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Many undergraduates have the opportunity to present at conferences and co-author journal articles and other types of publications with their Dartmouth faculty mentors. 

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2017 Publications

Cho IH, Panzera LC, Chin M**, Hoppa MB*. Sodium channel β2 subunits prevent action potential propagation failures at axonal branch points. J Neurosci. 2017 Sep 4. pii: 0891-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0891-17.2017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28871036.

Gurprit Singh, Bailey Miller**, Wojciech Jarosz*. Variance and Convergence Analysis of Monte Carlo Line and Segment Sampling. Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EGSR), 36(4), June 2017.

Modeling the population dynamics and community impacts of Ambystoma tigrinum; a case study of phenotype plasticity, Mathematical Biosciences (2017): Maeve McCarthy, Dorothy Wallace (Mathematics), Howard H Whiteman, Evan T Rheingold '17, Ann M Dunham '16, Olivia Prosper (Mathematics), Michelle Chen '15, Eileen Hu-Wang '14

Rapid transport of ash and sulfate from the 2011 Puyehue-Cordón Caulle (Chile) eruption to West Antarctica, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (2017): Bess G. Koffman (Earth Sciences), Eleanor G. Dowd '19, and Erich Osterberg (Earth Sciences)

Improved Error Bounds for the Fermat Primality Test on Random Input (in press), Mathematics of Computation (published by the American Mathematical Society): Jared Duker Lichtman '18, Carl Pomerance (Mathematics, emeritus)

Explicit estimates for the distribution of numbers free of large prime factors (2017), Journal of Number Theory, 183, pages 1-23: Jared Duker Lichtman '18, Carl Pomerance (Mathematics, emeritus)

2016 Publications

Merry K. Smith, **Kennedy Jensen, Polina A. Pivak, *Katherine A. Mirica. 2016. Direct Self-Assembly of Conductive Nanorods of Metal-Organic Frameworks into Chemiresistive Devices on Shrinkable Polymer Films. Chemistry of Materials, 28 (15), 5264–5268.

Kenichi Ariga, Yusaku Horiuchi*, Roland Mansilla**, and Michio Umeda. 2016. "No Sorting, No Advantage: Regression Discontinuity Estimates of Incumbency Advantage in Japan. Electoral Studies, 43: 21-31.

Cross, Ester** and Jason Sorens*. 2016. "Arab Spring Constitution-Making: Polarization, Exclusion, and Constraints." Democratization 23 (7): 1292-1312.

Nyhan, Brendan,* Franklin Dickinson,** Sasha Dudding,** Enxhi Dylgjeri,** Eric Neiley,** Christopher Pullerits,** Minae Seog,** Andy Simpson,** Heather Szilagyi,** and Colin Walmsley.** 2016. "Classified or Coverup? The Effect of Redactions on Conspiracy Theory Beliefs." Journal of Experimental Political Science 3(2): 109-123.

Ian H. Street, Dennis E. Mathews, Maria V. Yamburenko, Ali Sorooshzadeh, Roshen T. John**, Ranjan Swarup, Malcolm J. Bennett, Joseph J. Kieber, and G. Eric Schaller* (2016) Cytokinin acts through the auxin influx carrier AUX1 to regulate cell elongation in the root. Development 143:3982-3993.

Petrenko, C.L., J. Bradley-Cook, E. Lacroix**, A.J. Friedland* and R.A. Virginia*. 2016. Mineral soil carbon and nitrogen storage in graminoid- versus shrub-dominated soils of Western Greenland. Arctic Science 2:165-182. doi: 10.1139/AS-2015-0023.

Lacroix, E.M**., C.L. Petrenko and A.J. Friedland* 2016. Organo-mineral binding of soil organic matter in the northeastern U.S.: the long-term effects of clear-cutting. Soil Science 181:202-207.

Walton *, Emily and Mae Hardebeck **. 2016. Multiethnic Neighborhoods on the Ground: Resources, Constraints, and Sense of Community. Du Bois Review. 13: 345-363.

David A. Lutz*, Elizabeth A. Burakowski, Mackenzie B. Murphy**, Mark E. Borsuk*, Rebecca M. Niemiec**, Richard B. Howarth*. 2016. Trade-offs between three forest ecosystem services across the state of New Hampshire, USA: timber, carbon, and albedo. Ecological Applications, 26, 146-161.

Christopher Snyder* and Natalia Drozdoff**, "Vaccines, Drugs, and Zipf Distributions'' (with Michael Kremer, Harvard University), VoxEU, January 29, 2016.

