Graduate Student Research Symposium

Past Winners

 

Annual Virtual Symposium Winners (2021)

Category: Arts and Humanities
Title: Labor-Based Grading Contracts and Instructor Feedback
Presenter: Kara Larson
Major Professor: Lisa Meloncon
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: English

Category: Engineering
Title: Deploying Neural Network IP in an Adversarial Environment
Presenter: Brooks Olney
Major Professor: Robert Karam
College: College of Engineering
Program: Computer Science and Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Optimizing Pressure Retarded Osmosis Spacer Geometries: An Experimental and Numerical Study
Presenter: Joshua Benjamin
Co-Major Professors: Mauricio Arias and Qiong Zhang
College: College of Engineering
Program: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Identification of Novel Genes Contributing to Spatial Regulation of Surface Protein A in Staphylococcus Aureus
Presenter: Salvatore Scaffidi
Major Professor: Wenqi Yu
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology, & Molecular Biology

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Community Health Programming Gone Online: Participant Experiences Transitioning to a Virtual Service Model in the Wake of COVID-19
Presenter: Veronica Howell
Major Professor: Dr. Jaime Corvin
College: College of Public Health
Program: Global Health

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Hyperoxia-induced Cardiac Pathophysiology in Type-1 Diabetic Mice Model.
Presenter: Katarina Bojkovic
Major Professor: Siva Panguluri
College: Morsani College of Medicine
Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Category: Physical Life Sciences and Mathematics
Title: Headwater Wetlands or Headwater Streams? Hydrologic Connectivity and Flow Generation from California Vernal Pool Wetlands to Downstream Waters
Presenter: Leanne Stepchinski
Major Professor: Mark Rains
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Geosciences

Category: Physical Life Sciences and Mathematics
Title: Characterizing Long-Term Hydrological Changes in Impaired Depressional Wetlands (Tampa Bay Region, FL)
Presenter: Jessica Balerna
Major Professor: David Lewis
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Integrative Biology

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences (Including Education)
Title: The Effect of Sound Generator Treatment on Cortical Plasticity
Presenter: Sarah Bochat
Major Professor: David Eddins
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences (Including Education)
Title: Will Social Marketing Get the Lead (Pb) Out: Evaluation Findings from an Interdisciplinary Pb Mitigation Project in Madagascar
Presenter: Adaline Buerck
Co-Major Professors: James R. Mihelcic and Mahmooda Khaliq Pasha
College: College of Engineering
Program: Civil & Environmental Engineering

People’s Choice Awards – these winners were selected by the audience.

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences (Including Education)
Title: Muslims Under the Rainbow: Five Aspects of Reconciling Islamic Faith with Queer Identity
Presenter: Sabeehah Ravat
Major Professor: Michelle Hughes Miller
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Women and Gender Studies

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Impact of Fibroblast Mediated Stromal Protection on Evolution of Resistance to Targeted Therapies In ALK+ Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Presenter: Bina Desai
Major Professor: Andriy Marusyk
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Engineering
Title: Assessment of Low-Cost Adsorbents for Siloxane Removal from Landfill Gas.
Presenter: Rarosue Amaraibi
Co-Major Professors: John Kuhn and Babu Joseph
College: College of Engineering
Program: Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering

11th Annual Symposium Winners (2019)

Category: Arts and Humanities
Title: The Confederate Triumvirate: Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis in Myth and Memory
Presenter: Aaron Lewis
(Co-)Major Professor: K. Stephen Prince
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: History

Category: Arts and Humanities
Title: Widow Narratives on Film and in Memoirs: Exploring Formula Stories of Grief and Loss of Older Women after the Death of a Spouse
Presenter: Jennifer Bender
(Co-)Major Professor: Lori Roscoe
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Communication

Category: Engineering
Title: Low-Loss 3D Printed Suspended Crossover Interconnects using Laser Machining
Presenter: Omer Firat
(Co-)Major Professor: Jing Wang
College: College of Engineering
Program: Electrical Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Hardware Construction for Error Detection of Number-Theoretic Transform Utilized in Secure Post- Quantum Cryptographic Architectures
Presenter: Ausmita Sarker
(Co-)Major Professor: Mehran Mozaffari Kermani
College: College of Engineering
Program: Computer Science and Engineering

