurnsDeer as agents of seed dispersal in mixed hardwood forests of differing deer population management.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Branch of the Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
Rinaldys Javier CastilloInvestigation of a possible base pairing interaction within a non-coding viral RNA via in vivo functional selection.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Raheem Ahmed ChowdhuryNSF 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 DavidsonPopulation assessment of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Ridge William DershemThe 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 DiGiorgioAn 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
Mary Christine DiGiorgioAn 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 DiGiorgioAn 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
Amy Michelle DiamondPhox2b- 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 DunbarMechanisms 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 EdenfieldMetaplastic 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 FieldsBody Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Steven Harper FinleyThe 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 FooteInhibition 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 FreundlichOcean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Jiantao FuThe 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 FuRNA 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 GriesmanExosomal Restriction factors and HIV
Supported by: University of Iowa department of Microbiology
Number of Weeks: 8
Laura A HartPatterns of forest recovery in deer exclosures following overbrowsing and stiltgrass expension.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Branch of the Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
Jill Marie HautaniemiFactors Affecting the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Jennifer Kay HibbenUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Tenth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Jennifer Kay HibbenUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Jonathan William JacksonPhox2b- 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 JangDifferential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Sai Gauri JayasingheBody size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Lauren Elise JonasThe 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 KaplitaMonitoring 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 KilkerThe 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 KisakUsing 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
Bryan Daniel LernerUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Bryan Daniel LernerUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Tenth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Kristen Nicole LiebigMechanisms 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 LiebigEffect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Kristen Nicole LiebigDifferential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Rosabeth Ivory LinkPatterns of forest recovery in deer exclosures following overbrowsing and stiltgrass expension.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Branch of the Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
Rosabeth Ivory LinkFactors Affecting the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Rosabeth Ivory LinkThe 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 LoPrestiThe 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 MarreroMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Mohammed Hakim MasabUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Mohammed Hakim MasabUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Tenth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Eric George McKnightDifferential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: CSE, National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonEffects of Ocean Acidification on Development of a Marine Mollusc Larva
Supported by: Sustainability Education Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonOcean Acidification and Larval Development
Supported by: Blinks - NSF REU - BEACON Internship Program
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela Emer MedranoInhibition 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 MillerPhox2b- 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 MilsteinThe 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 MuirheadCircadian 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
Allison Margaret MurawskiUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Tenth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Allison Margaret MurawskiUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Brendan Timothy MurthaThe 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 NguyenNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Cody Michael NicholsNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Magdalena Klara NiedermeyerBody Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Sarah Vaughan OrloffThe 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 PalmieriForensic polymorphisms in mongolian populations.
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jaimee Lauren PerlmutterDifferential TNF- Response of Alveolar Macrophages to Lovastatin
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren PerlmutterEffect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Mairi Kaia Phyllis PoissonMonitoring 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 RatinoAn 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
Leigh Anne RatinoAn 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 RatinoAn 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
Jennifer Kristina RushDNMT3B7 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 RussoEvaluation of Sandwich-Cultured Human Hepatocytes for Prediction of Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Supported by: Bristol Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 7
Max H RussoLiquid 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 SatoDiscovery, Identification, and Analysis of Ascomycete Yeast Beetle Endosymbionts
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Dana Somers
Juliana Dee SchneiderAfrican 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 SchultzBody Size, Growth, and Maternal Effects in Boa Constrictor
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Elizabeth Marie SchultzBody size, growth, and maternal effects in island Boa constrictor
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Nicholas Milan SchwabPopulation 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
Nicholas Milan SchwabPopulation assessment of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at Huntsdale Pond
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Samuel Robert SilversheinEffect of Lovastatin on sCD14 Levels
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Todd Ryan SmolinskyPhox2b- 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 SolaimanIdentification 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 StonerIdentification and Characterization of Enterococcus faecalis Biofilm Phenotypes
Supported by: Yale University- Handelsman Lab
Number of Weeks: 7
Jerone Tyler StonerNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Suleiman Yousef SudahPhox2b- 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 SwadeMechanisms 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 SwadeMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Shannon Jean SweeneyBehavior 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 ThielePurification and characterization of putative giant viral prolyl-4-hydroxylase enzymes
Conference: 14th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Arielle Christine VerdiOcean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Andrew Jacobovitz VeselkaNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Bryan Glenn WackerInvestigating the HSF1-HSF2 Interaction
Supported by: Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology. Duke University, Durham NC
Number of Weeks: 9
Taylor Nicole WeilnauOcean carbon, acid seas, and seagrass chemical defenses
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Max Evan WidawskiUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Thirty-second Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Max Evan WidawskiUse of in vivo SELEX to determine sequence requirements of the H6 stem-loop of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Tenth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Jennifer Mercedes ZapataNSF 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 AntoineNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadSexual 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 ArmisteadMyosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadSexual 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
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadIdentification of Sexually Dimorphic Cells in the Mouse RTN
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Elizabeth Caruso AustinQualitative 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
Tareq AzadExamination of sequence and structure requirements of two stem-loops in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Kendall Kathleen BealsWidgeon 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 BernasconiImpacts 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 BernasconiImpacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education, Smithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Elizabeth Anne BrandtPopulation 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 BrandtPopulation 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
Elizabeth Anne BrandtNesting 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
Briana Latrice BrownNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College: Sea Urchin Cells and Embryo
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Emma Taellor CampbellSexual 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 CampbellRestoring P53 Function in Human Leukemia Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
John George CapanoBiomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra DavidsonNesting 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 DavidsonPopulation 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 DavidsonImpacts 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 DavidsonMonitoring 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 DavidsonUtilizing American Toads for Agricultural Pest Management
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Nicole Allegra DavidsonEcological 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
Nicole Allegra DavidsonPopulation 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 DavidsonImpacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education, Smithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Alice Kaye DeneaSCALLOPED in the Drosophila Larva
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Alice Kaye DeneaScalloped in the Drosophila larval neuromusculature
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Amy Michelle DiamondVentilatory 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 DunbarMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Mark David EisemanPatterns 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
Mark David EisemanPatterns in hemlock woolly adelgid abundance and hemlock growth in eight stands in southcentral Pennsylvania.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Elise Marguerite FialaMystery solved: SCALLOPED expression in the lateral Drosophila embryo
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Shawn Ashley GessayMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Shawn Ashley GessayMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Brandon Neville GoldsonInvestigating 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
Brandon Neville GoldsonThe 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
Simon Antonio HernandezDiscovery-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 HollingerNSF 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 JacksonVentilatory Changes in Male and Female Mice in Response to Whole Animal Exposure to Carbon Dioxide
Number of Weeks: 1
Mary Niblock
Nina Barbara Jean-JacquesExamination of sequence and structure requirements of two stem-loops in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Evan Joanne JohnsonThe 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 JordanInvestigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Caroline Ellis JordanInvestigating 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
