Poster session 2018

Undergraduate poster presenters

* indicates that the student is co-presenting with another undergraduate

Lawrence Chico Abu-Hammour '19
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH)
Title:  Optimizating uniform drug delivery and high drug saturation in pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumor cells

Boyoung Ahn '18
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Robert Santulli (MED)
Title:  Attitudes, experiences, and interest in geriatric medicine among pre-medical students

Meredith Anderson '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters & Rebecca Butler (ENGS)
Title:  Contribution of tibial tray design on knee loosening

Roviel S. Arquiza '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Mark Spaller (MED)
Title:  Design and synthesis of peptides as new drugs

Zohra Aslami '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Wilder Doucette (MED)
Title:  Changes in local field potential features induced by deep-brain stimulation in non-homeostatic feeding

Katy Axel '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Inas Khayal (MED)
Title:  Modeling ‘Thriving Communities’ through systems architecture to improve technology approaches

Callum Hoyt Backstrom '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Celia Chen (BIOL)
Title:  Predicting mercury levels in freshwater fish through environmental factors

Christina Bae '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Lee Lynd & Shuen Hon (ENGS)
Title:  Engineering the glycolytic pathway of C. thermocellum to improve ethanol production rates

Abigail Baldwin '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters (ENGS)
Title:  A measurement and analysis program for the polyethylene components of total shoulder retrievals

Klara Barbarossa '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Emily Cooper (PSYC)
Title:  The effects of reduced visual acuity and visual field on spatial re-orientation

Julie Becher '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Susan Taylor (Other) & Dean Wilcox (CHEM)
Title:  Irradiation of aqueous solutions of NTO and NQ at UV wavelengths

Richard Berman '18
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Jeremiah Brown (MED) & Niveditta Ramkumar (TDI)
Title:  Cardiac biomarkers sST-2 and NT-proBNP predict long-term survival after cardiac surgery

John E. Beute '20*
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Paula Sundstrom (MED)
Title:  The effect of IL-20RB signaling pathways on oral candidiasis

Elena Bird '18
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Xiahong Feng (EARS) & Morgan Peach (EEES)
Title:  Effects of earthworms and vegetation on soil carbon efflux

Hanna Marie Bliska '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Ross Virginia & Lauren Culler (ENVS)
Title:  Spider diversity and abundance in Western Greenland

Connor Preston Bondarchuk '19*
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  William North (MED)
Title:  Tumor NMDA receptor blockade can synergize with chemotherapy in treating cancer

Julia Bonzanini '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters & Audrey Martin (ENGS)
Title:  Testing the efficacy of patient data and metal ion levels as indicators of hip replacement failure

Victor A. Borza '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Douglas Van Citters (ENGS)
Title:  Exploring GCxGC TOFMS as a diagnostic tool for prosthetic joint infection

Caitlin Bowers '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Kristina Lynch (PHYS)
Title:  Ionospheric electrodynamics from auroral images: A machine learning study

I. Joe Brackbill '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Ekaterina Pletneva (CHEM)
Title:  Structural and redox properties of the di-heme cytochrome c4 from Bradyrhizobium diazoefficiens

Anna Lee Brinks '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Katherine Mirica & Lukasz Mendecki (CHEM)
Title:  Microelectrodes for the determination of biologically important molecules

Olivia C. Brody-Bizar '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Diane Gilbert-Diamond (MED)
Title:  Differential attention to food cues in toddlers

Beth B. Bruna '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Caitlin Pries & Owen Krol (BIOL)
Title:  Dartmouth Organic Farm: How soil depth and temperature sensitivity affect carbon respiration

Mark Bui '21
Affiliation:  First Year Research in Engineering
Advisor:  Rachel Obbard & Alice Bradley (ENGS)
Title:  Characterizing salinity and heat flow in sea ice cores

Jack L. Burgess '20
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Richard Granger (PSYC)
Title:  DLPFC transcriptome defines two molecular subtypes of schizophrenia

Adam Crawford Burnett '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  James LaBelle (PHYS)
Title:  Testing theories of auroral radio emission with direction-of-arrival measurements

