Fall 2012 – Summer 2013 Award Recipients

Fall 2012 Award Recipients

  • Anand, Ashwin
    Investigation Into the Emergence of Specific Morphological Changes in Travecular Meshwork of Glaucomatous and Non-glaucomatus Human Eyes
    Professor: Haiyan Gong
  • Andricovich, Jaclyn
    Elucidating Critical Residues for GPS2 Protein-Protein Interactions
    Professor: Valentina Perissi
  • Arcaro, Daniel
    Phase Transition Velocity of Liquid Crystals
    Professor: Richard Averitt
  • Arredondo, Stephen
    A New Approach to Lower Thermosphere Wind Evolution Analysis
    Professor: Meers Oppenheim
  • Boucher, Jonathan
    Tough Decoys and miR-155: A Clinical Approach to Regulating Neuroinflammation
    Professor: Tsuneya Ikezu
  • Brug, Aaron
    Identification of Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors of the BET Protein Brd2 to Block Inflammation
    Professor: Gerald Denis
  • Cabrera, Zoraida
    Communications and Fine Art in New Media
    Professor: John Dziamba
  • Chaiyasarikul, John
    Terahertz Radiation from Corrugated Graphene Films
    Professor: Roberto Paiella
  • Chiao, Christine
    A Qualitative Study on the Asian-American Women’s Mental Health
    Professor: Hyeouk Chris Hahm
  • Clements, Reena
    Establishing Antennule Flick Rate as an Assay for Odor Detection in Lobsters
    Professor: Jelle Atema
  • Cohen, Morris
    Towards an All-Atom Model for m-Poly(phenylene ethynylene) Class of Foldamers using the CHARMM27 Force Field: Studies of the Structure and Unfolding Pathway of Foldamers of Various Lengths
    Professor: Abrams Binyomin
  • Coles, Paige
    Discovery of Unknown Mutations in the Aldolase B Gene that Cause Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
    Professor: Dean Tolan
  • Conniff, Tara
    Molecular Characterization of Gastrin Releasing Peptide (GRP)-Expressing C-fibers in Human Skin with Pruritus and Other Inflammatory Skin Diseases
    Professor: Deon Wolpowitz
  • Cygan, Angelica
    The Potential Effects of Sleep on the Abstraction of Novel Dative Verbs in Preschool-Age Children
    Professor: Sudha Arunachalam
  • Daly-Coll, David
    Examining the Utah Health Exchange
    Professor: Keith Ericson
  • David, Jennie
    Evaluating Decision-Making in Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic
    Professor: David Langer
  • Desai, Natasha
    Retinopathy in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
    Professor: Alice Cronin-Golomb
  • DeSouza, Patrick
    Anxiogenic Effect of the Neuropeptide PACAP into the Central Nucleus of the Amygdala
    Professor: Attilio Iemolo
  • Edmondson, Graham
    A Continuation of Research Exploring the Artistic Opportunities and Challenges Presented by Designing a Musical Theatre Production Using Only LED Lighting Instruments
    Professor: Alice Cronin-Golomb
  • Elam, Matthew
    Tetrode Microdrive Array for Optogenetic Purposes
    Professor: Xue Han
  • Fabiani, Lino
    Parametric and Non-Parametric Analysis of Abnormal Stock Return and Volume Activity for Restaurant Stock Mergers
    Professor: Barry Bloom
  • Feng, Yi
    Characterizing the Effect of Egr1 on MEF2A Transcriptional Activity
    Professor: Francisco Naya
  • Foster, Andrea
    Determining and Treating Blast Effects on the Retina and Brain
    Professor: William Eldred
  • Gauthier, Nicolas
    Quantifying the Spatial Variability of Archaeological Sediments in Thin Section
    Professor: Francesco Berna
  • Gill, Colleen
    Oxazoline Synthesis Using Photoredox Catalysis
    Professor: Corey Stephenson
  • Gokoglu, Aysun
    Increasing the Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor (IRIS) Sensitivity through Oblique-Illumination
    Professor: Selim Unlu
  • Griffin, Harry
    Identifying Novel Characteristics of Iron-Sulfur Cluster Binding and ATP Hydrolysis of Nbp35
    Professor: Deborah Perlstein
  • Gumina, Claudia
    Correlation Between Glucose Intolerance and Treg: Th17 Balance in Diet-Induced-Obesity and Diabetes
    Professor: Xuemei Zhong
  • Hasan, Fareesa
    Investigating the Developmental Evolution of Parasitism in the Sea Anemone Edwardsiella Lineata Using In Situ Hybridization
    Professor: John Finnerty
  • Hasan, Shamavi
    Using Electronic Transport Phenomena in Corrugated Graphene to Extract Terahertz Radiation
    Professor: Anna Swan
  • He, Vivian
    Brain Activation Differences in Parkinson’s Disease Patients When Using Context as a Guide for Spatial Navigation
    Professor: Robert Ross
  • Herold, Erik
    Thin Films as Thermal Interface Materials for Controlled Heat Transfer
    Professor: Aaron Schmidt
  • Hill, Lincoln
    Does Impulsive Personality Lead to College Binge Drinking? Examining the Relationship Between Impulsivity and Binge Drinking Among College Students
    Professor: Sunny Shin
  • Hon, Curtis
    Characterizations of Lhx-Expressing Neurons by Co-Localization of Lhx6-GFP and GAD67-Positive Neurons
    Professor: Michael Baum
  • Hussein, Kamal
    Private Actor Interests in the European Union: Demand for Governance in Intellectual Property Rights, the Financial Services Industry, and the Defense Industry
    Professor: Kaija Schilde
  • Itabashi, Christina
    Strong Families Strong Forces: A Clinical Trial
    Professor: Ellen DeVoe
  • Iyer, Prakash
    Optimal Cue Integration Following Perceptual Deficits in Stroke Patients
    Professor: Lucia Vaina
  • Kalla, Pragya
    Expression Pattern of CK2a/b in Xenopus laevis
    Professor: Isabel Dominguez
  • Karrobi, Kavon
    Liquid Polymer Hybrid Nucleic Acid Delivery Vehicle for Gene Therapy
    Professor: Tyrone Porter
  • Kelley, Robert
    Design of Experiment for Assessing Impact of Infrasound Generated by Wind Turbines
    Professor: Sheryl Grace
  • Kole, Jennifer
    Comparison of MRTF-A Deficient, Wild Type and Double Transgenic Mice
    Professor: Barbara Smith
  • Kollory, Anita
    Role of microRNA let-7 in Pancreatic Cancer
    Professor: Sajal Ghosh
  • Kordek, Adrianna
    Senescence, Serotonin, and Sensorimotor Function in a Social Invertebrate Aging Model
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Kukolich, Stephanie
    Relationships Between Noble Gases and Indicators of Geochemical Enrichment and Carbonatite Metastomized Xenoliths from Samoa
    Professor: Matthew Jackson
  • Kuras, Evan
    Spaces and Faces: A Synthesis of the Physical Urban Heat Island Effect and Personal Heat Experiences
    Professor: Nathan Phillips
  • Lai, Angela
    Development of a Paper Diagnostic Based on the Arkansas Color Method to Ensure Adherence to Tuberculosis Drug Regime
    Professor: Catherine Klapperich
  • Letsas, Alexandros
    What is the Relationship Between the Causes and Consequences of the European Financial Crisis and Armaments Trade Within Europe?