Rachel Ellis JordanVarying ability of tadpole species to clear trematode parasite infection
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Raffel
Christopher James KatalinasOntogenetic habitat shift of Pterois volitans and their increasing invasion of South Caicos
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Christopher James KatalinasOntogenetic 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 KatalinasOcean Acidification correlates to a reduction in seagrass chemical defense
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Christopher James KatalinasOcean acidification correlates to a reduction in seagrass chemical defense
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Justin Robert KiehneBiomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Jake Olson KleinerInvestigating 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 KleinerInvestigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 13, 13
John Henson
Samantha Brooke LevinSexual 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 LiebigMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David MarreroLovastatin 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
Antonio David MarreroDetermining 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 MarreroMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David MarreroMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Mohammed Hakim MasabUse 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
Mohammed Hakim MasabIn Vivo Evolution of a Viral RNA II
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonPopulation 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 McMahonPopulation 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 McMahonNesting 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 MedranoNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Matthew William MillerNesting 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
Matthew William MillerPopulation 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
Allison Margaret MurawskiExamination of sequence and structure requirements of two stem-loops in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Christine Brooke NevilleInvestigating 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
Johnathan Lee NievesExamination of sequence and structure requirements of two stem-loops in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC
Conference: Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Phoebe Ford OldachHuman Amniotic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Rosemary Lillian PalmieriForensic Polymorphisms in Mongolians
Supported by: Yale University School of Medicine
Number of Weeks: 4
Rebecca Lyn PattersonInvestigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
John Henson
Rebecca Lyn PattersonThe 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 PattersonInvestigating 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 PerlmutterLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren PerlmutterLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Jaimee Lauren PerlmutterLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Mairi Kaia Phyllis PoissonMonitoring 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 RosenbergBiomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christian Charles William RuhlMechanisms of CD14 Expression in Human Monocytes and Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Max H RussoDrug metabolism Research
Supported by: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 7
Harold Irvin SalmonsDetecting double strand break occurrence in Palindromic AT-rich repeat (PATRR) regions
Supported by: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Number of Weeks: 8
Svenja Mareike SchneiderStructural 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 SchwabEcological 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 ShenInvestigating 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 ShenThe 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 SilversheinLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Samuel Robert SilversheinLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Samuel Robert SilversheinLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Charles Ethan SlusherThiolactones as prodrugs of thiol-based glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) inhibitors
Supported by: Johns Hopkins Medical School
Number of Weeks: 12
Natalie Mary StanleyNASA 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 StauntonPopulation 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 StauntonPopulation 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
Danielle Leigh StauntonNesting 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 StauntonMonitoring 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 Ann SteklaMyosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaMyosin 19 knockdown alters cell cycle regulation in NRK cells
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaLovastatin Disrupts CD14 Trafficking in Murine Macrophages
Conference: American Society for Cell Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Tiffany Frey
Suleiman Yousef SudahSexual 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 SudahVentilatory 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 SwadeRole of Cholesterol Biosynthetic Pathway Intermediates in the Inflammatory Response
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 5
Tiffany Frey
Holleh Fatima TajalliExamination of sequence and structure requirements of two stem-loops in the 5´ portion of Turnip crinkle virus satC.
Conference: Thirty-first Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Christine Elyse TalbotImpacts of climate change on grazing fishes near Myora Springs, North Stradebroke Island, Australia.
Supported by: Center for Sustainability Education, Smithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Christine Elyse TalbotThe 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 TheodorouBiomechanics of Ventilation In Boa Constrictor
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Christopher Aristos TheodorouBiomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Andrew Jacobovitz VeselkaPopulation 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
Andrew Jacobovitz VeselkaNesting 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 VeselkaPopulation 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
Matthew Julius WeddigMystery solved: SCALLOPED expression in the lateral Drosophila embryo
Conference: 13th Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Max Evan WidawskiNSF 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 ZhaoTactile 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 KiehneBiomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Christian Charles William RuhlMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey

2012-13

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Wesley George DeanSexual Dimorphism in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Mary Niblock
Jillian Hammond DunbarMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey
Emily Kathryn GleasonSex Differences in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Mary Niblock
Brandon Neville GoldsonInvestigation of Actin Nucleation Factors and Cytoskeletal Structure in Mouse Melanoma Cells
John Henson
Kristen Nicole LiebigMechanisms of CD14 Expression
Tiffany Frey

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadIdentification of Sexually Dimorphic Cells in the Mouse Retrotrapezoid Nucleus
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadAnalysis 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 ArmisteadCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Number of Weeks: 13
Tiffany Frey
Nathaniel LeMaster ArmisteadCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Tareq AzadIn vivo functional selection of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C lacking the 5´ H2 stem loop.
Conference: Eighth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposiu
David Kushner
Tareq AzadIn vivo functional selection and SELEX reveal flexible length of the H2 stem-loop in a satellite RNA
Conference: Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
David Kushner
Tareq AzadIn 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 BaumNSF 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 BrandtPopulation 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 BugelMolecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Jamie Ray BugelRe-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
Emma Taellor CampbellDetermination 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 CampbellNSF 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 CampbellMolecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
John George CapanoNSF 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 CapanoNSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Raffel
John George CapanoPhysiological Performance of Snakes During Constriction
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Stuart ChangoorMolecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Stuart ChangoorTreatment 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 ChowdhuryVermicompost 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 ClarkePCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Eric Benjamin CollinsNSF 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 CrimminsPCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Ian Michael CrimminsFluorescence 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 EpsteinNSF 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 FarbVermicompost 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 FialaScalloped Expression During Larval Development
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Ava Voorhes HauckThe 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 HerbigClimate variability reduces frog resistance to parasitic infection
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Raffel
Elaine Rachel HerbigNSF 1121529 IOS: Dynamic Thermal Physiology of Host-Parasite Interactions
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Raffel
Elaine Rachel HerbigThe 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
Nina Barbara Jean-JacquesIn vivo functional selection and SELEX reveal flexible length of the H2 stem-loop in a satellite RNA.
Conference: Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
David Kushner
Nina Barbara Jean-JacquesIn vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA.
Conference: Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Rachel Ellis JordanNSF 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 KocherMAFK and target gene, C-FOS, response to phorbol ester in HL60 cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Kristen Michelle KocherLesions Simulating Retinoblastoma (Pseudoretinoblastoma) in 604 cases
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Bryan Daniel LernerNSF 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 LevinIdentification of Central Chemoreceptors in the Mouse Brainstem
Number of Weeks: 13
Mary Niblock
Samuel Tibor MandlCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David MarreroCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Antonio David MarreroCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Mohammed Hakim MasabTreatment 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 MasabNSF 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 MasabInvivo Evolution of a Viral RNA
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Julia Brumbaugh McMahonNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Emily Mae MillerFluid 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 MurawskiIn vivo functional selection of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C lacking the 5´ H2 stem loop.
Conference: Eighth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Allison Margaret MurawskiIn vivo functional selection and SELEX reveal flexible length of the H2 stem-loop in a satellite RNA.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
David Kushner
Allison Margaret MurawskiIn 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
Allison Margaret MurawskiIn vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA.
Conference: Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Stephanie LeAnn NealDetermination 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 NealDetermination 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
Miles David NelsonAssessing the sequence requirements and potential interaction partners of the DR element of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C.
