HHMI Grants to Kenyon
 

Kenyon College Summer Science Scholars, 2008

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: 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 PNG, 1-2 MB.
The Effect of Diet on Scaling of Nitrogen Assimilation in Manduca sexta
The Effect of Diet on Scaling of Nitrogen Assimilation in Manduca sexta
Ryan B. Bash ‘10
Pratima R. Shanbhag ‘10
Mentor: Andrew Kerkhoff, Biology
Progress Toward the Synthesis of Two Novel Fluorophore Appended Cationic Steroid Antibiotics
Progress Toward the Synthesis of Two Novel Fluorophore Appended Cationic Steroid Antibiotics
James Beckett '11
Mentor: John Hofferberth, Chemistry

Growth rates and parental provisioning of lysozyme-supplemented Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) nestlings
Growth rates and parental provisioning of lysozyme-supplemented Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) nestlings
Elizabeth D. Carlton '09,
Jennifer L. Howard '09
Mentor: M. Siobhan Fennessy and Robert A. Mauck, Biology

Permeant Acid-Dependent Gene Expression in Bacillus subtilis
Permeant Acid-Dependent Gene Expression in Bacillus subtilis
Rebecca Cleeton ’09,
Jessie Wilks ’08
Mentor: Brian D. Jones, Mathematics; Joan L. Slonczewski and Ryan Kitko, Biology
Controling the Shape of ZnO crystals in aqueous solution: Does pH alter the effect s of growth modifiers?
Controling  the Shape of ZnO crystals in aqueous solution: Does pH alter the effects of growth modifiers?
LaDean M. Cooley ‘09
Mentor: Simon Garcia, Chemistry

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: Growth, self-maintenance and fledgling survival in Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) chicks raised in experimentally manipulated broods
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: Growth, self-maintenance and fledgling survival in Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) chicks raised in experimentally manipulated broods
Priscilla A. Erickson '09
Mentors: Mark F. Haussmann and Robert A. Mauck, Biology

YagU: an Acid-Resistance Protein of the Escherichia coli Inner Membrane
YagU: an Acid-Resistance Protein of the Escherichia coli Inner Membrane
Devon M. Fitzgerald ‘09
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology

The relationship between body surface area and morphological midgut growth of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
The relationship between body surface area and morphological midgut growth of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
Anna Frutiger ‘09
Mentor: Haruhiko Itagaki, Biology
Cloning and Characterization of LmaPBP from the Cockroach, Rhypharobia (Leucophaea) maderae
Cloning and Characterization of LmaPBP from the Cockroach, Rhypharobia (Leucophaea) maderae
Allison M. Goldsmith ’09
Mentor: John Hofferberth, Chemistry
Abundancy Spiral – Exploring Diagonal Patterns
Abundancy Spiral – Exploring Diagonal Patterns 
Ziyue Guo '10
Mentor: Judy Holdener, Mathematics

Don’t count your chicks before they hatch:
Don’t count your chicks before they hatch:  An experimental manipulation of incubation effort in
Leach’s storm-petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)
L.J. Harn '09
Mentors: Mark Haussmann and Robert Mauck, Biology

 Expectant mothers’ attitudes toward parent-infant Kangaroo Care as related to breastfeeding beliefs, social support, and opinions about birth options
Expectant mothers' attitudes toward parent-infant Kangaroo Care as related to breastfeeding beliefs, social support, and opinions about birth options
Arianna I. Herman ’09
Mentor: Andrea S. White, Psychology
Mapping Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) Land Use in the Face of Anthropogenic Activity
Mapping Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) Land Use in the Face of Anthropogenic Activity
Jennifer Howard '09
Elizabeth Carlton '09
Mentor: Siobhan Fennessy, Robert Mauck, Eric Holdener, Biology
Sporophyte Induction in Response to Photoperiod in Physcomitrella patens
Sporophyte Induction in Response to Photoperiod in Physcomitrella patens
Basil M. Kahwash ’10
Mentor: Karen Hicks, Biology
Accessing the Cyclopenta[c]pyridine Structure: Development of an Enamine/Enal Cycloaddition Pyridine Formation Methodology
Accessing the Cyclopenta[c]pyridine Structure: Development of an Enamine/Enal Cycloaddition Pyridine Formation Methodology
Ben Kester '10
Mentor: John Hofferberth, Chemistry
A Meta Analysis of Taijin-Kyofusho Symptomatology and Social Phobia Disorder
A Meta Analysis of Taijin-Kyofusho Symptomatology and Social Phobia Disorder
Dan Lakin '10
Mentor: Irene López, Psychology

