Past SSI Teams and Project Directory

Student Name Department SSI Mentor Year Project Title
Abigail Delapenha BIOL Dr. Swati Agrawal 2021 Understanding the Role of the Bax-1 Inhibitor and AATF Genes in Apoptosis of Kinetoplastid Parasites
Abigail Vorsteg BIOL Dr. Ginny Morriss 2021 Myokine Expression in a Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Cell Culture Model
Alex Fernandez BIOL Dr. Bradley Lamphere 2021 Morphological Changes in Non-Native Fish Species Influenced by Differences in Upstream and Downstream Habitats
Alexis Kochanski CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2021 Bootstrapping Training Data for a Political Polarization Classifier
Andrea Waltrip BIOL Dr. Ginny Morriss 2021 Locating Transgene Insertion Sites in Drosophila Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Models
Catherine Crowell EESC Dr. Tyler Frankel 2021 The Effects of Coal Ash Concentration on the Development, Hatching Rate, and Reproduction in Planorbella duryi
Drake Richmond PHYS Dr. Varun Makhija 2021 Rotational and Vibronic Couplings in Molecular Dynamics
Grace Holcomb BIOL Dr. Ginny Morriss 2021 Endothelial Tube Maintenance in a HUVEC cell Model for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1
Hannah Harris CHEM Dr. Davis Oldham 2021 Synthesis of the Stereoisomers of DEHP and Its Oxidative Metabolites
Hannah Lee BIOL Dr. Swati Agrawal 2021 The Role of PGAM5 in Apoptosis in Kinetoplastids
Kayla Botto BIOL Dr. Lynn Lewis 2021 Genomic Similarity to Predict Infection in Bacteriophages
Madeline Killian PHYS Dr. Varun Makhija 2021 Rotational Dynamics of Asymmetric Molecules
Rachel Myrick BIOL Dr. Parrish Waters 2021 Effect of Social Hierarchies on Exercise in Social Mice
Ramsey Cotton CHEM Dr. Randy Reif 2021 Temporal Dynamics of the Intrinsic Pathway of Apoptosis via Doxorubicin Induction
Rina Murasaki EESC Dr. Tyler Frankel 2021 Assessing the Impacts of Neonicotinoid Pesticides on the Viability, Biomass, and Behavior of the Earthworm (Eisenia fetida) Using an Agar Medium
Sarah Kerner BIOL Dr. Bradley Lamphere 2021 Fluctuating Asymmetry as a Bioindicator of Environmental Stress from Urbanization in the Rappahannock Watershed Area
Shreya Murali CHEM Dr. Randy Reif 2021 Apoptosis Induction in Jurkat T Lymphocytes by Proton Pump Inhibitors
Sophia Weldi EESC Dr. Tyler Frankel 2021 Assessing the Impacts of the Common Deicing Agent NaCl on the Viability, Embryonic Development, and Behavior of the Freshwater Snail Physa acuta
Trevor Drinkwater MATH Dr. Leo Lee 2021 Analytical and Numerical Analysis of the SEIRP Model for Covid-19
Veronica Cagle CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2021 Using Machine Learning to Identify Political Polarization on Social Media
Zoe Rafter PHYS Dr. Varun Makhija 2021 Angular Momentum Coherences in Vibrational Molecular Dynamics
Abigail Conklin BIOL Bradley Lamphere 2020 The Effect of Urbanization on Sex Ratios of Freshwater Turtles
Allison Grant EESC Pamela Grothe 2020 The Legacy of Redlining on Urban Heat in Virginia Cities
Brandon Williams MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2020 A Comparison of Goodness-of-Fit Measures for Fitting Curved Models
Caitlin Holt MATH Julius Essunge 2020 Pricing Automobile Insurance
Catherine Crowell EESC Tyler Frankel 2020 The Impacts of Coal Ash Concentration on the Development and Hatching Success in Planorbella duryi
Eden Rakes EESC Pamela Grothe 2020 Estimated 2020 Emission Reductions From Covid-19 In Virginia
Georgia Bowling BIOL Josephine Antwi 2020 Effects of Green Spaces on Pollination
Huda Al-Bana BIOL Ginny Morriss 2020 Differential Myokine Expression in a Model for Myotonic Dystrophy Type I
Kaelynn Parker BIOL Swati Agrawal 2020 Characterization of Apoptosis Genes in Crithidia fasciculata
Keshyra Smith CPSC Ian Finlayson 2020 Intuitive Parallel Programming in the Java Programming Language
Luis Rovira CPSC Ian Finlayson 2020 Intuitive Parallel Programming in the Java Programming Language
Lynn Sherman MATH Julius Essunge 2020 A stochastic model for weather predictions
Margaret Gregory PHYS Varun Makhija 2020 Reconstructing the Molecular Frame for Photoionization of Molecules
Nicholas Thompson CHEM Davis Oldham 2020 Measuring Affinities/Energies of docking environmental contaminate ligands with target endocrine receptors
Rebecca Banks CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2020
Rory Black MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2020 Comparison of Goodness-of-Fit Measures for Fitting Curved Models
Ryan Meek BIOL Swati Agrawal 2020 Investigation of Apoptosis Genes in Crithidia fasciculata.