Conference: Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Chieuanh Thi NguyenNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Cody Michael NicholsNSF 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
Johnathan Lee NievesIn vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA
Conference: Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Jessica Porter NixonAn 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 NixonDetermination of the phenotype of sexually dimorphic cells in the mouse retrotrapezoid nucleus using a novel double transgenic mouse
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Mary Niblock
Jessica Porter NixonDetermination 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
Elizabeth Rasfeld NorrisEffect of an 18% calorie restricted ketogenic diet on synaptic efficacy in freely behaving juvenile rats.
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Phoebe Ford OldachHuman Amniotic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Number of Weeks: 13
Slade Dylan ReisnerPulmonary Hypertension
Supported by: National Jewish Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Anne RobbinsFluorescence 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
Rebecca Anne RobbinsPCR and Immunofluorescent Analysis of NR4A1 Expression in HL-60 Cells
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Michael Roberts
Anita Diana Lee RobinThe 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 RosenbergPhysiological Performance of Snakes During Constriction
Number of Weeks: 13
Scott Boback
Benjamin Louis RosenfeldEpidemiology of periventricular echodensities in very low birth weight infants
Conference: 2012 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Benjamin Louis RosenfeldEpidemiology of periventricular echodensities in very low birth weight infants
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Max H RussoHuman UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase
Supported by: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Number of Weeks: 10
Rizwan Mohamed SaffieNSF 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 SchlechtwegNSF 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 SchneiderChanges 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 ShieldsTreatment 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 SinchiVermicompost 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 SoginThe 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 StanleyMathematical Techniques for the Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Danielle Leigh StauntonEcological 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 SteklaCharacterization of a Mitochondrial-Associated Novel Myosin (MYO19)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Tiffany Frey
Megan Ann SteklaCharacterization of Myosin-XIX (MYO19), a Novel Actin-Based Motor
Conference: Twelfth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tiffany Frey
Suleiman Yousef SudahNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Amelia Linger SzabatMolecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Amelia Linger SzabatNSF 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
Holleh Fatima TajalliIn vivo SELEX reveals flexible length of the putative H2 stem-loop in Turnip crinkle virus satC RNA.
Conference: Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Christine Redulla TalloClinical 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 VeselkaNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Matthew Julius WeddigScalloped Expression During Larval Development
Number of Weeks: 13, 13
Kirsten Guss
Richard Matthew WeeksNASA 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 YeterianThe 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 AllawayGold 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 AzadNSF 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 BeamerIL-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 BensonScalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Michael Edward BensonScalloped expression during Drosophila development.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Lily Margaret Bieber-HamUsing 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 Birnbaumscalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Elena Michelle BirnbaumScalloped expression in the embryonic limb primordia of Drosophila.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
David Charles BittnerGenetic 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
David Charles BittnerRe-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
Dylan Thomas BrownLectotypification of Wilkes Type Specimens
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Jessica Lynne CabanAustralia (biology, biochemistry and molecular biology)
Conference: 2010 International Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Bryan William ConnerGenetic 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 ConnerUsing 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 CoxGenetic 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 CoxRe-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 DavidsonEcological and environmental consequences of nest site selection in the Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta)
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Julia Elizabeth FilibertiGenetic 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 GanongsiRNA 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 GianakasARP2/3 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 GornImmunofluorescent 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 GrantUsing 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 GrantGenetic 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 GubitosiScalloped expression during Drosophila development.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Nicholas Samuel GubitosiSalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Chelsea Lauren Gurvisscalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Allison Elizabeth HallPressure 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 HarrisonCharacterization of non-glycosylated human paraoxonase-1 expressed in trichoplusia ni larvae.
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Joshua Luke HarrisonCharacterization of non-glycosylated human paraoxonase-1 expressed in trichoplusia ni larvae.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Elaine Rachel HerbigNASA 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 HoffmanOrganization 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 HuttImmunofluorescent 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 HwangFunctional analysis of CLIC1 and CLIC4 in keratinocytes.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher James KatalinasOntogenetic habitat shift of Pterois volitans and their increasing invasion of South Caicos
Number of Weeks: 13
Christopher James KatalinasNASA GCCE Grant: Carbon Enrichment Technology
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Christopher James KatalinasImpacts 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
Christopher James KatalinasEcophysiology of Marine Organisms
Thomas Arnold
Daniel Walter KraverAssessment 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 KrusellEnvironmental Influences on Arboreality in Boa Constrictors
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Hannah Marie LeaheyNASA GCCE Grant: Carbon Enrichment Technology
Supported by: NASA GCCE Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kelly Michelle MaersImpacts 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
Kelly Michelle MaersImpacts of Ocean Acidification on Chesapeake Bay Seagrasses.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Michael Webster MansuyStudy 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 MansuyGenetic 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 MartinThe 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 MartinThe 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 McCannAnalyzing 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 McClintockCorrelations between Tsuga Canadensis and Adelges tsugae cycles
Conference: Northeast Natural History Conference
Carol Loeffler
Mary Frances McClintockCorrelations between Tsuga canadensis and Adelges tsugae cycles.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Carol Loeffler
Mary Frances McClintockCorrelations between Tsuga canadensis and Adelges tsugae cycles
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Carol Loeffler
Patrick Michael McNealPopulation Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Matthew William MillerEcological 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
Matthew William MillerEcological Consequences of Nest Site Selection in the Painted Turtle
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Allison Margaret MurawskiNSF 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
Allison Margaret MurawskiAtCML38: An anaerobic response polypeptide gene and gene silencing regulator.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Johnathan Lee NievesIn 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 NorrisProtein expression in scalloped recessive lethal alleles in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Elizabeth Rasfeld Norrisscalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Elizabeth Rasfeld NorrisNSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Phoebe Ford OldachGenomics in The Differentiation of HL60 Cells
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Ahkeem James SimmonsGenetic 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 SinchiNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Camille Ariel SoginThe 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 StanleyMolecular Analysis of Human Leukemia
Number of Weeks: 13
Michael Roberts
Holleh Fatima TajalliIn 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 TimmssiRNA 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 VecchioNSF 085670 STEP Program at Dickinson College
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Kimberly Chuan WilsonLand 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 WilsonLand 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 WoodPopulation Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Rachel A YonkerScalloped expression during Drosophila development
Conference: 2011 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Rachel A YonkerNSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Rachel A YonkerProtein expression in scalloped recessive lethal alleles in Drosophila melanogaster.
