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SETGO Newsletters
January 2010
January 2011

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SETGO Summer Research Scholars & Research Posters 2010

 

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Biology

HAllamonSSR2010


ABoultonSSR2010


DCollierSSR2010pic



HCongerSSR2010pic


LCooperSSR2010pic

LDeiningerSSR2010pic



BGermanSSR2010pic


KHeilmanSSR2010pic

BJenksSSR2010pic


JKistnerSSR2010pic


KMayerSSR2010pic


AMinutoSSR2010pic


EParchmentSSR2010pic


SRossiterSSR2010pic


EShulerSSR2010pic



ASnyderSSR2010pic

TSpeegleSSR2010pic


ESzuterSSR2010pic

ETuckerSSR2010pic


CWhortonSSR2010pic


MZeilinskiSSR2010pic

Chemistry


JCatazaroSSR2010pic


TCollierSSR2010pic

EFairbanksSSR2010pic

BLarrickSSR2010pic

Computer Science

BTomlinsonSSR2010pic

ADeitzSSR2010pic

TDonahueSSR2010pic

JGearSSR2010pic

RLittlejohnSSR2010pic

MMottSSR2010pic

Physics and Astronomy

AHelfenSSR2010pic

Neuroscience


EBowerSSR2010


JColemanSSR2010pic

Technology


EWestSSR2010pic

RBrownSSR2010pic

CMayerSSR2010pic


APowellSSR2010pic

KPArrottSSR2010pic


DSmithSSR2010pic

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.

 

 

 


Heather Allamon

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Ecology & Conservation with Dr. John Farver & Dr. Jeff Miner

Heather Allamon, Dr. John R. Farver, & Dr. Jeffrey G. Miner, Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Effects of Turbidity Level & Light Intensity on Zooplankton Consumption by Larval Bluegill


 

 

 

 

Adam Boulton

-- Senior at BGSU researching with Dr. Ronny Woodruff

Adam Boulton & Dr. Ronny Woodruff, Deprtment of Biological Sciences, BGSU
Heritability and the Effects of MicroRNAs


 

 

 

 

Dennis Collier

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Biology & researching with Dr. Eileen Underwood

Dennis Collier & Dr. Eileen Underwood
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Reptilian Genetics: The Next Generations

 

 



Heather Conger

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Biology & researching with Dr. Scott Rogers.

Heather Conger, Katie Heilman & Dr. Scott Rogers
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Developing Field Methods for DNA Extractions

 

 

Lizette Cooper

-- Junior majoring in Biology with Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls

Lizette Cooper & Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU
Investigation of the Role of the Rhodobacter sphaeroides hemT gene

 



Lauren Deininger

-- Senior majoring in Biology & researching with Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls.

Lauren Deininger & Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

In Vivo Analysis of a Putative Fecl-dependent Promoter of the hemT gene of Rhodobacter sphaeroides


 



Brandon German

-- Senior at BGSU researching with Dr. Paul Morris

Brandon German, & Dr. Paul Morris,
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Genetic Strategy for Identifying Homozygous T-DNA Insertion Mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana

 

 

 


 

Katie Heilman

-- Senior at BGSU researching in microbiology with Dr. Scott Rogers

Katie Heilman, Heather Conger & Dr. Scott Rogers
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Field Extraction of DNA: Salad Spinner Centrifuge



 

 

 


Brenden Jenks

-- Senior who is a double major in Biology and Bio-chemistry. He has been working on his current project with Dr. Ray Larsen.

Brenden Kenks & Dr. Ray Larsen
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

A Phylogenetic Study of the ExbD Protein: Complementation of ∆exbD Escherichia coli.

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Kistner

-- Junior majoring in Microbiology with a minor in Neuroscience at BGSU, currently working with Dr. Zhaohui Xu

Jennifer Kistner, Dr. Uksha Saina & Dr. Zhaohui Xu Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU
Rhodopsin and their Transducers

 

 

 

Kacey D. Mayer

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry and working with Dr. Vern Bingman

Kacey D. Mayer & Dr. Vern Bingman
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, BGSU

The Effect of Forest Fragmentation on the Diversity of Breeding Birds in Wood County, Ohio

 


Andrea Minuto

-- Sophmore at Owens CC researching Microbiology in Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls lab..