Jasmine Butler '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Pump device to potentially analyze breath samples to identify infectious disease in patients

Dylan J. Cahill '18
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Roger Sloboda (BIOL)
Title:  Flagellar gene expression in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Krishan M. Canzius '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Chandrasekhar Ramanathan (PHYS)
Title:  Entanglement metrics for quantum spin chains

Jessica Carpenter '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Ekaterina Pletneva & Fangfang Zhong (CHEM)
Title:  Propionate-mediated proton-coupled electron transfer in Cytochrome c2

Rachael Suzanne Chacko '21*
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Jeremy Manning (PSYC)
Title:  Effects of study context on recall, memory, and organization

Gracesenia Verina Chahyadinata '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Pump device to potentially analyze breath samples to identify infectious disease in patients

Mira Chatterjee '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Eugene Santos & Jacob Russell (ENGS)
Title:  Computationally understanding interacting decision-makers

Aneeq S. Chaudhry '19
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  P. Jack Hoopes (ENGS) & Robert Wagner (MED)
Title:  Immune modulation in hypofractionated radiation therapy

Amanda Valerie Chen '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Sean Kang & Xinyi Lu (EDUC)
Title:  The benefit of spaced retrieval practice for medical students' retention of basic science knowledge

Emily Chen '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jennifer Emond & Diane Gilbert-Diamond (MED)
Title:  Media character tie-ins and preschoolers' cereal consumption: A randomized trial

Jessica Chen '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ulrike Wegst & Kaiyang Yin (ENGS)
Title:  Liquid nitrogen ice cream: effect of recrystallization during storage

Michelle Chen '19*
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Dale Mierke & Adam Barczewski (CHEM)
Title:  Targeting surface residues to improve NEMO crystallization

Urie Choi '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Lorie Loeb (COSC)
Title:  Need one: Connecting Dartmouth students through pong

Sarah W. Chong '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ian Baker (ENGS)
Title:  Effect of soluble impurities on polycrystalline ice grain growth

Summer Christensen '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Susan Taylor (EARS)
Title:  Interplanetary dust particles in South Pole air

Alec B. Cobban '19
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  William Leavitt (EARS)
Title:  Examining correlations between Archaeal growth rates and lipid structures

Ana M. Colon '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Marisa Palucis (EARS)
Title:  Geomorphic analysis of a Martian analog fan in Eureka Valley, CA

Andrew Crutchfield '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Robert Hawley (EARS)
Title:  Elevation change across four ice caps surrounding the Greenland ice sheet

Mahalia R. Dalmage '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jeremiah Brown & Meagan Stabler (MED)
Title:  Factors to predict hospital readmissions among patients with congenital heart defects

Julianne DeAngelo '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Erich Osterberg & Gabriel Lewis (EARS)
Title:  GreenTrACS: An analysis of ice sheet melt rate in Western Greenland using ice core data

Alex Derenchuk '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Meredith Kelly (EARS)
Title:  Holocene climate change in the Upper Valley: A lake sediment core pollen record

Rachel Dokko '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Sharon Bickel (BIOL)
Title:  Sirtuin 2 promotes proper chromosome segregation in Drosophila melanogaster oocytes

Grace Dorgan '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Mary Albert (ENGS)
Title:  Ice core science

Melissa Ellen Dunham '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Erich Osterberg (EARS)
Title:  Levoglucosan levels in Alaskan ice cores as a record of past wildfires

Claudia G. Durbin '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Katherine Mirica & Lukasz Mendecki (CHEM)
Title:  Novel biosensors based on 2-D conductive metal-organic framework for the detection of biomolecules

Elizabeth Durham '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Rachel Obbard & Alice Bradley (ENGS)
Title:  Meteorological drivers of sea ice breakup on Arctic coastlines

Lauren Alexa Dusseau '20
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Nathaniel Dominy (ANTH)
Title:  Biogeographical insights into the coevolution of gliding vertebrates and dipterocarps

