2002 HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program at OSU

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BrigitAdamus - “Maternal to Fetal Vitamin E Transmission”

JoeyAubert - “Localization of the CB1 Receptor in the Brain of Taricha granulose

MarieBanta - “Characterization of G9R: A Myristylated Vaccinia Virus Protein”

ValerieBomben - “Motor Neuron Death in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”

JordanBoutilier - “Elucidation of a Physiological 8-oxo-dGTPase for Mut T in Escherichia coli

SaraBreitenbach - “Chaperones in Chlamydial Biology”

LorenBrown - “dNTP Concentrations at Different Parts of the Cell Cycle”

AnneMarieCorgan - “Molecules that Regulate Cell to Matrix Adhesion”

RachelleHasson - “Determination of Essential Amino Acids Required for VirE1/VirE2 Interaction by Mutagenesis”

JessicaHorrell - “Temperature-Dependent Development in the Introduced European Crane Fly, Tipula oleracea

AnnaHsu - “Modifications of Plasmid Substrates for Study of Human DNA Mismatch in vitro”

Robyn Ikehara (pdf document) - “Protein-Protein Interactions Involving T4 Thymidine Kinase”

ZebJones - “Retinoic Acid Receptors Unfurled, a Protein Folding Study”

AmberLeis - “A New Method for Selection of Recombinants in Prokaryotic Systems”

DanielleLeiske - “Viscoelastic Properties of Equine Synovial Fluid and Hyaluronic Acid”

YingLiu - “Characterizing Female and Male Sterile Mutants in Drosophila melanogaster

MikeLlewellyn - “Force-Velocity Constraints on the Dynamics of Acceleration”

JamieMiller - “Interactions of the GST-MutY Fusion Protein”

CoralNash - “Cell Regulation by Proteins and Lipid Molecules”

ChristineNeou (PowerPoint file) - “The Maize ropD Gene”

BinhNguyen - “Age-related Changes in Cardiac Mitochondrial Uncoupling Protein-3”

BrettPalama - “Mutagenesis and Tumorigenesis in a Mouse Model of HNPCC”

HeatherParsons - “Effect of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons on Human Cells In Culture”

JamesProestos - “Calmodulin and Phosphorylase Interaction”

MaggieRector - “Isolation and Characterization of Small RNAs from Arabidopsis Inflorescence Tissue”

KristineReid - “Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Soil Mesofauna in a Managed Grassland Ecosystem”

ChelseaSamaniegoMeltzer - “Streptomycin Resistance of Erwinia amylovora in Oregon”

JohnSchenk - John Schenk (Aaron Liston) “Distinction of Species in the Genus Synthyris (Scrophulariaceae)

MatthewScott - “Characterization of a Chlamydia Cell Wall Hydrolase”

TomSharpton - “The Effect of Light Intensity on Sym 32 Expression in Anthopleura elegantissima

AzureSpitser - “The Role of Chromosomal Tension in Cell Cycle Checkpoint Control”

TakSuyama - “Development of a Nucleic Acid Binding Drug Specific for RNA and Biomimetic Synthesis of a Natural Compound”

SolyssaVisalli - “Impact of Episodic Stormwater Events on the Bioavailability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Portland Harbor, Oregon”

RebeccaWilliams - “Low Molecular Weight CoA Compounds in the Aging Rat Heart”

ThomYoung - “Effects of Nearshore Oceanography on the Recruitment of Oregon Reef Fish”