HHMI Grants to Kenyon

Kenyon College Summer Science Scholars, 2004
Kenyon students and mentors
Posters on-line, funded by HHMI grant


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: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

*NOTE: After clicking the pictures on this page, to view the full size JPG file with Internet Explorer, look for the orange JPG expand button to appear in the lower right-hand corner of the Poster JPG and click on it. With Mozilla, simply click anywhere on the image.

**Each image links to a poster JPG, 2-4 Mb.

Developing Alternative Testing Methods for Animal Psychophysics
Daniel Barich '05
Mentor: Andrew J. Niemiec, Psychology

Hydrogen Bonding Interactions with the Binding of Aricept® with Acetylcholinesterase
Anne Harwood '06
Mentor: John K. Lutton, Chemistry

Elementary Quantum Information Processing using NMR Spectroscopy
Lee Kennard '07
Mentor: Benjamin W. Schumacher, Physics

Microarray Analysis of pH-Dependent Gene Expression in Anaerobically Grown E. coli-K12
Everett Hayes '06
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology

When Thue-Morse Meets Koch
Jun Ma '05
Mentor: Judy A. Holdener, Mathematics
A Meta-analytical Examination of the Transgenerational Transmission of Eating Disorders
Anna Shepherd '06
Mentor: Linda M. Smolak, Psychology

Computational Modeling of [Ca2+] Oscillations in Astrocytes
Mary Kloc '05
Mentor: Sheryl Hemkin, Chemistry

Investigation of Myosin II Regulatory Mechanisms in the Cellular Slime Mold, Dictyostelium discoideum
Marc Mergy '06
Mentor: Kathryn L. Edwards, Biology

Development of a Computerized Neural Network for Identifying Effective 5-HT1A Radioglands
Jenna Rose '07
Mentor: Sheryl Hemkin, Chemistry

Prenatal amphetamine and postnatal challenge: The effects on play in rats
Alaina Baker '05
Mentor: Hewlet G. McFarlane, Psychology

Sex Ratios in Bluebirds Based on Food Availability
Erica Lundberg '06
Mentor: E. Raymond Heithaus, Biology

The Effects of Stereotypical Images on Self-Esteem in Black College Students
Sherry Wherry '05
Mentor: Mikhail Lyubansky & Linda M. Smolak, Psychology

Computational Chemistry on Metal Complexes
Emily Rains '05
Mentor: Rosemary A. Marusak, Chemistry

Female and male dominance of Passer domesticus within captive populations
Jenni Zangmeister '07
Mentor: E. Raymond Heithaus, Biology

The Effects of GABA Agonism on MPD Sensitization
Tyler Newman '05
Mentor: Hewlet G. McFarlane, Psychology

Power Contests in Ancient Mesoamerica
James Hawken '05
Mentor: Edward M. Schortman, Anthropology

Determining the Optical Constants of Thin Film (In.5Ga.5)1-xMnxAs Semiconductors
John Hungerford '07
Mentor: Frank C. Peiris, Physics
Laser Depletion Grating Study of the Photodissociation of Nitrous Acid (HONO)
Katherine Coens '06
Mentor: James S. Keller, Chemistry

Expression and Transcriptional Activity of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors During Frog Development
Emelyne Dengler '05
Mentor: Wade H. Powell, Biology
The Effect of Body Size on the Metabolic Rate and Food Conversion Indices of the Tobacco Hornworm Caterpillar, Manduca Sexta
Andrew Vreede '05
Mentor: Haruhiko Itagaki, Biology

Synthesis of 2,2’-Biimidazoles as Selective Hydrogen Bond Donating Anion Receptors
Paul Kaminsky '05
Mentor: Christopher J. Fowler, Chemistry

Alleviation of morphine state-dependent memory loss through cueing treatments
Emily Nishioka '05
Mentor: Paula M. Millen-Lipnos, Psychology
Optical Properties of ZnSe/ZnCdSe Superlattices studied by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
Jeremy Spater '07
Mentor: Frank C. Peiris, Physics

The Effect of Habitat Differences on the Reproductive Success of Bluebirds (Sialia sialis)
Katelin P. Zaluski '06
Mentor: Robert A. Mauck & E. Raymond Heithaus, Biology

Age-Specific Reproductive Effort in Leach's Storm-petrels, Oceanodroma leucorhoa
Emily Balf'05
Mentor: Robert A. Mauck, Biology

Algebraic Coding Theory
Ben Johnson'06
Mentor: Nuh Aydin, Mathematics

Synthesis of Compounds Relating to Osage Orange Resins
Samantha Hudgins '05
Mentor: Dudley G. Thomas, Chemistry

Expression of the cotransporter, masBSC, in Manduca sexta
Michael J. Stulberg '05
Mentor: Christopher M. Gillen, Biology