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Tackling Insecticide Resistance: Structural and Kinetic Characterization of Arylalkylamine N- Acyltransferase from Tribolium Castaneum
Presenter: Brian O'Flynn
(Co-)Major Professor: David Merkler
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Chemistry

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: A Window to Ischemic Stroke: Stem Cells Rescue Mitochondrial Dysfunction in MCAO-Induced Retinal Ischemia
Presenter: Hung Nguyen
(Co-)Major Professor: Cesar V. Borlongan
College: Morsani College of Medicine
Program: Pharmacology and Physiology

Category: Physical Life Sciences and Mathematics
Title: Tunable Band Gap Coupling in 2D Heterostructures Based on Ternary Alloys of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
Presenter: Florence Nugera
(Co-)Major Professor: Humberto  R. Gutierrez
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Physics

Category: Physical Life Sciences and Mathematics
Title: Petase: Characterization of a Plastic Degrading Enzyme
Presenter: Fiona Kearns
(Co-)Major Professor: H. Lee Woodcock
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Chemistry

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Title: Functional Analysis and Behavioral Contrast: Problem Behavior Outside of Session
Presenter: Karie John
(Co-)Major Professor: Sarah Bloom
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Applied Behavior Analysis

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Title: Using Social Network Analysis to Visualize and Measure Curricular Networks of Middle and High School Students
Presenter: Geoffrey West
(Co-)Major Professor: Jennifer Wolgemuth
College: College of Education
Program: Department of Educational and Psychological Studies

Honorable Mentions
Category: Engineering
Title: Integrating Wearable Sensing, Machine Learning and Smart-Phone Apps to Design a Secondary Prevention Program for Women with Heart Disease
Presenter: Arup Kanti Dey
(Co-)Major Professor: Sriram Chellappan
College: College of Engineering
Program: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Category: Health and Life Sciences
Title: Novel Approaches for the Cultivation of Marine Microbes with the Metabolic Capacity for Antibacterial Activity
Presenter: Sarah Kennedy
(Co-)Major Professor: Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Title: Development of a Food Retail Store Environment Observation Tool Comparison Matrix: Implications for Future Nutrition Research
Presenter: Sharonda Lovett
(Co-)Major Professor: Heewon L. Gray
College: College of Public Health
Program: Community and Family Health

10th Annual Symposium Winners (2018)

Category: Arts and Humanities
Title: Playing Gender: Essentialist Stereotypes for Instruments Prescribe Instrument Selection for 5th Grade Students
Presenter: Patrick Cooper
(Co-)Major Professor: C. Victor Fung
College: College of the Arts
Program: School of Music

Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Title: Treatment Outcomes of Justice-Involved CSEC Victims: Youth Strengths as Mediators
Presenter: Monica Landers
(Co-)Major Professor: Ojmarrh Mitchell
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Criminology

Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Title: Stable Isotope Analysis of the Diet of Romans and Langobards in the Veneto from Late Antiquity to the Medieval Period
Presenter: Ashley Maxwell
(Co-)Major Professor: Robert H. Tykot
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Applied Anthropology

Category: Biological and Chemical Sciences
Title: Predictive Databases, Computational Peptide Sequencing, and Secondary Metabolite Identification from a New Antarctic Pseudovibrio Species
Presenter: Nicole Avalon
(Co-)Major Professor: Bill J. Baker
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Chemistry

Category: Biological and Chemical Sciences
Title: Lipidated α/α-AA Heterogeneous Peptides as Antimicrobial Agents
Presenter: Sylvia Singh
(Co-)Major Professor: Jianfeng Cai
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Chemistry

Category: Education
Title: Investigating Elementary Students' Social Functioning Using a Dual-Factor Model of Mental Health
Presenter: Nicolas David Smith
(Co-)Major Professor: Shannon M. Suldo
College: College of Education
Program: Educational and Psychological Studies

Category: Engineering
Title: Architectural Support for Mitigating Buffer-Overflow Software Attack
Presenter: Love Kumar Sah
(Co-)Major Professor: Srinivas Katkoori
College: College of Engineering
Program: Computer Science and Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Design and Development of a Wrist-Hand Orthosis for Individuals with a Spinal Cord Injury
Presenter: Amber Gatto
(Co-)Major Professor: Stephanie Carey
College: College of Engineering
Program: Mechanical Engineering