A Model for Spheroid versus Monolayer Response of SK-N-SH Neuroblastoma Cells to Treatment with 15-Deoxy-PGJ2, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine (2016): Dorothy Wallace (Mathematics), Ann Dunham '16, Paula Chen '17, Michelle Chen '15, Milan Huynh '17, Evan Rheingold '17, and Olivia Prosper (Mathematics)

Oxidative stress in oocytes during midprophase induces premature loss of cohesion and chromosome segregation errors, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016): Adrienne T. Perkins (GR), Thomas M. Das '13, Lauren C. Panzera (GR), and Sharon E. Bickel (Biological Sciences)

  • Tommy Das '13 conducted research in Professor Sharon Bickel's lab as a Sophomore Science Scholar, a Presidential Scholar, and full time during a leave term with a grant from the Paul K. Richter and Evalyn E. Cook Richter Memorial Fund
  • A profile of the research was published in Dartmouth News

Alcohol discrimination and preferences in two species of nectar-feeding primate, Royal Society Open Science (2016): Samuel R. Gochman '18, Michael B. Brown (GR), and Nathaniel J. Dominy (Anthropology)

Electromagnetically Actuated Acoustic Amplitude Modulation Synthesis, NIME (2016): Herbert H. C. Chang '18, Spencer Topel (Music)

  • Herbert Chang '18 conducted research with Professor Spencer Topel during a leave term with funding from The First Year Summer Research Award. Herbert was also a Sophomore Science Scholar, a Presidential Scholar, and has done full time research during a leave term with a grant from the Leslie Embs Bradford 1977 and Charles C. Bradford Fund for Undergraduate Research. Herbert is currently a Senior Fellow. 

The N400 elicited by homonyms in puns: Two primes are not better than one, Psychophysiology (2016): Ayesha Dholakia '15, Gabriela Meade '14, Donna Coch (Education & Psychological and Brain Sciences)

  • Ayesha Dholakia '15 was a WISP intern and conducted research in Professor Donna Coch's lab as a Sophomore Science Scholar, a Presidential Scholar, and full time during two leave terms with grants from The Kaminsky Family Fund and The Class of '77 Research Award
  • Gabriela Meade conducted research in Professor Donna Coch's lab as a WISP intern, a Sophomore Science Scholar, a Presidential Scholar, and full time during a leave term with a grant from The Kaminsky Family Fund 

Word-pair priming with biased homonyms: N400 and LPC effects Journal of Neurolinguistics (2016): Gabriela Meade '14, Donna Coch (Education & Psychological and Brain Sciences)

  • Gabriela Meade conducted research in Professor Donna Coch's lab as a WISP intern, a Sophomore Science Scholar, a Presidential Scholar, and full time during a leave term with a grant from The Kaminsky Family Fund 

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Within Universities, Environment, Climate Change and International Relations (2016): Leehi Yona '16, Alex Lenferna

  • Leehi Yona '16 conducted research with Professor Ross Virginia as a Presidential Scholar, a Senior Fellow, and full time during a leave term with a grant from the Raynolds International Expedition Grant

 

Presentations 2016-2017

Undergraduate: Alexandra R. Woodruff '17
Faculty: Yusaku Horiuchi, Government and Quantitative Social Science
Title: Estimating the Effects of Completely Randomized Ballot Order Using Polling-Place-Level Data from the Australian House of Representatives Elections, 1993-2013
Presented at: the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (Chicago, IL)

Undergraduate: Alexander Agadjanian '18
Faculty: Yusaku Horiuchi, Government and Quantitative Social Science
Title: Source Cue Effects and Policy Considerations in Transnational Opinion Formation
Presented at: the 2017 political psychology pre-APSA conference (University of California, Berkeley)

Undergraduate: Katherine P. Clayton '18, Jase A. Davis '18, Kristen G. Hinckley '17
Faculty: Yusaku Horiuchi, Government and Quantitative Social Science
Title: Media Source, Selective Exposure, and Susceptibility to False Information
Presented at: the 2017 political psychology pre-APSA conference (University of California, Berkeley)

Undergraduate: Bailey Miller '18
Faculty: Wojciech Jarosz, Computer Science
Title: Variance and convergence analysis of Monte Carlo line and segment sampling
Presented at: 2017 Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (Helsinki, Finland)

Undergraduate: Emily Grabowski '18
Faculty: Laura McPherson, Linguistics
Presented at: 2017 International Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference (Paris, France)
Title: Automated tone level annotation in the documentation of New Caledonian tone