A Model for Crystallization with Laser Tweezers
A Model for Crystallization with Laser Tweezers
Robert A. Long '10
Mentor: Jan Kmetko, Physics
Determining the Phonon Characteristics of BexZn1-xTe Alloy
Determining the Phonon Characteristics of BexZn1-xTe Alloy
Nirajan Mandal '10
Mentor: Frank C. Peiris, Physics
The Effect of Multidentate Ligands on Zinc Oxide Crystal Growth
The Effect of Multidentate Ligands on Zinc Oxide Crystal Growth
Kat Meagley ’11
Mentor: Simon Garcia, Chemistry
Biological Implications of Metabolic Scaling in Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta)
Biological Implications of Metabolic Scaling in Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta)
Sasha Minium’09
Mentor: Haruhiko Itagaki, Biology

Sports Media and Athletes as Male Role Models
Sports Media and Athletes as Male Role Models
Daniel Prager ’09
Mentor: Sarah Murnen, Psychology
The Form of Perfect and Multiperfect Numbers
The Form of Perfect and Multiperfect Numbers
Kaitlin Rafferty ’09
Mentor: Judy Holdener, Mathematics
Parental Feeding in Leach’s Storm Petrels
Parental Feeding in Leach’s Storm Petrels
Dustin Schneider ’09
Mentor: Bradley A. Hartlaub, Mathematics; Robert A. Mauck, Biology

Gender role and anxiety: a meta analysis
Gender role and anxiety: a meta analysis
Rita Seabrook ‘09
Mentor: Linda Smolak, Psychology
Growth rates of Manduca sexta on artificial and natural diets
Growth rates of Manduca sexta on artificial and natural diets
Pratima Ramesh Shanbhag ‘10
Ryan B. Bash ‘10
Mentor: Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Biology

Determining Whether Increased Fronto-parietal and Interhemispheric Coherence is a Phenotype of Epilepsy
Determining Whether Increased Fronto-parietal and Interhemispheric Coherence is a Phenotype of Epilepsy
Nathan Spagnola '10
Mentor: Jocelyn Bautista, Psychology

Controlled Formation of Arrays of Zinc Oxide Nanorods
Controlled Formation of Arrays of Zinc Oxide Nanorods
Emily K. Staudenmaier ’10

Mentor: Simon Garcia, Chemistry

Novel Biodiesel Reactor Utilizes Stainless Steel Yarn To Provide High Surface to Volume Ratio For Biphasic Reaction
Novel Biodiesel Reactor Utilizes Stainless Steel Yarn To Provide High Surface to Volume Ratio For Biphasic Reaction
Phan Truong ‘11
Mentor: Dudley Thomas, Chemistry

Computational Modeling of Alzheimer’s Drug Derivatives
Computational Modeling of Alzheimer’s Drug Derivatives
Cathy Ulman ’09
Mentor: John Lutton, Chemistry
The Characterization of Residues on Pounding Tools: An Avenue For Identification in the Archaeological Record
The Characterization of Residues on Pounding Tools:  An Avenue For Identification in the Archaeological Record
Rebecca Warren '09
Mentor: Bruce Hardy, Anthropology
Statistical modeling of real time PCR data for membrane transporter expression in Manduca sexta larvae
Statistical modeling of real time PCR data for membrane transporter expression in Manduca sexta larvae
Kathleen M. Woods ’09
Mentor: Bradley A. Hartlaub, Mathematics; Christopher M. Gillen, Biology
Thermal Lens Spectroscopy and Its Applications
Thermal Lens Spectroscopy and Its Applications
Yinan Yu '11
Mentor: James Keller, Chemistry
Messages to CosmoGirls about Identity and Appearance: Comparisons of Adult and Teen Magazine Content
Messages to CosmoGirls about Identity and Appearance:  Comparisons of Adult and Teen Magazine Content
Lauren E. Zurbrugg '09
Mentor: Dana Balsink Krieg, Psychology