Thomas Bustamante EESC Tyler Frankel 2020 Microplastic Concentrations in Soil and Earthworm Samples from Central and Northern Virginia
Tyler Finley BIOL Josephine Antwi 2020 Pollinator Insect Diversity in Natural Habitats Versus Urbanized Habitats
William “Henry” Mills PHYS Varun Makhija 2020 Rotational Dynamics of Molecules
Alexis Brooner CHEM Oldham 2019 Synthesis of the Oxidative Metabolites of Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
Ashley Scurlock MATH Collins 2019 Anticommutative Quaternions: The Binomial Theorem, e^pe^r=e^(p+r), and Trig Identities
Benjamin Moss BIOL Wynn 2019 Drought Stress Induced Epigenetic Variability in the Arabidopsis thaliana Endosperm Linked to Germination Delay in Offspring
Brittany Gowarty BIOL Waters 2019 Influence of Social Status on Hippocampal BDNF
Catherine Crowell EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2019 The Impacts of pH on Trace Contaminant Leaching and Toxicity of Coal Ash in Planorbella duryi
Chris Amurrio CHEM Oldham 2019 The Kinetic Enzymatic Resolution of 2-Ethyl-1-Hexanol, a Precursor to Diastereomerically pure DEHP & DEHP Metabolites
Fernando Cabezas BIOL Lewis 2019 Bacteremediation: Cleaning Diesel Spills with Bacteria from Virginia Beaches
Hannah Frederick MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2019 Applications of Circulant Matrices over Finite Fields for a Key Exchange Protocol
Isabella Gransbury MATH Collins 2019 Approximating Differential Equations Using Quadratic Bases
John Wood PHYS Magrakvelidze 2019 Observing Wave Packet Dynamics in Small Diatomic Molecules
Kayla Smith BIOL Antwi 2019 The Effect Beauveria bassiana Fungus has on Alfalfa Plant Development
Kelly Flynn BIOL Wynn 2019 Environmental Stress Response Crosstalks with the Floral Developmental Program in Arabidopsis thaliana
Lauren Chartier EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2019 Biogeochemistry of Reclaimed Sand-Mined Soils in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Lauren Closs BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2019 Investigating Success and Causes of Reproductive Strategies in Male Medaka
Lindsay Timbrook BIOL Antwi 2019 Effect of Beauveria bassiana on Alfalfa Weevils (Hypera postica)
Makayla Ferrell MATH Lee 2019 Deterministic Analysis of the SIV Model of HIV
Mary Hoffman EESC Frankel 2019 The Impact of Sulfoxaflor on the Physiology, Pulmonary Function, and Behavior of Daphnia magna
Nicholas Thompson BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2019 Cortisol Levels of Danio rerio and Oryzias latipes during Embryogenesis
Thanh-Binh Duong EESC Frankel 2019 Determination of the Impact of Polyethylene Nanoplastics on the Toxicity of Methoxychlor on Daphnia magna
William Harrison BIOL Lewis 2019 Chemical Treatments to Inhibit Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1α in a Breast Cancer Cell Line
William Mills PHYS Magrakvelidze 2019 Building a Cluster Computer
Amal Hajjami BIOL Lamphere 2018 Morphological Variation among Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) Populations in Lentic and Lotic Environments
Amy Creel MATH Lee 2018 A Numerical Analysis of the SIV Model for HIV Infection
Andrea Moore EESC Grothe 2018 Constraining the Mid-Holocene ENSO Minimum in the Central Pacific Using Geochemistry of a 5,000-year-old Porites Fossil Coral
Anna Ruuskanen BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2018 Life Cycles of Digenetic Trematodes Infecting Elimia virginica
Bryce Anderson CPSC Davies 2018 Taking to Twitter: Gleaning Political Ideology from Tweets
Catherine Zwemer CHEM Reif 2018 Investigating the Temporal Dynamics of the Extrinsic Pathway of Apoptosis
Cheyenne Palmo EESC Grothe 2018 Survey of Paired Geochemistry and Salinity for the Chesapeake Bay and its Major Tributaries: Applications to Regional Paleohydrology
Creigh Brigman MATH Esunge 2018 Solving Real Problems with Complex Methods
Emily MacIndoe MATH Lee 2018 Analytical Solutions of the HIV Model
Harrison Crosse CPSC Davies 2018 Political Alignment Augmented Link Prediction
James Smith CHEM Reif 2018 Investigation of Affinity Surface Reusability in Microfluidic Devices
Kelly Keane BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2018 The Effect of Clothianidin on the Ability of Crayfish to Respond to Food Odor
Lauren Closs BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2018 Characterization of the Kisspeptin Signaling Pathway in Medaka (Oryzias latipes)
Makenzie Clower MATH Collins 2018 Predicting Parameters for Bertini Using Neural Networks
Margaret Gregory PHYS Magrakvelidze 2018 Wave Packet Dynamics in Diatomic Molecules
Mariam Tekle Biol Zies 2018 Determining the Role of two Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genes, YIL158W and YDL199C, in DNA Repair
Rachel Summers BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2018 Comparing the Development of the HPI Stress Axis During Teleost Embryogenesis
Riley Anderson MATH Collins 2018 Implementing Machine Learning to Improve Bertini 2.0
Stephen Tivenan PHYS Magrakvelidze 2018 The Entropy and Elasticity Constant of Rubber Bands
Thomas Bustamante BIOL Lamphere 2018 Reservoir- Stream Life History Divergence in Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
Abby Friedman EESC Szulczewski 2017 Distribution of Metals in Three Golf Courses in the Fredericksburg, VA Area
Anna Rinko BIOL Waters 2017 Wheel Running Bulbectomy Project
Ariel Peldunas BIOL Waters 2017 Effects of Environmental Enrichment and Social Interaction on Cognition and Olfactory Bulb Neurogenesis in Rats
Ave Keefer CHEM Crowder 2017 Copper Oxide Surface Modifications to Bind a Ruthenium-based Electrocatalyst
Brandon Rozek PHYS Nguyen 2017 Coherent Control of Atomic Population Using the Genetic Algorithm
Ekta Kapoor MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2017 Modification of Fleiss’s Kappa for Ordinal Data and Multiple Raters
Gail Crunkhorn MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2017 The Modification of Fleiss’s Kappa for Ordinal Data and Multiple Raters
Grace Percival PHYS Nguyen 2017 Detuning an ECDL with a Piezoelectric Transducer Driver
Hoang Anh Tran CHEM Oldham 2017 Synthesis of Oxidative Metabolites of the Environmental Contaminant DEHP
Jack McMinimy MATH Esunge 2017 An Analysis of Departure Delays in US Domestic Flights
Jacqueline Coates CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2017 Mice Visualization
Joshua Kaurich CPSC Zeitz 2017 Multi-Dimensional Data Interaction Complexities
Katie Melhuish CPSC Zeitz 2017 The Optimization of Collecting Significant Weighted Multidimensional Insights
Lindsey Jones CHEM Oldham 2017 Synthesis of Piperidinol-based Inhibitors of KasA: A Novel Treatment for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection
Rachel Evans BIOL Wynn 2017 Phenotypic Characterization and Genetic Analysis of aintegumenta (ant) and early responsive to dehydration 10 (erd10) in Arabidopsis thaliana
Rachel Sunder CHEM Crowder 2017 Assembling a Surface-Bound Ruthenium Electrocatalyst Through the Use of Click Chemistry
Renee Hilelson BIOL Wynn 2017 Phenotypic Characterization and Genetic Analysis of SEUSS (SEU) and EARLY RESPONSIVE TO DEHYDRATION 10 (ERD10) Double Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana
Sarah Jordan EESC Szulczewski 2017 Analysis of Inorganic Pollutants in the Public Soil and Water of the Fredericksburg Area
Shannon Haley MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2017 A Massey-Omura Cryptosystem with Disjoint Permutations
Whitney Post CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2017 Software Development of Mice Visualization Application
Aaron Thomas MATH Lee 2016 Mathematical Solution to Poisson’s Equation
Brandon Nolan BIOL Zies 2016 The Effects of Aldosterone on the lncRNA Gas5: A Potential Negative Regulator of Blood Pressure
Coalter Hollberg EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2016 The Role of Floodplain and Wetland Soil Properties in Phosphorus Fluctuation in Aquia Creek, A Sub-Watershed of the Chesapeake Bay
Ethan Ramirez PHYS Nguyen 2016 Saturation Absorption Spectroscopy of Rb85 and Rb87
Grace Henry CHEM Oldham 2016 Synthesis of KasA Enzyme Inhibitor for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Hannah Kass BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2016 The Effect of Kisspeptin 1 on Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Neurons in Embryonic Medaka (Oryzais latipes)
