Summer Research Program

SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM

2017 Student Research Abstracts 

SRP 2017

 

Jacob Anderson, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Martin St. Maurice
Discovery and Development of Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors of Pyruvate Carboxylase

 

Ellen Bakke, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Krassimira Hristova
Antibiotic Resistance Phenotypes in Environmental and Clinical Escherichia coli
Isolates from Kewaunee County, WI

 

Julia Bosco, Hillsdale College
Mentor: Dr. Edward Blumenthal
Examining the Role of drd in Hindgut Function

 

Sophie T. Cohen, Lawrence University
Mentor: Dr. Michelle Mynlieff    
Assessment of the GABAA Response Maturation with Ratiometric Calcium Imaging in Acute Cultures

 

Courtney Jungers, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Sofia Origanti
Phosphorylation-Dependent Regulation of eIF6

 

Anya Lei Koza, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Martin St. Maurice
Two Labeling Approaches for Pyruvate Carboxylase to Measure Protein Multimerization

 

Ben Lamb, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Martin St. Maurice
Rational Discovery of Novel Small Molecular Inhibitors of Bacterial Pyruvate Carboxylase

 

Erin McKenna, Castleton University
Mentor: Dr. Tony Gamble
XY Sex Chromosome System in the Amazonian Gecko Gonatodes humeralis

 

C. James McMurray, Sam Houston State University
Mentor: Dr. Tony Gamble
Inhibited Regeneration in a Unique Gecko: Correlophus ciliatus

 

Bridget Mehall, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Pinfen Yang
Tackling Dominant Negative Effects of Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase

 

Mallory Mews, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Martin St. Maurice
Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Pyruvate Carboxylase: A Structure-Based Approach

 

Diana Munguia, Alverno College
Mentor: Dr. Allison Abbott
Analysis of Argonaute Gene alg-5 in Spermatogenesis in C. elegans

 

Daisy Oceguera, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Edwin Antony
Understanding the Interaction of Rad52 with DNA Using Biophysical and Biochemical Methods

 

Mary Grace Sanchez, Marquette University
Mentor: Dr. Allison Abbott
Analysis of mir-44 and mir-45 Involvement in C. elegans Spermiogenesis Pathway

 

Grace Scheidemantle, Missouri Southern State University
Mentor: Dr. Anita Manogaran
DMSO Cures Prions by Increasing Aggregate Size to Limit Inheritance

 

Artemiy Vinogradov, University of California Santa Barbara
Mentor: Dr. Pinfen Yang
Acetic Acid- and CO2-Elicited Effects on the Microtubule Cytoskeleton in Freshwater Algae and Budding Yeast

 

Mary Wilkerson, Butler University
Mentor: Dr. Lisa N. Petrella
Investigating Transcription Factors Needed to Promote Misexpression of Germline Genes in Somatic Cells

  

 

 

 

 

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