Arij A. Elfaki '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Christopher Bailey-Kellogg (COSC)
Title:  Analyzing the effectiveness of computationally modeling Antibody-Antigen Binding

Jenny Engelman '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Lorie Loeb (COSC)
Title:  Need one: Connecting Dartmouth students through pong

Emma Esterman '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Olga Zhaxybayeva (BIOL)
Title:  Uncovering the evolutionary history of Rhodobacter capsulatus’ gene transfer agent

Marissa Evans '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Alan Green (MED) & Bob Maue (BIOL)
Title:  Investigating behavioral sensitization to nicotine in the NVHL rodent model of schizophrenia

Paxton C. Fitzpatrick '19
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Jeremy Manning & Kirsten Ziman (PSYC)
Title:  The utility of speech-to-text software for transcription of verbal response data

Ashley C. Francisco '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jeremiah Brown (MED) & William Hisey (TDI)
Title:  Using NLP strategies to predict 30 day readmission of patients with AMI

Alyssa Gao '20*
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Anne Kapuscinski & Devin Fitzgerald (ENVS)
Title:  Anti-nutrients in competing microalgae and terrestrial crop protein sources

Janel H. Gaube '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  William Leavitt (EARS)
Title:  Constraining a cryptic source of the greenhouse gas methane

Sasha Aaliyah Gilmore '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ross Virginia (ENVS)
Title:  Assessment of nitrogen fixation and nutrient cycling of Dryas integrifolia in West Greenland

Isaac Gluck '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Olga Zhaxybayeva (BIOL)
Title:  Development of a novel algorithm to compare evolutionary trees

Caroline Goggins '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Mary Albert & Kaitlin Keegan (ENGS)
Title:  The permeability and micro-structures of firn at the South Pole

Colin M. Goodbred '21
Affiliation:  First Year Research in Engineering
Advisor:  Lee Lynd & Shuen Hon (ENGS)
Title:  Investigating methods for improving transformation efficiency in Clostridium thermocellum

Francesca Governali '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Ross Virginia & Angie Spickard (ENVS)
Title:  The role of biological soil crusts in deflation patch nitrogen cycling in West Greenland

Catherine Granville '19
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Erich Osterberg (EARS)
Title:  Synoptic conditions and tropical forcing of summer melt events at the Denali ice core drill site

Louisa Crawford Greenburg '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Katherine Mirica & Nicholas Blelloch (CHEM)
Title:  Photo-responsive sublimable adhesives

Miranda M. Greig '19
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  Sharon Bickel (BIOL) & Adrienne Perkins (Other)
Title:  Overexpression of SOD suppresses age-dependent nondisjunction

Cameron Grimes '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Anne Kapuscinski & Devin Fitzgerald (ENVS)
Title:  Anti-nutrients in competing microalgae and terrestrial crop protein sources

Saemi Han '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Patricia Pioli (MED)
Title:  CDDO-Me attenuates inflammation in healthy and Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) macrophages

Emi Hayakawa Hayakawa '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ulrike Wegst & Kaiyang Yin (ENGS)
Title:  Ice cream texture and microstructure evolution during extrusion

Helena S. Hemberger '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Assembly of a motorized pump for breath collection kits

Stephanie C. Her '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Erik Griffin & Youjun Wu (BIOL)
Title:  Scaling of asymmetric cell division mechanisms with embryo size in C. elegans

Odalis Hernandez Medrano '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jennifer Emond & Diane Gilbert-Diamond (MED)
Title:  Media character tie-ins and preschoolers' cereal consumption: A randomized trial

Alice Hsu '19
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH) & Etienne Baratchart (Other)
Title:  Investigating the interplay between bone marrow environment and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

Raymond J. Hsu '21
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Alan Budney & Jacob Borodovsky (MED)
Title:  Marijuana legalization's impact on opioid use for chronic pain relief

Yujing Hu '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ryan Halter & Alicia Everitt (ENGS)
Title:  Development of a bioimpedance-sensing biopsy needle for cancer detection

Connie Huang '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Katherine Mirica & Michael Ko (CHEM)
Title:  Oxidative restructuring of 2D metal-organic frameworks

Margaret Hubble '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  James Whitfield & James Brown (PHYS)
Title:  Understanding the one body reduced density matrix

Raphael Erik Hviding '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Ryan Hickox (PHYS)
Title:  Spatially resolved emission mapping of nearby Seyfert II Galaxies

Vanesa E. Iniguez '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Anne Kapuscinski & Devin Fitzgerald (ENVS)
Title:  Carbon competition: Can brewer's waste water be used to culture nannochloropsis sp.?

