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SETGO Newsletters
January 2010
January 2011

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SETGO Summer Research Scholars 2011

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Mentors
SETGO employs a cascading structure involving multiple layers of peer- and faculty partnerships. The mentor pool comprises faculty sponsors at the partner institutions, students in prior SETGO Scholar cohorts, junior/senior math and science majors, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers at BGSU, as well as a variety of educators and business leaders from the local community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Hojnacki

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Vipa Phuntumart
Grad Mentor: Brian Rutter (also pictured here)
Department: Biology
Novel Transcription Factors in P. sojae using Yeast 1 Hybrid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Arnold

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ray Larsen
Department: Biology
Investigation of Environmental Coliform Isolates & Associated Lysogenic Bacteriophage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alec Brown

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ray Larsen
Department: Biology
Isolation of Environmental Pseudomonades & Detection of Associative Bacteriophage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Rapin

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mike McKay & Dr. Hans Wildschutte
Department: Biology
Investigating the Origins of Ice Nucleation Active Bacteria in Lake Erie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Yoo

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hans Wildschutte
Department: Biology
Population-Level Diversity of Pseudomonads Isolated from Soil & Water Environments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacob Werner

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Zhaohui Xu
Grad Mentor: Rutika Puranik
Department: Biology
Sequencing the Genome of the Hyperthermophilic Anaerobic Bacterium, Thermotoga RQ7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Court

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sheryl Coombs
Grad Mentors: John Elder & Joseph Bak-Coleman
Department: Biology
The Effects of Flow Speed & Sensory Condition on the Rheotactic Performance of the Giant Danio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah Duffy

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lee Meserve
Department: Biology
Is there a Development Window for the Effect of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) on the Ultrasonic Volcalization (USV) in Rat Pups?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josh Haughawout

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Moira van Staaden
Department: Biology
Behavioral Characterization of Sound Perception in an African Cichlid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicole Ott

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Robert Huber
Department: Biology
Repeated Treatments of Dopamine Induce Tolerance in Locomotor Behavior of Crayfish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sebastian Loaiza

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Huber
Department: Biology
Pavlovian Conditioning on an Invertebrate Model

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandra Hill

2012-'13 Junior at OCC & BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Helen Michaels
Grad Mentor: Jacob A. Meier
Department: Biology
Restoration Techniques to Reduce Germination of the Invasive Shrub Frangula alnus (Glossy Buckthorn)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Dietz

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Jeff Miner & Dr. Helen Michaels
Grad Mentor: Michael A. Plenzler
Department: Biology
Invasive Flowering Rush in Lake Erie Wetlands: Impacts & Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Clendenin

2012-'13 Junior at OCC
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karen Root
Grad Mentor: Matthew D. Cross
Department: Biology
An Exploration of Microhabitat Use of the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) within Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Keehnen

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Eileen Underwood
Department: Biology
Analysis of Odd in Elaphe guttata

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evan Colyer

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Arthur Brecher
Department: Chemistry
Effect if CoenzymeA & It's Influence of the Acetaldehyde Activity on Prothrombin Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaitline Moon

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Keremy Klosterman
Department: Chemistry
Artificial Light-Responsive Metal-Organic Cages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Jindra

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. W. Robert Midden
Department: Chemistry
Impact of CAFOs on Water Quality in the Protage River Watershed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin Quaintance

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Torelli
Department: Chemistry
Measuring Effects of Specific Mutations on the Aerobic Stability of Iron-Sulfur Clusters Bound by the IscU Biosynthetic Protein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Gianetto

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Joseph Chao
Department: Computer Science
Gamification in a Social Learning Environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darren Guinness

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: Dr. Guy Zimmerman & Dr. Michael Poor
Department: Computer Science
Dissecting the Kinect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Brown

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sudershan Jetley & Dr. Nicholas Hennessy
Department: Engineering Technologies
Energy Conservation Measures Project: Hayes Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Kyer

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty & Staff Mentors: Dr. Sudershan Jetley. Dr. Scott Euler, Andrea Depinet & Jeremy Bechstein
Department: Engineering Technologies
Feasibility of Using Waste Vegetable Oil Generated Biodiesel for BGSU Facility Vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Kovach

2012-'13 Sophomore at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Wei Ning
Department: Math & Statistics
Change Point Problem Application to Genetic Data

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Hylinski

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cordula Mora
Department: Psychology & Neuroscience
Control Freak: Using Anti-Parallel Magnetic Coils as a Control for Magnetic Inclination Experiments

 

 

 

 

 

Merissa Acerbi

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cordula Mora
Department: Psychology & Neuroscience
More Than Just a Bird Brain: Visual Wulst Lesions & Their Effect on Discrimination of Magnetic Inclination in Homing Pigeons (Columbia livia)

 

 

 

 

 

Preston Stevenson

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cordula Mora
Department: Psychology & Neuroscience
"Tri"-ing to Understand Navigation: Reliance on the Trigeminal Pathway for Magnetic Orientation in the Homing Pigeon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Hopkins

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Liangfeng Sun
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Metamaterial Absorbers: Design Properties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Husband Jr.

2012-'13 Sophomore at OCC
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Liangfeng Sun
Grad Mentors: Tao Jiang & Ryan O'Dell
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Characterization of Lead Sulfide (PbS) Quantum Dots (QD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Anderson

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lewis Fulcher
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Entrance Loss Coefficiants at Small Converging & Diverging Angles from a Physical Model of the Human Larynx

 

 

 

 


 

Michael Wehrung

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrew Layden
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Long Period Variable Stars in Globular Cluster M5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bryan Smith

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mikhail Zamkov
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Development of Composite Nanoparticles Exhibiting Exciton-plasmon Interactions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly Lambright

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mikhail Zamkov
Department: Chemistry/Physics & Astronomy
Synthesis of Heterostructured Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Solar Hydrogen Production