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Undergraduate research

The Research Office is pleased to announce the awards for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) 2010-11 Fall/Winter/Spring solicitation.

The following proposals have been selected for funding:

Fassio, Sara [Major: Microbiology and Spanish] (Faculty Project Advisor: Claudia Hase, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences): “The Role of Membrane Bioenergetics in Vibrio cholera Virulence”

Goloviznina, Natalya [Major: Microbiology] (Faculty Project Advisor: Hiro Nonogaki, Dept. of Horticulture): “Characterization of Genes Associated with Arabidopsis thaliana Seed Germination”

Knight, Briana [Major: Pre-Med Biology] (Faculty Project Advisor: Patrick Chappell, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences): “Timing Reproduction: Steroidal Regulation of the Endogenous Circadian Clock”

Leung, Margaret-Rose [Major: Mathematics] (Faculty Project Advisor: Vrushali Bokil, Dept. of Mathematics): “The Effect of Disease on Competition between Three Species”

Lovelace, Anna [Major: Zoology and Spanish] (Faculty Project Advisor: Jane Ishmael, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences): “Comparison of the Cytotoxicity of Coibamide A and Apoptolidin A in Human Glioblastoma Cells”

Pinkard, Warren [Major: Chemical Engineering] (Faculty Project Advisor: Milo Koretsky, School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering): “Plasma Assisted Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on Alloy Catalysts”

Salinas, Lucero “Lucy” [Major: Human Development and Family Sciences] (Faculty Project Advisor: Megan McClelland, Dept. of Human Development and Family Sciences): “Physical Activity as a Factor Predicting Early Self-Regulation and Achievement”

VanGarde, Aurora “Rory” [Major: Bioresource Research] (Faculty Project Advisor: John Mata, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences): “Telomere Binding Protein Antagonists for Stem Cell Therapy”

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