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2008-09 Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund Projects
  

Mar 3, 2009  
  

Here's a look at projects receiving support from the Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund this year (in alphabetical order by the recipient's name):

Project: "Interdisciplinary Relations in Creation and Presentation"

Recipient: Emmanuel Bakarema

Adviser: Don Adleta, School of Art

Amount: $400

Project: "Radically Egalitarian: The World Social Forum and Deliberative Democracy"

Recipient: Jessica Beardsley, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Julie White, Department of Political Science

Amount: $1,500

Project: "An Interpretist View of the Ohio University Women's Volleyball Team"

Recipient: Jesse Branner, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $250

Project: "An Interpretist View of the Ohio University Women's Volleyball Team"

Recipient: Megan Brown

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $250

Project: "At-Risk Children's Empowerment Through Movement"

Recipient: Alexandra Burnett-Greenstein

Adviser: Marina Walchli, School of Dance

Amount: $600

Project: "The Ecology of Technology: An Interdisciplinary Dance Project"

Recipient: Lindsay Calvert, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Michele Geller, School of Dance

Amount: $635

Project: "Investigating the Experiences of Elderly, Rural Widows in Athens County"

Recipient: Myra Carter

Adviser: Margaret Manoogian, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $674.69

Project: "No. 6: The Persistence of Appalachian Culture in a Coal Mining Town"

Recipient: Jennifer Chambers, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Michele Geller, School of Dance

Amount: $1,427

Project: "Stress response of Streptomyces to treatment of sub-inhibitory concentration of antibiotics"

Recipient: Tami Coursey

Adviser: Shawn Chen, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $750

Project: "A Little Bit Crooked"

Recipient: Andrew Crabtree

Adviser: Eric Williams, School of Media Arts

Amount: $1,126.20

Project: "The English Linguistic Influence on Modern Russian after the Soviet Union"

Recipient: Eric Creamer

Adviser: Karen Evans-Romaine, Department of Modern Languages

Amount: $250

Project: "Sex Differences in Muscle Fatigue-Induced Adjustments in Corticospinal Excitability"

Recipient: Doug Dearth, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Brian Clark, Biomedical Sciences

Amount: $813

Project: "The Scope, Challenges and Opportunities for Expansion of the Informal Economy in Ve Deme, Ghana"

Recipient: Matthew Denhart

Adviser: Julia Paxton, Department of Economics

Amount: $750

Project: "An Investigation into the Synthesis and Cytotoxic effects of CdTe/Cds/ZnS Core-Shell-Shell Nanoparticles"

Recipient: Mary Eberly

Adviser: P. Gregory Van Patten, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Amount: $1,450

Project: "A Divergence of Ideas"

Recipient: Chelsea Goettge

Adviser: Travis Gatling, School of Dance

Amount: $1,000

Project: "Administrative Adaptations: New Strategies for Managing the Development of Non-Traditional Works of Theater"

Recipient: Tamsin Green, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Jordan Schildcrout, School of Theater

Amount: $1,000

Project: "The Real Meaning Behind 'Just Kidding'"

Recipient: Karlie Hawkins

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $200

Project: "The search for the JAK/STAT pathway's downstream target genes in Drosophila larval hematopoises"

Recipient: William Johnson

Adviser: Soichi Tanda, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $1,500

Project: "Professional Modern Dance Work with Stefanie Batten Bland and Company"

Recipient: Jesse Keller

Adviser: Tresa Randall, School of Dance

Amount: $1,300

Project: "Confused?"

Recipient: Nicholas Knittel

Adviser: Keith Newman, School of Media Arts & Studies

Amount: $1,000

Project: "Arts Management and Business Administration in Metropolitan Environments"

Recipient: Mary Lachman, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Zelma Badu-Younge, School of Dance

Amount: $1,000

Project: "Identifying the specific kidney cell types that express the complement proteins SPN and C3"

Recipient: Audrey Lee

Adviser: Karen Coschigano, Biomedical Sciences

Amount: $1,500

Project: "Orientation of hair cells in an otoconial organ, the utricle: confocal microscopy and quantitative analysis"

Recipient: Greg Logan

Adviser: Ellengene Peterson, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $1,420

Project: "Beneath the Cape and Cowl: Why Superheroes are Stealing the Show in Hollywood"

Recipient: Justin Lucas, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Jenny Nelson, School of Media Arts & Studies

Amount: $300

Project: "Analyzing the Political Environment of the Nineteenth Century Utah with Regards to Woman's Suffrage"

Recipient: Erin Lund, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Kathleen Sullivan, Department of Political Science

Amount: $1,091.52

Project: "Characterization of Glycolipid-Mediated Adhesion of Cancer Cells to the Blood Vessel Wall"

Recipient: Jocelyn Marshall

Adviser: Monica Burdick, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Amount: $1,020

Project: "Grimmagery"

Recipient: Gwen Mastrangelo

Adviser: Laura Larson, School of Art

Amount: $300

Project: "Depot-Related Differences in Receptors in Wild-Type Mice"

Recipient: Bailey Miles, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Darlene Berryman, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $1,500

Project: "All Things Considered"

