SETGO Summer Research Scholars 2013

Lisa Ade 

2013-'14 Senior at BGSU 
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Torelli 
Department: Chemistry
Title: Initial Purification and Characterization of Rhodobacter sphaeroides FnrL  

Nicholas Anderson 

2013-'14 Senior at BGSU 
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lewis Fulcher 
Department: Physics
Title: Threshold Pressures for the Converging and Diverging Glottis    

James Artman 

2013-'14 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vipa Phuntumart
Grad Mentor: Abassi Aikebaierjiang
Department: Biology
Title: Functional Analysis of DNAMethyltransferase Associated Proteins from Phytophthora Sojae 

Alissa Barwinski 

2013-'14 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Helen Michaels
Department: Biology
Title: Nectar Analysis for Butterfly Restoration in the Oak Openings    

Katrina Beining 

2013-'14 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary-Jon Ludy
Department: Family & Consumer Sciences
Title: A Comparison of the Appetite Effects Between Capsaicin and Capsiate         

Katherine Bland

2013-'14 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls
Department: Biology
Title:  Analysis of a recently identified variable trait among wild type strains of the purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides

Winona Booher 

2013-'14 Sophomore at BGSU 
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vipa Phuntumart
Grad Mentor: Rebecca Cull
Department: Biology
Title: DNA Methylation by Bisulfite Treatment      

Elliot Cantwell 

2013-'14 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karen Root 
Grad Mentor: Bryce Adam
Department: Biology
Title: Influence of Snags and Developed Land Cover on Woodpeckers           

Tyler Carstensen 

2013-'14 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Faver
Department: Geology
Title: Differential Elemental Incorporation Rates in Otoliths of Three Different Asian Carp Species   

Chauncey Clemons

2013-’14 ** at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vipa Phuntumart
Grad Mentor: Eric Budge
Department: Biology
Title: DNA Adenine Methylation of Phytophthora sojae

Cailtyn Cunningham 

2013-'14 Sophomore at BGSU 
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Karen Root
Grad Mentor: Matthew Cross
Department: Biology
Title: Seasonal Movements of Eastern Box Turtles

Stephanie Davis

2013-’14 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cordula Mora
Department: Psychology
Title: Title: Whatever Tweaks Your Beak: The Effect  of LED Wavelength Variations on the Discrimination of Magnetic Inclination in Homing Pigeons (Columa  livia)    

Holly Duff

2013-'14 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Farver
Department: Geology
Title: Copper Concentrations in Lake Erie Marinas

Adam Grine 

2013-'14 Sophomore at OCC
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Eileen Underwood
Department: Biology
Title: The Effects of Certain Variables on Survivability in Axolotl Larvae