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Research Archives
2009 Research

Summer Student Researchers 2009

2009 Summer Student Researchers



Alex Alex Argianas

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cheryl Heinz
Majors: Biology/Spanish/Theology

Research:
Effects of fertilizer concentration on butterfly oviposition; university insect collection.
M. Arshad Muzamil Arshad

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Nelson
Major: Physics

Research:
Oxygen profile modeling.
 
T. Avanzado Tricia Avanzado

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Wig
Major: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Research:
Construction of optical tweezers for undergraduate research.
N. DiRienzo Nicholas DiRienzo

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Abigail Derby
Major: Biology

Research:
Investigation of cricket diversity on the island of Ometepe, Nicaragua.
 
I. Habib Ishtiaq Habib

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lee Ann Smith
Major: Biology

Research:
Impact of taurine on lifespan and development of Drosophila.
R. Horsley Robert Horsley

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Preston Aldrich
Major: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Research:
Systems biology of the North American tree census and promoter sequences of transcription factors of prokaryotic genomes.
 
A. Kamal Asif Kamal

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Timothy Marin
Major: Chemistry

Research:
Vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy of sub and supercritical water.
A Khatri Amar Khatri

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Nelson
Majors: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Research:
Oxygen profile modeling
 
U. Kothawala Uzma Kothawala

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cheryl Heinz
Major: Health Science

Research:
Effect of fertilizer concentrations on caterpillar performance; university insect collection.
J. Polaski Jacob Polaski

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cheryl Mascarenhas
Major: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Research:
Asymmetric Robinson annulations.
 
P. Shah Pinal Shah

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Timothy Comar
Major: Biology

Research:
Dynamics of one-predator two-prey models for integrated pest management.
A. Siddiqi Aman Siddiqi

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Abigail Derby
Major: Health Science

Research:
Effect of habitat structure on intra-specific competition on smooth-scaled geckos on the island of Ometepe, Nicaragua.
 
D. Sultan Dahlia Sultan

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robin Rylaarsdam
Major: Health Science

Research:
Intragenic suppression of an activating mutation in McCune-Albright Syndrome.
R. Tech Roksana Tech

Faculty Mentor: Lee Ann Smith
Majors: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Research:
Cystathionine beta-lyase as a model for the BMB lab series.
 
S. Turcic

Stefan Turcic

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Preston Aldrich
Major: Biology

Research:
Systems biology of the North American tree census and promoter sequences of transcription factors of prokaryotic genomes.