Sarah Jennewein '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Mary Lou Guerinot & Todd Warczak (BIOL)
Title:  Arsenic detoxification in plant roots: Identifying arsenic effluxers

Ursula Anne Jongebloed '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Erich Osterberg (EARS)
Title:  Atmospheric pollution in the North Pacific

Josephine Kalshoven '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters & Barbara Currier (ENGS)
Title:  Mapping joint implant oxidation

Tessa R. Kardassakis '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters & Ryan Chapman (ENGS)
Title:  Unloading femur fractures: A validation study assessing the efficacy of novel force insoles

Nandita M. Kasireddy '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Sean Kang & Xinyi Lu (EDUC)
Title:  The benefit of spaced retrieval practice for medical students' retention of basic science knowledge

Fisher D. Katlin '19*
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Mark Spaller (MED)
Title:  Peptide synthesis for drug discovery

Samuel Kim '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Chenfeng Ke (CHEM)
Title:  Synthesis of an elastic hydrogen-bonded cross-linked organic framework and their associated monomers

Divya Kopalle '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Eugene Santos & Jeremy Thompson (ENGS)
Title:  Corporate behavior and game theory

Bruno Korbar '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Lorenzo Torresani (COSC) & Du Tran (Other)
Title:  Self supervised extraction of spatiotemporal features from video

Nina Rose Kosowsky '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Alireza Soltani & Mohsen Rakhshan (PSYC)
Title:  Computations of volatility in complex, uncertain environments

Sarina Kothari '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jeremiah Brown & Meagan Stabler (MED)
Title:  Factors to predict hospital readmissions among patients with congenital heart defects

Sophia Koval '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Margaret Ackerman & Jennifer Lai (ENGS)
Title:  Engineering stabilized Dengue envelope dimers for novel vaccine strategies

Megan E. Larkin '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Jeremy DeSilva & Ellie McNutt (ANTH)
Title:  Disputing the Lovejoy tuber hypothesis: Comparing the calcaneal tubers of apes, humans, and hominins

Madeline Lee '20*
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Jeremy Manning & Emily Whitaker (PSYC)
Title:  Effects of study context on recall, memory, and organization

Myung Chang Lee '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Matthew Havrda & Damian Almiron Bonnin (MED)
Title:  Benztropine sensitizes glioma cells to temozolomide

Juliana C. Levy '19*
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Dale Mierke & Adam Barczewski (CHEM)
Title:  Targeting surface residues to improve NEMO crystallization

Andrew J. Li '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Kathryn Cottingham & Keith Fritschie (BIOL)
Title:  Habitat quality and breeding site competition of brook trout

Judy Li '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH)
Title:  Analyzing temperature dependence on transmission of diseases carried by Aedes aegypti

Julia Liu '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Robert Hawley & Daniel Lawson (EARS)
Title:  Monitoring glacier changes using remote sensing data in the Tian Shan of Xinjiang, China

Sayuri Magnabosco '21*
Affiliation:  First Year Research in Engineering
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Pump device to potentially analyze breath samples to identify infectious disease in patients

Ally H. Mahmoud '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Saeed Hassanpour & Naofumi Tomita (MED)
Title:  Deep neural networks for automatic detection of osteoporotic vertebral fractures on CT scans

Joseph Malinowski '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Justin Strauss (EARS)
Title:  Basal Road River Group of Yukon, Canada: New insights into the Cambrian–Ordovician carbon cycle

Hannah Kurka Margolis  '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Michael Ragusa (CHEM)
Title:  Biochemical investigation of mitochondria autophagy initiation in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Emily D. Martinez '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Rachel Obbard (ENGS) & Ann Lavanway (BIOL)
Title:  Polarpolypalooza