    Professor: Kaija Schilde
  • Li, Yan
    Mechanical Properties of Graphene
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Liang, Qianhui
    The Study of LSF Regulation of CDK1 Activity in NIH-3T3 Cells
    Professor: Ulla Hansen
  • Liu, Zhiji
    System for Fault Detection in High Power Lasers
    Professor: Siddharth Ramachandran
  • Lo, Brian
    The Production of Solar-Grade Silicon From SOM Electrolysis
    Professor: Pal Uday
  • Lupoli, Christina
    Habitat Selection of Insectivorous Bats in Texan Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) Orchard Argoecosystems: The Effect of Mircroclimates on Bat Feeding and Pest Supression
    Professor: Michael Sorenson
  • Makhnejia, Kamil
    Flexion-Compression Testing of Human Vertebrae for Study of the Biomechanics of Spine Fractures
    Professor: Elise Morgan
  • Makkinje, Jan
    Properties of Superconductor Transitions
    Professor: George Zimmerman
  • Mehat, Pavan
    Behavioral Plasticity in C. Elegans after In Vivo Femtosecond Laser Nerve Ablation
    Professor: Christopher Gabel
  • Melnik, Lisa
    Analysis of Functional Networks and their Applications in Neuroscience and Finance
    Professor: Mark Kramer
  • Moik, William
    Suture Testing Cell Sheets Designed for Pediatric Vascular Tissue Implants
    Professor: Joyce Wong
  • Monge, Zachary
    Visual Search in Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and Healthy Younger and Older Adults
    Professor: Alice Cronin-Golomb
  • Morse, Justin
    An In Vitro Model of Sepsis Induced Cardiomyopathy
    Professor: Ian Hobai
  • Oikonomopoulous, Konstantinos
    Persistent Surveillance Using Quadrotor Vehicles
    Professor: Calin Belta
  • Park, James
    Degradation of Lignin via Visible Light Photocatalysis
    Professor: Corey Stephenson
  • Paul, Urbashee
    Cost and Product Advantages: A Firm-level Model for the Chinese Exports Growth
    Professor: Jordi Jaumandreu
  • Persaud, Michael
    Expansion and Lung/Thyroid Directed Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells in a Spinner Flask System
    Professor: Laertis Ikonomou
  • Pilja, Anja
    Teacher Perception of Students with Emotional or Behavioral Problems
    Professor: Jennifer Green
  • Power, Ashley
    Growth and Manipulation of Sea Anemone (Nematostella vectensis) Cells in Culture
    Professor: Thomas Gilmore
  • Prasad, Sherry
    Investigation of Human and Mice GPS2 in TLR Signaling and Inflammatory Responses
    Professor: Valentina Perissi
  • Ravilla, Anoop
    The Antidepressant-like Effect of Sigma Receptor Agonists
    Professor: Valentina Sabino
  • Renoir, Megan
    The Role of Identity Politics in the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Professor: Timothy Longman
  • Richards, Valorie
    Meta-analysis of Case Studies in Environmental Health in Global Settings
    Professor: Rernando Ona
  • Rodriguez, Peter
    Observing Mode-Locking via Faraday Wave Properties and Implications on Alligator’s Evolutionary Selection
    Professor: Glynn Holt
  • Rodriguez Hurtado, Ignacio
    Economic Research in the 1920′s
    Professor: Carola Frydman
  • Ronk, Katherine
    Behavioral Plasticity, Biogenic Amines and Synaptic Circuitry: A Comparative Study in the Ants Pheidole dentata and Pheidole morrisi
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Samaha, Yasmina
    UFD1L: A Novel Gene iin Myc-Related Leukemogenesis
    Professor: Hui Feng
  • Sanchez, Emily
    Follow-Up Study: Association Between Breastfeeding and Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables in Two Year Olds
    Professor: Anne Merewood
  • Sanghrahka, Reeti Mayur
    Functional Validation of an Arabidopsis Phenylpyruvate Pathway for Phenylalanine Biosynthesis by Heterologous Expression in a Triple Mutant Yeast Strain
    Professor: John Celenza
  • Sauln, Bradley
    Optimization of Neural Hyperdrive
    Professor: Jason Ritt
  • Schmiege, Philip
    The Anemone – Anemonefish Mutalism: The Effect of Anemonefish Number, Biomass and Behavior on Anemone Growth, Survival, and Reproduction
    Professor: Peter Buston
  • Schwarzer, Cody
    Natural Product Remodeling: Using Nature as a Starting Point Rather than a Target
    Professor: John Snyder
  • Schweiker, Rachel
    The Genetic Basis of Local Thermal Adaptation in the Starlet Sea Anemone, Nematostella vectensis
    Professor: John Finnerty
  • Seltzer, Will
    A Network Analysis of the Social Structure of Physician Referrals
    Professor: Ben Lubin
  • Sengupta, Aditya
    Contributions of the Medial Entorhinal Cortex to Context-Specific Learning and Memory
    Professor: Howard Eichenbaum
  • Seto, Danielle
    Signaling Pathways in C-26 Induced Cancer Cachexia
    Professor: Susan Kandarian
  • Shah, Pooja
    Investigating Novel Mechanisms Controlling Hippo Tumor Supressor Pathway Transcriptional Activity
    Professor: Bob Varelas
  • Shen, Yuankai
    Multi-layer Vascular Tissue Construct for Pediatric Application
    Professor: Joyce Wong
  • Silva, Aaron
    Intrinsic Circadian Patterns of Food Intake in Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    Professor: Irina Zhdanova
  • Snyder, John
    Effects of Ion Bombardment on Surfaces at the Nanoscale
    Professor: Karl Ludwig
  • Sobel, Meagan
    Midtarsal Mobility in Human Bipedalism
    Professor: Jeremy DeSilva
  • Sullivan, Josefa
    The Role of the Cytoskeletal Protein CLASP2 in Neuronal Development
    Professor: Angela Ho
  • Sun, Hyung Jin
    Changes in Mechanical Properties of Arterial Elastin Induced by Cholesterol Deposition
    Professor: Katherine Zhang
  • Szeto, Howard
    Synthesis of Unnatural Alkaloid-Type Compounds from Terpenoid-derived Natural Products by Nitrogen Insertion via Aminocyclization
    Professor: John Snyder
  • Tatur, Nela
    Determination of Phosphorylation and Ubiquitination Status of DNMT1 for the Dissociation of HSP90 in Cancer Cells
    Professor: Sibaji Sarkar
  • Thistle, Mikayla
    Isotopic Analysis of Stem and Leaf Water Quercus rubra: Identifying Water Sources and Modeling Photosynthetic Carbon Dioxide Flux
    Professor: Adrien Finzi
  • Thole, Grace
    Characterization of the Nbp35-Cfd1 Complex
    Professor: Deborah Perlstein
  • Thompson, Rebecca
    Crosslinking with Genipin Promotes Vascular Stability of Microfluidic Collagen Scaffolds
    Professor: Joe Tien
  • Thurmer, Kate
    Characterization of Parallel Application Benchmarks Using Graphite Simulator
    Professor: Ajay Joshi
  • Uppaluri, Curran
    Conflict and Resolution in Amphipriom percula
    Professor: Peter Buston
  • Uy, Jeanelle
    The Heritability of Foot Form and Locomotor Behavior
    Professor: Jeremy DeSilva
  • Valentine, Kendall
    The Effect of Diatom-based Biofilm on Erosion in Tidal Flat Sediments Under the Influence of Varied Water Flow Velocities
    Professor: Sergio Fagherazzi
  • Vargas-Montoya, Natalia
    Nanomedicine and Medical Acoustics Lab: Triggerable Liposomes
    Professor: Tyrone Porter
  • Voevodin, Anastasia
    Influence of Extracellular Matrix Stiffness on Endothelial Cell Response to Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
    Professor: Matthew Nugent
  • Vu, Cecilia
    Conceptualizing a Culturally Tailored HIV and Mental Health Intervention for Asian American Women
    Professor: Hyeouk Chris Hahm
  • Wallack, Max
    Determining the Relationship Between Stress and Alzheimer’s Disease in Transgenic Mice
    Professor: Wendy Qiu
  • Waxman, Hannah
    Is Afferent Sensory Information Required for Development of Central Input and Processing Regions of the Insect Olfactory System in the Ant Pheidole dentata?