Conference: Eleventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Allison Anne YounkinsThe 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 AnyonaSeasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
A Atandi AnyonaSeasonal activity patterns of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in south central Pennsylvania
Conference: Tenth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Caitlin Elizabeth BarnesFemale RTN Cells Respond to 10% but not 5% CO5
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Caitlin Elizabeth BarnesThe 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
Matthew Ryan BeamerNSF 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 BensonNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Lily Margaret Bieber-HamEnvironmental Influences on Painted Turtles
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Lily Margaret Bieber-HamEarly Spring Basking Behavior of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Lily Margaret Bieber-HamSeasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
David Charles BittnerNSF 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 BrnichNSF 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 BurnsThe 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 BurnsA 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 BurnsFemale RTN Cells Respond to 10% but not 5% CO3
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Christopher Raymond CollierThe Effect of Ocean Acidification on Marine Angiosperms
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Bryan William ConnerNSF 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 CoxNSF 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 DeStefanoIntraoperative 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 DeStefanoEarly Spring Basking Behavior of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Matthew Joseph DeStefanoSeasonal Activity Patterns of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) in South Central PA
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Ryan David DeedsThis 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 VecchiaEffects 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 DichterEmbryonic 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 DuchonNSF 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 EdgarSpectral 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 FilibertiNSF 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 GallagherIn 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
Brendan Robert GallagherSeasonal 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 GallagherThe 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
Anastasia Despina GianakasMechanisms 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 GoldThe Effect of Ocean Acidification on Marine Angiosperms
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Thomas Arnold
Michael Jude GrantNSF 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 GrossmannApplication 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 GubitosiNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Nora HajnoczkyReactive Oxygen Species Inhibit Mitochondrial Fusion
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Allison Elizabeth HallThe 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 HallPressure & 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 HayesPressure & 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 HurIncreased 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 HuttImmunohistochemical 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 HwangVasopressin-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
Shelly HwangVasopressin-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
Maxwell Michael JamesNSF 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-JacquesNSF 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
Mary Winifred KleinmanDistribution 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
Mary Winifred KleinmanThe 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
Kristen Michelle KocherNSF 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
Abby Christine LarsonThis 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 LewisRegulation 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 LiuTactile & Chenosensory Stimuli in Metamorphosis of "Cripedula Fornicata"
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Kelly Marie LohrFemale RTN Cells Respond to 10% but not 5% CO2
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Kelly Marie LohrThe 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
Annabelle Lynn Mac AuleyHair 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 AuleyHair 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 MansuyNSF 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 McCannPressure & 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 MehalickNSF 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
Caitlin Anne MehalickThe 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
Noah Raphael MorgensteinNSF 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 MurawskiNSF 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 MyersNSF 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 NguyenNSF 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 NievesNSF 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: 8
David Kushner
Gabrielle Moore OstermayerA 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 RatnayakeThis 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 RobinNSF 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 SaundersNSF 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 SchaudiesFemale RTN Cells Respond to 10% but not 5% CO4
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Niblock
Meredith Suzanne SchaudiesThe 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
Jessica Kristine SinchiNSF 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 SmithThe 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 SolaimanGlobal 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 SolometoPlacement of AoRtic TraNscathetER Valve (PARTNER) Trial: An Analysis of Perioperative Stroke Risk
Conference: 2010 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Emily Marie SwainGlobal 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 TajalliUse of in vivo SELEX to determine functional sequences of subviral RNA satC with truncations in H2
Conference: Seventh Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Holleh Fatima TajalliNSF 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 WhiteEffects 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 WilliamsonGlobal 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 WoodPopulation Ecology of Central Pennsylvania Snake Communities
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
Ashley Serwah YoungNSF 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 YounkinsPlum 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
Jason Alan AderInhibition 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 Molecular Biology Meeting
David Kushner
A Atandi AnyonaEvolutionary Developmental Biology of Snake Head Shape
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative, Sustainability Education Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Scott Boback
A Atandi AnyonaAmphibian Populations and the Environment
Supported by: Mellon Environmental Initiative
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Wingert
Elena Michelle BirnbaumNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Julianne Elizabeth BishopNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Julianne Elizabeth BishopCharacterizing 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
Susan Anne BlasiNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Ryan David DeedsNSF 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 DichterEmbryonic 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
Devy M EmperadorInhibition 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 Molecular Biology Meeting
David Kushner
Laura Kathleen GabsoFluorescent Tract Tracing
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Serena Dawn GibneyMolecular Evidence of Male-Biased Dispersal in Collared Lizards
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Allison Elizabeth HallHuman Performance Lab Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Siraj Al-Nabi HashmiWounding 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 HennessyNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 7
Kirsten Guss
Jamie Yoonjoung HurHigh 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 HurChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Eric Christopher JohnsLocating Nitric Oxide and Nitric Oxide-producing Enzymes in Capitella sp. I.
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Anthony Pires
Eric Christopher JohnsConfocal Microscope Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Eric Christopher JohnsLocating nitric oxide and nitric oxide-producing enzymes in Capitella sp. I.
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Rachel Ann JonesAn 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 JonesIN 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
Rachel Ann JonesIn 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
Keith KleinmanGetting a Grip on Death by Constriction
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Keith KleinmanHuman Performance Lab Demonstration
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Mary Winifred KleinmanStructural 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 KooAnalysis 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 LaRueDevelopment 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
Kelly Marie LaRueAn 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 LaRueNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Emily Allyn LaSotaDeterminants 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 LarsonNSF 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 LarsonExploiting 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 LeeNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Wai Wai LinUse 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
Wai Wai LinIn vivo SELEX reveals structural plasticity and rapid evolution in a viral RNA
Conference: Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
David Kushner
Alison Mary MaksimakIs arboreal preference of island boas genetically determined?
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Scott Boback
Alison Mary MaksimakIs arboreal preference of island boas determined by genetics?
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Scott Boback
Matthew Stephen ManganaroGene Expression in the Fruit Fly Central Nervous System
Conference: 2008 Rector Science Complex Dedication
Supported by: College Advancement
Katelyn Josephine McCannRelationships among clinical periodontal parameters, obesity, serum adipokines and CRP
Conference: 2009 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Caitlyn Rose NugerNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Caitlyn Rose NugerCharacterizing 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 PalmeriDon'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 PalmeriDon'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 PanickerIn 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 PanickerAn 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 PanickerChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Linda Anne Mathew PanickerAn 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
Paul Michael PatekGetting a Grip on Death by Constriction
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer,Scott Boback
Aline Scop PlavnikAn 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 PlavnikIn 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
Aline Scop PlavnikAn 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
Senaka Yoshio RatnayakeNSF 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 SaundersRBC 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 SchaffenburgDevelopment of Fluorescence Assays for Bacterial Strain Differentiation
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Adnan Zahir SolaimanNSF 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
Adnan Zahir SolaimanAnalysis of Transcription Factor Binding Activities During Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Conference: Ninth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Emily Marie SwainNSF 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 ThorsteinsonFos-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 TolmieInhibition 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 TrimbleIn 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 TrimbleIN 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 TrimbleAn 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 WilliamsonNSF 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 AderHenson, 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 BerryFunction of yorkie in Drosophila Muscle Development
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Melissa Joyce BurnsAn 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 CameronAn 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 CesanekNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Adam Daniel CesanekNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Michael David D'AmicoA molecular analysis of human leukemia cells
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael Roberts
Jessica E DavisHenson, 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 DedrickAn 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 DiBiagioAn 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 DollGeneration 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 DollThe 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 DollThe 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 EmperadorInhibition 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 EstrellaChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 10
David Kushner
Kathryn Denise FiedlerNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Christopher Alan FriedHenson, 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 HansonNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Rachel Ann JonesStructural 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 KopetskiOCA 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 LaRueAn 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 LaRueA forensic investigation of obtaining human DNA profiles from prints and food
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Kelly Marie LaRueNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Matthew Stephen ManganaroNSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Matthew Stephen ManganaroNSF 0744261 RUI: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 7
Kirsten Guss
Mary Kathryn McClellanHenson, 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 PalmeriNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Davia Marie PalmeriNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Thomas Arnold
Linda Anne Mathew PanickerChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 10
David Kushner
Linda Anne Mathew PanickerChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Melissa Nicole PaterakisAre oral food challenges nuts? Characterizing the severity of failed peanut challenge
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Tara A RussellShan, 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 StrahotaMuscarinic M2 selective antagonism prolongs 5'-AMP-induced hypometabolism
Conference: Experimental Biology 2008
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Charles Zwemer
Mary Caitlin StrahotaMuscarinic M2 selective antagonism prolongs 5'-AMP-induced hypometabolism
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Charles Zwemer
Elizabeth Carney ThorsteinsonNiblock, 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
Elizabeth Carney ThorsteinsonCharacterization of Central Chemoreceptors in the Mouse Cerebellum
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Mary Niblock
Christopher Kerr TolmieInhibition 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 TravisFunction of yorkie in Drosophila Muscle Development
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Kirsten Guss
Sara Van MeerbekeNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Sara Van MeerbekeNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Karrie Anne WalkerFunction of the wing selector scalloped during Drosophila development
Conference: Eighth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Marci Allison WillsAn 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 AderSaccharomyces 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 AderSaccharomyces cerevisiae host transcriptional response to establishment of a membranous positive-strand RNA virus replication complex includes upregulation of ERG genes.