Jack A. Mathis '21*
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  William North (MED)
Title:  Tumor NMDA receptor blockade can synergize with chemotherapy in treating cancer

Devon Mattie '20
Affiliation:  
Advisor:  Melanie Dennis (MATH)
Title:  Knot theory and applications

Megan V. McCabe '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters & Barbara Currier (ENGS)
Title:  How tough? A comparison of antioxidant and traditional UHMWPE

Brenda Miao '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  William Rigby (MED) & Lynn Theprungsirikul (Other)
Title:  NET neutrality: targets of autoantibodies localize to neutrophil extracellular traps

Aly Milich '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Lorie Loeb (COSC)
Title:  Need one: Connecting Dartmouth students through pong

Naomi Miller '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH)
Title:  Modeling cancerous tumor growth in the TRAMP cell line and beyond

Kathleen L. Mulligan '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  William North (MED)
Title:  Tumor NMDA receptor blockade can synergize with chemotherapy in treating cancer

Hannah Nash '18
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Pallab Sarker & Anne Kapuscinski (ENVS)
Title:  Phosphorus loading and retention in microalgae-based aquaculture diets

Saba Nejad '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Miles Blencowe & Marcelo Gleiser (PHYS)
Title:  Does gravity enforce macrorealism?

Venice Nomof '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Alireza Soltani (PSYC)
Title:  Learning about conjunctions of features in high-dimensional environments

Nicholas Norwitz '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Sharon Bickel (BIOL)
Title:  Accurate chromosome segregation in Drosophila oocytes depends on SIR2

Amelia P. Ockert '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Assembly of a motorized pump for breath collection kits

Taylor Olson '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Yaroslav Halchenko (PSYC)
Title:  Automated crawling of Stanford Library data resources into a collection of DataLad datasets

Pelin Ozel '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Jeffrey Taube (PSYC)
Title:  Head direction cells properties in 3D space

Eowyn Kigong Pak '21
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Jeremy Manning & Kirsten Ziman (PSYC)
Title:  How does attention affect memory?

Morgan Jungbin Pak '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Ekaterina Pletneva & Dong Woo Shin (CHEM)
Title:  Protein conformational dynamics of Cytochrome C

Sophie S. Palmer '20
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Rachel Obbard (ENGS)
Title:  Analyzing tomographic data using Matlab watershed segmentation

Zachary Panton '19*
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  Ta Yuan Chang & Elaina Melton (MED)
Title:  The effects of oxidized LDL on vascular smooth muscle cells and raw macrophages

Vanessa E. Pinney '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  David Lutz (ENVS)
Title:  Automated water quality monitoring via satellite imagery using Google Earth Engine

Amanda J. Pinson '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Susan Taylor (EARS)
Title:  Interplanetary dust particles in South Pole air

Cara Piske '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Carl Renshaw & Francis Magilligan (EARS)
Title:  Impact of drought on fluvial recovery from an extreme flood

Zach T. Plante '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Meredith Kelly & Margaret Jackson (EARS)
Title:  10Be exposure dating of glacial moraines in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, California

Melanie Prakash '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  William Leavitt & Beverly Chiu (EARS)
Title:  The effects of varied carbon sources on the growth of Desulfovirbrio Vulgaris

Daniel Propp '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Meredith Kelly (EARS)
Title:  Testing the synchronicity of rock glacier and true glacier formation in Eastern Sierra Nevada, CA

Ethan Putnam '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Marisa Palucis (EARS)
Title:  Mineralogy, morphology, and origin of Martian layered deposits: A global perspective

Neelufar Raja '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Alireza Soltani & Mohsen Rakhshan (PSYC)
Title:  Computations of volatility in complex, uncertain environments

Ian Raphael '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Robert Hawley (EARS)
Title:  Quantifying volumetric change of Athabasca Glacier in the 20th and 21st centuries

Samuel R. Reed '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Bing He (BIOL)
Title:  Rab7 mediated tubulation during drosophila cellularization