Hannah Zontine CPSC Davies 2016 Modeling Political Ideology Dynamics in a Simulated Twitter Network
Jonathan Blauvelt CPSC Finlayson 2016 Tetra Language Development
Julie Choi BIOL Zies 2016 Determining the Effect of Human MSH2 Mutations Using S. cerevisiae as a Model Organism
Kelley Swenson MATH Denhere 2016 Predicting Enrollment using Time Series Models
Kimberly McFarland CHEM Reif 2016 Increasing RNA Purification Yield in Preparation for SELEX
Kristin Frye EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2016 Modeling Effects of Predicted Increased Impervious Surface Area on Phosphorus Fluxes using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool in Aquia Creek Watershed, Virginia, USA
Kwame Bempong CHEM Oldham 2016 Enzymatic Separation of 2-ethyl-1-hexanol: Synthesis of the Enantiomers of DEHP and MEHP
Nora Benedetto MATH Denhere 2016 Cluster Analysis of Course Evaluation Response Rates
Rachelle Dambrose MATH Lee 2016 Numerical Approximation of Poisson’s Equation
Sara Fioretti BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2016 A Comparative Study of the Onset of Key Stress Axis Components in Embryonic Zebrafish and Japanese Medaka
Sean Morris CHEM Reif 2016 The Temporal Dynamics of Caspase Activity During Apoptosis
T.J. Muratore BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2016 The Effect of Elevation on the Distribution of Rare Wetland Plant
Vidyha Cardozo PHYS Nguyen 2016 Upconversion and Detection of Nanoparticles
Brandon Nolan BIOL Zies 2015 Gas5 Expression in Aldosterone Treated Kidney Cells
Christopher Lloyd CPSC Marshall 2015 On the Complexity of Solving Solvable, Non-Nilpotent Groups
Evan May CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2015 Predicting Wait Times with Wi-Fi Network Traffic
Hannah Belski BIOL Waters 2015 The Behavioral and Physiological Effects of Subordination in Male Mice
John Robie PHYS Nguyen 2015 Laser Frequency Upconversion by Nanocrystalline Arrays
Kelly McDaniel CHEM Oldham 2015 Synthesis of Oxidative Metabolites of DEHP
Kristina Krumpos BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2015 Genetically Engineering a Plasmid Expression Vector for Nuclear Localization Studies
Lonnie Harris CHEM Oldham 2015 Synthesis of the stereoisomers of MEHP and DEHP via enzymatic resolution
Mary Clark CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2015 Simulating Wait Times to Improve Food Service Efficiency
Maura Slocum EESC Szulczewski 2015 Analysis of Phytoremediation Potential of a Chrysopogon Grass and Pteris Fern in Virginia Soils Affected by Acid Mine Drainage
Meagan Darling BIOL Waters 2015 Effects of Dominance Status on Behavior and Hormone Expression in Male Mice
Pengcheng Zhang PHYS Nguyen 2015 Excitation and Detection of Nanoparticles and Powder X-Ray Diffraction
Rebecca Revercomb MATH Esunge 2015 Interest Rate Forecasting Using the Nelson-Siegel Model
Ruth Catlett CPSC Marshall 2015 Paramodulation based Asymmetric Unification
Sam Clark CHEM Reif 2015 Optimization of SELEX Parameters for RNA Aptamer Selection
Sean Morris CHEM Reif 2015 Temporal Dynamics of Caspase Activity in Jurkat Cells
Taylor McConnell EESC Szulczewski 2015 Analysis of Potential Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Native Plants at an Acid Mine Drainage Site along Contrary Creek, Virginia
William Scheid MATH Esunge 2015 GARCH Modelling Applied to the Japanese Yen / United States Dollar Exchange Rate
Alexander Bond BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2014 Determining the Critical Characteristics of the Classic Monopartite Nuclear Localization Signal
Alexander Priest CPSC Dr. David Toth 2014 Identification of Inhibitors of Fatty Acid Synthesis Enzymes in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Amy Jayas BIOL Dr. Alan B. Grittith 2014 The Best DAm Project Ever
Andrea Sanchez BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2014 Identification of Alarm Cue in the Crayfish Cambarus acuminatus
Evan Paige CPSC Dr. David Toth 2014 Evaluating ARM-Based Computers for Drug Discovery Research
Ien Harris PHYS Dr. Chinthaka Liyanage 2014 Astronomical Spectroscopy
Isabelle Malouf BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2014 Long Term and Acute Effect of Atrazine on Secual Development of Zebrafish
Jerome Mueller CPSC Dr. Ian Finlayson 2014 Developing a Tetra Interpreter
Jesse Radolinski EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2014 Monitoring of Central Park Storm Water Management Ponds and an Off Site Wetland Mitigation Project
John Meadows PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2014 Using a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer In Slow Light Research
Katherine (Luci) Colman EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2014 Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons within Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Lower Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Kelly McDaniel CHEM Dr. Davis Oldham 2014 Synthesis of DEHP and its Metabolites
Kevin Speray BIOL Dr. Alan B. Grittith 2014 Qualifying the Efficacy of Aeschynomene virginica as an Indicator Species for Sea-Level Rise
Kira Itzkoff CPSC Dr. David Toth 2014 Optimizing Drug Discovery Tasks Using Computational Tools
Kristina Krumpos BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2014 Understand the Basic Characteristics of the Nuclear Localization Sequence through Site-Directed Mutagenesis
Leah Roth BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2014 The Effect of Nutritional Staus on the Expression of Appetite-Regulating Genes in Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Lonnie Harris CHEM Dr. Davis Oldham 2014 Enzymatic Resolution of 2-ethyl-1-hexanol
Marlene Caceras MATH Dr. Melody Denhere 2014 The Curse of Dimensionality in Functional Data
Megan Kelly PHYS Dr. Chinthaka Liyanage 2014 Astrophysics
Mimi Huynh PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2014 Setting up an Electro-Optic Modulator to Slow Down Light Through a Rubidium Cell
Rebecca Conway EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2014 Comparataive Health Assesment of the Ni River and MAssaponax Creek in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Ruth Catlett CPSC Dr. David Toth 2014 Improving Parallel Computing Education
Ryan Barlow PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2014 Astrophotography and Spectrometry
Shehan Rajapaske CPSC Dr. Ian Finlayson 2014 Designing the Tetra IDE
Taylor Coxon EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2014 Trace Metal Distribution in the Fluvial and Lacustrine Sediments of the Lower Chesapeake Bay Basin
Teresa Nguyen BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2014 Molecular Identification of Trematodes Using Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Oxidase Subunit 1
Victoria Moore MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2014 Functional Data Analysis: Comparison of the Effect of Basis Function Choice
Brooke Andrews CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2013 Synthesis and Purification of 4,4'-di(n-alkyl)-2,2'-bipyridine
Bryan Finch BIOL Dr. Wieland 2013 Using Camera Trapping to Monitor Wildlife in Stafford County, Virignia
Carter Moore EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2013 A Fossil's Tail: The Environmental Evolution of the Carboniferous from Aquatic to Terrestrial Environments
Casey Howren MATH Dr. Leo Lee 2013 A Numerical Analysis of the S I R Model for Modeling Epidemics
Chiara Tornabebe EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2013 Biostratigraphic Significance of the Ostracodes from the Dinosaur Bearing Cedar Mountain Formation
Dalton Echard PHYS Liyanage 2013 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Dalton Echard PHYS Dr. Chinthaka Liyanage 2013 RESPONSIVITY OF SOLAR CELLS AND PHOTO DIODES
Dane Lawhorne MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2013 Analogies Between the Real and Digital Lines and Circles
Eric Johnson CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2013 Conversion of Hydroxyl Functional Groups to Azido Functional Groups for Use in Click Chemistry
Jenna Stockton EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2013 Fractionation of Metal Contaminants with Soil Depth in an Acid Mine Drainage - Impacted Ecosystem