Conference: 2006 Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting
David Kushner
Jason Alan AderCharacterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Jason Alan AderSaccharomyces 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 Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
David Kushner
Jason Alan AderSaccharomyces 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
Caitlin Suzanne BarryProteomic 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 BlazarTriple reuptake inhibition: a new approach to anti-depressant drug development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Adam Daniel CesanekNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Emily T CocoresPechenik, 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 DeyrupNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Eric Kyle DichterChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Christina Nicole DollVoss, 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 FiedlerThe Influence of Topography and Temperature on Quercus ilicifolia Succession
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Kathryn Denise FiedlerThe influence of topography and temperature on "Quercus ilicifolia" succession
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kathryn Denise FiedlerNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Christopher Alan FriedCharacterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Ezequiel Leonardo GleichgerrchtA comprehensive approach to understanding decision making deficits in neuropsychiatric disorders
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michele Anne GortakowskiOxidative Signaling in Gastropod
Conference: The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Anthony Pires
Michele Anne GortakowskiOxidative signaling in gastropod metamorphosis
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Nicole Christine HansonWhen Ants Attack: Are Acacia Fruiting? Pseudomyrmex spinicola on Fruiting and Non-fruiting Acacia collinsii
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nicole Christine HansonDefensive and Reproductive Resource Allocation in Piper sancti-felicis
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nicole Christine HansonA 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 HansonNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Christine HansonNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Terrence Lee HubertAnalysis 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 KulaylatGenome-Wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Huges Medical Institute
Michael Roberts
Jennifer Reine Lloyd LangstonNeurochemical 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 LichtmanChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess LichtmanChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess LichtmanChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess LichtmanRaising the standard: biosensor research and development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Wai Wai LinUse of in vivo SELEX to identify satellite C RNA sequences important for movement and pathogenesis of Turnip Crinkle virus.
Conference: Fourth Annual Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Wai Wai LinSatellite C RNA sequences important for movement and pathogenesis of Turnip Crinkle virus identified using in vivo SELEX.
Conference: Fourth Annual Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
David Kushner
Wai Wai LinTurnip 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 LongChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Lisa Irene MaasInvestigating Hemlock Stand Resistance to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Lisa Irene MaasInvestigating Hemlock Stand Resistance to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Ecology Society of America Conference
Supported by: Biology Department
Mateusz Stefan MakowskiActivation of Aminopeptidase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nicholas James MallosTag-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 MardekianComparison of various neuroactive compounds in the Cincinnati water maze
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Rauhut
Mary Kathryn McClellanCharacterization of Bipolar Meiotic-like Spindles and Cytokinesis-like Processes in Ammonia Activated Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
John Henson
Ora Elizabeth MikaSalicylic acid treatments improve drought and salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Ora Elizabeth MikaNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Theodore Scott NowickiGenome-wide Analysis of Differential Gene Expression Modulated by Butyric Acid in HL-60 Cells
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Michael Roberts
Samantha Rae OreskovichNovel tools for assessing the impact of regulatory changes on the DoD
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Davia Marie PalmeriNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
John Thomas SheridanComparing Actin in Drosophila S2 Cells and Sea Urchin Coelomocytes
Conference: Annual Science Dinner
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Mary Caitlin Strahotan/a
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Charles Zwemer
Benjamin James TiedeSaccharomyces cerevisiae host transcriptional response to establishment of a membranous positive-strand RNA virus replication complex includes upregulation of ERG genes.
Conference: 2006 Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting
David Kushner
Benjamin James TiedeSaccharomyces 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 Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
David Kushner
Meagen Kathleen VossHenson, 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
Meagen Kathleen VossVoss, 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 VossLocalization of Metallothionein in Rotifers Exposed to Copper
Conference: Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Meagen Kathleen VossLocalization of metallothionein in rotifers exposed to copper
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Karrie Anne WalkerNSF 0744261: Transcriptional control of neural differentiation in drosophila
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Kirsten Guss
Danielle Rian WaranchThe 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 WrightChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton WrightChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton WrightRaising the standard: biosensor research and development
Conference: Seventh Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Daniel Allerton WrightChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Ashley Elizabeth YoungGinkgo 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 AderCharacterization of SARS-Co V ORF 7b Translation and Subcellular Localization
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jason Alan AderDetermination 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 BonneauHow and when does deer browsing affect forest regeneration? Tracking seedling growth and survival rates in Central PA.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
Lotte Friend BonneauHow 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
Camille E CarterDeer herbivory and plant species diversity in two forest understories in Perry County, PA.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Ecological Society of America
Carol Loeffler
David CheungCheung, 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
David CheungHenson, 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
Emily T CocoresMetamorphosis in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Eric Kyle DichterChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Eric Kyle DichterChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Kathryn Denise FiedlerNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kathryn Denise FiedlerNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kathryn Denise FiedlerNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Kirsten N FullerThe Hornodimeric and Heterodimeric Interactions of the Protein Synaptopodin
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Damian Jaime GlumcherSearch for Self -Depurinating Sites in Human Genome: Potential Biological Implications
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michele Anne GortakowskiMetamorphosis in the Marine Gastropod Crepidula fornicata
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Anthony Pires
Michele Anne GortakowskiOxidative 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 HanifinCanopy 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 HansonNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Nicole Christine HansonNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Afif Naji KulaylatA Proteomics Approach to Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Afif Naji KulaylatRole of Exocyst Chaperone Proteins in Glutamate Receptor Localization
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Stephanie Gardner
Joshua Sturgess LichtmanChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Joshua Sturgess LichtmanChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Stephanie Ann LongChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Stephanie Ann LongChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: Provost's Grant Matching Acct
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Mary Kathryn McClellanCheung, 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 MikaNSF 0336717 Collaborative Research: Coordinate Induction of Sink Strength and Polyphenol Metabolism in Trees
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Ora Elizabeth MikaNSF 0614893 Collaborative Research: Competing Sinks as Constraints on Plant Defense Responses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Theodore Scott NowickiDifferential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation, Presidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 26
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott NowickiDifferential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 26
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott NowickiGenome-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 NowickiDifferential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott NowickiTurning 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 NowickiDifferential 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 NowickiDifferential 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 NowickiDifferential 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
Matthew Edward PerryWorld'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 PerryThe 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 PyeResponse of Plant Extracellular Invertases to Insect Herbivory
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Lauren Elizabeth RedmoreEffects 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 RussellCharacterization of a temperature-sensitive mutation that impairs the function of yeast tRNA nucleotidyltransferase.