Andrea Minuto, Maneewan Suwansaard & Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls,
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU & OCC

Bio Assay for extracellular ALA production of photosynthetic bacteria by Rhodobacter sphaeroides AT1

 


Erin Parchment

-- Senior Bio-chemistry major at BGSU, working with Dr. Sheryl Coombs

Erin Parchment, Joseph Coleman, Eric Bower, & Dr. Sherl Coombs
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU
& Sachit Butail & Derek Paley from the Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland
The Effects of Flow Speed on Movement Patterns of the Giant Danio

 

Sarah Rossiter

-- Senior Biology and Bio-chemistry major at BGSU & doing research with Dr. Eileen Underwood

Sarah Rossiter & Dr. Eileen Underwood
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Incubation Temperature Effects in Rhacodactylus ciliatus

 

 


Elizabeth Shuler

-- Newly graduated Biology major at BGSU, staying in BGSU for graduate school in Dr. Carmen Fioravanti's lab.

Elizabeth Shuler & Dr. Carmen Fioravanti
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Transhydrogenase System of Hymenolepis diminuta

 



Adrienne Snyder

-- Junior at BGSU, majoring in Biology and researching in Dr. Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls lab

Adrienne Snyder & Dr. Helen Michaels
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Using Rhodobacter sphaeroides as a Model to Investigate Cellular Toxicity of Perfluorinated Compounds

 

Timothy Speegle

-- Junior transferring this fall to BGSU from OCC majoring in Ecology and working with Dr.Jeffrey Miner and Dr. John Farver

Timothy Speegle, Dr. Jeffrey Miner & Dr. John Farver
Departments of Biological Sciences and Geology, BGSU

Assessment of Stocked Yellow Perch in Upground Drinking-water Reservoirs

 

 


Elise Szuter

-- Junior at BGSU majoring in Biology and researching with Dr. Ray Larsen

Elise Szuter & Dr. Ray Larsen
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Characterization of Bacteriophage from the Environment

 

 


 

 

Erin Tucker

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Biology / Conservation & Ecology and researching with Dr. Karen Root and the graduate students in the Root lab

Erin Tucker, Jessica Sewald & Dr. Karen Root
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Assessing the Relationship Between Available Roosts and Bat Activity

 

 

 


Christine Whorton

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Biology and researching with Dr. Karen Root and the graduate students in the Root lab.

Christine Whorton, Amanda Kuntz & Dr. Karen Root
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

A Comparison of Two MethodsFor Assessing Tree Canopy Gap Fraction

 

 

 

 


Matthew Zielinski

-- Senior majoring in Bio-chemistry at BGSU.

Matthew Zielinski & Dr. Ray Larsen
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Growth Dynamics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Catazaro

-- Junior majoring in Bio-chemistry at BGSU

Jonathan Catazaro, & Dr. Arthur Brecher
Department of Chemistry, BGSU

The Effect of Acetaldehyde Upon Nucleotides

 

 

 

 


Tia Collier

-- Junior majoring in Bio-chemistry at BGSU

Tia Collier, & Dr. Helen Michaels
Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU

Discovering the Ancestry of the Mysterious Plants Located in Resthaven Wildlife Area


 

 


Emily Fairbanks

-- Junior majoring in Bio-chemistry & researching with Dr. Michael Ogawa

Emily Fairbanks, Eric Chang & Dr. Michael Ogawa
Department of Chemistry, BGSU

The Effects of Acidic Peptides on the Mineralization of Brushite

 





Brienna Larrick

-- Senior majoring in Nutrition Science and minoring in Biology & Chemistry. Brienna has been a member of the AIMS program and researching with Dr. Arthur Brecher

Brienna Larrick & Dr. Arthur Brecher
Chemistry Department, BGSU

Comparative Effects of Glycosaminoglycans on Activity of Coagulation Factors Toward Antithrombin

 


Brianna Tomlinson

-- Junior majoring in Computer Science & Latin working on a research project with Dr. Laura Leventhal

Brianna Tomlinson & Dr. Laura Leventhal
Department of Computer Science, BGSU

Web Development for Empowering Student Learning in the Geologic Sciences with Three Dimensional Interactive Animation and Low Cost Virtual Reality


