Celebration of Student Scholarship Awards

2019 Poster Competition Award Winners

 

Undergraduate Lower Division (Freshman and Sophomore)

1st  Primer Assessment for a Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Glioblastoma Multiforme
Isabella Oldani, Sophomore – Forensic Biochemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paul Mann – Clinical Laboratory Sciences

2nd A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Parasitic Pinworm Eugenuris sp. in Ochotona sp.
Annika Desai, Freshman – Biology - Zoology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kurt Galbreath – Biology

3rd Finish Time Gaps in Elite Athletes: Gender Comparisons in Cross Country Running and Nordic Skiing
Tara Myers, Freshman – Secondary Education English
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carl Wozniak – Education, Leadership & Public Service

Undergraduate Upper Division (Junior and Senior)

1stComparing Trends in Solar Radiation over the Laurentian Great Lakes
Myles Walimaa, Senior – Environmental Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Norma Froelich – Earth, Environmental & Geographical Sciences

2nd Population Structure of Graphidiella ochotonae, a Parasite of American Pikas (Ochotona princeps) Reveals Geographic Expansion
Erin Brino, Senior – Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kurt Galbreath – Biology

3rd Geospatially Tracking the Placement of African Americans in the Redlined Neighborhoods of Detroit, Michigan
Garrett Raubinger, Senior – Geomatics
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Legg – Earth, Environmental & Geographical Sciences

Undergraduate Group Projects

1st Can Animal Personality Facilitate Adaptation to Climate Change?
Brooke Krysiak, Senior – Biology
Grace Freitag, Senior – Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Diana Lafferty – Biology

2nd Should You Shower Before Getting in the Pool?
Janean Fabino, Senior – Forensic Biochemistry
Stephanie Parks, Senior – Microbiology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Suzanne Williams – Chemistry

3rd Chris Kailing, Senior – Biology
Sierra Gillman, MS Graduate Program – Biology
Lane Jeakle, Junior – Biology
Myles Walimaa, Senior – Environmental Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Diana Lafferty – Biology

Graduate Student Projects

1stFeeding The Beast: Are Human Foods Another Pressure on Wildlife Health?
Sierra Gillman, MS Graduate Program – Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Diana Lafferty – Biology
Dr. Erin A. McKenney – North Carolina State University

2ndWest Nile Virus: Applying a Novel Genetic Assay to Blood and Tissue Samples from Wild Birds
Carly Paget, MS Graduate Program – Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alec Lindsay – Biology
Dr. Josh Sharp – Biology

3rdA Preliminary Investigation on the Trophic Ecology of Sport Fish in Little Bay de Noc
John Whitinger, MS Graduate Program – Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brandon Gerig – Biology

 

 

2018 Celebration Photos - Poster Award Winners
2017 Celebration Program - Poster Award Winners 
2016 Celebration Program - Poster Award Winners  
2015 Celebration Program and view photos of the poster winners  and other event photos from 2015. 
2014 Celebration Program and view photos of the poster winners and other event photos from 2014. 
2013 Celebration Program and view photos of the poster winners and other event photos from 2013.
2012 Celebration Program and view photos of the poster winners and other event photos from 2012.

 

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