Conference: Fourth Annual Ribo-Club
David Kushner
Tara A RussellImplications 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 SavittDisconnecting the Immune System: Exploring the Gomplement Gascade Using Gene Silencing
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Thomas SheridanMultiple Cell Type Imaging and Analysis with Subcellular Protein Features
Conference: Carnegie Mellon University
Supported by: Carnegie Mellon University
Meagen Kathleen VossNIH 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 WernerTurning 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 WernerTurning 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 WrightChronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research. Hansen Technologies
Supported by: PA Dept of Community & Economic Development
Number of Weeks: 13
David Kushner
Daniel Allerton WrightChronic 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 AderCharacterizing 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 BaszczewskiIntegrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Jennifer M CarrScalloped Expression During Drosophila Embryogenesis
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrFollowing a Gene through Development: scalloped Expression during Drosophila Embryogenesis
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
David CheungNIH 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 CocoresNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Shannon Lilly DausesCharacterization of Catalysis-deficient Mutants of Mouse Debranching Enzyme
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Casey Lyn DelConteConservation during Evolution: RNA Editing of the DSC1 Sodium Channel in Drosophila
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Christopher Alan FriedTurning 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 GortakowskiNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jeffrey Todd HeathBehavior 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 HobergThe Role of the X Protein on Viral Replication in HBV
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Bethany Leigh Jillson-ThornhillLow Light as a Trigger for the Seagrass Wasting Disease
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Thomas Arnold
Julie Beth KangCan 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 KouvatsosChanges 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 LandisSexual 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 LukoskieChanges 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 McClellanBioinformatics 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 MikaNSF 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 MilletContinued 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 MilletContinued 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 MinkahHost 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
Nana Kwaku MinkahDNA microarray-generated transcriptome profile of Saccharomyces cerevisiae lacking the tyrosine phosphatase SIW14.
Conference: 105th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology
David Kushner
Connor Thomas MurphyChanges 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 NollRelative 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 NowickiDifferential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation, Presidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott NowickiDifferential Gene Expression in Butyric Acid-Induced Differentiation of Human Leukemia Cells
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Theodore Scott NowickiDifferential 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 NowickiDetecting 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
Theodore Scott NowickiBioinformatics 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 NowickiGenome-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 NowickiGenome-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
Blake Thomas O'ShaughnessyHeart S.C.O.R.E.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Carine OpazoAssigning Complementation Groups in Patients with Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Patricia Anne PrinceRegeneration in twelve-year-old deer exclosures and its effects on light levels and Microstegium invasion.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Matthew Francis PyeBehavior 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 RedmoreCan 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 ReinaTurning 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
Michelle Renee Reinan/a
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jennifer M RothbergInvestigation 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 RussellJoyce, 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 SchallOverwinter 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
Tracy Elizabeth ScottRegeneration in twelve-year-old deer exclosures and its effects on light levels and Microstegium invasion.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Benjamin James TiedeDNA microarray-generated transcriptome profile of Saccharomyces cerevisiae lacking the tyrosine phosphatase SIW14.
Conference: 05th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology,
David Kushner
Benjamin James TiedeMicroarray analysis reveals significantly altered Saccharomyces cerevisiae gene expression in response to brome mosaic virus 1a protein.
Conference: Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
David Kushner
Benjamin James TiedeHost 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 TiedeGenome-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 TiedeHost 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 TiedeChanges 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
Benjamin James TiedeHost Gene Expression Induced by the Brome Mosaic
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 3
David Kushner
Benjamin James TiedeDifferentiation 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 TiedeHost 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 TiedeMicroarray Analysis in the Microbiology Laboratory: Completing Both Experimentation and Data Analysis in as Little as Six Weeks.
Conference: Twelfth American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators
David Kushner
Sarah Mary WallettInvestigations into General Stability of Type 3 Dearing Reovirus Ethanol Resistant Mutants
Conference: Fifth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Eleonore P WernerDNA 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 WernerDNA 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 WrightLight 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
Jacob Clifton WrightLight levels, deer, and the demography of a rare forest perennial, glade spurge (Euphorbia purpurea).
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Sarah E YeskelCalibrating 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 YeskelCalibrating 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 BadgleyDefense 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
Jenna Marie BadgleyNSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
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 BurgessAging 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 CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation, Presidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 26
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Jennifer M CarrScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: Beckman Foundation
Number of Weeks: 10
Kirsten Guss
Camille E CarterA Pleistocene Mammoth from South of the Border
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Shannon Lilly DausesCharacterization of catalysis-deficient mutants of mouse debranching enzyme.
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Shannon Lilly DausesCharacterization 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 DausesScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 46
Kirsten Guss
Shannon Lilly DausesScalloped expression during Drosophila embryogenesis
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, R&D Student Faculty Research
Number of Weeks: 46
Kirsten Guss
Jessica E DavisBioinformatics 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
Jessica E DavisDavis, 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 DavisHenson, 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 DavisHenson, 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 DavisAmmonia Activation Generates Bzolar Spindle-like Structures in Sea Urchin Eggs
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
John Henson
Casey Lyn DelConteDelConte, C., and Guss, K.A. 2004. Role of the selector gene scalloped during Drosophila development. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 45: 343A.
Kirsten Guss
Casey Lyn DelConteRole of the Selector Gene scalloped during Drosophila Development
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Kirsten Guss
Jessica Martin DurkotaQuantifying 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 FoordAssessing 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 FosterWater Release from Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide
Conference: Soil Science Society of America
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Janet Wright
Christopher Alan FriedInvestigating 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 FriedBioinformatics 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 FriedFried, 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 FriedFried, 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 FriedDoes 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 FriedFried, 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
Christopher Alan FriedInvestigating 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 FriedInvestigating 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
Matthew Thomas GallagherThe 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 GleasonHenson, 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 HeathNSF 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 HoffmeierQuantifying 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-ThornhillNSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Tasha KouvatsosA DNA Microarray Analysis of Human Leukemia Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Tasha KouvatsosA 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
Paul Michael KretzerNSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Karissa Lynn LozenskiPrevalence 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 LukoskieIntegrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
John Henson
Christopher Robert MagelThe 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 McBrideWhen 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 McManusComputational 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 MinkahHost gene expression changes caused by a novel protein phosphatase.