Jerome Mueller CPSC Dr. David Toth 2013 Using Supercomputing to Search for a Cure for Histoplasmosis
Katelyn Jones MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2013 Modeling GDP in Developing Countries
Kathie Belrose-Ramey BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2013 Locating the Binding Site of RAI1 within the CLOCK Regulatory Region
Kimberly Hildebrand MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2013 Using Independent Bernoulli Random Variables to Model Gender Hiring Practices
Kyle Genovese MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2013 Modeling Economic Growth in Developing Countries
Michael Crawford CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2013 Estimating the effects of heterogeneous competition in an agent-base ecological model using GIS raster color
Ngoc Quyen Huynh PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2013 Fabry-Perot Interferometer
Patrick Mullen PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2013 Absorption Spectroscopy of Rubidium
Philip Wahkman PHYS Dr. Chinthaka Liyanage 2013 Reflectance of Photovoltaic Cells
Sammuel Arutyunyan CPSC Dr. Ian Finlayson 2013 Human VS Computer: Comparison of Performance In Solving An NP-Complete Problem
Teresa Fenn EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2013 Impact of Acid Mine Drainage on Soil Phosphorus, Metal Content, and pH in a Riparian Environment
Yoshi Takeda EESC Dr. Werner Wieland 2013 Turtles of the Fredericksburg Canal: Estimates of Population Sizes and Growth Rates
Zach Goodwyn CPSC Dr. David Toth 2013 Comparing the Performace of the Intel Phi Coprocessor with CPU's and GPU's for the Brute Force Solution to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Ashley Elliot EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2012 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Benjamin Tuxbury MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2012 Stochastic Programming
Brooke Andrews CHEM Dr. Katherine N. Crowder 2012 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Daniel Browne BIOL Dr. Theresa Grana 2012 An Expansion of Nematode Phylogeny
Darren Getts PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2012 Acousto-Optical Modulation to Enhance a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer
Elyse Clark EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2012 Comparative Analysis of the Environmental Evolution of Two Reservoirs in Virginia
Eric Johnson CHEM Crowder 2012 Modifying Copper Oxide with Azide-Terminated Phosphonic Acids: Toward Creating a Universal Platform for Surface Fuctionalization via Click Chemistry
Erin Stewart EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2012 A Comparative Analysis of the Health of the Ni River and Massaponax Creek in Spotsylvania County
Gregory Baugher EESC Dr. Charles Whipkey 2012 Overview of Hydrology and Water Quality at Eagle Lake Outpost
Jenna Stockton EESC Szulczewski 2012 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Karmel James CHEM Dr. Katherine N. Crowder 2012 Modification of Bipyridine Ligands for the Development of a Tethered Carbon Dioxide Reduction Catalyst
Kwadwo Brobbey MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2012 STOCHASTIC PROFRAMMING WITH OPTIMIZATION
Lauren Nelson PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2012 Atomic and Astronomical Spectroscopy
Lindsay Raulston BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2012 The Effects of Atrazine on the Endocrine System of Zebrafish
Michael Crawford CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2012 Development of an agent-based exological model of the rare Virginia plant, Aeschynomene virginica
Morgan Brown MATH Dr. Jangwoon Lee 2012 How to Win Every Time
Peter Slattery MATH Lee 2012 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Rebecca Brown CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2012 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Robert Clark EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2012 Spatial and Isotopic Analysis of Soil Erosion and Sediment Fluxes in Three Rappahannock River Tributaries, Stafford County, Virginia
Robert Higgins CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2012 Pegylation of Guanyl Pyrazole to Provide a Guanidinylation Reagent
Sam du Busc CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2012 Education for the 21st Century
Sarah Eubanks BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2012 The Effect of Food Deprivation on the Appetite Regulating Neuropeptides in Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Sarah Marzec BIOL Dr. Theresa Grana 2012 Phylogenetic Classification of Nematodes
Susanna Kirschner EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2012 Fractionation of Aluminum, Lead, Iron, and Zinc in Soil and Sediment Samples Affected by Acid Mine Drainage
Yoshi Takeda BIOL Wieland 2012 Turtles in the Fredericksburg Canal: Identifying and Estimating Populations Sizes
Catherine O’Doherty MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2011 Applications of the Laplace Transform
Cole Eskridge BIOL Dr. Theresa Grana 2011 Phylogentic Analysis and Diversity of Free-Living, Terrestrial Nematodes in the Genus Caenorhabditis
Diana Gutierrez EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2011 Comparison of the Ni River and Massaponax Creek in Spotsylvania County, VA
Elyse Clark EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2011 Comparative Analysis of the Environmental Evolution of Two Lakes in Virginia: Lake Pelham and Lake Moomaw
Emily Alberto BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2011 Analysis of Conspecific Alarm Cues in the Crayfish Orconectes rusticus
Eric Johnson CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2011 Creating a Universal PLatform for Metal Oxide Surface Functionalization Using Click Chemistry
Heather Martin CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2011 iPhone Game Development for Elementary School Students
John R Lilly EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2011 Analyzing the Probable Environmental Impacts of Trace Metal Accumulation in Biosolids Amended Fields
Kaitlynn Monti BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2011 Identification of Digenetic Trematodes using Molecular Techniques
Karen Strat BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2011 Determining the binding site of RAI1 within the CLOCK gene
Karmel James CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2011 Synthesis of Phosphonic Acid Compounds for the Functionalization of Copper Surfaces for Electrolcatalytic Applications
Kathryn Dillinger MATH Dr. Jangwoon (Leo) Lee 2011 Profiting with Options Using the Black-Scholes Equation
Marianne Dubinsky MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2011 Explorations of the Laplace Transform
Maureen Rutter PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2011 A Study of Acousto-Optical Modulation
Mejgan Mukhtarzada BIOL Dr.. Theresa Grana 2011 Anatomical and Developmental Differences Among Nematode Species
Mina Recta EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2011 Water Quality Study on Streams Impacted by Development in Stafford County, Virginia
Patrick Stalcup CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2011 Using educational iPhone applications in the classroom to improve standardized test scores
Rabia Aman BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2011 Cloning of the Human Retinoic acid-induced 1 Gene Promoter
Rafia Virk CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2011 Synthesis of Polyethylene Glycol Guanidinylation Reagent
Rebecca Presor MATH Dr. Leo Lee 2011 Mathematical Analysis of Option Pricing
Ryan Vaughn MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2011 Homotopy Theory of Finity Topological Spaces
Tolani Adebanjo CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2011 Formation of Guanidinylation Reagent from Poly(ethylene Glycol), PEG Derivative
Wesley Robers PHYS Dr. Hai Nguyen 2011 External Cavity Diode Laser Injection and Doppler-Free Saturated Absorption Spectroscopy Preparation
Andrew Snyder-Beattie MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2010 Geometric Brownian Motion, A Safe Assumption?