Category: Health Sciences
Title: Computational Modeling of Macrophage Polarization Dynamics in Skeletal Malignancies: An Integrated In Silico and In Vivo Approach
Presenter: Chen Hao Lo
(Co-)Major Professor: Conor C Lynch
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Health Sciences
Title: The In Vitro Role of BMI1 in Acute Lung Injury
Presenter: Helena Hernandez-Cuervo
(Co-)Major Professor: Narasaiah Kolliputi
College: Morsani College of Medicine
Molecular Medicine: Molecular Medicine

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Antarctica in Hot Water: Employing A Suite of Archives and Techniques to Understand the Melting Continent Past
Presenter: Theresa King
(Co-)Major Professor: Brad Rosenheim
College: College of Marine Science
Program: Geological Oceanography

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: A Case Study of Volcanic Lightning at Sakurajima Volcano, Japan and iIts Potential Use as an Indicator of Volcanic Ash Parameters
Presenter: Cassandra Smith
(Co-)Major Professor: Stephen R. McNutt
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Geology

9th Annual Symposium Winners (2017)

Category: Arts and Humanities
Title: The Evolution of Little Red Riding Hood
Presenter: Sophia Boules
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Christine McCall Probes
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: French, World Languages

Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Title: The Social Influence of Grandmothers on Breastfeeding Duration
Presenter: Alexis Barr
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Ellen Daley and Dr. Karen Perrin
College: College of Public Health
Program: Community and Family Health

Category: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Title: HIV Health Literacy in a Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinic: Preliminary Analysis
Presenter: Courtney Lynn
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Kathy Bradley-Klug
College: College of Education
Program: Educational and Psychological Studies

Category: Biological and Chemical Sciences
Title: Combinatorial Libraries as a Tool to Discover Antibacterial and Anti- Resistant Agents Targeting Multi- Drug Resistant Pathogens
Presenter: Renee Fleeman
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Biological and Chemical Sciences
Title: Unlocking Cryptic Metabolic Pathways in Actinobacteria via Environmental and Epigenetic Modification
Presenter: Haider Manzer
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Biological and Chemical Sciences
Title: Stepwise Identification of Virulence-Related sRNAs in Staphylococcus Aureus
Presenter: Andy Weiss
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Category: Education
Title: Self-Determination during School-to-Adulthood Transition in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder across American and Chinese Cultures
Presenter: Gary Yu Hin Lam
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Linda Raffaele Mendez
College: College of Education
Program: Psychological and Educational Studies

Category: Education
Title: Monitoring and Fostering Students' Happiness: Universal Screening for Life Satisfaction in an Elementary School
Presenter: Emily Wingate
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Shannon Suldo
College: College of Education
Program: Educational and Psychological Studies

Category: Engineering
Title: Solid-State Supercapacitors Based on Gel Electrolyte as an Alternative to Liquid Electrolyte
Presenter: Belqasem Aljafari
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Arash Takshi
College: College of Engineering
Program: Electrical Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Pathogen Removal in a Novel Onsite Wastewater Treatment System
Presenter: Michelle Henderson
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Sarina Ergas
College: College of Engineering
Program: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Charge Dependent Inactivation of E. Coli Using Cold Atmospheric Helium Plasma
Presenter: Alex Otten
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Andrew Hoff
College: College of Engineering
Program: Electrical Engineering

Category: Health Sciences
Title: Mechanisms of Treatment-Induced Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer
Presenter: Mark Howell
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Subhra Mohapatra
College: Morsani College of Medicine
Program: Molecular Medicine

Category: Health Sciences
Title: Activation of PTEN Lipid Phosphatase Function in Lung Cancer
Presenter: Emily Palumbo
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Vrushank Dave
College: Morsani College of Medicine
Program: Cancer Biology

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Analyzing Optical Imaging of Ca2+ Signals Via TIRF Microscopy: the Limits on Resolution Due to Chemical Rates and Depth of Channels
Presenter: Patrick Toglia
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Ghanim Ullah
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Physics

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Almost Only Counts in Horse Shoes and Clumped Isotopes: An Improved Understanding of the Effect of Pressure Baseline on Reconstructions of Temperature from the Geologic Past
Presenter: Ryan Venturelli
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dr. Brad Rosenheim
College: College of Marine Science
Program: Geological Oceanography

8th Annual Symposium Winners (2016)

Category: Arts & Humanities
Title: Music Ensemble Participation: Personality Traits and Musical Experience
Author(s): Tracy Torrance, Jennifer Bugos
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Jennifer Bugos
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Music Education

