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Kenyon College Summer Science Scholars, 2009

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 that is no larger than 2 MB.
The Search for New Quinary Quasi-Cyclic Codes
The Search for New Quinary Quasi-Cyclic Codes
Ryan Ackerman ‘10
Mentor: Nuh Aydin, Mathematics
Investigation of pH Stress Effects on Sporulation and Germination Efficiency in Bacillus subtilis
Investigation of pH Stress Effects on Sporulation and Germination Efficiency in Bacillus subtilis
Haley E. Adcox '11
Mentor: Joan Slonczewski, Biology

Ecosystem Services as Functions of Wetland Restoration Practice in Ohio Watersheds
Ecosystem Services as Functions of Wetland Restoration Practice in Ohio Watersheds
Claire Anderson '10
Pamela Moriarty '11

Mentor: M. Siobhan Fennessy, Biology

Investigation of rocgenes in pH regulation of Bacillus subtilis
Investigation of rocgenes in pH regulation of Bacillus subtilis
Erin Armentrout '12
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology
Shape Control of Zinc Oxide Crystals with Succinate Derivatives
Shape Control of Zinc Oxide Crystals with Succinate Derivatives
Elizabeth Bailey '12
Mentor: Simon Garcia, Chemistry

Modeling Autistic-Like Behavior In The BTBR T+Tf/J Mouse:
Modeling Autistic-Like Behavior In The BTBR T+Tf/J Mouse: Testing Juvenile Play Behaviors In Females
Audrey Bebensee '10
Mentor: Hewlet G. McFarlane, Psychology

Functional characterization of SCP1 in Procambarus clarkii using RNA interference
Functional characterization of SCP1 in Procambarus clarkii using RNA interference
Robert O. Carpenter '10
Mentor: Christopher M. Gillen, Biology

Motives for Visiting “Pro-Ana/Mia” Web sites
Motives for Visiting “Pro-Ana/Mia” Web sites
Kelsey Chapman ’10
Mentor: Dana Krieg, Psychology
Mapping of photoperiod-sensitive suppressor of elf3 21
Mapping of photoperiod-sensitive suppressor of elf3 21
Brittany Currey '11
Mentor: Karen Hicks, Biology
Modeling Diffusion of Nano-meter Sized Colloids in Confined Spaces
Modeling Diffusion of Nano-meter Sized Colloids in Confined Spaces
Jonathan Edwards ‘11
Mentor: Jan Kmetko, Physics

Hydrogen (H2) Production with Carbohydrate Supplementation and pH Stress of Escherichia coli
Hydrogen (H2) Production with Carbohydrate Supplementation and pH Stress of Escherichia coli
Khalid C. Eldahan ΄10
Mentor: Joan L. Slonczewski, Biology

 Development of the Positive and Negative Athletic Contexts for Healthy Eating (PANACHE)
Development of the Positive and Negative Athletic Contexts for Healthy Eating (PANACHE)
Nora Erickson ‘10
Mentor: Michael Levine, Psychology
Triangular and Polygonal Triples
Triangular and Polygonal Triples
Daniel Franz '10
Mentor: Judy Holdener, Mathematics
Metabolism, Microvilli, and the Manduca sextaMidgut: A Mathematical Model
Metabolism, Microvilli, and the Manduca sexta Midgut: A Mathematical Model
Jennifer Garbett ’11
Mentor: Judy Holdener, Mathematics
Analysis and Characterization of Bioactive Compounds Isolated from Humulus lupulus
Analysis and Characterization of Bioactive Compounds Isolated from Humulus lupulus
Zachary Grant ’11
Phan Truong ’11
Mentor: Mo Hunsen, Chemistry
The Effect of Alcohols on the Anisotropic Etching of Silicon
The Effect of Alcohols on the Anisotropic Etching of Silicon
Mary Clare Higgins-Luthman ‘11
Mentor: Simon Garcia, Chemistry