Briana Wenberg CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2010 Development of Modified Metal Oxide Electrodes for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
Brittany Abbatiello BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2010 Changes in Gene Expression During IMCD3 Cell Differentiation
Carly Byers EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2010 An Assesment of Soil Quality Adjacent to a Virginia Stream Affected by Acid Mine Drainage
Chris Young CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2010 ICP-AES Analysis of Brick and Mortar: A Means of Discerning Different Building Phases at The Mary Washington House
Christine Bax BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2010 Determining RAII binding sites within CLOCK, BDNF, and CMKLRI genes
Erin Strange MATH Dr. Jangwoon (Leo) Lee 2010 On Numerical Models of Chemical Pollutant Diffusion
Isabel Moore EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2010 Heavy Metal Concentrations and Their Effects on Macroinvertebrates in AMD Affected Contrary Creek, Louisa, Virginia
Jacob Bowman CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2010 The Effectiveness of Educational Entertainment
Jessica Sine BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2010 Effect of Atrazine on the Thyroid Axis in Zebrafish
Kevin Groat MATH Dr. Julius Esunge 2010 Geometric Brownian Motion, A Safe Assumption?
Kristen Lewis BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2010 The Effects of Atrazine on Gene Expression of Appetite-Regulating Neurohormones in Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Matt Motley PHYS Dr. George King III 2010 Abstract: Resurrection of Atomic-Molecular Spectroscopy Research Lab
Matthew Pirocchi CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2010 Implementing the Spacing Effect: Response Time as a Metric for Determining Difficulty of Recall
Patrick Taitt CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2010 Iphone/Ipod Touch Event Calendar Design and Implementation
Patrick Wood CHEM Dr. K. Nicole Crowder 2010 Modifying Gold Electrode Surfaces with a Reported Electrocatalyst for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
Sarah Smith CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2010 A Chemical and Archival Approach for the Analysis of the Fredericksburg Brick Industry from 1749 to 1850
Sarah Tryon BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2010 The Effect of Fatty Diets on the Expression of Appetite Hormones in Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Talya Langbaum PHYS Dr. George King III 2010 High Resolution Spectroscopy Using the Horiba Jobin Yvon iHR320 Spectrometer
Teresa Yao MATH Dr. Lee 2010 Concentration of a Chemical Pollutant Modeled by a Fourier Series
Vanessa Roycroft CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2010 iConcert - Integrating Core Location, IML File Parsing, and SQLite
Andrew Buckner BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2009 Studies on the role of RAII in Smith-Magenis Syndrome
Barbara Brown MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2009 Generalized Dihedral Groups and Geometry
Borwyn Ann Wang BIOL Dr. Theresa Grana 2009 Identifying hmp-I(fe4) Enhancers Using RNAi Screening
Brittany Abbatiello BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2009 Changes in Gene Expression During IMCD3 Cell Differentiation
Caitlin Paris EESC De. Melanie Szulczewski 2009 Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Surrounding Area Residents' Practices and Perceptions Regarding Household Chemicals with a Focus on Pesticides
Chris Donaher CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2009 Implementing Higher-Order Queries in Divergent Data
Elizabeth Bernat MATH Dr. Jangwoon (Leo) Lee 2009 Numerical Estimates of Temperature Changes Using the Finite Difference Method
Emma Jones EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2009 Paleoenvironmental Record of Climate and Anthropogenic Modifications to the Potomac Estuary: The Collapse of a Commercial Fishery
Filla Baliwag EESC Dr. Melanie Szulczewski 2009 Fredericksburg, Virginia, Area Residents' Awareness of Lead Risks and Exposure
Houston Sanders PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2009 Emission Spectra of a Nitrogen Discharge
Jeff McElhannon CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2009 Acquiring Information Using Computer Graphic Visualizations in O3D
Jesse Hatfield CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2009 OKM: Building a Flexible Knowledgebase of Semantic Data
Jonathan Williams CHEM Dr. Charles Sharpless 2009 Exploring Direct Photolysis Mechanisms of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Non-polar Solvents
Kate Matta BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2009 Diversity of Riparian Vegtation and Downstream Distribution of Yellow Water Lily in a Tidal Wetland System Prior to Dam Removal
Kathryn Christian MATH Dr. Jangwoon Lee 2009 An Exact Solution to Laplace's Equation Inside a Rectangle
Lindsay Walker EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2009 Paleosalinity and Salt Wedge Migration in the Rappahannock River, Virginia
Lucy Bain CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2009 Three-dimensional Data Visualization Using OpenGL
Maria Kipreos CHEM Dr. Crowder 2009 Chemical Modification of Diverse Electrode Surfaces
Mary Swaney BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2009 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Melissa Hadley BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2009 The Role of PPARy in the Regulation of Renal HKa2 Gene Expression
Roy G.V. O’Dell PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2009 Reading Pulsed Photomultiplier Signals Using SignalExpress
Sarah (Ball) Gonyo MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2009 A Comparison of Three Remedial Methods for Multicollinearity in Multiple Regression
Sean Freeman BIOL Dr. Theresa Grana 2009 Determination of Synthetic Phenotypes in hmp-1 and sax-7 C, elegans Mutants by RNA Interference
Stacey Nathan CHEM Dr. Nicole Crowder 2009 Surface Modification of Ti-6A1-4V: A Biomimetic Approach for Orthopedic Implant Applications
Catherine Castleberry MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2008 Secret Sharing Schemes using Hyperovals
Christopher Triola PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2008 Construction and Testing ofa Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer
Colby Croft BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2008 Characterization of the Expression of CEACAM1 in Zebrafish
Court Crenshaw BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2008 GABA and Glutamate in the Adult Zebrafish
Emma Clarkson BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2008 The Effect of the Invasive Myriophyllum spicatum on Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Biodiversity, Density, and Community Structure
Ericka Kamptner CHEM Dr. Charles Sharpless/ Dr. Charles Whipkey 2008 Soils at Bridges and Roadways as Possible Sources of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) to Lake Anna Waters and Sediments
Jessica Zeitz CPSC Dr. Karen Anewalt 2008 Using Technology to Locate Transcription Factors in a DNA Sequence
Jonathan Morin CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2008 User-Created Abstract Categories in Databases
Jonathan Stallings MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2008 Improved Estimates of Position Using Unbiased Eigenvalues of Covariance Matrices
Katherine Vrobel EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2008 Impacts Caused by Development on Two Streams in Celebrate Virginia North