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Weisenburger, Kolby
    Photometric Variability of Wide, Low-mass Binaries
    Professor: Andrew West
  • Wenger, Trey
    Helium and Carbon Radio Recombination Line Emission from Galactic H II Regions
    Professor: Thomas Bania
  • Windmuller, Laura
    Needle-Free Transdermal Delivery of Vaccines via Electrostatically Pulsed Nanoparticles
    Professor: Mark Horenstein
  • Yen, Allen
    Analysis of the Changes in Dopaminergic Neurons in a New Mouse Model of Age-Dependent Parkinson’s Disease
    Professor: Victoria Bolotina
  • Young, Valerie
    Building a Domain-Dependent Sentiment Lexicon for Use in Opinion Mining
    Professor: Evimaria Terzi
  • Yu, Jielin
    A Bioinformatics Approach to Finding Possible Functions of the Newly Discovered Protein elF1AD
    Professor: Assen Marintchev

Spring 2013 Award Recipients

  • Aioub, Miriam
    Validating Differential Gene Expression in MYC-Related Cancers
    Professor: Hui Feng
  • Arguelles, Gabrielle
    Construction of a Digital Optical Spectroscopy System for Monitoring Breast Cancer Treatment
    Professor: Darren Roblyer
  • Barkan, Roey
    When the Cat’s Away the Mice Will Play: US Inattentiveness and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, with a Special Focus on Settlement Construction
    Professor: Daniele Paserman
  • Barry, Brian
    Probing Liver Fibrosis With Tantalum Oxide Nanoparticles Using Computed Tomography Imaging
    Professor: Stefan Anderson
  • Bartley, Stephanie
    MIR-200 Regulation of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Drug Resistance in Kras-dependent Lung Cancers
    Professor: Anurag Singh
  • Bendre, Hersh
    Protein Expression in Aligned and Mechanically Conditioned Cells for Vascular Tissue Engineering
    Professor: Joyce Wong
  • Bireley, John Daniel
    Function MRI Investigations of Attential Network Switching Mechanisms using Cortical-Surface Searchlight Analysis
    Professor: David Somers
  • Bloom, Sam
    Connecting In Utero PCB Exposure, by Use of Xenoestrogen, and Neurobiogical Deficits Using the Faroese Populations
    Professor: Jacqueline Liederman
  • Burnett, Leigh
    The Placement of Lexical Stress in Polysyllabic Word Reading
    Professor: Devin Kearns
  • Cabrera, Zoraida
    Communication and Fine Arts in New Media
    Professor: John Dziamba
  • Chaiyasarikul, John
    Radiation from Corrugated Graphene Films
    Professor: Roberto Paiella
  • Chen, Estela
    The Effects of Anti-oxidative Agents on Cytokine Challenged Rat Myocytes
    Professor: Ian Hobai
  • Cheung, Dominique
    Students’ Attitudes Toward Health and Nutrition
    Professor: Andrea Mercurio
  • Clements, Reena
    Establishing Antennule Flick Rate as an Assay for Odor Detection in Lobsters
    Professor: Jelle Atema
  • Coles, Paige
    Discovery of Unknown Mutations in the Aldolase B Gene that Cause Hereditary Fructose Intolerance
    Professor: Dean Tolan
  • Conniff, Tara
    Molecular Characterization of Gastrin Releasing Peptide (GRP)-expressing C-fibers in Human Skin with Pruritus and Other Inflammatory Skin Diseases
    Professor: Deon Wolpowitz
  • Corner, Morgan
    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
    Professor: Alisa Bokulich
  • Cygan, Angelica
    The Potential Effects of Sleep on the Abstraction of Novel Dative Verbs in Preschool-Age Children
    Professor: Sudha Arunachalam
  • Daly-Coll, David
    Further Exploration of Expectations and the Endowment Effect
    Professor: Keith Ericson
  • Doherty, Kimberly
    Predictors of Successful College Adjustment Among Students Previously Involved in Bullying
    Professor: Melissa Holt
  • Dong, Xixi
    China’s Rise
    Professor: Manjari Miller
  • Du, Siying
    Economic Role of State-Owned Enterprises in Current China Manufacturing
    Professor: Jordi Jaumandreu
  • Emmetts, Rebecca
    An Examination of the Complexities of Recruitment for a Large Clinical Trial in Preventing Work Disability
    Professor: Julie Keysor
  • Feng, Yi
    Characterizing the Effect of Egr1 on MEF2A Transcriptional Activity
    Professor: Francisco Naya
  • Fisher, Christopher
    Characterization of Chorismate Mutase Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana by measuring Secondary Metabolites of the Pathway
    Professor: John Celenza
  • Fontana-Martinez, Elvin
    Back to Health: A Study Comparing Yoga, Physical Therapy & Education for Chronic Low Back Pain
    Professor: Robert Saper
  • Foster, Andrea
    Determining and Treating Blast Effects on the Retina and Brain
    Professor: William Eldred
  • Friedman, Daniel
    Determining Thermal Models for the Earth’s Mantle Beneath Oceans
    Professor: Colleen Dalton
  • Fu, Lanke
    Trajectory Tracking and Real Time Flight Simulation for Flying Vehicles
    Professor: Mac Schwager
  • Gauthier, Nicolas
    The Microstratigraphy of an Early Bronze Age Occupation Deposit at Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria
    Professor: Michael Danti
  • Gokoglu, Aysun
    Increasing Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor (IRIS) Sensitivity Through Oblique-Illumination
    Professor: Selim Unlu
  • Griffin, Harry
    Identifying Novel Characteristics of Iron-Sulfur Binding and ATP Hydrolosis of Nbp35
    Professor: Deborah Perlstein
  • Haber, Matthew
    Developing an Artistic Vocabulary and Workflow for Creating Spatially Aware Projected Imagery
    Professor: Jon Savage
  • Haghighi, Isabela
    Graphene Drumhead Strain
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Hill, Lincoln
    Does Impulsive Personality Lead to College Binge Drinking? Examining the Relationship Between Impulsivity and Binge Drinking Among College Students
    Professor: Sunny Shin
  • Howe, Thomas
    Design of Small Energy Harvesting Devices Optimized to Harvest Energy from Normal Human Motion
    Professor: James McDaniel
  • Hussein, Kamal
    Private Actor Interests in the European Union: Demand for Governance in Intellectual Property Rights, the Financial Services Industry, and the Defense Industry
    Professor: Kaija Schilde
  • Karrobi, Kavon
    Folate Conjugated Lipid-Polymer Hybrid Nucleic Acid Delivery Vehicle for Targeted Gene Therapy
    Professor: Tyrone Porter
  • Kashtelian, Gabriela
    Great Fire
    Professor: Lou Ureneck
  • Koro, Lacin
    Molecular Analysis of the Relationship Between Late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease Linked Genes and Axonal Degeneration
    Professor: Tsuneya Ikezu
  • Lai, Angela
    Optimization of Paper Diagnostic Test for Isoniazid Adherence in Low Resource Settings for Tuberculosis Treatment
    Professor: Catherine Klapperich
  • Letsas, Alexandros
    What is the Relationship between the Causes and Consequences of the European Financial Crisis and Armaments Trade within Europe
    Professor: Kaija Schilde
  • Li, Yan
    Mechanicl Properties of Graphene
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Lin, David
    Interfacial Properties of Water-Soluble Vitamins
    Professor: Xin Chen
  • Lin, Qian Qian
    Ceramide Induced Proteolytic Dependent Upregulation of the ERK-scaffold IQGAP1 and its Possible Link to Atherosclerosis
    Professor: Kathleen Morgan
  • Lo, Brian
    The Production of Solar-Grade Silicon from SOM Electrolysis
    Professor: Uday Pal
  • Luko, Marc
    The Effect of Walking with Increased Pushoff on Pronation and Supination
    Professor: Cara Lewis
  • Maloyan, Mariam
    Study on the Difference in the Dopaminergic System between Diet Induced Obesity and Diet Resistant Rats
    Professor: Pietro Cottone
  • Medina, Arianna
    Behavioral Consistency and Personality Variation in the Clownfish, Amphiprion percula
    Professor: Peter Buston
  • Melnik, Lisa
    Analysis of Functional Networks and their Applications in Neuroscience and Finance
    Professor: Mark Kramer
  • Mendes, Simon
    Overhearing Poetry: Listening to vs. Reading Poems
    Professor: Meg Tyler
  • Mucci, Michael
    Synthesis and Characterization of Thin Film Coatings for Photelectric and Optical Applications
    Professor: Malay Mazumder
  • Nelson, Laura
    How Natural Selection Storybooks Influence Children’s Understanding of the Biological World
    Professor: Deborah Kelemen
  • Oliva, Lauren
    The Application of Green Chemistry Principles to Environmental Health Research Programs: A Qualitative Analysis of Potential Waste and Hazard Reduction
    Professor: Wendy Heiger-Bernays
  • Park, James
    Synthesis of Thiomorpolin-3-ones via a Solvent-free Tandem Amidation/Cyclization
    Professor: Corey Stephenson
  • Paulsen, Emily
    His Money, Her Money: Who Holds the Purse Strings in the Russian Households?