Development of an EROD Assay to Characterize the Induction of CYP1A Activity in Xenopus laevis Cells
Development of an EROD Assay to Characterize the Induction of CYP1A Activity in Xenopus laevis Cells
Daniel V. Iwamoto ’10
Mentor: Wade H. Powell, Biology
Unraveling Entanglement: Correlation and Sharability within Quantum Mechanics and Beyond
Unraveling Entanglement: Correlation and Sharability within Quantum Mechanics and Beyond
Peter Johnson '10
Mentor: Benjamin Schumacher, Physics
An Examination of the Relative Salience of Internal and External Instrumental Occasion Setters
An Examination of the Relative Salience of Internal and External Instrumental Occasion Setters
Katerina Karaivanova '10
Mentor: Paula Millin, Psychology
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

Gene Expression in Fourth and Fifth InstarManduca Sexta
Gene Expression in Fourth and Fifth Instar Manduca Sexta
Robert A. Long '10
Mentor: Bradley A. Hartlaub, Mathematics
The metabolic scaling exponent and respiratory quotient of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
The metabolic scaling exponent and respiratory quotient of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta
Arianne Messerman ’11
Mentor: Haruhiko Itagaki, Biology
Athletes and Problematic Eating: A meta-analysis
Athletes and Problematic Eating: A meta-analysis
Lauren Metzger ‘11
Mentor: Sarah Murnen, Psychology

Synthesizing and Characterizing Mesoporous Mirrors
Synthesizing and Characterizing Mesoporous Mirrors
Patrick Meyers '12
Mentor: Frank C. Peiris, Physics
Finding the Metric Center
Finding the Metric Center
Hannah Ross '10
Mentor: Carol S. Schumacher, Mathematics

Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal-human Interaction: Social Animals’ Effects on Depression and Anxiety in College Students
Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal-human Interaction: Social Animals’ Effects on Depression and Anxiety in College Students
Maya N. Schell '10
Mentor: Andrea S. White, Psychology

Functional Differences in Paralogous Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors (AHRs) of Xenopus laevis
Functional Differences in Paralogous Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors (AHRs) of Xenopus laevis
Kelly M. Schorling ‘11

Mentor: Wade H. Powell, Biology

Modeling Growth and Metabolism in Manduca sexta Larvae:Variation Across Individuals and Instars
Modeling Growth and Metabolism in Manduca sexta Larvae: Variation Across Individuals and Instars
Katie E. Sears ‘10
Mentor: Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Biology

Towards the Expression of the Pheromone-Binding Protein from the Cockroach Leucophaea maderae
Towards the Expression of the Pheromone-Binding Protein from the Cockroach Leucophaea maderae
Maggie Taylor '11
Mentor: John Hofferberth, Chemistry
The relationship between body surface area and morphological midgut growth of the tobacco hawkmoth, Manduca sexta
The relationship between body surface area and morphological midgut growth of the tobacco hawkmoth, Manduca sexta
Nikolas Tun ‘12
Mentor: Haruhiko Itagaki, Biology
Carbon Dynamics of a Restored Temperate Wetland in Ohio and the Effects of Nitrogen Loading on Carbon Dioxide Efflux
Carbon Dynamics of a Restored Temperate Wetland in Ohio and the Effects of Nitrogen Loading on Carbon Dioxide Efflux
Kanmani Venkateswaran '11
Mentor: Siobhan Fennessy, Biology
Modeling caterpillar growth and behavior under inducible plant defense
Modeling caterpillar growth and behavior under inducible plant defense
Dhruv K. Vig '11
Mentor: Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Biology
Food Preferences of Kenyon Students: the Ideal Meal and the Real Meal
Food Preferences of Kenyon Students: the Ideal Meal and the Real Meal
Laura Yakas '10
Mentor: Kimmarie Murphy, Anthropology
Effect of body size on Manduca sexta midgut gene expression
Effect of body size on Manduca sexta midgut gene expression
Aaron J. Yeoh '12
Mentor: Christopher M. Gillen, Biology