Katie Hunsberger MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2008 Parity-Check Codes Generated by Hyperovals in PG(2,q)
Katie Oldham EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2008 Wetland Mitigation Progress in the Storm Water Management Ponds of Central Park and in an Off-site Constructed Wetland
Katie Strong CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2008 Synthesis of PEG Guanidinylation Reagents for Protecting Alkyl Guanidines
Kelly Landau EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2008 Application of 137Cs for Soil Erosion Analysis in the Watershed of the Rappahannock River, Virginia
Laura Rickard PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2008 Analyzing Emission from a Nitrogen Discharge using LabVIEW and Signal Express
Lauren Forney CPSC Dr. Stephen Davies 2008 Exploring User Addiction to Online Virtual Environments
Marium Mujahid BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2008 The Effect of Trematode Infection on Competition between Stream Grazers
Melissa Hadley BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2008 The Role of PPAR gamma in the Regulation of Renal HKa2 Gene Expression
Nicholas Kelly CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2008 Synthesis of a Guanyltriflate Reagent with Polyethylene Glycol as a New Protecting Group for Alkylguanidines
Rebecca Shapiro EESC Dr. Ben Kisila/ Dr. Charles Sharpless 2008 The Effect of Land Use on the Nutrients and Organic Contaminants in the Water and Sediment of the Rappahannock River
Roger Lamb CPSC Dr. Karen Anewalt 2008 Open Source GIS
Rose Salzberg BIOL Dr. Deborah Zies 2008 The Molecular Characterization of the Human RAI-1 promoter
Tom Wolfe MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2008 Modification and Investigation of the Akaike Information Criterion for Models in the Natural Log of Y
Amy Carfagno CHEM Dr. Charles Sharpless 2007 Investigating the Fundamental Basis of Natural Organic Matter Photochemistry
Brandi Rollins PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2007 Interfacing and Testing a Spectrometer Using LabView
Brandon Perdue CPSC Dr. Karen Anewalt 2007 Rebuilding an OSI Network Simulation Using Object-Oriented Design in C++
Brittney Baker EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2007 The Environmental Evolution of the Chincoteague-Assateague Lagoon/Marsh System as Inferred from the Sediment Record
Chris Triola MATH Dr. Larry Lehman 2007 An Investigation of the Periodicity of Linear Homogeneous Recursively Defined Sequences Taken Modulo Primes
Christine Chapman BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2007 Phylogenetics of the Orchid Genera Cleisostoma BI. and Gastrochilus D. Don Based on Chloroplast DNA Sequences
Colby Croft BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2007 Factors Infuencing Distribution of Snails in the Family Pleuroceridae and their Rematode Parasites in the Rappahannock Watershed
Emily Griffith BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2007 An Introduction to Phylogenetics of the Orchid Genera Gastrochilus D. Don and Cleisostoma BI.
Emma Clarkson BIOL Dr. Abbie Tomba 2007 The Effects of Multiple Land Uses on Macroinvertebrate Biodiversity in the Rappahannock Watershed
Greta Krafsig CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2007 Computer Aided Design in Second Life
Heather DeCot BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2007 The Effect of Atrazine on m-RNA Levels of TSH and TRalpha in Zebrafish, Danio rerio
Jenae Pinney EESC Dr. Ben Kisila / Dr. Charles Sharpless 2007 The Effect of Land Use on the Nutrients and Organic Contaminants in the Water and Sediment of the Rappahannock River
Jennifer Yox CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2007 Development of New Reagents for the Synthesis of Alkylguanidines
Joseph Kiker EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2007 Radiogenic and Spatial Analysis of Watershed Sediment yields and Potential Pollutant Pathways in Two Remote Sub-Watersheds of the Rappahannock River
Luke Wolverton BIOL Dr. Dianne Baker 2007 Effectso of bisphenol A on IGF-I and GH Expression in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Mary Pilger PHYS Dr. Robert Ekey 2007 Construction of a Vacuum Chamber - One Bolt at a Time
Matt Westfall CPSC Dr. Karen Anewalt 2007 Open Source GIS Software Development
Rebecca Funkhouser CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2007 Solid Phase Deprotection of Boc-Protected Alkylguanidines
Roberto Palomba MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2007 Semigroup Structure of Endomorphism Monoids in Conjugate Categories
William Ella CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2007 Visualizing Census Data in Three Dimensions Using Second Life
Amy Watson EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2006 Spatial Analysis of Fluvial Geomorphology and Sediment Oscillation in the Claiborne Run Watershed, Stafford County, Virginia
Asako Kubota CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2006 Deprotection of Boc Protected AlkylGuanidines
Danielle Neal BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2006 Extraction and Isolation of AQP-1 Protein from Mammalian Red Blood Cells
David Ware CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2006 Economical Electrochemical Manufacture of Ion Sensitive Electrodes
Erin Keegan MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2006 The Distribution of the Number of Shared Items Between Three Randomly Ordered Lists of N Numbers
Gardner Marshall MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2006 A Mathematical Modling of Four-Pi Periodicity with an Analysis of the Spin Groups
Johanna Carpenter EESC Dr. Ben Kisila 2006 ArcGIS and Pb-210 Isotropic Analysis of Soil Erosion and Fluvial Sediment Deposition in a sub-watershed of the Rappahannock River
Joseph Landries CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2006 Associating GPS Location with Pictures, Video, Drawings, and Text Messages Using Windows Mobile 5.0 on the Palm Treo 700w
Kathryn Sheckels BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2006 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Katrina Roman CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2006 Natrual Language Processing: Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Rephrasing English Sentences
Laura Maxfield EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2006 Comparative Analysis of Ecological Damage on England Run and the Unnamed Tributary
Mahvash Mujahid BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2006 Encapsulation of a Physiological Soium Phosphate Buffer Solution into Cell-Sized Unilamellar Liposomes
Mary Swaney BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2006 The Effects of Light Differences on Leaf Damage in Cercis Canadensis
Paul Walsh CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2006 The Study and Characterization of Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence
Rebecca Funkhouser CHEM Dr. Janet Asper 2006 Solid Phase Deprotection of N, N'-di-Boc-N''-benzylguanidine
Robert Carrico MATH Dr. Debra Hydorn 2006 Estimating the Eigenvalues of a Covariance Matrix
Ryan Platt MATH Dr. Randall Helmstutler 2006 The Borsuk-Ulam Theorem and Applications to Sphere Problems
Sally Gallagher BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2006 The Effects of the Invasive Tree Ailanthus altissima on the Biodiversity of Understory Plants
Sebastian Bouchard CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2006 Can a Computer Controlled Character Learn to Navigate a Computer Simulated Environment?