    Professor: Alya Guseva
  • Perez, Ivan
    Synthesis of Biologically Tagged Inhibitors of PrPc Aggregator
    Professor: Aaron Beeler
  • Persaud, Michael
    Expansion and Lung/Thyroid Directed Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells in a Spinner Flask System
    Professor: Laertis Ikonomou
  • Prasad, Sherry
    Investigating the Role of Human and Mice GPS2 in TLR Signaling and Inflammatory Responses
    Professor: Valentina Perissi
  • Pringle-Wallace, Simon
    Designing Faces: A Study in Silicone Mask Making
    Professor: Rune Olsen
  • Quehl, Luke
    Time, Space, and Scale as it Informs Narrative in English Literature 1790-2010
    Professor: Anna Henchman
  • Razzano, Alyssa
    Systems of Support: Therapy Study for Children with Depression
    Professor: Martha Tompson
  • Rodriguez Hurtado, Ignacio
    The Death of a Banker: Measuring the Value of Having a Banker on Board
    Professor: Carola Frydman
  • Romano, Alyssa
    Social Effects on Learning
    Professor: Deborah Kelemen
  • Ronk, Katherine
    Behavioral Plasticity, Biogenic Amines and Synaptic Circuitry: A Comparative Study in the Ants Pheidole dentata and Pheidole morrisi
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Rosenfeld, Emma
    Sonoluminescence
    Professor: Steve Ahlen
  • Rosenthal, Jeremy
    Studying Mechanisms of RNA Localization in E. coli Cells using Live Cell Imaging and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
    Professor: Natalia Broude
  • Ruiz-Diaz, Katherine
    Understanding Evolution of Cap Domains in Haloalkanoate Dehalogenase Enzyme Superfamily
    Professor: Karen Allen
  • Saini, Amandeep
    SHMT: An Important Player for MYC-related Cancers
    Professor: Hui Feng
  • Sandu, Meda
    Pamoja Student Foreign Aid News Network
    Professor: Steven Crimaldi
  • Scaduto, Mikayla
    How Children in Public Schools Learn Natural Selection from Picture Storybooks
    Professor: Deborah Kelemen
  • Scolaro, Derek
    Development of Swimming Abilities from Hatching to Settlement in the Neon Goby Elacatinus lori
    Professor: Jelle Atema
  • Seltzer, Will
    Network Analysis of Physician Referrals
    Professor: Ben Lubin
  • Sengupta, Aditya
    Contributions of the Medial and Lateral Entorhinal Cortices to Conext-Specific Learning and Memory
    Professor: Howard Eichenbaum
  • Seto, Danielle
    Molecular Mechanisms of Colon Adenocarcinoma-Induced Skeletal Muscle
    Professor: Susan Kandarian
  • Shah, Shivem
    Tantalum Oxide Nanoparticles for CT Contrast and Liver Disease Diagnosis
    Professor: Xin Zhang
  • Shah, Pooja
    Investigating Novel Mechanisms Controlling Hippo Tumor Supressor Pathway Transcriptional Activity
    Professor: Bob Varelas
  • Shapiro, Zachary
    Private Actor Interests in the European Union: Demand for Governance in Intellectual Property Rights, the Financial Services Industry and the Defense Industry
    Professor: Kaija Schilde
  • Shen, Yuankai
    Multi-layer Vascular Tissue Construct for Pediatric Application
    Professor: Joyce Wong
  • Shuler, Michaela
    The Role of Glutaredoxin-1 (Girx) inm sFLT1 (VEGFR1) Induction in Mouse Macrophages
    Professor: Reiko Matsui
  • Simpson, Olivia
    On Hyperbolic-like Motion in the U(1,1) Space-time and on its SU(2,2) Confromal Action
    Professor: Mark Kon
  • Sokolska, Paula
    Pamoja Student Foreign Aid News Network: Telling the Unheard Stories
    Professor: Elizabeth Mehren
  • Soni, Kanupriya
    Investigating Changes in Mitochondrial Content in Lipotoxic Heart Disease
    Professor: Edward Miller
  • Steinmetz, Samuel
    Causality, Identity, and Narration in Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick
    Professor: Michael Degener
  • Sulistio, Sarah
    Curating Chinese Contemporary Art
    Professor: Qianshen Bai
  • Sullivan, Josefa
    The Role of the Cytoskeleton Protein CLASP2 in Neuronal Development
    Profssor: Angela Ho
  • Sun, Hyung Jin
    Changes in Mechanical Properties of Arterial Elastin Induced by Cholesterol Deposition
    Professor: Katherine Zhang
  • Szeto, Howard
    Synthesis of Unnatural Alkaloid-Type Compounds from Terpenoid-derived Natural Products by Natural Insertion via Aminocyclization
    Professor: John Snyder
  • Tanner, Adrian
    Design and Testing of Vibrating MEMS Structures
    Professor: James McDaniel
  • Tarrant, Paige
    Defining Friendship: A Review of Research
    Professor: Zachary Rossetti
  • Taylor, Jeffrey
    A Candidate Screen for Regulation of Follicle Cell Engulfment in the Drosophila Ovary
    Professor: Kim McCall
  • Taylor, Erin
    Factors Affecting the Past and Present Distribution of Sperm Whales in the Phoenix Islands Marine Protected Area, Kiribati
    Professor: Anne Short
  • Thole, Grace
    Expression and in Vitro Characterization of the Cfd1-Nbp35 Protein Complex
    Professor: Deborah Perlstein
  • Tobin, Catherine
    Psychological Effects of Mentoring on Youth and Mentors
    Professor: Renee Spencer
  • Tutu, Ann Margaret
    Brainwave Measurements and Media Involvement in Youth Demographics
    Professor: Paul Schneider
  • VanDenBroeke, Andrea
    Exploration of Aluminum Box Truss in Creating a Non-traditional Staging of “Jesus Christ Superstar”
    Professor: Jon Savage
  • Vargas-Montoya, Natalia
    Nanomedicine and Medical Acoustics Lab: Triggerable Liposomes
    Professor: Tyrone Porter
  • Voevodin, Anastasia
    Influence of Extraellular Matrix Stiffness on Endothelial Cell Response to Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
    Professor: Matthew Nugent
  • Vu, Cecilia
    Substance Use, HIV Risk Behaviors, and Health Care Utilization Associated with Young Adult Asian American Women Who Have Experienced Forced Sex
    Professor: Hyeouk Chris Hahm
  • Wapman, Mikaela
    Riddle Me This: Gender Schemas in the Contemporary World
    Professor: Deborah Belle
  • Waxman, Hannah
    Is Afferent Sensory Information Required for Development of Central Input and Processing Regions of the Insect Olfactory System in the Ant Pheidole dentata?
