Fran Ulmer Transformative Research Award
Spring 2012 Grant Recipients
Adrian Bender (Geological Sciences) "Evidence for Ancient Earthquakes on the Pacific Rim from the
Alaska-Aleutian Subduction Zone"
Faculty Mentor: LeeAnn Munk
Jessica Ladd (Biology) "Arctic Ground Squirrel Captive Breeding"
Faculty Mentor: Loren Buck
Fall 2011 Grant Recipients
Emily Secrest (Chemistry) "Remediation of Metal Contamination Along Alaska's Roadways: A Hydroponic
Faculty Mentor: John Kennish
Vitaliy Kaminker (Physics) "Non-Organic Membrane Research"
Faculty Mentor: Jim Pantaleone
Spring 2011 Grant Recipients
Hillary Jochens (Geological Sciences) "Identifying Lithum Sources and Geochemical Processes that Concentrate
this Scarce and Technologically Important Element"
Faculty Mentor: Dr. LeeAnn Munk, Geological Sciences.
Fall 2010 Grant Recipients
Brady Salli (Biological Sciences): "Effects of Testosterone on Synchronization of Activity Rhythms to Low Amplitude Zeitgebers in an Arctic Breeding Songbird"
Faculty Mentor: C. Loren Buck, Biological Sciences.