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2009-10 PURF Projects


Project: “Function of Hyaluronic Acid Synthases in Head and Neck Cancer Cell Adhesion”
Recipient: Courtney Abram
Adviser: Monica Burdick, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Cellular Uptake of Phosphaplatins”
Recipient: Nyssa Adams
Adviser: Rathindra Bose, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Amount: $1,464

Project: “Physiographical Photographic Study of Ohio”
Recipient: Bryan Armstrong
Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art
Amount: $400

Project: “Investigating the role and timing of lipid metabolism genes in the reversal of fatty liver disease by growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1”
Recipient: John Blischak
Adviser: Darlene Berryman, School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Amount: $1,489

Project: “Reducing the Fat in French Fries Using Natural Corn Protein”
Recipient: Alex Borsuk
Adviser: Robert Brannan, School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Amount: $1,200

Project: “Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Disease: A Cause or Consequence?”
Recipient: Derek Bowden
Adviser: Daewoo Lee, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $1,200

Project: “The Effects of Age and Working Memory Ability on Frontal Lobe Oxygenation During Working Memory Tasks”
Recipient: Marie Braasch
Adviser: Julie Suhr, Department of Psychology
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Earth Intruder Series”
Recipient: Michael Burns
Adviser: Robert Peppers, School of Art
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Synthesis, Characterization, and Development of Photoactive Organomettalic Platinum Complexes for Photochemical Water Splitting”
Recipient: Krystyna Chisholm
Adviser: Jeffrey Rack, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Household Food Insecurity, Household Energy Security, Produce Intake and Health of Participants from Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children in Rural Appalachian Ohio”
Recipient: Kendall Coombs
Adviser: David Holben, School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Amount: $1,150

Project: “Larval Learning: The Clue to the Missing Anagram?”
Recipient: Mary Dolan
Adviser: Daewoo Lee, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $800

Project: “Closing the Chasm: Finding an Overlap of Live Art’s Many Genres”
Recipient: Jennifer Fisk
Adviser: Jennie Klein, School of Art
Amount: $1,000

Project: “The Effects of Alcohol on Neuron Growth and Synapse Formation Using Cultured Fetal Rat Neurons”
Recipient: Eugene Gardner
Adviser: Robert Colvin, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Reading Between the Letters”
Recipient: Amanda Gil
Adviser: Matthew Friday, School of Art
Amount: $537

Project: “Synthesis Characterization of Indium (III) Nitride Nanocrystals”
Recipient: David Gordon
Adviser: Greg Van Patten, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Amount: $944

Project: “The MRS Degree”
Recipient: Carolyn Hayes
Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art
Amount: $300

Project: “Documenting Craftism”
Recipient: Elaine Healy
Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art
Amount: $800

Project: “Investigation of Ultrafast Charge Transfer in Quantum Dot/Transition Metal Assemblies”
Recipient: Justin Henthorn
Adviser: Jeffrey Rack, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Amount: $1,500

Project: “The Enigmatic Serpent Mound Breccia: Fallback or Resurge from the Impact Event?”
Recipient: Adam Hester
Adviser: Keith A. Milam, Department of Geological Sciences
Amount: $1,500

Project: “The Effects of Reverberation Time on a Speech Recognition Program Representing College-aged Students within a Lecture Classroom Setting”
Recipient: Jennifer Holub
Adviser: Matt Ziff, School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Amount: $146

Project: “Sexually-Oriented Peer Communication and Perceptions of Peer Sexual Behavior Among College Students”
Recipient: Aaron Hoy
Adviser: Robert Shelly, Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Amount: $200

Project: “Novel Synthesis of Pyrrolidine Heterocycles via Sulfinamides”
Recipient: Ross Humes
Adviser: Mark McMillis, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Amount: $1,436

Project: “Phylogenetics of Australasian Batrachospermales Taxa Using the LSU Gene”
Recipient: Emily Johnston
Adviser: Morgan Vis, Department of Environmental & Plant Biology
Amount: $1,398.50

Project: “Pitch Perception in Language and Music”
Recipient: Elizabeth Jordan
Adviser: Chao-Yang Lee, School of Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
Amount: $500

