Project Title Student(s) Mentor(s)
A Look into the Effects of Prenatal Substance Use Exposure on Developing Infants Cindy Huynh and Mollie Marshall Kira Bailey (OWU Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychology)
Analysis of Cell Division and Development in C. elegans and Other Nematodes Benjamin Whitbourn Danielle Hamill (OWU Department of Zoology)
Apprenticing an Apiarist at Stratford Ecological Center Peyton Hardesty Dave Noble (Head Apiarist at Stratford Ecological Center)
Cas9 Nickase and Knocking out Gene Expression of Heme Oxygenase-1 in Vero Cells Mary Agnes Cranley Suren Ambegaokar (OWU Department of Botany & Microbiology, Neuroscience Program)
Challenge Accepted: Analysis of Aggression and Hormone Levels in Carolina and House Wrens Madeleine Sorrick Dustin Reichard (OWU Department of Zoology)
Collecting Ground Control Data for a Study of Plant Gravity Perception on the ISS Maddie Meyer, Samantha Fedoush, and Ana Borish Chris Wolverton (OWU Department of Botany & Microbiology)
Computational Modeling of Seizure Propagation Joseph Emerson and Momi Afelin (Ashland University) Christian Fink (OWU Department of Physics and Astronomy
Designing an Intelligent Agent for Eurorails Robert Warton (University of Findlay) Sean McCulloch (OWU Department of Mathematics & Computer Science)
Determination of Early Biochemical Markers in the Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy Using an Akita Mouse Model Gretchen Weaver Ivy Samuels (Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute – Louis Stokes VA Medical Center)
Development of a Redox-Active Ligand Scaffold for the Activation of Lactide Sarah Bergman, James Zoller, and Lauren Boedicker Allen Pistner (OWU Department of Chemistry)
Effect of Electrolysis on S. Aureus Biofilms Ashley McCracken Matthew Dietz, M.D. (West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics)
Effects of miR-7 on Tau Expression Erika Beyrent (University of Scranton) Suren Ambegaokar (OWU Department of Botany & Microbiology, Neuroscience Program)
Effects of Physiological Stress on HnRNP K Gene Expression in Drosophila Brain Sydney Quinn Suren Amegaokar (OWU Department of Botany & Microbiology, Neuroscience Program)
Functional Morphology of the Placenta in Poeciliopsis prolifica Aaina Gupta and Paige Haenig Tami Panhuis (OWU Department of Zoology)
Identifying Genotype-Dependent Expression of Genes near EoE Risk Loci Madeline Bonfield Leah Kottyan (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)
Identifying Influential Nodes in Weighted, Directed Networks Kelly Fullin (Ashland University) Christian Fink (OWU Department of Mathematics & Computer Science)
Inference for Correlation Coefficient in a Bivariate Normal Model Subject to Type II Censoring Brian Reyes (University of Puerto Rico) Scott Linder (OWU Department of Mathematics & Computer Science)
Maintenance of Knowledge Allie Eynon and Shelby Quade Lynda Hall (OWU Department of Psychology)
Mapping Xylopia Biodiversity in Sub-Saharan Africa Katie Vonderembse David Johnson and Nancy Murray (OWU Department of Botany & Microbiology)
Modeling the Spread of HPV Through a Network Tania Luo (University of Nevada, Reno) and Lizheyin Wu Pamela Pyzza (OWU Department of Mathematics and Computer Science)
Parity Measurements in 70Ge Brianna Harbin (Northern Kentucky University) Robert Haring-Kaye (OWU Department of Physics and Astronomy)
Parity Measurements in the 70Ga Nucleus Diego Venegas Vargas Robert Haring-Kaye (OWU Department of Physics and Astronomy)
Paternity and Mating Behaviors in the Sailfin Molly, Poecilia latipinna Serena George Shala Hankison (OWU Department of Zoology)
Production and Routing of Surface Meltwater on the Greenland Ice Sheet Ablation Zone Dianyi Li Nathan Amador Rowley (OWU Department of Geography)
Production and Routing of Surface Meltwater on the Greenland Ice Sheet Ablation Zone Christopher Pessell Nathan Amador Rowley (OWU Department of Geography and Geology)
Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Mapping in a Parasexual Species Delanie Baker Matthew Anderson (The Ohio State University Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, The Ohio State University Medical Center Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity)
Size Change in an Old World Sparrow Kyle Davis Dustin Reichard (OWU Department of Zoology)
Slow Wave Activity as a Marker of Proactive Control Erika Shultz Kira Bailey (OWU Department of Psychology)
Stellar Surface Imaging via Light Curve Inversion (LI) Felise Bloodgood,
Alec Martin, and
Kyle Pellegrin
Robert Harmon (OWU Department of Physics and Astronomy)
The Effects of Social Stress, Human Presence, and Handling on Circulating Corticosterone Levels in Captive Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) Kelly Summers Dustin Reichard (OWU Department of Zoology)
Three-Dimensional Modeling and Morphometric Analysis of the Elaborate Soldier Head in Turtle Ants (Cephalotes) Francesca Socki Shauna L. Price (Chicago Field Museum of Natural History Department of Integrative Research Center)
Utilizing the Cannon to Predict Stellar Parameters Derek Shank Timothy Beers (University of Notre Dame Department of Physics)