Category: Behavioral Sciences
Title: Influence of Pharmacological Manipulations of NMDA and Cholinergic Receptors on Working versus Reference Memory in a Dual Component Odor Span Task
Author(s): Savannah Dalrymple, David MacQueen, David J. Drobes
(Co-)Major Professor(s): David Diamond
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Psychology

Category: Behavioral Sciences
Title: Evaluating Public Posting, Goal Setting, and Rewards to Increase Physical Activity during School Recess
Author(s): Bryon Miller, Diego A. Valbuena, Heather M. Zerger, Raymond G. Miltenberger
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Raymond Miltenberger
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Applied Behavior Analysis

Category: Education
Title: Effective Literacy Interventions for At-Risk Readers: A Literature Review
Author(s): Lesley Noel
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Jenifer Schneider
College: College of Education
Program: Literacy Studies

Category: Education
Title: Use of A Game-Based Educational App for Improving Fraction Skills of Students with MLD
Author(s): Orhan Simsek
(Co-)Major Professor(s): David Allsopp
College: College of Education
Program: Special Education

Category: Engineering
Title: Mobile Manipulator Dual-trajectory Control
Author(s): Mustafa Mashali, Redwan Alqasemi, Rajiv Dubey
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Rajiv Dubey
College: College of Engineering
Program: Mechanical Engineering

Category: Engineering
Title: Nutrient Removal and Energy Recovery from Digester Effluent Using a Microbial Fuel Cell
Author(s): Kevin Orner, Jeffrey Cunningham
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Jeffrey Cunningham
College: College of Engineering
Program: Environmental Engineering

Category: Health
Title: Towards the Complete Small RNome of Acinetobacter Baumannii
Author(s): Andy Weiss, William Broach
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Microbiology

Category: Health
Title: Severe Maternal Morbidity in Florida
Author(s): Lindsay Womack, Humberto López Castillo, Yuri Sebastião, Linda Detman
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Kathleen O'Rourke, William Sappenfield
College: College of Public Health
Program: Epidemiology

Category: Natural & Physical Sciences
Title: Lava Flow Hazard Assessment for the Idaho National Laboratory
Author(s): Elisabeth Gallant, Charles Connor, Paul Wetmore, Laura Connor, Jacob Richardson
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Charles Connor
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Geosciences

Category: Natural & Physical Sciences
Title: Search for Drug Targets and Possible Treatments for Toxoplasmosis
Author(s): Jeanine Yacoub, Travis Bland, James Leahy, Michael White, James Leahy
(Co-)Major Professor(s): James Leahy
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Chemistry

7th Annual Symposium Winners (2015)

Category: Arts & Humanities
Title: The Truth About Ybor: Jose Yglesias and His Literature of Place
Author(s): Megan Mandell, Haili Alcorn, Michael Stowe, Neal Fischer
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Laura Runge
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: English

Category: Education
Title: Self-Directed Learning Expanding The Inquiring Mind
Author(s): Kristeen Bulluck
(Co-)Major Professor(s): William Young
College: College of Education
Program: Adult Education

Category: Engineering
Title: Modulation of the BK Ion Channel as a Potential Treatment for Tinnitus
Author(s): Andrea Lowe, Samantha Cresoe, Joseph Walton
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Joseph Walton
College: College of Engineering
Program: Biomedical Engineering

Category: Health
Title: Synthetic Combinatorial Libraries as a Tool for the Discovery of Novel Antibacterial Agents Against the ESKAPE Pathogens
Author(s): Renee Fleeman
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Lindsey Shaw
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology

Category: Health
Title: Transcriptomic and Proteomic Analysis of the Human Parasite Brugia Malayi on Stimulating the Ecdysone Receptor with Ligand 20-Hydroxyecdysone
Author(s): Amruta Mhashilkar, Thomas Unnasch, Rays Jiang
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Thomas R. Unnasch
College: College of Public Health
Program: Global Health

Category: Health
Title: Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Indicator System (FPQC IS): What's the Status of Florida's Perinatal Health?
Author(s): Lindsay Womack, Humberto López Castillo, Linda Detman, William Sappenfield
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Elizabeth Aranda
College: College of Public Health
Program: Epidemiology