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Weber, Urs
    Biological Characterization of Inhibitors of the NEMO-IKK Interaction in the NF-kB Pathway: Identification of Novel Therapeutic Compounds
    Professor: Thomas Gilmore
  • Wenger, Trey
    An Electron Temperature Map of the Milky Way
    Professor: Thomas Bania
  • Wirth, Allan
    Investigating Protocol Downgrade Attacks in the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
    Professor: Sharon Goldberg
  • Yen, Allen
    New Role of PLA2G6 in Calcium Signaling in Dopaminergic Neurons
    Professor: Victoria Bolotina
  • Young, Alyson
    Acoustic Impact of Vocal Fold Vibratory Irregularities in an Ex Vivo Model
    Professor: Daryush Mehta
  • Zambory, Courtney
    Mapping Biogenic Silica Concentrations in Above-ground Woody Biomass in New England
    Professor: Robinson Fulweiler

Summer 2013 Award Recipients

  • Acciardo, Andrew
    The Hyperpolarization-Activated Current Modulation of Autonomous Activities in the Axon of the Ventral Superficial Flexor in the Crayfish Neuromuscular Junction
    Professor: Jen-Wei Lin
  • Ackley, Erik
    Kantian Economics
    Professor: Joshua Pederson
  • Addis, Christopher
    Investigating the Mechanism of Early Hatching in the American Toad
    Professor: Karen Warkentin
  • Alfonso, Allyson
    Novel Word Learning Task: A Model of Lexical and Nonlexical Reading Methods
    Professor: Jacqueline Liederman
  • Aridor, Guy
    A New Sensitivity Approach to Assessing Input Uncertainty in Stochastic Simulation
    Professor: Henry Lam
  • Armenta, Paul
    The Role of GSK-3 in Surival Signaling in Neonatal Rat Ventricular Myocytes
    Professor: Geoffrey Cooper
  • Aslanoba, Eda
    Resource Allocation, Re-planning, and User Interaction Design in Puppeteer — A DNA Assembly Platform for Bioengineering
    Professor: Douglas Densmore
  • Audet, Megan
    Intramolecular Cobalt-Catalyzed [2+2+2] Cyclizations of Bisnitriles for the Preparation of Unique Small Molecule Libraries
    Professor: John Snyder
  • Babiec, Thaddeus
    Investigating Occupational Injuries Among American League Baseball Players in the Dominican Republic
    Professor: Fernando Ona
  • Ballarano, Carmine
    Screening and Characterization of Small Molecules that Inhibit NEMO and IKKalpha/beta
    Professor: Adrian Whitty
  • Bartley, Stephanie
    MIR-200 Regulation of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Drug Resistance in Kras-Dependent Lung Cancers
    Professor: Anurag Singh
  • Bayruns, Courtney
    Non-uniform Vision within the Fovea and Microsaccade Production
    Professor: Michele Rucci
  • Bell, Jonathan
    Energy Efficiency of Virtualization in Data Centers
    Professor: Ayse Coskun
  • Bireley, John Daniel
    Functional MRI Investigations of Attentional Network Switching Mechanisms Using Cortical-Surface Searchlight Analysis
    Professor: David Somers
  • Blair, Sarah
    The Role of the Trust Fund for Victims in Connecting the International Criminal Court to Victim Populations
    Professor: Timothy Longman
  • Boland, Nelson
    Development of Large Scale Microfluidic Collagen Gels
    Professor: Joe Tien
  • Bollam, Rishitha
    Expression and Characterization of NEMO Cysteine Mutations
    Professor: Adrian Whitty
  • Bonne-Annee, Rachel
    Midtarsal Break in the Human Lineage: Determining the Relevance of Variability Within a Certain Individual and the Sexes
    Professor: Jeremy DeSilva
  • Booras, Anna
    Diffusion Rates of Small Substrates Through Alpha-helical m-poly(phenylene ethylene) Foldamers
    Professor: Binyomin Abrams
  • Bose, Babi
    The Development of Ownership as A Conceptual Category in 24 and 30 Month Olds
    Professor: Peter Blake
  • Bray, Chelsea
    Pulp Fiction
    Professor: Natalie McKnight
  • Brug, Aaron
    Analysis of In Vivo MRI Images of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Animal Models of Human Disease
    Professor: James Hamilton
  • Carbery, William
    The Synthesis and Characterization of Platinum Cyanide Double Salts as a Window into the Photophysical Properties of One Dimensional Atomic Wires
    Professor: Linda Doerrer
  • Carichner, Jessica
    Examining the Utah Health Insurance Exchange
    Professor: Keith Ericson
  • Cavounidis, Athena
    A Potential Hypersensitivity Site as a Site for Mutations Controlling Expression of the Aldolase B Gene
    Professor: Dean Tolan
  • Chen, Helen
    How Society Contributes to Adolescent Girls’ Stresses
    Professor: Renee Spencer
  • Chen, Stone
    Influence of Residue-45 on Substrate Specificity of Fructose-1,6-bisphosphate Aldolase Isozymes
    Professor: Dean Tolan
  • Chin, Jason
    The Effects of the Consistency of Adult Models’ Behavior and Speech, and Models’ Ingroup or Outgroup Identity on Children’s Learning of Self-Regulation Strategies
    Professor: Kathleen Corriveau
  • Chudnovsky, Sarah
    Informal Forest Use Policy: Atitudes and Perceptions of Farmers in the Chhockhor Valley, Bhutan
    Professor: Anne Short
  • Chung, Oliver
    Monitoring PMC to Determine the Proximal Impact of Patterning Genes Notch2 and SLC Loss of Function (LOF) and Gain of Function (GOF) on PMC Behavior
    Professor: Cynthia Bradham
  • Clayton, Kameron
    Parables as History: A Critical Examination of Internal Histories within “Blood Meridian”
    Professor: Michael Degener
  • Coisman, Brent
    Stabilizing Engineered Human Lymphatic Vessels in Vitro
    Professor: Joe Tien
  • Coleman, Sarah
    Cognitive Priming and Attentional Biases: Contextual Influence on Vigilance to Threat Negative Affective Cues
    Professor: Michael Otto
  • Corbino, David
    LHCb Trigger
    Professor: Lawrence Sulak
  • Corman, Benjamin
    Micro-Thermal Evaporation Through the Use of MEMS Devices
    Professor: David Bishop
  • Craft, Alexandrea
    The Quality of Parent-Child Relationships Impact on Women’s HIV Status Disclosure
    Professor: Leslie Brody
  • Crippen, Alyssa
    Geodynamic Modeling of Craton Stability
    Professor: Paul Hall
  • Cygan, Angelica
    The Effects of a Delay on Verb Learning in Toddlers
    Professor: Sudha Arunachalam
  • D’Souza, Dwayne
    Cell Signaling in Traumatic Brain Injury
    Professor: William Eldred
  • DelMonaco, Alexander
    Understanding Metabolism and the Warburg Effect of Cancer Cells Through the Use of Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
    Professor: Lawrence Ziegler
  • Desai, Devina
    Building, Characterizing, and Sharing Genetic Circuits
    Professor: Ahmad Khalil
  • Desautels, Jordan
    Professor: Alexander Sergienko
  • DiLeo, Alyssa
    The Role of PACAP in Exessive Ethanol Drinking
    Professor: Pietro Cottone
  • DiLoreto, Alexandria
    Aminergic Regulation of Social Role Differentiation in the Ant Pheidole Dentata
    Professor: James Traniello
  • Dilwali, Natasha
    Branched-chain Amino Acids Associated Alterations in Malonyl CoA and its Associations with Mitochondrial Function and Dysregulated Intracellular Lipid Metabolism
    Professor: Ashish Saha
  • Diorio, Anna
    Mastery Will Set You Free: The Improvisation of Lennie Tristano and the Anthropology of Emotion
    Professor: Charles Lindholm
  • Doctor, Danielle
    Using Optogenetics to Mimic Accessory Olfactory System Responses to Female Pheromones in Male Mice
    Professor: James Cherry
  • Doherty, Kimberly
    Predictors of Successful College Adjustment Among Students Previously Involved in Bullying
    Professor: Melissa Holt
  • Dong, Xixi
    China’s Rise
    Professor: Manjari Miller
  • Ducey, Kelly
