2014 - 2015 COSAM Undergrad Research Fellows

AdamsCami Adams, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Aaron Rashotte, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Phenotype analysis of Cytokinin Response Factor 4 (CRF4) altered expression Arabidopsis lines in response to freezing temperatures




BartlettAbigail Bartlett, Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology
Mentor: Holly Ellis, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project Title: Analyzing the Catalytic Role of a Conserved Active Site Residue in Cysteine Dioxygenase




bottenhornKatherine Bottenhorn, Psychology and Chemistry
Mentor: Jennifer Robinson, Psychology

Project Title: Functional connectivity of the human hypothalamus in healthy and diseased states




chastainLauren Chastain, Interdisciplinary Studies
Mentor: Dr. Stephanie Ostrowski, Veterinary Sciences/Public Health

Project Title: Disparities in Access to Health Care: Canary Islands (Spain)




coolCarol Alex Cool, Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Michael W. Greene, Nutrition, Diatetics and Hospitality Management

Project Title: Role of macrophage polarization in obesity-linked colon cancer growth




crispEmily Crisp, Marine Biology
Mentor: Nanette Chadwick, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Effects of visual and chemical signaling by conspecifics on anemonefish behavior




donovielZachary Donoviel, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Wendy Hood, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Mitochondrial function and reproduction in the house mouse




farmerTaylor Farmer, Chemistry
Mentor: Peter Livant, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project Title:Exploring a New Cascade Reaction, a Key Step in the Synthesis of a Polyalcohol




franceJack France, Applied Mathematics
Mentor: Geraldo de Souza, Mathematics

Project Title: Exploration of Euler’s Method




kellDavid Kell, Biomedical Sciences
Mentor: Michael Squillacote, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project Title: Study of Photodegradable Polymers based on the bifunctionality of 1-thia-3,4-diazolidine-2,5-dione (TDAD)




michaelsonChristopher Michaelson, Biochemistry
Mentor: Mary Mendonca, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Investigation of Rhinella marina baseline corticosterone levels and immunocompetence as indicators of invasive potential and environmental fitness




nelsonJohn (Wesley) Nelson, Biochemistry
Mentor: Steven Mansoorabadi, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project Title: Elucidation of the biosynthetic pathway of heme-d1 in the nitrite reductase enzyme of Pseudomonas aeruginosa




obunguArnold Obungu, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology
Mentor: Martha Escobar, Psychology

Project Title: Effects of cortisol and norepinephrine in mediating latent inhibition




scottWilliam Scott, Molecular Biology
Mentor: Robert Locy, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Genomic Responses of Plants to Heat Stress




twiggRachel Twigg, Marine Biology
Mentor: Kenneth Halanych, Biological Sciences

Project Title: Phylogenetic Identification of Octopod Species Diversity in Antarctic Waters




verellenDevon Verellen, Geology
Mentor: Mark Steltenpohl, Geology and Geography

Project Title: Investigation of Detrital Zircons to Constrain Depositional Ages of Metasedimentary Rocks in Arctic Norway




westbrookBrian Westbrook
Mentor: Elizabeth Schwartz, Biological Sciences

Project Title: 




wilkinsAndrew Thomas Wilkins
Mentor: Jennifer Panizzi, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

Project Title: Myeloperoxidase Inhibition

Last updated: 01/14/2015