Frederika Rentzeperis '20
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Jeremy DeSilva (ANTH)
Title:  Homo Naledi femoral head approximation using a least squares fit

Emma Rieb '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  William Leavitt (EARS) & Owen Duckworth (Other)
Title:  Biotic and abiotic reduction of environmental bacteriogenic iron oxides at circumneutral pH

Annika Roise '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH)
Title:  Modeling, analysis, and simulation of the temperature-dependent lifecycle of Aedes aegypti

Jessica Rosien '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Nathaniel Dominy & Amanda Tan (ANTH)
Title:  Using stable isotopes to discern the advantages of tool-mediated coastal foraging in macaques

Jacob R. Rozak '21
Affiliation:  First Year Research in Engineering
Advisor:  Margaret Ackerman & Harini Natarajan (ENGS)
Title:  Development of an antagonist against S.aureus membrane protein GraS using yeast surface displays

Christina Ru '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Xia Zhou & Ruibo Liu (COSC)
Title:  Rebuild movement from everyday fabric

Rachel R. Rubin '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Justin Strauss & Virginia Wala (EARS)
Title:  Using carbon isotope geochronology to constrain neoproterozoic snowball earth

Katherine Salamido '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Meredith Kelly & Ying Cui (EARS)
Title:  Lily Pond sediment core geochemistry: Holocene evolution of a Norwich, VT ecosystem

Sloane Camille Sambuco '20
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Hans-Reinhard Mueller (PHYS)
Title:  Finding the best fit: Velocity distribution functions in the heliosphere

Jordan W. Sandford '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters (ENGS)
Title:  Modular hip reconstruction device

Shannon Leigh Sartain '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Carl Renshaw & Evan Dethier (EARS)
Title:  Using satellite imagery to investigate mixing at river junctions: A big data approach

Maxwell Saylor '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Justin Strauss (EARS)
Title:  New Hampshire Nappes revisited

Ben Schelling '21*
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Anne Kapuscinski & Devin Fitzgerald  (ENVS)
Title:  Towards sustainable aquafeeds: In-vitro digestion using non-endogenous enzymes

Brett L. Seeley-Hacker '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Douglas Van Citters (ENGS)
Title:  Presurgical algorithm for the optimal plating of mandibular fractures

Shikhin Sethi '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  Peter Doyle (MATH)
Title:  An optimal flow through graphs

Anamika Shah '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  William North (MED)
Title:  Tumor NMDA receptor blockade can synergize with chemotherapy in treating cancer

Rachna Shah '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Brian Jackson (EARS) & Hannah Roberts (Other)
Title:  Arsenic compounds in edible mushrooms

Sahaj S. Shah '21
Affiliation:  First Year Research in Engineering
Advisor:  Scott Pauls (MATH) & Rachel Obbard (ENGS)
Title:  A Markov model for simulating brine channels in first year sea ice

Hansa Sharma '19
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Paul Barr (MED) & Michelle Dannenberg (TDI)
Title:  Finding the value in audio recordings of physician visits

Catherine M. Slaughter '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Brian Chaboyer & Christina Gilligan (PHYS)
Title:  Improving metal-poor stellar evolution models

Ellen Smalley '19
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  Christopher Bailey-Kellogg (COSC)
Title:  Computational selection and remodeling of antigens to focus immune response

Caleb Smith '19
Affiliation:  Leave term research grant recipient
Advisor:  Ta Yuan Chang (MED) & Adrianna Delatorre (Other)
Title:  ACAT inhibitor as a promising anti-Alzheimer's agent

Sarah B. Solomon '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Mark Spaller (MED)
Title:  Peptide synthesis for drug discovery

Ashley Y. Song '21*
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Jane Hill & Theodore Mellors (ENGS)
Title:  Assembly of a motorized pump for breath collection kits

Antonio Vitor Souza '21*
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Anne Kapuscinski & Devin Fitzgerald (ENVS)
Title:  Towards sustainable aquafeeds: In-vitro digestion using non-endogenous enzymes