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Nana Kwaku MinkahHost 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
Travis Edward MonnellExpression and Purification of the PPAR- Family
Conference: Fourth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Connor Thomas MurphyIntegrated Protein Informatics for Cancer Research
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
John Henson
Michael F MussoThe 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 NowickiBioinformatics 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 NowickiBioinformatics 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
Michael Joseph O'MalleyThe 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 OldhamNSF 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 PennimanNeural 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 PowellThe 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 PyeNSF 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 ReinaFried, 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 ReinaFried, 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 RhodeNSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Arnold
Norah Elizabeth RoderickNSF 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 SeveriThe 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 SierotkoUnderstanding 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
James W SierotkoUnderstanding a population decline: age, size, flowering, and mortality in a PA population of the globally rare glade spurge (Euphorbia purpurea).
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Benjamin James TiedeHost gene expression induced by the brome mosaic virus la protein
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
David Kushner
Benjamin James Tiedeicroarray analysis of yeast gene expression levels in response to presence of Brome mosaic virus 1a protein
Conference: First Regional Microbiology Educators Network Symposium
David Kushner
Benjamin James TiedeHost 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
Lindsay Michelle WielandPrevalence 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 WrightPopulation 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
Jacob Clifton WrightUnderstanding a population decline: age, size, flowering, and mortality in a PA population of the globally rare glade spurge (Euphorbia purpurea).
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Justin James BichlerDeer 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
Justin James BichlerDeer browsing and recruitment failure as factors in the continuing decline of PA populations of a rare wildflower.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Eric Anthony BiondiEngineering 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 BloutThe 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 BurgessSex 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 DavisBioinformatics 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
Jessica E DavisInvestigating 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 DavisHenson, 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 DavisInvestigating 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
Casey Lyn DelConteEvaluation 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 DelConteEvaluation 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 EllermanPurification 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 EversonTracking 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 FerulloPatterns of woody regeneration and Microstegium invasion in a ten-year deer exclosure experiment in south-central Pennsylvania.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Melissa Ann FerulloPatterns 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 FriedInvestigating 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 FriedInvestigating 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 GleasonHenson, 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 GvodasDevelopment 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 HoffmeierQuantifying 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 HoutzFurther 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 JacobusStructural genomics analysis using Rho130 as a model
Supported by: PA Dept. of Health Carnegie Mellon University Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 10
Michelle Ferenz KantherAnalysis of Pdr5p Mutants that Retain Partial Function
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Emily R KellerDevelopment 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 KieferSpatial 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
Christopher Stephen KieferKiefer, 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
Megan Sue KingHenson, 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 KolnikHenson, 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 KolnikThe 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
Sarah Elizabeth KolnikMicroscopic 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
Paul Michael KretzerPurification 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 KretzerNSF 0336716 RUI Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of induced pathogen resistance in seagrasses
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Thomas Arnold
Katherine Anne LestitianDeer 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
Katherine Anne LestitianDeer browsing and recruitment failure as factors in the continuing decline of PA populations of a rare wildflower.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Christopher Robert MagelDopamine Receptors
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Christopher Robert MagelSpatial 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
Christopher Robert MagelKiefer, 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
Carole Anne McBrideComputational and Laboratory stuey of p16/Ink4 Mutations"
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Heidi Ann Murray-SmithMicroscopic 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 NazarianHenson, 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'MalleyThe 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'MalleyThe 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 PatelEvaluation 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 PearsQuantifying 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 PellSpatial 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 PellKiefer, 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 PennimanNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard PennimanNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard PennimanNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard PennimanPires, 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
Kristin Marie PidgeonFurther 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 PowellThe 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 PowellThe 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 PyeEnhancing the Efficacy of bioherbicides
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Rebecca Jane RagleContinued 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 RobertsOsmoregulation in Cultured Atlantic Salmon Lenses in Relation to Cataract.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jennifer D RobisonPerceived Quality of Life among Previously Injured Recreational Divers: a Pilot Study.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Jennifer D RobisonInvestigations 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
Jennifer D RobisonInvestigations on the life history of two invasive species: Alliaria petiolata (M. Beib.) Cavara & Grande and Hesperis matronalis L.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Michael David SalvatoreDeer browsing and recruitment failure as factors in the continuing decline of PA populations of a rare wildflower.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Michael David SalvatoreDeer 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 SasNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Conference: x
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 13
Anthony Pires
Andrew Robert SasStatistical Variability of HMX and PBX95O1 Samples.
Conference: Third Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Natalie L SchiratoPatterns 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
Natalie L SchiratoPatterns of woody regeneration and Microstegium invasion in a ten-year deer exclosure experiment in south-central Pennsylvania.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Katrina Louise SchulbergHenson, 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 SenzGlucocorticoid 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 SeveriNSF 0110832 RUI: Neural Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: National Science Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
James W SierotkoPopulation 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 SouderInduction of HAART-Persistent HIV-1 Expression
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Benjamin James TiedeAntibody Isolation and Characterization
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 10
Valerie Anne TraboshThe 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 TraboshHenson, 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 WielandIsolation 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 WillardEstablishment 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 WrightPopulation 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 YeskelAssessment 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 BichlerBalancing low mortality and slow recruitment in a rare wildflower, Euphorbia purpurea
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Justin James BichlerBalancing 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 BrechbielRegulation 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 CafaroCopper 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 CampbellMerck 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 CampbellDecreased 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-CordesDecreased 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 CordesPharmacology 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
Lisa Marie DeLisoBalancing low mortality and slow recruitment in a rare wildflower, Euphorbia purpurea
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Jessica Elizabeth EllermanMerck 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
Jessica Elizabeth EllermanDecreased 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
Jonathan Curry EmletSpecificity of selector gene activity during Drosophila development
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Jonathan Curry EmletSpecificity of selector gene activity during Drosophila development
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Kirsten Guss
Francoise Annick FebreyMolecular Endocrinology and Genetics
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Damien GarbettEGF Receptor Activation in Bovine Cumulus Cells Induces [Ca2 ] Elevation and Cell Death.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Damien GarbettEGF 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
Beth Ellen GernHabitat-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 JohnstonHabitat-dependent effects of a high deer population (Odocoileus virginianus) on diversity and species composition of forest understory.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Miranda Lynn JohnstonHabitat-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 KieferCopper 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 KieferCopper 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 KolnikThe 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 KolnikHenson, 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
Sarah Elizabeth KolnikHenson, 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 KolnikThe 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 KolnikHenson, 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
Paul Michael KretzerTesting 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
Paul Michael KretzerTesting the Biological Activity of Cis and Trans Photoisomers of Phenylpropanoid Compounds
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Katherine Anne LestitianEcology, 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 LevitMerck 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
Rebecca Diane LevitDecreased 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
Kurt Matthew LucinDecreased 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 MagelRadiotelemetry 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 McGregorUltraviolet-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 McGregorUltraviolet-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 McPartlandHenson, 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 MouyardEffects of winterization on germination and growth of two invasive species, Hesperis matronalis and Alliaria petiolata.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Melanie Erin MouyardEffects 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-SmithThe 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
Heidi Ann Murray-SmithThe 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
Ronniel NazarianHenson, 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 PellRadiotelemetry 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 PennimanNeural Control of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Jacob Richard PennimanNeural Control of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Jennifer L PicarsicDevelopment 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 PicarsicEvaluation 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 ReynoldsNSF 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 ReynoldsCatecholamines 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 RitchieDecreased 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 RobertsA DNA Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression during Human Cell Differentiation
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jacey Ann RobertsA 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
Jennifer D RobisonZooxanthellae, the More the Better?