Alec Deitz

-- Senior majoring in Computer Science & researching with Dr. Ray Kresman

Alec Deitz, Jon Gear & Dr. Ray Kresman
Department of Computer Science, BGSU

BGSU Bus GPS System

 


 

Thomas Donahue

-- Senior majoring in computer science at BGSU researching with Dr. G. Michael Poor. Dr. Guy Zimmerman, Dr. Laura Leventhal

Thomas Donahue, Martez Mott, Dr. G. Michael Poor, Dr. Guy Zimmerman, & Dr. Laura Leventhal
Department of Computer Sciences, BGSU

Opening the Road to Northrend: An Experimental Study on an enhanced World of Warcraft UI

 

 

Jon Gear

-- Senior majoring in Computer Science and researching with Dr. Ray Kresman

Jon Gear, Alec Deitz & Dr. Ray Kresman
Department of Computer Science, BGSU

Automated GPS Tracking of Shuttle System

 



Randall Littlejohn

-- Junior majoring in computer science, and working on research with Dr. Rachelle Hippler at BGSU, Firelands campus

Randall Littlejohn & Dr. Rachelle Hippler
Department of Computer Science, BGSU, Firelands

Bowling Green Spatial Ability Testing System (BG SATS)

 

 

 

Martez Mott

-- Senior at BGSU majoring in Computer Science and researching with Dr. G. Michael Poor, Dr. Guy Zimmerman & Dr. Laura Leventhal

Martez Mott, Thomas Donahue, Dr. G. Michael Poor, Dr. Guy Zimmerman, & Dr. Laura Leventhal
Department of Computer Science, BGSU

Access-a-WoW: Building an Enhanced World of Warcraft UI for Persons with Low Visual Acuity

 

 

 

 

Allen Helfen

-- Senior at BGSU researching Physics and Astronomy with Dr. Andrew Layden.

Allen Helfen & Dr. Andrew Layden
Department of Physics & Astronomy, BGSU

A Comparison of Photometric Techniques on NGC 6624

 

 

 

 

 


Eric Bower

-- Junior at BGSU researching neuroscience with Dr. Sheryl Coombs.

Eric Bower, Joseph Coleman, Erin Parchment, Sachit Butail, Derek Paley & Dr. Sheryl Coombs, Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU & Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland
Modulating the Rheotactic Behavior of the Giant Danio

 

 


Joseph Coleman

-- Senior majoring in neuroscience at BGSU, researching with Dr. Sheryl Coombs.

Joseph Coleman, Eric Bower, Erin Parchment, Sachit Butail, Derek Paley & Dr. Sheryl Coombs, Department of Biological Sciences, BGSU & Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland
The Effect of Group Size on Flow-mediated Rheotaxis in Devario aequipinnatus


 

 

 

Emily West

-- Junior majoring in Visual Communications Technology and researching with Dr. Donna Trautman

Emily West & Donna Trautman
Department of Technology, BGSU

Sustainable Web Design

 

 

 

 

 


Ryan Brown

-- Senior in Electro-mechanical systems technology at BGSU. Ryan has worked on his research project with Dr. Sudershan Jetley

Ryan Brown & Dr. Sudershan Jetley
Department of Technology, BGSU

The Status of Commercialization of Compressed Natural Gas in Ohio

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Mayer

-- Senior in Aviation Studies and Flight Technology researching with Catherine Smith

Charles Mayer & Catherine Smith
Department of Aviation Technology, BGSU

Electroc Flight Bag Technology: Environmental Implications

 

 

 

 

 

Albert Powell

-- Sophomore in Electronics and Computer Technology researching with Erik Mayer

Albert Powell & Dr. Erik Mayer
Department of Technology, BGSU

Using LabVIEW to Measure the Current-Voltage Characteristics of a Solar Cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Parrott

-- Senior majoring in Aviation Studies and Flight Technology at BGSU. Kevin has been researching with Catherine Smith.

Kevin Smith & Catherine E. Smith
Department of Aviation Technology, BGSU

Electronic Flight Bag Technology in Collegiate Aviation

 

 

 

 

David Smith

-- Senior in engineering technology at BGSU. David has researched with Dr. Todd Waggoner.

David Smith & Dr. Todd Waggoner
Department of Technology, BGSU

Reverse Engineering Wind Turbine Blades and Design Improvement