2016

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2015

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  • Christian Traverse: Altruism and human happiness
  • Durganili Balasubramaniy: Analysis of unknown transcription factors in HCT116 and MCF7 cancer cell lines
  • Aneesha Panda: Analysis of unknown transcription factors in HCT116 and MCF7 cancer cell lines
  • Yolnan Chen: The didgeridoo and its acoustic properties
  • Andrew Parker: The Didgeridoo and its acoustic properties: The physical variation and its effect on frequency and amplitude
  • Natalie Arroyo: Differentiating pyramidal neurons in the prefrontal cortex
  • Sruja Machani: Differentiating pyramidal neurons in the prefrontal cortex
  • Christina Gaw: Evaluation of meta-substituted O-benzyl-N-(9'acridinyl)hydroxylamines as potential antitumor agents
  • Jireh Pulley: Examination of the small but healthy hypothesis in Illyrians from Albania
  • Cian Colgan: Gene annotation of drosophelia elegans
  • Evan Stewart: Genetic algorithm applications to optimal location search
  • Alex Lambrecht: Identifying dietary change over time in Durres, Albania
  • Esme Fahnestock: Imaging transcription factors to determine cellular structure and function
  • Preston Le: Imaging transcription factors in MCF7 and HCT116 to determine localization and structure
  • Sahit Talachutla: Investigating the relationship between D. melanogaster and D. elegans  
  • Dylan Walker: Isomerization of humulone
  • Bixby Daugherty: The isomerization of humulone to isohumulone
  • Leighton Burt: Life saving locating: Developing autonomous avalanche rescue
  • Eva Key: O-(3-chlorobenzyl)-N-(9'-acridinyl)hydroxylamine
  • Grace VanderWoude: Observing the effects of radiation on carbon nanotubes
  • Josh Seerdorf: Observing the effects of radiation on single-walled carbon nanotubes
  • Steven Cromer: Observing the effects of radiation on single-walled carbon nanotubes
  • Nathaniel Thomas: Photometric analysis of transiting exoplanets
  • Danielle Fiedler: Photometric analysis of transiting exoplanets
  • Ellie Draves: Spectra of planar graphs and their duals
  • Kavya Ganuthula: The effects of exercise on doxorubicin induced cardiotoxicity on SERCA2 expression
  • Krisit Cook: The effects of exercise on doxorubicin induced cardiotoxicity on SERCA2 expression
  • Nate Griffin: The effects of chiral ionic liquids in synthesizing chiral molecules
  • Madelynne Cronenberg: The effects of chiral ionic liquids in synthesizing chiral molecules
  • Christopher Erickson: Using geospatial analysis to find potential wind farms in Kansas
  • Mehraud Razzaghi: Various substituent effects on the 4 series of O-benzyl-N-(9'-acridinyl)hydroxylamines as anti-tumor agents

2014

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  • Samyuktha Senthilkumar: The Dectection of 6-Thiopurine Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Reece Moellenhoff: The Dectection of 6-Thiopurine Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Kalvin Hessling: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Mapping Using Twitter
  • Dudley Ortecho: Beacon and Obstacle Navigation for an Autonomous Rover
  • Tim Helmer: Beacon and Obstacle Navigation for an Autonomous Rover
  • Megan Ellis: Water Health in Glenmere Lake
  • Michael Winchester: Analysis of Muon Flux Across Elevation
  • Jacob Gerecht: Analysis of Muon Flux Across Elevation
  • Amanda Horn: Geographical Correlation Maps of Malaria Hemoglobin SS Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia), and Ecosystems of Ethiopia
  • Emma Scholz: Geographical Correlation Maps of Malaria Hemoglobin SS Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia), and Ecosystems of Ethiopia
  • Julia Torline: The Identification of Phospholipase-A2 Properties in Rattlesnake Venom Based on DNA Sequences
  • Reba Zimmerle: The Identification of Phospholipase-A2 Properties in Rattlesnake Venom Based on DNA Sequences
  • Merritt Singley: The Influence of Fish Oil on Lipid Microdomains Obtained from Bovine Luteal Cells
  • Kelsey Lindbloom: The Influence of Fish Oil on Lipid Microdomains Obtained from Bovine Luteal Cells
  • Josh Beaty: Beacon and Obstacle Navigation for an Autonomous Rover (Software)
  • Cassie Spath: Beacon and Obstacle Navigation for an Autonomous Rover (Software)
  • Daniel Cooke: A View From Above
  • Joe Weisensee: A View From Above
  • Tony Romero: Through the Plume: Assessing an Infrared Camera System for Imaging an Acute Lava Lake
  • Catherine Cyril: Identifying Microbial Species in Feces: Use of rDNA Sequencing to Characterize Microbe Species
  • Micayla Lerdal: Identifying Microbial Species in Feces: Use of rDNA Sequencing to Characterize Microbe Species
  • Julia Kincaid: Determining Exoplanets Using Variable Star Photometry and the Transit Method
  • Kaisa Simon: Determining Exoplanets Using Variable Star Photometry and the Transit Method
  • Clayton Johnson: Determining Exoplanets Using Variable Star Photometry and the Transit Method
  • Alex Crane: Differentiating Neuroblastoma Cells Through the Treatment of Retinoid Acid
  • Jacque Garcia: Differentiating Neuroblastoma Cells Through the Treatment of Retinoid Acid
  • Monica Carreta: Examination of the Effects of Creatine on Doxorubicin-Induced Muscles
  • Santanna Pacheco: Examination of the Effects of Creatine on Doxorubicin-Induced Muscles
  • Lizzy Manguso: The Mechanincs of Sit-to-Stand Transitions: A Comparison of Ertl Amputees and Healthy Individuals
  • Colton Kindvall: Curb Negotiations: A Study of Dynamic Stability
  • Dylan Oliver: The Effects of Wearing a Backpack During Barefoot and Shod Walking