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January 2010
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SETGO Summer Research Scholars & Research Posters 2012

 

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Biology

jholnacki


larnold


abrown



krapin


jyoo

jwerner



acourt


hduffy

jhaughawout


nott


sloaiza


ahill


adietz


hclendenin


skeehnen

Chemistry


ecolyer

kmoon


sjindra

bquaintance

Computer Science


dgiennetto


dguinness

Technology


mbrown


jkyer

mkovack

Physics & Astronomy

thopkins

phusband

bsmith

klambright

mwehrung

nanderson

Neuroscience

shylinski


macerbi


pstevenson


jmeier


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
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 and Associated Lysogenic Bacteriophage


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alec Brown

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



 

 



 

 

 

 

Kathryn Rapin

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mike McKay
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 and 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 Mentor: John Elder & Joseph Coleman
Department: Biology
The Effects of Flow Speed and 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 Developmental Window for the Effect of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) on the Ultrasonic Vocalization (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
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Helen Michaels
Grad Mentor: Jacob Meier
Department: Biology
Restoration Techniques to Reduce Germination of the Invasive Shrub Frangula alnus (Glossy Buckthorn)


 


 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Dietz

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


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Clendenin

2012-'13 Junior at OCC
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karen Root
Grad Mentor: Matthew Cross
Department: Biology
An Exploration of Microhabitat Use of the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene Carolina Carolina) within Oak Openings 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 of CoenzymeA and It's Incfluence of the Acetaldehyde Activity on Prothrombin Time


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kaitline Moon

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

 

 


 

 

 

Sarah Jindra

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


 

 


 

 

 

Ben 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 Giannetto

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

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Darren Guinness

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Brown

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

 

 

 

 


 

 

Jesse Kyer

2012-'13 Senior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: 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 Kovack

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

 





 

 

 

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 Mentor: Tao Jiang & Ryan O'Dell
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Characterization of Lead Sulfide (PbS) Quantum Dots (QD)


 

 

 

 

 

 

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
Grad Mentor: Elona Khon
Department: Physics & Astronomy
Synthesis of Heterostructured Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Solar Hydrogen Production

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Wehrung

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

 



 

 

 

Nicholas Anderson

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Hylinski

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentors: 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 and 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 Trigeminal Pathway for Magnetic Orientation in the Homing Pigeon

 

 


 

 

Jonathon Meier

2012-'13 Junior at BGSU
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tony Fantana
Grad Mentor: Samual D. Jaffee
Department: Psychology & Neuroscience
Novel Insights and Analysis in Rat Grooming Behaviors