2008-2009 Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients

Fall 2008 Grant Recipients

Mary Shannon Huber (Art):  “Decay: A Textural Appreciation of Maturity”   
Faculty Mentor: Mariano Gonzales, Art
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Anthony Oliva (Theatre):  “Aerial Fabric Aspirations”
Faculty Mentor: Tom Skore, Theatre
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Tina Thi Tran (Biological Sciences):  “Expression of Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) and gonadotropin inhibitory hormone (GnIH) in photoperiod responsive and nonresponsive morphs of Northern red-backed vole, Myodes rutilus
Faculty Mentor:  Ian van Tets, Biological Sciences
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Stephen Deutsch, Dax Ehrhart and Peter Bradley (Economics):  “Breaking the Plurality Bandwagon: An Experimental Test of Instant Run-off Voting”
Faculty Mentor: James Murphy, Economics
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Mike Redlinger and Kelcie Ralph (Economics):  “Property Rights, Inequality, and Endowments:  A variation on the standard dictator game” 
Faculty Mentor: James Murphy, Economics
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Uzma Manzoor (Psychology):  "Observational Learning in Dwarf Hamsters"
Faculty Mentor: Gwen Lupfer-Johnson (Psychology)
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Spring 2008 Grant Recipients

Amanda Fitzgerald (Biology):  "Determining the Role of Individual Domains on Williams Syndrome Transcription Factor in Xenopus laevis." 
Mentor: Jocelyn Krebs, Biological Sciences
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Carly Craig (Biology):  "Testing the Role of ISWI in Xenopus laevis development with a dominant negative ISWI mutant. "
Faculty Mentor: Jocelyn Krebs, Biological Sciences
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Ruby Kennell (Fine Arts):  "Performative Intimacy: A Self-Portrait"
Faculty Mentor: Garry Kaulitz, Art and Sean Licka, Art
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Linda Blackwell (Psychology), Jennifer LaCasse (Psychology), Sarah Roberson (Psychology):  "Effects of Flavor Variety on Food-Motivated Behavior in Dwarf Hamsters (Phodopus Campbelli)"
Faculty Mentor: Gwen Lupfer-Johnson, Psychology and Eric Murphy, Psychology
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Read about previous years' winners in the 2007-082006-07, 2005-06, 2004-05, 2003-04 and 2001-03 Archives pages.