UROP

2012-2013 UROP Student involvement

Name Semester Research Title Mentor
Trevor Etheridge Summer 2013 The Effects of Projected CO2 Concentrations on Temperature Prefernces of Little Skates Leucoraja Erinacea John Finnerty

 

 

Kristin Yoshimura Summer 2013 Salt Marsh Organisms as an Unqualified Source of Methane Robinson Fulweiler

 

 

Derek Scolaro Summer 2013 Development of Swimming Abilities from Hatching to Settlement in the Neon Goby Elacanitnus Lori Peter Buston

 

 

Morgan Corner* Spring 2013 The Influence of Louis Agassiz’s Rejection of Evolution on the Early Development of the Harvard Museum of Natural History and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Alisa Bokulich

 

 

Arianna Mediana* Spring 2013 Behavioral Consistency and Personality Variation in the Clownfish, Amphiprion percula Peter Buston

 

 

Philip Schmiege* Spring 2013 An Investigation of the Anemone – Anemonefish Mutualism: the Effect of Anemonefish Number, Biomass and Behavior on Anemone Growth, Survival, and Reproduction Peter Buston

 

 

Derek Scolaro Spring 2013 Development of Swimming Abilities from Hatching to Settlement in the Neon Goby Elacanitnus Lori Jelle Atema

 

 

Reena Clements* Fall 2012 Establishing Antennule Flick Rate as an Assay for Odor Detection in Lobsters Jelle Atema

 

 

Phillip Schmeige* Fall 2012 The Anemone – Anemonefish Mutalism: the Effect of Anemonefish Number, Biomass and Behavior on Anemone Growth, Survival, and Reproduction Peter Buston
Rachel Schweiker Fall 2012 The Genetic Basis of Local Thermal Adaptation in the Starlet Sea Anemone, Nematostella vectensis John Finnerty
Mikayla Thistle* Fall 2012 Isotopic Analysis of Stem and Leaf Water Quercus rubra: Identifying Water Sources and Modeling Photosynthetic Carbon Dioxide Flux Adrien Finzi

 

 

Kendall Valentine Fall 2012 The Effect of Diatom-based Biofilm on Erosion in Tidal Flat Sediments Under the Influence of Varied Water Flow Velocities Sergio Fagherazzi

2011-2012 UROP Student involvement

Name Semester Research Title Mentor
Arianna Medina* Spring 2012

Summer 2012

Context-Dependency of Personality Traits and the Effects of Fitness in the Clown Aneminefish, Amphiprion percula Peter Buston

 

 

Lukas DeFilippo Summer 2012 The Effects of Piscine Herbivory on the Recovery Rate of Pocillopora damicornis Les Kaufman
Rachel Schweiker Summer 2012 The Genetic Basis of Local Adaptation: An Investigation of Regeneration Rate and Heat-Shock Protein Expression in the Starlet Sea Anemone, Nematostella vectensis John Finnerty
Corinne Burns Summer 2012 Hatching Plasticity of the Neon Goby, Elacatinus Lori, and the Effects on Swimming Ability Jelle Atema
Mary Kate Rogener Summer 2012 Measuring the Alternate Pathways to Dinitrogen: Interaction of Iron and Manganese with the Nitrogen Cycle Wally Fulweiler
Kendall Valentine Summer 2012 The Effect of Biofilm on Erosion in Tidal Flat Sediments Under the Influence of Varied Water Flow Velocities Sergio Fagherazzi

2010-2011 UROP Student involvement

Name Semester Research Title Mentor
Stephanie Deckard Fall 2010 An Ecological Comparison through Stable Isotope Analysis of Stranded Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaenangliae, to Free-ranging Humpback Whales in and Around the Gulf of Maine Les Kaufman
Christina Stephens Spring 2011 Color Vision in the Schooling Reef Fish Chromis viridis Jelle Atema

2009-2010 UROP Student involvement

Name Semester Research Title Mentor
Emily Munday Summer 2009 Determining Existence of Alternate Ecological States and Assessing Recovery in Two Potential in Two Belizean Coral Reefs based on Species Composition Les Kaufman
Samantha Gifford Spring 2010 Using Bottom-dweller and Stable Isotopes to Investigate the Sources of Nitrogen Fueling the Food Chain in Narragansett Bay

 

Robinson Fulweiler
Pamela Braff Summer 2010 Effect of Ammonia on Sea Anemone Development, Reproduction, Survival and Behavior

 

John Finnerty
Anthony Lever* Summer 2010 Habitat Preferences of Belizean Cleaner Gobies, and Effect of Habitat Reduction on Colony Size

 

Phil Lobel
Arjun Joshi Summer 2010 The Newfound Trophic Role and Population Characteristics of Sand Lance (ammodytes spp.) in a Gulf 0f Maine Ecosystem

 

Les Kaufmam

Marine Science minor

2008-2009 UROP Student involvement

Name Semester Research Title Mentor
Catherine Achorn*

 

Summer 2008 The resilience of the coral Pocillopora damicornis when damaged by lesioning and when exposed to an acidified environment Les Kaufman
Erin McDougal Summer 2008 Effect of shell disease on mate selection in the American lobster, Homarus americanus Jelle Atema
Raphael Fennimore Summer 2008 Understanding of the Spatial Ecology of Adult Ammodytes dubis and their Relationship with select Zooplankton Les Kaufman
Zachary Gersten Fall 2008 The effect of predation alarm cue on the disperal of juvenile convict cichlid fish Maria Abate
Samantha Gifford Fall 2008 Bostonian Peguins and the Fate of Nitrogen – Using the New England Aquarium’s Penguin Exhibit as a Mesocosm for answering fundamental questions about the nitrogen cycle Robinson Fulweiler
Aurora Tsai Spring 2009 A GIS-based habitat distribution model of lobsters (homarus americanus) in coastal areas of Rhode Island Jelle Atema
Samantha Gifford Spring 2009 Bostonian Peguins and the Fate of Nitrogen – Using the New England Aquarium’s Penguin Exhibit as a Mesocosm for answering fundamental questions about the nitrogen cycle Robinson Fulweiler
Munday, Emily Summer 2009 Determining Existence of Alternate Ecological States and Assessing Recovery in Two Potential in Two Belizean Coral Reefs based on Species Composition Les Kaufman


Marine Science minor