Omkar Sreekanth '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace & Vardayani Ratti (MATH)
Title:  Monte Carlo weather

Maya Lakshmi Srinivasan '18
Affiliation:  Independent study
Advisor:  Dorothy Wallace (MATH)
Title:  Predictive modeling of neuroblastoma growth dynamics with immune response and radiation therapy

Grace Stillwell '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Lauren Culler & Ross Virginia (ENVS)
Title:  Quantifying wasp parasitism of spider egg sacs in the Arctic tundra of Greenland

Will Tackett '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Kyle Smith & Kenneth Amaya (PSYC)
Title:  Investigating the role of nigrostriatal dopamine in sign-tracking

Aiko D. Takata '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  James Whitfield & Tarini Hardikar (PHYS)
Title:  Electrons in random spaces

Douglas Tallmadge '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Robyn Millan & David McGaw (PHYS)
Title:  Inertial electrostatic confinement fusion as an instructional experiment

Sunny Tang '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Maria Gobbini & Ilona Kotlewska (PSYC)
Title:  The categorical boundary for the representation of one's own face

Armin Tavakkoli '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Travis Todd (PSYC)
Title:  DREADD and FiberPhotometry: Novel approaches to understanding the retrosplenial cortex

Jack C. Taylor '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Justin Strauss (EARS)
Title:  Sedimentological and chemostratigraphic analysis of Ediacaran carbonate platforms

Caleb Forrest Town '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Justin Strauss (EARS)
Title:  U-Pb geochronology of the Moat Volcanics, White Mountains, New Hampshire

William Reeves Tremml '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Kristina Lynch (PHYS)
Title:  Methods of approximating divergence-free vector fields for ionospheric data

Matthew R. Tso '19*
Affiliation:  Junior Research Scholar
Advisor:  Ta Yuan Chang & Elaina Melton (MED)
Title:  The effects of oxidized LDL on vascular smooth muscle cells and raw macrophages

Carly Tymm '20
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Katherine Mirica & Haydn Mitchel (CHEM)
Title:  Molecular solids as temporary adhesives

Kent Ueno '18
Affiliation:  Neukom Scholar or Intern
Advisor:  Chandrasekhar Ramanathan (PHYS)
Title:  Entanglement spectra of NMR engineered spin Hamiltonians

Megan Ungerman '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Devin Walker (PHYS)
Title:  Axion depletion in the presence of supermassive black holes

Cara Van Uden '19
Affiliation:  Neukom Scholar or Intern
Advisor:  James Haxby (PSYC)
Title:  Modeling semantic encoding in a common neural representational space

Melissa Wang '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Bing He & Jiayang Chen (BIOL)
Title:  Investigating the role of anillin-dunk interaction in myosin recruitment during Drosophila cleavage

Emily V. Wechsler '18
Affiliation:  Senior honors thesis
Advisor:  Ryan Halter (ENGS) & John Batsis (MED)
Title:  Development of a 'smart' resistance exercise band to assess strength

Allen Yang '20*
Affiliation:  Other
Advisor:  Paula Sundstrom (MED)
Title:  The effect of IL-20RB signaling pathways on oral candidiasis

Meghana Yellanki '20
Affiliation:  Sophomore Research Scholar
Advisor:  Maria Gobbini & Ilona Kotlewska (PSYC)
Title:  Analysis of scanpaths as a function of facial perception and familiarity

Megan Zhou '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  George Schaller & Yan Zubo (BIOL)
Title:  Isolation of mutants for GATA family transcription factors of Arabidopsis

Serena Zhu '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  David Kraemer (EDUC)
Title:  Developing an iOS app to aid in understanding fractions

Amber N. Zimmerman '19
Affiliation:  Presidential Scholar
Advisor:  David Glueck & Sarah Gibbons (CHEM)
Title:  Synthesis and characterization of chiral phosphines from (+)-limonene oxide

Anita Magdalena Zirngibl '21
Affiliation:  WISP intern
Advisor:  Spencer Hatch (PHYS)
Title:  Examining Langmuir plasma waves using a kappa distribution