Fall 2019 Grant Recipients

Conor Abraham

Conor Abraham

Title: A Computational Analysis of Candidate Non-Covalent Organocatalysts for an Asymmetric [2,3]-Wittig Rearrangement 

Major: Biochemistry

Mentor: Josh Layfield 

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Ryan Avenido

Ryan Avenido

Title: Are We Meant to Fear? A Comparison of Physiological Responses to Predators

Major: Biology, Music Performance

Mentor: Sarah Hankerson, Gregory Robinson-Riegler

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Emily Dolezalek

Title: Wearable Driver Monitoring Device

Major: Electrical Engineering

Mentor: Cheol-Hong Min

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Groebner, Emily

Emily Groebner

Title: Willingness to Purchase Organic Produce: Retailers & Consumers

Major: Biology of Global Health

Mentor: Adam Kay

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Spring 2020 Grant Recipients

Temmy Batoyun

Title: The Impact of an Online Class in Contemplative Neuroscience Courses on Attitudes Toward Contemplative Practices

Major: Neuroscience

Mentor: Uta Wolfe

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Katherine Carlson

Title: Yeast Extract Supplementation in Non-animal Sourced Media for Enhanced Production of (alpha)-Amylase in the Bacterial Strain, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

Major: Biochemistry

Mentor: Tom Marsh

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Ruby Carlson

Title: Perception of Employer Attitudes towards Mental Health Concerns within the Tech Workplace

Major: Neuroscience

Mentor: Sergey Berg

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Nancy Chu

Title: Synthesis and Complexation of the N-Heterocyclic Carbene 1,3-bis[(2-pyridyl)methyl]-1H-imidazolylidene with Divalent Europium Ions

Major: Chemistry

Mentor: Marites Guino-o

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Emily Dolezalek

Title: Wearable Driver Monitoring

Major: Electrical Enineering

Mentor: Cheol-Hong Min

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Katie Martin

Title: The Effect of Quaternization on the Endosomal Escape Rate of Polyethylenimine 

Major: Biochemistry

Mentor: Lisa Prevette

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Mikayla Newby

Title: Synthesis and complexation of 1,3-bis [(2-pyridal)methyl]-1H-benzimidazolylidene with Ca(II) and varying counterions

Major: Neuroscience

Mentor: Marites Guino-o

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Courtney Peckosh

Title: The role of fibulin (flb) in trunk visceral mesoderm development in Drosophila

Major: Biology

Mentor: Afshan Ismat

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Jack Queenan

Jack Queenan

Title: LCMS identification and quantification of DNA oxidative damage from cannabidiol exposure

Major: Chemistry

Mentor: Lisa Prevette

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry

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Marco Taibi

Title: How much should NFL Pro Bowl players be paid?

Major: Economics

Mentor: Bradley Wilson

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Bronwyn Tollefson

Title: The role of the extracellular matrix protein fibulin on somatic muscle development.

Major: Biology

Mentor: Afshan Ismat

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Joan Weiland

Joan Wieland

Title: Writing Motorsports from a Feminine Vantage 

Major: English

Mentor: Matthew Batt

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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Virakbott Ong

Title: Integrating dynamic energy budgets and population viability analyses to assess the effects of habitat degradation

Major: Biochemistry

Mentor: Kenichi Okamoto

Grant: Sustainability Scholars

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Lilly Hartnett

Title: Perception of Employer Attitudes towards Mental Health Concerns within the Tech Workplace

Major: Neuroscience

Mentor: Sergey Berg

Grant: Collaborative Inquiry Grant

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