Recipient: Courtney Mink

Adviser: Julie Dummermuth, School of Art

Amount: $1,000

Project: "Trailerpark"

Recipient: Patrick Muhlberger, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Frederick Lewis, School of Media Arts & Studies

Amount: $1,500

Project: "Immunohistochemical Testing for Marcophage and Apoptotic Markers in Adipose Tissue"

Recipient: Rachel Munn, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Darlene Berryman, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $1,344

Project: "The Role of Egg Albumin in the Reduction of Lipid Absorption in Deep Fat Fried Chicken Patties"

Recipient: Andrew Myers

Adviser: Robert Brannan, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $595

Project: "Development of a Solid-State Electrochemical Cell for Molecular Computing"

Recipient: Ryan O'Donnell, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Jeffery Rack, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Amount: $1,500

Project: "Neo-Incan Social Identity and the Tupac Amaru Rebellion"

Recipient: Jonathan Olivito, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Mariana Dantas, Department of History

Amount: $552

Project: "Selected Poems of Cecco Angiolieri in Translation with Commentary"

Recipient: Jordan Pleasant, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Scott Carson, Department of Philosophy

Amount: $1,400

Project: "Comparing Isomerization Rates of Analogous Electrochromic Complexes"

Recipient: Brianne Porter

Adviser: Jeffery Rack, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Amount: $750

Project: "Source Credibility in the Blogosphere"

Recipient: Anastasia Pronin, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Carson Wagner, School of Journalism

Amount: $126

Project: "Of Frivolity and Philosophy: An Existential Adventure"

Recipient: Lauren Purje

Adviser: Matthew Friday, School of Art

Amount: $837.39

Project: "Revival and Use of Provençal in France in the 21st Century"

Recipient: Nicole Re, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Lois Vines, Department of Modern Languages

Amount: $1,200

Project: "A Temporal Analysis of the Zinc Binding Sites in the Ischemic Preconditioning Pathway using Cultured Rat Neurons"

Recipient: Clint Riddell, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Robert Colvin, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $1,494

Project: "Prospects in Alternative Agriculture"

Recipient: Nora Rye, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Frederick Lewis, School of Media Arts & Studies

Amount: $1,000

Project: "Creating Models of the Lobster Stomach Muscles"

Recipient: Terrence Schwing

Adviser: Scott Hooper, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $1,332

Project: "What verbal and nonverbal communication is shared and adopted by members of the Ohio women's volleyball team to achieve team unity?"

Recipient: Meghan Simons

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $250

Project: "Resiliency in African American families: Parent and child perspectives on education and success"

Recipient: Symphonie Smith

Adviser: Margaret Manoogian, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $1,039.38

Project: "Feasibility of Forensic Audio Analysis with Music Production/Restoration Tools"

Recipient: Jacob Steinhour, Honors Tutorial

Adviser: Eddie Ashworth, School of Media Arts & Studies

Amount: $969.91

Project: "Echoes of Constructivist and Modernist Letterforms"

Recipient: Scott Sullivan

Adviser: Nathan Davis, School of Art

Amount: $200

Project: "The Effects of Tunnels on Locomotion: How Habitat and Body Specializations Modify Locomotor Mechanics of Caviomorph Rodents"

Recipient: Celeste Taylor, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Audrone Biknevicus, Biomedical Sciences

Amount: $1,260

Project: "The Real Meaning Behind 'Just Kidding'"

Recipient: Samantha Tiller

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $200

Project: "Calretinin Regulation of Discharge Regularity"

Recipient: Theodore Turney III

Adviser: Michael Rowe, Department of Biological Sciences

Amount: $1,347

Project: "Dark Energy Stream (Working Title) Interactive Video Game"

Recipient: Anthony Urso

Adviser: John Bowditch, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $200

Project: "Photojournalism and Multimedia for Social Change and Cultural Understanding: An Examination of Issues Facing Thai Rice Farmers"

Recipient: Julie Van Wagenen

Adviser: Pete Souza, School of Visual Communication

Amount: $500

Project: "ALL AGES"

Recipient: Max Wheeler

Adviser: Melissa Haviland, School of Art

Amount: $1,365

Project: "The Real Meaning Behind 'Just Kidding'"

Recipient: Courtney Williams

Adviser: Roger Aden, School of Communication Studies

Amount: $200

Project: "Developing a Technique for Using Micro-Computed Tomography (microCT) to Distinguish and Quantify Fat in Different Depots and Organs in Obese Mice"

Recipient: Jacob Wright-Piekarski, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Darlene Berryman, School of Human and Consumer Sciences

Amount: $1,238.94

Project: "Peptide binding affinities for the T box antiterminator model RNA: strands in amino acid substitution and relative position"

Recipient: Amy Zimmerman, Honors Tutorial College

Adviser: Jennifer Hines, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Amount: $1,440

 

 

Related Links
55 undergrads earn 2008-09 PURF grants:  http://www.ohio.edu/outlook/08-09/March/408.cfm 
Provost's Undergradute Research Fund:  http://www.honors.ohio.edu/research_op.htm#a2  
  

Published: Mar 3, 2009 11:41 AM  



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