    Formation of Wide Spread, Low Mass Binary Star Systems
    Professor: Andrew West
  • Dybyspayeva, Kumiszhan
    Development of a Deep Ultraviolet Electroabsorption Modulator for Nonline-of-Sight Free Space Communications
    Professor: Theodore Moustakas
  • Erf, Ryan
    Subharmonic Emissions of Ultrasound Contrast Agents
    Professor: Tyrone Porter
  • Escobedo, Jorge
    The Study of Faraday Wave Turbulence by Means of Acoustically Levitated Soap Bubbles
    Professor: Glynn Holt
  • Etheridge, Trevor
    The Effects of Projected CO2 Concentrations on Temperature Preferences of Little Skates Leucoraja erinacea
    Professor: John Finnerty
  • Falkson, Josh
    IETF RFC Data Extraction
    Timothy Simcoe
  • Fan Shiheng
    1,5 Asymmetric Induction and Cyclic Addition of Allenylsilanes
    Professor: James Panek
  • Farmer, Timothy
    Elastocapillary Torsion: Twisting an Elastic Structure at a Liquid Interface
    Professor: James Bird
  • Feng, Yi
    Functional Characterization of Egr1 and MEF2A in Cardiac Muscle
    Professor: Francisco Naya
  • Ferber, Shelbi
    Optogenetic Applications of a Real-Time Feedback Controller
    Professor: Jason Ritt
  • Ferreri, Brian
    Coordination and Convergence of Event- Context Information in the Dentate Gyrus
    Professor: Howard Eichenbaum
  • Filter, Rachel
    The Evolution of NFkB: An Investigation into the Functional Properties of the NF-kB Protein in Various Cinidarians
    Professor: John Finnerty
  • Fortin, Chelsea
    Defining Novel Kinases that Regulate the Hippo Tumor Supressor Pathway
    Professor: Bob Varelas
  • Friedman, Daniel
    Determining Anisotropy in Atlantic Lithosphere
    Professor: Colleen Dalton
  • Fu, Arthur
    Chinese Children’s Purpose-based Reasoning About the Natural World
    Professor: Deborah Kelemen
  • Galletti, Lance
    Examining the Uncertainty Principle Through the Concept of Necessities
    Professor: Emma Previato
  • Gelly, Ryan
    Detection and Characterization of Individual Nanoparticles in Liquids of an Inverse IRIS Platform
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Georgadarellis, Alexandria
    Investigating the Mechanism of Allosteric Activation of Tetrameric Phenylanine Hydroxylase via Stopped-Flow Fluorescence Spectroscopic Kinetic Methods
    Professor: John Caradonna
  • Gilbert, Jennifer
    Mental Health Efforts in Post-Shining Path Ayacucho, Peru
    Professor: David Scott Palmer
  • Gill, Corey
    Retrospective Comparison of the Bony and Soft Tissue Anatomy Between Patients with Normal and Pes Planus Foot Anatomy Using MRI
    Professor: Jeremy DeSilva
  • Godovich, Sheina
    Web-Based Attribution Retraining for Social Anxiety
    Professor: Stefan Hofmann
  • Gokoglu, Aysun
    Increasing IRIS Sensitivity through Oblique-Illumination
    Professor: Selim Unlu
  • Goldshear Jesse
    Assessing the Relationship Between Avian Influenza Emergence and Density of Poultry Production
    Professor: Jessica Leibler
  • Golkowski, Anya
    Investigation Into Odor-Guided Strategies in Mice
    Professor: Ian Davison
  • Gonzalez, Reyaz
    The Total Synthesis of Tryprostatin A
    Professor: Pinghua Liu
  • Grimm, Madeline
    Middle School Longitudinal Study of Academic Language Use in Writing
    Professor: Christina Dobbs
  • Gunnels, Taylor
    Opto-Electrode Observation of the Activity of the Dentate Gyrus in Response to Fear Conditioning
    Professor: Xue Han
  • Habibi, Akram
    Physical Vapor Deposition and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)
    Professor: Vinod Sarin
  • Haghighi, Isabela
    Graphene Drumhead Strain
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Hallett-Ebeling, Olivia
    Multiple Conformation State Crystallization of Brugia Malayi Trehalsoe-6-phophate Phosphatase and the Evaluation of its Potential for Drug-like Inhibitors
    Professor: Karen Allen
  • Hammond, Julie
    The Effect of Ultra-Fast Voltage on the Isotropic to Nematic Phase Transition of a Liquid Crystal
    Professor: Richard Averitt
  • Harrington, Mackenzie
    Investigation of Physical Interactions with Adiponectin and the Changing Secretion Levels to Determine the Mechanism of Adiponectin Secretion
    Professor: Paul Pilch
  • Hart, Rachel
    Retraction of Nicotine Withdrawal with Novel Medications: Turning Withdrawal into Anti-Smoking Medications
    Professor: S. Barak Caine
  • Havey, Benjamin
    Examining Memory Leakage Due to Wear Leveling in Flash/Solid State Drives
    Professor: Ari Trachtenberg
  • Hollis, Robert
    Corporate Finance During the Roaring 1920s
    Professor: Carola Frydman
  • Huntington, James
    Examining Cut Craters on Mars to Assess Crater Morphology
    Professor: Bradley Thompson
  • Hwang, Haejin
    Gender Differences in Mental Health Treatment Entrance and Engagement Among Latinos
    Professor: Hyeouk Chris Hahm
  • Jacob, Susan
    Pattern of Song Learning in Zebra Finches by Examining Neural Firing Patterns
    Professor: Timothy Gardner
  • Jain, Neil
    Nicotine-like Discriminative Stimulus Effects of Minor Tobacco Alkaloids: The Search for More Effective All Natural Aids to Smoking Cessation
    Professor: S. Barak Caine
  • Jani, Priya
    Signaling Pathways Involved in Inflammation-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction
    Professor: Deborah Stearns-Kurosawa
  • Ji, Sophina
    Effects of Hypoxia on Corneal Wound Healing
    Professor: Vickery Trinkaus-Randall
  • Jin, Shawn
    Building, Characterizing and Sharing Genetic Circuits
    Professor: Douglas Densmore
  • Kamboris, John
    The In-vivo Role of CLASP2 in Neuronal Migration
    Professor: Angela Ho
  • Keffer, Stephanie
    Validation of an iPad Based Program for Individuals with Aphasia
    Professor: Swathi Kiran
  • Kelly, Meghan
    Reconciling Mythological Archetypes: Tracing Classical Allusions in Irish Literature
    Professor: Meg Tyler
  • Kim, Jonathan
    The Influence of Cellular Resonance on the Dynamics of Grid Cell Firing Properties
    Professor: Michael Hasselmo
  • Kowalski, Michael
    Stable Isotope Analysis of Hydrogen and Oxygen in the Foliar and Stem Tissues of Quercus Rubrum: Determining Seasonal and Diurnal Hydrologic Tendencies
    Professor: Adrien Finzi
  • Krekel, Kyrena
    Girls Adultified Living in Southern Africa (The GALS Project): Examining the Influence of Adultification on Resilience Among Adolescent and Emerging Adult Women in Urban Centers of Southern Africa
    Professor: Fernando Ona
  • Kuras, Evan
    Total Synthesis of Nemorosone
    Professor: Japonica Brown-Saracino
  • Kurland, Jesse
    An Investigation into the Complexities of the NF-kB:IRF-3 Protein Complex
    Professor: Trevor Siggers
  • Lam, Annemarie
    Implications of Gaze Frequencies in Infant Joint Attention and Neurodevelopment
    Professor: Amanda Tarullo
  • Lam, Emily
    Pixelated Smart Room
    Professor: Thomas Little
  • Lapinska, Karolina
    Investigation of Apoptosis and Autophagy in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cells and Expression Analysis of Apoptotic Genes
    Professor: Sibaji Sarkar
  • Laurence, Jonathan
    American Sign Language Vocabulary Reference Tool (ASLVRT): A Web-Based Education Resource in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fort he Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
    Professor: Robert Hoffmeister
  • Lawler, Gerard
    Creating the Mars International Reference Ionosphere (MIRI)
    Professor: Michael Mendillo
  • Leahy, Shawn
    Analysis of the Effect of the Index on World Market Correlations
    Professor: Dror Kenett
  • Leavitt, Marisa