Project: “Blüte (Bloom)”
Recipient: Jessica Kardos
Adviser: Eric Williams, School of Media Arts & Studies
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Does a single session of treadmill walking to expend 500 calories improve insulin sensitivity?”
Recipient: Ryan Kaya
Adviser: Roger Gilders, School of Recreation and Sport Sciences
Amount: $550

Project: “Regional phylogeography and genetic management of Ohio muskellunge (Esox mesquinongy)”
Recipient: Brooks Kohli
Adviser: Matthew White, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $970

Project: “Thumbelina: A touring Theater for Youth production for Athens County”
Recipient: Katie Laissle
Adviser: William Condee, School of Theater
Amount: $1,000

Project: “Miss Rumphius”
Recipient: Samantha Levy
Adviser: Frederick Lewis, School of Media Arts & Studies
Amount: $1,100

Project: “Imaginary Impulses”
Recipient: Victoria Manship
Adviser: Julie Dummermuth, School of Art
Amount: $497

Project: “Understanding the Motivations of Female Perpetrators in the Holocaust”
Recipient: Christina Matzen
Adviser: Norman Goda, Department of History
Amount: $844

Project: “Genetic Testing in Drosophila melanogaster to establish the relationship between the Clic protein and the actin cytoskeleton phagocytic processes”
Recipient: Regan Price
Adviser: Soichi Tanda, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $1,500

Project: “An Analysis of Variation in Afferent Physiology within the Turtle Utricle”
Recipient: Clint Riddell
Adviser: Michael Rowe, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $1,258.35

Project: “Preparation and Characterization of New Photochromic Materials”
Recipient: Preston Roeper
Adviser: Jeffrey Rack, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Domestic Decorations”
Recipient: Carolyn Rumancik
Adviser: John Sabraw, School of Art
Amount: $1,063

Project: “Garage Sale Idols”
Recipient: Kerry Shaffner
Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art
Amount: $400

Project: “The effect of temperature acclimation on the quantity and activity of antioxidant enqyme, GPx4, in the striped bass, Moron saxatillis
Recipient: Elizabeth Simonik
Adviser: Elizabeth Crockett, Department of Biological Sciences
Amount: $730

Project: Phi Alpha Theta 2010 Biennial Convention Presentation
Recipient: Greg Surber
Adviser: Mariana Dantas, Department of History
Amount: $700

Project: “Effects of Human CIDE-A Transgeneric Expression on Lipid Accumulation in Mice”
Recipient: Hiroyoshi Tanda
Adviser: Bruce Kelder, Edison Biotechnology Institute
Amount: $1,500

Project: “MRSA Prevalence in College Residential Halls”
Recipient: Katelyn Tonn
Adviser: Timothy Ryan, School of Public Health Sciences and Professions
Amount: $615

Project: “Penetration-Aspiration Scale for Different Bolus Consistencies in Post-stroke Patients”
Recipient: Allison Trent
Adviser: Youngsun Kim, School of Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
Amount: $415

Project: “The Brownie Workshop: Evolution of Tap Dance”
Recipient: Cala Trotter
Adviser: Travis Gatling, School of Dance
Amount: $1,500

Project: “Repositioning the Past”
Recipient: Jenna Verhoff
Adviser: Don Adleta, School of Art
Amount: $500

Project: “Progress”
Recipient: Nathan Vieland
Adviser: Julie Dummermuth, School of Art
Amount: $860

Project: “An Interactive Collage”
Recipient: Peter Warren
Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art
Amount: $900

Project: “Artist Trading Cards”
Recipient: Laura Werger
Adviser: Karla Hackenmiller, School of Art
Amount: $1,450

Project: “Identity Without Borders: Literature of the Dominican Diaspora”
Recipient: Carolyn White
Adviser: Jose Delgado, Department of Modern Languages
Amount: $1,082

Project: “The effects of eating a low and a high glycemic index meal after exercise on fat oxidation”
Recipient: Marques Wilson
Adviser: Michael Kushnick, School of Recreation and Sport Sciences
Amount: $600

Project: “The effects of growth hormone on RNA expression with regard to macrophage infiltration in fat tissue of obese mice”
Recipient: Jacob Wright-Piekarski
Adviser: Darlene Berryman, School of Human and Consumer Sciences
Amount: $1,500