HHMI Grants to Kenyon

Kenyon College Summer Science Scholars, 2012

INDEX OF ALL ON-LINE SUMMER SCIENCE PROJECTS
Poster site managed by Daniel Barich

Undergraduates at Kenyon conduct research projects in the summer, in collaboration with a faculty mentor. Each student presents a poster on their work at a public exhibition. For further information on research with undergraduates at Kenyon, contact the faculty mentors below.
Archive: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

**Each image links to a poster PDF.
Development of a Novel Synthesis of Natural Products Containing the Cyclopenta[c]pyridine Substructure
Development of a Novel Synthesis of Natural Products Containing the Cyclopenta[c]pyridine Substructure
Snow Adler '13
Mentor: John Hofferberth, Chemistry
Determining the Function of Xenopus laevis Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors AHR1α & AHR1β via Morpholino Knockdown
Determining the Function of Xenopus laevis Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors AHR1α & AHR1β via Morpholino Knockdown
Myles Alderman '14
Mentor: Wade H. Powell, Biology
 The behavioral and neurological effects of hypoxia during the embryonic development of domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
The behavioral and neurological effects of hypoxia during the embryonic development of domestic chicks (Gallus gallus)
Andie Asimes ‘13
Mentors: Timothy C. Roth, H. Itagaki, Biology
 An Exploration of 𝑛-Trigonometric Functions: Generalizations of Sine and Cosine
An Exploration of n-Trigonometric Functions: Generalizations of Sine and Cosine
Alex Beckwith ’14
Mentor: Marie Snipes, Mathematics
 Photoperiodic Regulation of Sexual Reproduction in Physcomitrella patens
Photoperiodic Regulation of Sexual Reproduction in Physcomitrella patens
Kiersten J. Bell '13
Mentor: Karen A. Hicks, Biology
 Characterization of Zn1-XCdXSe Non-Linear Response
Characterization of Zn1-XCdXSe Non-Linear Response
Jimmy Chapman ’13
Mentor: James Keller, Chemistry
 Osteobiography of Grf A-21 from Keldudalur, Iceland
Osteobiography of Grf A-21 from Keldudalur, Iceland
Myra Eckenhoff '13
Mentors: Kimmarie Murphy, Gun Zoga, Anthropology
 The Effects of Minority Group Labeling on Feelings of Empathy and Psychological Closeness
The Effects of Minority Group Labeling on Feelings of Empathy and Psychological Closeness
Daniel Glaser ’13
Mentor: Allan Fenigstein, Psychology
The Effect of Non-Standard Laboratory Conditions on the Acid Resistance of Escherichia coli
The Effect of Non-Standard Laboratory Conditions on the Acid Resistance of Escherichia coli
M. Michael Harden ’14
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology
 The effect of caffeine on learning and memory on three cognitive tasks in human subjects
The effect of caffeine on learning and memory on three cognitive tasks in human subjects
Karen Huntsman ‘13
Mentor: Paula M. Millin, Psychology
The Photoperiod Response Pathway in Physcomitrella Patens
The Photoperiod Response Pathway in Physcomitrella Patens
Kate Lang ’14
Mentor: Karen A. Hicks, Biology
 Inhibition of Amphetamine-Induced Locomotor Hyperactivity by D1 and D2 Dopamine Receptor Antagonists in the C57BL/6J and BTBR T+tf/J Mouse Strains
Inhibition of Amphetamine-Induced Locomotor Hyperactivity by D1 and D2 Dopamine Receptor Antagonists in the C57BL/6J and BTBR T+tf/J Mouse Strains
Kendra Lechtenberg ‘13
Mentor: Hewlet G. McFarlane, Neuroscience
Genetic Requirements for E. coli Extreme Acid Survival both Aerobically and Anaerobically
Genetic Requirements for E. coli Extreme Acid Survival both Aerobically and Anaerobically
Maria J. Narvaez ‘14
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology
 The Cosmological Origin of Primordial Magnetic Fields
The Cosmological Origin of Primordial Magnetic Fields
Alexander New '14
Mentor: John T. Giblin, Jr., Physics
The Heat is On: Temperature and an Incubating Seabird
The Heat is On: Temperature and an Incubating Seabird
C.L. O‘Connell '13
Mentor: R.A. Mauck, Biology
 The anatomy, physiology, and immunoreactivity of the cells of the enteric nervous system of larval Manduca sexta
The anatomy, physiology, and immunoreactivity of the cells of the enteric nervous system of larval Manduca sexta
Emily Rose '14
Mentor: H. Itagaki, Biology
The Effects of Auditory Phonemes on Automatic Social Grouping
The Effects of Auditory Phonemes on Automatic Social Grouping
Daniel Rosenberg '13
Mentor: Allan Fenigstein, Psychology
 The relationship between midgut growth and morphology and body size in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
The relationship between midgut growth and morphology and body size in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
A. Sanderlin ‘15
Mentor: H. Itagaki, Biology
Angular Momentum of Rapidly Rotating Neutron Stars
Angular Momentum of Rapidly Rotating Neutron Stars
Luke Skon '13
Mentor: Demian Cho, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and Dr. James Skon of Mount Vernon Nazarene University
 Preliminary Analysis of Dental Calculus from Viking Age Iceland: Implications for Reconstructing Diet and Lifeways
Preliminary Analysis of Dental Calculus from Viking Age Iceland: Implications for Reconstructing Diet and Lifeways
Hannah Smith '13
Mentors: Bruce Hardy and Gun Zoga (Skagafjrur Folk Museum, Iceland), Anthropology
Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion
Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion
Sally Steuterman '14
Mentor: James Keller, Chemistry
 Co-exposure to AhR and TR Agonists Enhances the Expression of Thyroid Hormone- and Dioxin-Responsive Genes in Xenopus laevis
Co-exposure to AhR and TR Agonists Enhances the Expression of
Thyroid Hormone- and Dioxin-Responsive Genes in Xenopus laevis
Justin Taft '13
Mentor: Wade H. Powell, Biology
 The Cloning and Expression of β-Hydroxyisobutyryl Coenzyme A Hydrolase from Arabidopsis thaliana
The Cloning and Expression of β-Hydroxyisobutyryl Coenzyme A Hydrolase from Arabidopsis thaliana
Scott Watters '14
Mentor: Kerry Rouhier, Chemistry
 Visualization of Cell Morphology and Cytoplasmic pH of Escherichia coli Biofilms Using Fluorescence Microscopy
Visualization of Cell Morphology and Cytoplasmic pH of Escherichia coli Biofilms Using Fluorescence Microscopy
Anna Yie ‘14
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology
Telenovelas: Ethnic and Gender Representations in Spanish Media in the U.S.
Telenovelas: Ethnic and Gender Representations in Spanish Media in the U.S.
Melek Yildiz-Spinel '14
Mentor: Irene Lpez, Psychology