    Defining Traumatic Brain Injury Cases in the Framingham Heart Study
    Professor: Rhoda Au
  • LeBourdais, Robert
    Comparison of Microfluidic and Optical Methods for the Determination of the Thickness of the Glycocalyx in the Mouse Microcirculation
    Professor: Edward Damiano
  • Lee, Carolyn
    Evolving Minds: Children’s Learning of Natural Selection from Picture Books
    Professor: Deborah Kelemen
  • Levin, Emily
    Investigating Attentional Networks in Naive Versus Expert Mediators Using Functional Imaging
    Professor: David Somers
  • Lewis Derrick
    Elucidating the Structure and Stability of an APP-C99 Dimer in Implicit Membrane Environment via Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics (REMD) Simulations
    Professor: John Straub
  • Li, Yan
    Negative Friction Coefficient of Few Layer Graphene (FLG)
    Professor: Bennett Goldberg
  • Liang, Qianhui
    Control of Mitotic Entry by Regulation of Cyclin B1/CDK1 Activity by the Transcription Factor LSF
    Professor: Ulla Hansen
  • Lo, Karina
    Evaluating Clinical Outcomes, Satisfaction with Care, and Cost-Benefits of Using Acupuncture in a Managed Care Context
    Professor: Elizabeth Sommers
  • Longacre, McKenna
    Relationship Between Back Pain and Atherosclerosis, a Review of the Medical Literature
    Professor: Anton Shcherbina
  • Louzeiro, Daniel
    Contrast-Enhanced Visualization of the Growth Plate with Micro-Computed Tomography
    Professor: Elise Morgan
  • Lowe, Sarah
    Controlling Chaos: the Roles and Tactics of Managers Within Theatrical Organizations
    Professor: EmilyBarman
  • Lowell, Evan
    Atomic Calligraphy
    Professor: David Bishop
  • Lysiak, Rebecca
    Linking Physical Activity to Cognition and Cortical Thickness in Older Adults
    Professor: Scott Hayes
  • Makhnejia, Kamil
    Flexion-Compression Testing of Human Vertebrae for Study of the Biomechanics of Spine Fractures
    Professor: Elise Morgan
  • Man, Xintong (Steve)
    DNA Nanostructure Construction
    Professor: Xue Han
  • Mann, Emily
    Characterization of a Novel Activator of Trimeric G Proteins
    Professor: Mikel Garcia-Marcos
  • Marinko, Justin
    Structural Analysis of the Hot Dog Fold Thioesterases Via X-Ray Crystallography
    Professor: Karen Allen
  • Martinez, Danielle
    Parents Seeking Parents
    Professor: Catherine Harris
  • Mathias, Joseph
    The Psychological Autonarrative of “The Kid”: Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian Enters the Literary World
    Professor: Michael Degener
  • Mauricio, Ian Paolo
    Defining the Role of NECAP2 in Tumorigenesis
    Professor: Brigitte Ritter
  • Meeus, Tom
    Identifying the Composition, Structure, and Individual Member Functions of the p75NTR/JAK2 Receptor Complex
    Professor: Shelley Russek
  • Mehat, Pavan
    Behavioral Plasticity in C. elegans After In Vivo Femtosecond Laser Nerve Ablation
    Professor: Christopher Gabel
  • Moore, John
    Implementation of Video Analysis Algorithm via Web Interface
    Professor: Venkatesh Saligrama
  • Morse, Justin
    In Vitro Model of Sepsis Induced Cardiomyopathy
    Professor: Ian Hobai
  • Moskowitz, Nora
    Batesian Mimicry and the History of the Wing Pattern Evolution Among North American Admiral Butterflies
    Professor: Sean Mullen
  • Murphy, Nicholas
    Dispersed Volcanic Ash in Marine Sediment Subducting into the Nankai Trough
    Professor: Richard Murray
  • Murray, Ian
    The Effects of MLD and SVEP on Triradiate Orientation and PMC Migration in Sea Urchin Embryos
    Professor: Cynthia Bradham
  • Nash, William
    Research Assistant Towards the Development of the Compact Linear Collider (CLiC)
    Professor: Lawrence Sulak
  • Nasirullah, Raika
    Individual Variation in Parent-Child Social Learning
    Professor: Peter Blake
  • Nawar, Alexander
    Bridging the Gap: The International Criminal Court’s Trust Fund for victims and Local Ownership of Transitional Justice
    Professor: Timothy Longman
  • Nolette, Sara
    Toddlers’ Recollections of Novel Words After a Period of Sleep
    Professor: Sudha, Arunachalam
  • O’Donovan, Thomas
    Acoustic Emission from an Activated Orifice-Plate Duct Exit
    Professor: Michael Howe
  • O’Neill, Kathryn
    Quantifying and Modeling Ecosystem Services of Alianthus Altissima in the City of Boston
    Professor: Nathan Phillips
  • Ocampo, Luisa
    Determining the Effect of Altering Tryptophan Biosynthesis on the Iss1 Mutant Phenotype
    Professor: John Celenza
  • Ogamba, Maureen
    Hip Pain Due to Swayback Posture Because of Body Mass Distribution in Pregnancy
    Professor: Cara Lewis
  • Olugbemi, Adaeze
    Assessing the Role of the Medical Olfactory Tubercule in Hardwired Pheremone-Dependent Motivated Behavior
    Professor: Michael Baum
  • Owen, Ross
    Mapping 1000 Years of Lydian Ceramic Production and Exchange
    Professor: Andrea Berlin
  • Pantages, Nicholas
    The Examination of Maternal Long-Term Stress and Its Impact on Infants Initial Smile Reaction: Using Data from Hair Cortisol Samples in Mothers to Assess How this Affects their Infants’ Initial Smile in the Puppet Task
    Professor: Amanda Tarullo
  • Paquette, Elodie
    Medumba Grammar Project
    Professor: Cathy O’Connor
  • Pardo, Scott
    Total Synthesis of Nemorosone
    Professor: John Porco
  • Patel, Harsh
    Influences of Ionic Contrast Agent Partitioning in Cartilage Prior to Diffusion Equilibrium
    Professor: Mark Grinstaff
  • Paul, Urbashee
    A Descriptive Characterization of China’s Productivity Growth
    Professor: Jordi Jaumandreu
  • Perez, Ivan
    Application of Library Synthesis Towards Structure Activity Relationship Study of LD49
    Professor: Aaron Beeler
  • Persaud, Michael
    Expansion and Lung/Thyroid Directed Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells in a Spinner Flask System
    Professor: Laertis Ikonomou
  • Petty, Helen
    Three Sides to the Same Story: A Documentation of the Development of a Climate Change Information Center and the Education of Sustainable Lifestyles in the Letang Community through a Holistic Approach Incorporating Multiple Perspectives
    Professor: James Lawford Anderson
  • Porter. Nicholas
    Investigation of the Mechanic and Structural Properties of PKU-Inducing Mutants of Phenylalanine Hydroxylase through Enzymatic and Spectroscopic Methods
    Professor: John Caradonna
  • Prasad, Sherry
    Investigating the Role of GPS2 in TLR Signaling and Inflammatory Responses
    Professor: Valentina Perissi
  • Puranam, Ishaan
    Attention and Detection Mechanisms Involved in Visually Guided Navigation and Spatial Cognition Tasks
    Professor: Lucia Vaina
  • Raad, Maya
    Exploring the Malleability of the Moral Mind Through Picture Storybooks
    Professor: Helen Tager-Flusberg
  • Raychowdhury, Atri
    Understanding the Properties of Electrodynamic Screens to Design an Efficient Self-Cleaning Solar Panel
    Professor: Malay Mazumder
  • Reichenhall, Penelope
    The Optimum Time Scale at Which Zebra Finches Recognize Different Temporal Patterns and Carbon-fiber Electrode Assemblage
    Professor: Timothy Gardner
  • Reichlen. Jaime
    Fostering Productive Peer Discussions in Algebra
    Professor: William Zahner
  • Reidy, Patrick
    Endogenous Electropheresis during Dorsal-Ventral Specification in the Sea Urchin Embryo
    Professor: Cynthia Bradham
  • Rodriguez Suro, Robert
    The Evolution of Male Bi-Maturism in Wild Bornean Orangutans
    Professor: Cheryl Knott
  • Rokosz, Molly
    Hoarding Disorder in Television: Story and Sympathy?