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Michael David SalvatoreEcology, 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 SchulbergHenson, 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 ShermanLevels of Somatostatin mRNA in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Lisa ShortBalancing 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 StemmyIntraspecific Interactions Between Two Size Classes Of Desmnognathus quadromaculatus.
Conference: Second Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Valerie Anne TraboshHenson, 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 TraboshHenson, 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
Valerie Anne TraboshMolecular Mechanisms of Muscular Dystrophy
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute Off-Campus Internship
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela M WallisCanopy 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 BichlerPopulation 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 BrechbielCharacterization of AP-1 Target Genes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitaker Foundation
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jillian Loyer BrechbielCharacterization of AP-1 Target Genes
Supported by: HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Carrie Jacobs CafaroInvestigation 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
Carrie Jacobs CafaroInvestigation 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
Scott Alan CampbellCampbell, 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 CampbellCordes, 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 CampbellTracking 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-CordesMerck 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 Cordesn/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Jason Scott CordesCordes, 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 CordesCampbell, 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
Jason Scott CordesRaccoon 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
Russell Harmon DabbsPopulation ecology of a deer menu item, the rare swamp wildflower Euphorbia purpurea
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Lisa Marie DeLisoPopulation dynamics and Growth requirements of Euphorbia purpurea, the glade spurge
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Loeffler
Sian Mary FisherPopulation ecology of a deer menu item, the rare swamp wildflower Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Scien
Carol Loeffler
Jessica L HowardSpatial 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
Alexandra JablokovImpact of white-tailed deer on understory vegetation at Reineman Sanctuary: year eight of a long-term study.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Scienc
Carol Loeffler
Sarah Elizabeth KolnikMolecular 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
Sarah Elizabeth KolnikMolecular 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
Kurt Matthew LucinMerck 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 ReynoldsNSF 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 ReynoldsPires, A., and Gilborn, A.C. 2001. Catecholamines in metamorphosis of primitive gastropods. American Zoology, 41: 1557.
Anthony Pires
Amanda Cynthia ReynoldsNeurochemical Diversity in Gastropod Metamorphosis
Conference: Y
Supported by: National Science Foundation, R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 6
Anthony Pires
Courtney Lynn RitchieMerck 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
Kelly Lynn ThompsonImpact of white-tailed deer on understory vegetation at Reineman Sanctuary: year eight of a long-term study.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Valerie Anne TraboshMolecular 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
Valerie Anne TraboshMolecular 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
Courtney Jean UllrichDifferential 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 UllrichAlles, 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 Wardn/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alessandro Giovanni BartolettiZwemer, 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 BattagliaBattaglia, 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 BattagliaBrennan, 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 BaukoMolecular 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 CampbellInvestigating spatial aspects of Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 6
Janet Wright
Jason Scott CordesInvestigating spatial aspects of Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister) Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 7
Janet Wright
Russell Harmon DabbsResearch 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 DavisZwemer, 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 DuranZwemer, 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 FisherResearch 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 FredericksHenson, 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 FredericksEvans, 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 HazardZwemer, 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 HazardZwemer, 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 HerdmanNIH 1R15GM60925-01 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Jeanine McGreevy HerdmanActin-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
Esther Sun LeeBrennan, 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 MittenPires, 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 NazarianHenson, 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 PendergrassZwemer, 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 PendergrassMerck 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 PendergrassPendergrass, 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 PietrangeloPendergrass, 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 RobinsonMerck 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 SchulbergNIH 1R15GM60925-01 Mechanism and Regulation of Actin-based Retrograde Flow
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Katrina Louise SchulbergActin-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 SchulbergHenson, 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
James L ShoemakerZwemer, 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 SkiendzielewskiPires, 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 TariqZwemer, 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 TarpleyZwemer, 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 TaylorMerck 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 Ullrichn/a
Supported by: Pfizer Corporation
Number of Weeks: 10
Michael Roberts
Brett Cameron WegnerLoeffler, 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 BarrettInvestigating a "Smoking Gun" to Allegheny Woodrat Populations
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Kristi A ElderNIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Gregory John FredericksThe 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 GentekosSurveys, 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 HazardMerck 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 HoffmannSurveys, 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 NazarianThe 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 RitchieNeurophysiological Analysis of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusc
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Zafar Subhani TariqMerck 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 TarpleyMerck 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 BattagliaSpectrophotometric 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 DavisMerck 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 DuranMerck 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
Peter Samuel GrossmanEffects of white-tailed deer on understory vegetation in the Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary, Perry County, PA.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Sprague William HazardMerck 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
Kristian Eten KuhnerEffects of white-tailed deer on understory vegetation in the Reineman Wildlife Sanctuary, Perry County, PA.
Conference: Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science
Carol Loeffler
Ronniel NazarianMechanical 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 ShoemakerMerck 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 StaubNIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Cory Michael StaubThe 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
Brett Cameron WegnerPopulation 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 BishopNIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Brian Joseph CorbettRadiotelemetry 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 KotNIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Esther Sun LeeEnzymatic Activation of Naturally Occurring Photosensitizers
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Thomas Brennan
Jennifer Ann SandersNIH-Roberts
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Jason William TarpleyElectrophysiological Study of Metamorphosis in Gastropod Molluscs
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Brett Cameron WegnerOptimization 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 BartolettiThe 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 BishopNIH- 1R15GM47693-01 Cytoskeletal Dynamics during Dell Shape Changes
Supported by: NIH-National Institutes of Health
Number of Weeks: 8
John Henson
Christopher Jason GaetanoImmunolocalization 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 MittenElectrophysiological Study of Metamorphosis in Gastropod Molluscs
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Anthony Pires
Michael John SakatosExperimental 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 SheederExperimental 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
Samuel AspinwallSoil conditions and plant species associated with healthy stands of the globally rare glade spurge, Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology
Carol Loeffler
Joanne Cissel MortonA 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 MortonA Molecular Analysis of Gene Expression during Cell Differentiation
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts
Sean Patrick MullenSoil conditions and plant species associated with healthy stands of the globally rare glade spurge, Euphorbia purpurea.
Conference: Annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology
Carol Loeffler
Stephanie Eckenrode ShreinerSecond-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 ShreinerSecond-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 AshlineNeurochemical 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 GriffithA 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 PyottCell Regulation of Gene Expression
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Michael Roberts

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jason Christopher TheriaultThe 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 HonerConstruction of Recombinant Strains of Aspergillus Nidulans
Conference: Y
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Heather Blumberg SchwartzbauerConstruction of Recombinant Strains of Aspergillus Nidulans
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Craig Jurgensen
Robin Jill TurinGenetic 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 ColillaDevelopment 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 SappelsaAn 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 BarnesGenetic Substructure in Natural Populations of Woodchucks
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Janet Wright
Elizabeth G JoseloffRegulation 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 MoyerKaryotypes of Cylindrocystis
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Paul Biebel
Patrick James RowseyBiology 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 SappelsaAn 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