Undergraduate: Keva Bui
Faculty: Patricia Stuelke, English
Title: Queer refuge and speculations of militarized technology
Presented at: Association of Asian American Studies Conference (Portland, OR) & Militarism and Migration Conference (San Diego, CA)

Undergraduate: Jessica C. Fan, 2017
Faculty: Thomas Cormen, Computer Science
Title: Dense gray codes, or easy ways to generate cyclic and non-cyclic gray codes for the first n whole numbers
Presented at: 2016 Allerton Conference (Monticello, IL)

Undergraduate: Fabian Stocek, 2017
Faculty: Kyle Smith, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Title: Optogenetic stimulation of the dorsolateral striatum increases performance automaticity in cue-driven and response-driven tasks
Presented at: Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, CA)

Undergraduate: Rebecca S. H. Asoulin, 2017
Faculty: Lindsay Whaley, Linguistics
Title: Place names in the United States and the colonial past
Presented at: Foundation for Endangered Languages (Hyderabad, India)

Undergraduate: Roman Huszar, 2017
Faculty: David Bucci, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Title: Retrosplenial cortex lesions produce retrograde and anterograde context amnesia following overtraining
Presented at: Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, CA)

Undergraduate: Katherine S. Herrington, 2017
Faculty: David Bucci, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Title: Alternations in fear behavior follow acute stress in adrenalectomized rats
Presented at: Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, CA)

Undergraduate: Jalen A. Benson, 2017
Faculty: Elaina Melton, Geisel School of Medicine
Title: Impact of Myeloid Specific ACAT Knockout on Atherosclerosis
Presented at: Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (Tampa, FL)

Undergraduate: Erin A. McConnell, 2017
Faculty: Erich Osterberg, Earth Sciences
Title: Evaluating precipitation elevation gradients in the Alaska Range using ice core and alpine weather station records
Presented at: American Geophysical Union Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

Undergraduate: David J. Polashenski, 2017
Faculty: Erich Osterberg, Earth Sciences
Title: Denali Ice Core Record of Sea Surface Temperatures and Marine Primary Productivity in the Northern Pacific and Bering Sea
Presented at: American Geophysical Union Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

Undergraduate: Joanna D. Millstein, 2017
Faculty: Robert Hawley, Earth Sciences
Title: An englacial radar attenuation modeling approach and application to the Ross
Ice Shelf
Presented at: American Geophysical Union Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

Undergraduate: Jack M. Neustadt, 2017
Faculty: Robert Fesen, Physics & Astronomy
Title: Optical Observations of Galactic Supernova Remnant G64.5+0.9 – A Puzzling Object
Presented at: American Astronomical Society (Grapevine, TX)

Undergraduate: Drayton C. Harvey, 2017
Faculty: Aihua Li, Geisel School of Medicine
Impact of Gestational Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia and Hypertension on the Serotonergic Title: System and Autoresuscitation in the Developmental Rat
Presented at: Experimental Biology Conference (Chicago, IL)

Undergraduates: Yifei Xi '16, George Hito '18
Graduate students: Tianxing Li, Xi Xiong*
Faculty: Xia Zhou & Xing-Dong Yang, Computer Science
Title: Reconstructing Hand Poses Using Visible Light
Presented at: Ubicomp 2017

Undergraduate: Tucker Evans '19
Faculty: Feng Fu, Math
Title: Why do they not believe?: the network dynamics of opinion
Presented at: 2017 SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Annual Meeting

Undergraduate: Jessica Fan '17
Faculty: Thomas Cormen, Computer Science
Title: Dense gray codes in mixed radices
Presented at: 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory

Undergraduate: Jared Duker Lichtman,  2018
Faculty: Carl Pomerance, Mathematics (emeritus)
Title: Lying on the Fermat Primality Test (1,2,3, 5);
Presented at: 
- Integers Conference 2016 (University of West Georgia; Carrollton, GA)
- Baltimore Number Theory Seminar (Towson University; Baltimore, MD)
- Combinatorial and Additive Number 2017 (CUNY Graduate Center; NY, NY)

Undergraduate: Jared Duker Lichtman,  2018
Faculty: Carl Pomerance, Mathematics (emeritus)
Title: Improved Error Bounds for the Fermat Primality Test on Random Inputs (4)
Presented at: Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017 (American Mathematical Society - Mathematical Association of America; Atlanta, GA

Undergraduate: Jared Duker Lichtman, 2018
Faculty: Carl Pomerance, Mathematics (emeritus)
Title: Explicit estimates for the distribution of numbers free of large prime factors
Presented at: Young Mathematicians Conference 2017 (Columbus, OH)