    Professor: Jordana Muroff
  • Rosenfeld, Emma
    Development of Micromegas Muon Chambers for the ATLAS New Small Wheel Upgrade
    Professor: Steve, Ahlen
  • Rosenthal, Jeremy
    Studying Sub-Cellular Localization of Small-Non-coding SgrS RNA in E. coli Cells
    Professor: Natalia Broude
  • Sathananthan, Vidiya
    From Policy to Implementation: Mental Health Care in Post-Conflict Liberia
    Professor: Paul Lipton
  • Schmidt, Eric
    Investigating Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Pathogenesis in Muscular Dystrophy Patients
    Professor: Jeffrey Miller
  • Schmiege, Philip
    An Investigation of the Anemone – Anemonefish Mutualism: the Effect of Anemonefish Number, Biomass and Behavior on Anemone Growth, Survival, and Reproduction
    Professor: Peter Buston
  • Schwarzer, Cody
    Natural Product Remodeling: Using Nature as a Starting Point Rather Than a Target
    Professor: John Snyder
  • Scolaro, Derek
    Development of Swimming Abilities from Hatching to Settlement in the Neon Goby Elacanitnus lori
    Professor: Peter Buston
  • Shah, Pooja
    Building, Characterizing, and Sharing Genetic Circuits
    Professor: Wilson Wong
  • Shah, Pooja
    Investigating Novel Mechanisms Controlling Hippo Tumor Suppressor Pathway Transcriptional Activity
    Professor: Bob Varelas
  • Shah, Seema
    Finding and Authentication Medical and Legal Evidence for Genetic Science and Public Policy Recommendations
    Professor: George Annas
  • Shah, Vinita
    Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress on L-type Calcium Channels in Sepsis-Induced Cardiomyopathy
    Professor: Ian Hobai
  • Sharma, Kshitij
    Cross-site Analysis of Photosynthetic Capacity and Leaf Economic Traits of Tree Saplings in Eastern US Forests
    Professor: Michael Dietze
  • Shea, Sydney
    From BC to AP: Editorial Influences in Classical and Modern Literature
    Professor: Jeffrey Henderson
  • Shternberg, Stephanie
    Investigation of the Structure-Function Relationship in a Predicted Ctytochrome c Peroxidase
    Professor: Sean Elliott
  • Silva, Aaron
    Intrinsic Circadian Patterns of Food Intake in Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    Professor: Irina Zhdanova
  • Simpson, Michael
    Characterizing Multi-Protein Complexes in Gene Regulation
    Professor: Trevor Siggers
  • Singh, Roshni
    A New Tool for Patients with Cancer and Their Healthcare Providers: Medical-Legal Partnership Cancer Care
    Professor: Jennifer Rosen
  • Siverts, Katherine
    Dissemination and Implementation of Effective Treatments for PTSD and Depression
    Professor: Shannon Stirman
  • Snyder, Nicole
    Mechanism of Methylation by DNMT1
    Professor: Sibaji Sarkar
  • Sokolska, Paula
    Pamoja Together Stories: Telling the Stories of Aid Recipients
    Professor: Elizabeth Mehren
  • Song, Haemin
    Interacting Effects of Climate Change in the Growing Season and Winter in Northern Hardwood Forests: Effects on Availability of Nutrients and Cations in Soil
    Professor: Pamela Templer
  • Soni, Kanupriya
    The Effect of Lipotoxic Heart Disease on Mitochondrial Morphology and Dynamics
    Professor: Edward Miller
  • Sorenson, Luke
    Towards Secure, Robust and Usable Gesture-Based Authentication
    Professor: Janusz Konrad
  • Specht, Sarah
    Development of a Homogeneous Mononuclear Water Oxidation Catalyst using Late First-row Transition Metas and Highly Fluorinated Ligands
    Professor: Linda Doerrer
  • Stone, Steven
    Asymmetric Synthesis of p-Bromine Substituted Rocaglate Drivatives
    Professor: John Porco
  • Stueber, Gabriella
    A 1000 Fold Concentrator for Improved Microfluidic Analysis
    Professor: Mario Cabodi
  • Swain, David
    Shortness of the Scleral Spur as a Potential Risk Factor in the Pathogenesis of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
    Professor: Haiyan Gong
  • Swanson, Zane
    The Effect of the Arch on the Bony Anatomies of the Human Foot
    Professor: Jeremy DeSilva
  • Tan, Nanrui
    The Investigation of Novel Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Treatment of Melanoma
    Professor: Byungwoo Ryu
  • Taylor, Jeffrey
    Identification of the Signaling Network Mediating Engulfment in the Drosophila melanogaster Ovary
    Professor: Kim McCall
  • Temkin, Emma
    A Sociolinguistic Study of Language and Dialect Contact in the Spanish of the Metro Boston Area
    Professor: Daniel Erker
  • Thole, Grace
    The Characterization and Structural Determination of the Cfd1-Nbp35 Complex
    Professor: Deborah Perlstein
  • Thompson, Rebecca
    Stabilization of Lymphatic Vessels via Crosslinked Scaffolds
    Professor: Joe Tien
  • Tran, Anna
    Hypoxic Environments Causing Premature Hatching of Skate Eggs and the Effects on Physiology
    Professor: Phil Lobel
  • Tran, Jennifer
    Proliferation, One Glial Cell at a Time: The Potential Role of Draper in Glial Proliferation
    Professor: Kim McCall
  • Turnbull, Jacob
    Analysis of Structure and Stability of Villin Headpiece
    Professor: C. James McKnight
  • Vadala-Roth, Ben
    On Motion with Constant Acceleration Motion in Curved Space-Times
    Professor: Mark Kon
  • Vargas-Montoya, Natalia
    Targeted Triggerable Liposomes with SiRNA
    Professor: Tyrone, Porter
  • Vartanyan, Phillip
    Novel Approach to Create a Mouse Model of Mycosis fungoides (MF)
    Professor: William Cruikshank
  • Wang, William
    Comparison and Characterization of Patterned and Unpatterned Cell Sheets for Congenital Heart Defects
    Professor: Joyce Wong
  • Wapman, Mikaela
    Riddle Me This: Gender Schemas in the Contemporary World
    Professor: Deborah Belle
  • Weber, Urs
    Biological Characterization of Inhibitors of the NEMO-IKK Interaction in the NF-kB Pathway: Identification of Novel Therapeutic Compounds
    Professor: Thomas Gilmore
  • Weiskittel, Sarah
    Literary Lab: Allusions to the Classics in Irish Literature
    Professor: Meg Tyler
  • Wendell, Chloe
    Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Myxopyronin A and Conformationally Restricted Analogs as Inhibitors of Bacterial RNA Polymerase
    Professor: James Panek
  • Weng, Mao-Chi
    Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Mobile App
    Professor: Devin Mann
  • Wernick, Jeremy
    Mobile Applications for Hoarding Disorder
    Professor: Jordana Muroff
  • Westervelt, Allison
    Alexander Pushkin: How a Legendary Icon Defines Russia’s National Identity
    Professor: Ivan Eubanks
  • Wong, Frank
    In Vivo Engineering of Novel Plant Defense Compounds Derived form Tryptophan
    Professor: John Celenza
  • Woods, Aubree
    Root Phenology in a Mid-Latitude Forest
    Professor: Adrien Finzi
  • Xu, Mengyuan
    Effect of a Novel Phonological Awareness Task in Predicting Word Reading Skills of Children with Learning Disabilities
    Professor: Devin Kearns
  • Yonemoto. Grant
    Microglia-Neuron Signaling in Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Synaptic Maturation
    Professor: Tsuneya Ikezu
  • Yoshimura, Kristin
    Salt Marsh Organisms as an Unqualified Source of Methane
    Professor: Robinson Fulweiler
  • You, Jacqueline
    Investigating the Role for the N-Clasp in Y-Family Human DNA Polymerase Kappa (DNAP K)
    Professor: Edward Loechler
  • Zacharakis, Nancy
    Development of Novel Therapies for AIS Based on Inhibition of TDP-43
    Professor: Benjamin Wolozin
  • Zhen, JingXin
    Synthesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Belt through Ring-closing Metathesis
    Professor: Ramesh Jasti
  • Zhou, Beixi
    Cheap Talk with Unknown Bias
    Professor: Sambuddha Ghosh