1999 HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program at OSU

To see the abstract for each talk, click on the speaker's name.

Meadow Anderson - "Characterization of the Extracellular Protease of Pseudomonas fluorescens A506"

Sarah Andrews - "Engineering of Crown Gall Resistant Plants"

Jenny Antonissen - "Characterization of Mice Lacking the gamma - Glutamyl Transpeptidase"

Lara Colton - "Transmission of Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Virus in Oncorhynchus mykiss"

Tyler Creelan - "Investigating the Role of Fas among Activated T-Cells"

Douglas Davidson - "Antiproliferative Activity of Resveratrol, a Potential Inhibitor of Ribonucleotide Reductase."

Kathrin Dunlap - "Effects of Progesterone and RU 486 on Ovine Endometrial Oxytocin Receptors "

Laurel Hall - "Survey of Chlamydial Inclusion Formation in a Range of Host Species."

Darcy Myers - "Plasma Protein Behavior at Synthetic Surfaces"

Suzanne McKenzie Miller - "Ecology and epidemiology of Burkholderia cepacia"

Jill Mooney - "The Development of a Biosensor to Screen Possible Pharmaceuticals from Algal Extracts"

Tim Nam - "Differential Tolerance to Super-Elevated Temperatures in Corticolous Lichens Associated with Oregon Oak Ecosystems"

Keith Nylin - "CTP Synthetase in NDP Kinase Mutants"

Derek Rains - "Investigating a Signaling Mechanism for the Establishment of Cellular Polarity Through the Detection of Protein Interactions with the FdRacA Small GTPase"

Alicia Smith - "Suppressor of Thioredoxin Lethality Gene (stl1) Determination in Yeast"

Kristopher Spinning - "Computer Modeling to Characterize and Quantify the Secretory Biorhythms of Hypothalamic Hormones"

Cara Taormina - "Characterization of Influences Affecting Expression of pltR, a Gene Predicted to Regulate Pyoluteorin Biosynthesis."