Timothy O’Brien EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2006 The Monitoring of Storm Water Management Ponds of Central Park and a Constructed Wetland at Lee's Crossing
Weldon Burt Jr. CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2006 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Alexandra Smith BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2005 The Effects of Light Differences on heliotropic Leaf Movement and Disease in Cercis Canadensis
Allison Picollo MATH Dr. Jeffrey Edmunds 2005 Using Backward Orbits to Investigate Basins of Attraction
Chris Meyer MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2005 Digital Error Correction - Low-Density Parity Check Codes Generated by Ovals in PG(2,q)
Daniel Fovargue CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2005 Investigating Game Programming Topics: Graphics, Collision Detection, and Simulated Movement through Three Dimensions
Eric Latourelle BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2005 Phylogenetic Analysis of matK Pseudogene Formation in the Subtribe Aeridinae (Orchidaceae)
James Pickens BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2005 Characterization of the Kinetics of Osmotically-Induced Hemolysis of Mammalian Red Blood Cells - Curve Fitting
Jared Moon MATH Dr. Jeffrey Edmunds 2005 Investigating the Basins of Attractions of a Simple Competition Model with Multiple Attractors
Jennifer McKay CHEM Dr. Charles Sharpless 2005 Analysis of Peroxynitrite Synthesis via the Reaction of Nitric Oxide with Alkaline Hydrogen Peroxide
Jessica Kicha BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2005 Song Performance as an Indicator of Male Territory Quality
Justin Park EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2005 England Run and the Unnamed Tributary, Comparative Analysis among Summer 2001, Summer 2003, Summer 2004, and Summer 2005
Karen Pickering EESC Dr. Charles Whipkey 2005 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Katelyn Ouellette BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2005 Song Performance vs. Female Parental Investment in the Gray Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis
Katrina Roman CPSC Dr. Jennifer Polack 2005 Artificial Intelligence in Game Development
Kristin Larkins EESC Dr. Charles Whipkey 2005 A Quantitative Analysis of Mabou Group Carbonate Sediments Samples using Gravimetric Methods, X-ray Diffraction and ICP Spectrometry to Determine the Environment of Deposition
Magen Coleman CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2005 Analyzing the Trace Metal Content fo Ancient Byzantine Coins
Michelle Arthur EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2005 Monitoring the Development of Strom Water Management Ponds of Central Park and an Off-site Mitigated Wetland
Rachel Wilson BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2005 Popluation Genetics of the Rare Plant Aeschynomene virginica: Implications for Conservation
Renee Dalrymple CHEM Dr. Charles Sharpless 2005 Photochemistry of Humic Substances
Sean Droms MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2005 Digital Error Correction - Low-Density Parity Check Codes Generated by Ovals in PG(2,q)
Yelena Lazdun BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2005 Phylogenetic Utility of the rps16 and rpl16 introns, and rpoB-trnC Spacer in Phalaenopsis (Orchidaceae)
Adam Schwartz CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2004 Investigating Electronic Publications
Amanda Passmore MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2004 On Error-Correcting Codes Generated from Quadratic Surfaces of PG(3,q)
Anthony Stevenson CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2004 Verifying the pH Dependence of the Ru(bpy)/TPrA Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Mechanism by Cyclic Voltammetry
Cheryl Yamanaka BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2004 Detection of Intraspecific Genetic Variation of a Chloroplast DNA Locus in Aeschynomene virginica, a threatened plant
Elizabeth Crump CPSC Dr. Marsha Zaidman 2004 Investigating the Computer Science Introductory Education through the use of LEGO Mindstorm Robots and Interactive Tutorials
Eric Wester BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2004 Chloroplast DNA Variability of Aeschynomene virginica Among Rivers Across Its Range
Jenny (Stovall) Polm MATH Dr. Keith Mellinger 2004 On Error-Correcting Codes Generated from Quadratic Surfaces of PG(3,q)
Keith Manion MATH Dr. Jeffrey Edmunds 2004 The Juvenile/Adult Ricker Competition Model
Kimberly Pittman BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2004 Phylogenetic Analysis of matK Pseudogene Formation in the Subtribe Aeridinae (Orchidaceae): Taxonomic Distribution and Origin Hypothesis Testing
Krystle Westhafer BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2004 Catbird Extra-Pair Mating - DNA Paternity Testing
Laura L. Odegaard EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2004 A Multidisciplinary Proxy for Cenomanian-Turonian Brackish Seawater: Pore Morphometrics and Oxygen Isotopes of the Ostracoda Fossocytheridea
Lauren MacAfee CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt/Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2004 DNA Topology Studies using Atomic Force Microscopy
Lisa Song MATH Dr. Jeffrey Edmunds 2004 The Juvenile-Adult Leslie/Gower Model
Lynsi Montgomery CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2004 Detecting Ethanol in Cirtus Drinks using GC/FID
Michelle Arthur EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2004 England Run and the Unnammed Tributary, Comparative Analysis amound Summer 2001, 2003, and 2004
Miguel Laygo BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2004 Phylogenetic Analysis of Phalaenopsis Using Four Chloroplast Sequences: The matK Gene and the Non-Coding aacD-psaI Spacer, rps16 Intron and rp116 Intron
Renee Eldridge BIOL Dr. Kathryn Loesser-Casey 2004 The Effects of Testosterone and PPAR Ligand, Rosiglitazone, on Levels of Adiponectin, TNF-alpha, and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetic Mice
Stephanie Tanko EESC Dr. Neil Tibert 2004 A Paleoenvironmental Analysis of the Cenomanian-Turonian (Late Cretaceous) Boundary Interval Using MicroPaleontological Geochemical Proxies
Tannia Clark BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2004 Between-year Territory and Mate Fidelity in the Gray Catbird
Timothy Jordan EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2004 Wetland Mitigation Progress in Storm Water Management Ponds of Central Park and Off-Site Constructed Wetland
Andrea Zbell BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2003 Comparing Biofilm Production in Gram Positive Bacteria
Brian Janelsins BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2003 Molecular Systematics: The Study of Phalaenopsis Evolution Using Chloroplast DNA
Bridget Robinson BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2003 Evolution of Chloroplast matK Pseudogenes in the Subtribe Aeridinae (Orchidaceae)
Catherine Otey EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2003 Storm Water Management and Environmental Impact of Central Park on Adjacent Wetlands
Jane Thies EESC Dr. Charles Whipkey 2003 Reconnaissance Study of Stream Water Quality at Abandoned Gold Mine Sites, Virginia: Introduction and Background
Kathy Wainwright BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2003 Cytokine Production in Vascular Endothelial Cells After Exposure to Lipoteichoic Acid
Kevin Pushee PHYS Dr. Susan Matts 2003 The Use of Image Processing Software to Quantify Electromigration Damage as a Function of Both Current and Time
Michael Shelton CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2003 Investigation of DNA Topology Using Atomic Force Microscopy
Rachel Banks BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2003 Chloroplast DNA Variability of Aeschynomene virginica, a rare, annual, wetland plant
Ryan Stanley Zdanowicz PHYS Dr. Susan Matts 2003 Application of Laser Reflectivity in Analysis of Electromigration Damage in Aluminum-4% Copper Thin Films
Shannon Bunzey EESC Dr. Charles Whipkey 2003 Reconnaissance Study of Stream Water Quality at Abandoned Gold Mine Sites, Virginia: Results and Conclusions
Timothy Jordan EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2003 England Run and the Unnamed Tributary, Comparative Analysis between Summer 2001 and Summer 2003
Tinh Nguyen CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2003 An Investigation into the Self-Assembly of Mixed Organic Monolayers Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Tracy Hamm BIOL Dr. Alan Griffith 2003 Physical and Floatation Differences in the Dimorphic Seeds of Aeschynomene virginica
Alex Escobar PHYS Dr. Susan Matts 2002 Electromigration Testing of Copper-Aluminum Samples
Charlie Clarkson BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2002 Song Complexity and Sexual Selection in the Gray Catbird (Dumetella Carolinensis)
Curtis Michael Bryant BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2002 Matk pseudogenes in the Aeridinae (Orchidaceae)
Eric Haas BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2002 Male Song Complexity as an Indicator of Parental Effort in the Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
Gary Seeba BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2002 The Effect of Endothelin-1 on the Bovine Erythrocyte Osmotic Permeability Pathway
Hossein Harmed BIOL Dr. David Jarrell 2002 Phalaenopsis Molecular Systematics: The Study of Plant Evolution Using DNA Sequence
Jordan Mathias CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo, Dr. Kelli Slunt 2002 The Study of DNA Topology using Gell Electrophoresis and Atomic Force Microscopy
Juliana D’Andrilli CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2002 Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: The Secrets Behind the Microscope
Karen Tinklepaugh PHYS Dr. Susan Matts 2002 Electromigration Testing of Copper-Aluminum Samples
Katharine Owen EESC Dr. Jodie Hayob, Dr. Charles Whipkey 2002 Dolomite in soils of the Kohala Peninsula, Hawai'i: Introduction and Background Geology
Kendra Hitz BIOL Dr. Stephen Gallik 2002 The Effect of Tetraethylammonium cholride on the Osmotic Permeability Pathway in Red Blood Cells
Matthew Murphy EESC Dr. Jodie Hayob, Dr. Charles Whipkey 2002 (page titles for older projects are under construction, check back soon)
Moses Asamoah CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt 2002 Discovering the Active Ingredients and Composition of Alea Herbal Ointment
Daryl Williams BIOL Dr. Rosemary Barra 2001 Expression of BCL-2 in H9C2 Cardiomyocytes Stimulated to Undergo Apoptosis
Dusty Murafsky CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2001 Infrared Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy of Neat Alcohols and Carboxylic Acids
Emma Law EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2001 Water Quality Analysis of England Run and the Unnamed Tributary
Eric Haas BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2001 Male Song Repertoire Size as a n Indicator of Parental Effort in the Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
James Covino II CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2001 Trace Metal Analysis from England Run Using an Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) Spectrometer
Jennifer Miller BIOL Dr. Andrew Dolby 2001 Repertoire Size as a Measure of Male Physical Quality in the Gray Catbird
Lauren Fiske CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2001 Membrane Modified Electrodes
Lisa Zaritsky BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2001 The Effects of Lipoteichoic Acid on Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis in P69 Prostate Cells
Micheal Packard BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2001 Cytokine Production in Epithelial Cells After Exposure to Lipteichoic Acid
Natasha Reddinger CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2001 Molecular Modeling of Neat Alcohols and Carboxylic Acides on Graphite Using HyperChem 5.1
Reed Shabman BIOL Dr. Rosemary Barra 2001 Expression of CD95 and the Activation of the Caspase-8 pathway in Burkitt Lymphoma Following Exposure to Cytokines
Tracy Brandt BIOL Dr. Rosemary Barra 2001 The Relationship Between p53 and p21 in ME-180 Cervical Carcinoma Cells
Victor Maudlin EESC Dr. Michael Bass 2001 Macrobenthic Invertebrate Analysis of England Run and the Unnamed Tributary
Alexandra Racanelli BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2000 The Effects of Lipoteichoic Acid on ME-180 Cervical Cells
Andrea Luteran CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt 2000 Studies on Isoprenylations and G Proteins in Leishmania chagasi
Catherine Moore CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt 2000 Development of a Rapid Drug Screening Assay for Topoisomerase II in Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast
Christine Stoehr CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2000 Membrane Modified Electrodes
Dahlia Peterson BIOL Dr. Kathryn Loesser 2000 The Effects of Interleukin-1 and Interleukin-6 on Rat Vescular Smooth Muscle Cells
Ellen Anderson EESC 2000 Geologic History of the Fredericksburg Area (Coastal Plain)
Janet Inman BIOL Dr. Maureen Krause 2000 The Molecular Evolution of the Glucose-6-phosphate (Gpi) Locus in Bay Scallops, Argopecten irradians
Kimberly Griffith CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2000 Solvent Effects on Hydrogen Bonding in Neat Alcohols
Laura A. Langley CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 2000 Visual Electrochemistry
Lauren Laitala BIOL Dr. John Temple 2000 Metabolism of Exogenous biogenic Amines By Toad-Eating and Non Toad-Eating Snakes
Leanne Hanson BIOL Dr. Maureen Krause 2000 The Study of Differentially Expressed Genes in C. Virginica Using a Non-Radioactive Differential Display Polymerase Chain Reaction Method
Lindsey Furman CHEM Dr. Leanna Giancarlo 2000 Solvent Effects on Intermolecular Forces in Amines
Paulina Brajer EESC 2000 Geologic History of the Fredericksburg Area (Piedmont)
Randy Scott BIOL Dr. John Temple 2000 The Physiological Effects of Toad Toxin on Tead-Eating and Non Toad-Eating Snakes
Robert Becker BIOL Dr. Linda Ameen 2000 Mitogenic Effects of Lipotechoic Acid Extracted from Enterococcus faecalis on Eukaryotic Epithelial Cells
Stephen Hinchliffe BIOL Dr. Kathryn Loesser 2000 Alpha, Beta-Crystallin production in Juvenile Rates
Brian Monroe BIOL Dr. Deborah O'Dell 1999 In Vitro Induction of Differentiation of NT2 Cells by the Mouse Caudate Putamen
David Chaves BIOL Dr. Rosemary Barra 1999 Hormonal Induction of p21 and DNA Damage Response
Elana Pressman BIOL Dr. John Temple 1999 The Fever Response in the Garter Snake Thamnophis radix radix: A Study of Bacteria Dose Dependent Fever Response
Jeanne Richarson EESC Dr. Michael Bass 1999 Environmental Impact of Industrial and Agricultural Development on Feeder Streams of the Rappahanock River
Keith Webber CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 1999 Study of Cytochrome C on Membrane Modified Electrodes
Kelly Morgan CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt 1999 Synthesis of Mitonafide Analogs for Drug Studies on Topoisomerase II of Leishmania chagasi and expression of its DNA
Kristy Buck CHEM Dr. Kelli Slunt 1999 Isoprenylation in Leishmania chagasi
Landon Whaley BIOL Dr. Deborah O'Dell 1999 Learning and memory in Drosophila melanogaster
Mahan Kick BIOL Dr. Rosemary Barra 1999 Echanacea: Effects on the Production of IL-12 by cultured P388D1 Macrophage Cells (mouse) and in vitro Effects on the Level of Monocytes in Mice
Russell Lederhouse BIOL Dr. John Temple 1999 The Depletion of Serotonin and its Behavioral Effects on Coordination, Locomotion, and Righting Time in Elaphe o. quadrivittata
Scott Grossman CHEM Dr. John George 1999 Computations on a Model of Co(II) Sorption on a Mineral Surface
Shannon Ellis CHEM Dr. Raymond Scott 1999 A Trace Metal Analysis of Hazel Run
Trisha Sheffield EESC Dr. Michael Bass 1999 Environmental Impact of Industrial and Agricultural Development on Feeder Streams of the Rappahanock River
Trixy Franke CHEM Dr. John George 1999 Molecular Modeling of the Interaction of Zinc(II) Ions with d(G.A)n Hairpin Structures