Category: Health
Title: Slingshot-Cofilin Activation Mediates Mitochondrial and Synaptic Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease
Author(s): JungA Alexa Woo, Xingyu Zhao, Hirah Khan, Courtney Penn, Xingmin Wang, Aurelie Joly-Amado
(Co-)Major Professor(s): David Kang
College: College of Medical Sciences
Program: Neuroscience/Molecular Medicine

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Terrestrial Phosphides and Implications for the Origin of Life
Author(s): Kristyn Rodzinyak, Lyle Garong, Nikita La Cruz, Matthew Pasek
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Matthew Pasek
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Geosciences

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Enhancing Harmonic Generation using Nonlinear Metamaterials
Author(s): Sinhara Silva, Jiangfeng Zhou
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Jiangfeng Zhou
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Physics

Category: Natural and Physical Sciences
Title: Palynology and Stratigraphic Analysis of the Terrestrial Pre-glacial Environment, Sabrina Coast, East Antarctica
Author(s): Catherine Smith, Eugene Domack
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Eugene Domack
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Physics

Category: Social Sciences
Title: Determinants and Prevention of Low Birth Weight in sub-Saharan Africa: The Effects of Bed Net Distribution
Author(s): Joseph Coleman, Olga Petrova, Gabriel Picone
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Gabriel Picone
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Economics

Category: Social Science
Title: The Landscape Legacies of Sugar at Betty's Hope Plantation, Antigua, West Indies
Author(s): Suzanna Pratt
(Co-)Major Professor(s): E. Christian Wells
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Anthropology

6th Annual Symposium Winners (2014)

Category: Arts & Humanities
Title: Painting the Land
Author(s): Briana Phelps
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Elisabeth Condon
College: College of The Arts
Program: Studio Art

Category: Arts & Humanities
Title: Caught Looking- Cracking the Shell to Stadiums and the Urban Mix
Author(s): Nina Reali, Mark Weston
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Mark Weston
College: College of The Arts
Program: Architecture

Category: Behavioral Sciences
Title: Midlife Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Dementia over 43 Years of Follow Up: A Population-based Study from the Swedish Twin Registry
Author(s): Elizabeth Handing, Ross Andel, Pavla Kadlecova, Margaret Gatz, Nancy Pedersen
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Ross Andel
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Aging Studies

Category: Behavioral Sciences
Title: Utilizing TAGteach to Enhance Proficiency in Specified Dance Movements
Author(s): Mallory Quinn, Raymond G. Miltenberger, Victoria Foge
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Raymond G. Miltenberger
College: College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Program: Child & Family Studies

Category: Education
Title: Towards a More Student-Centered Approach: Photo-elicitation in English as a Second Language Adult Education
Author(s): Julie Dell-Jones, Andrea Lypka
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Wei Zhu
College: College of Education
Program: Education

Category: Education
Title: Kindles in the Classroom: A Survey of Teachers' Perceptions of a Mandated Technology Initiative
Author(s): Erin Margarella, Matthew U. Blankenship
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Danielle Dennis
College: College of Education
Program: Childhood Education & Literacy Studies

Category: Engineering
Title: Heat Transfer Improvement in IR-transparent Phase Change Materials using Absorptive Nanoparticle Additives for Thermal Energy Storage
Author(s): Abhinav Bhardwaj, Philip D Myers, Jr., D. Yogi Goswami, Elias Stefanakos
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Yogi D. Goswami
College: College of Engineering
Program: CHBME

Category: Engineering
Title: Self Assembly Kinetics of Microscale Components: An Energy Based Model
Author(s): Jose Carballo, Yohana Consuegra-Reyes, Nathan B. Crane
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Nathan Crane
College: College of Engineering
Program: Mechanical Engineering

Category: Health
Title: Characterization of the Neuropathological Consequences of Plac1 Ablation in the Developing Mouse Embryo
Author(s): Jacob Bourgeois, Xiaoyuan Kong, Juan Fuentes, Raymond Harbison, Giffe Johnson, Gary Martinez, Jose Rey, Marcia Gordon, Michael Fant
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Michael Fant
College: College of Public Health
Program: Toxicology

Category: Health
Title: Immunotoxicity Evaluation and Mechanistic Studies of Graphene Quantum Dots
Author(s): Yiru Qin, Shufeng Zhou
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Shufeng Zhou
College: College of Medicine
Program: Molecular Medicine

Category: Natural Science
Title: 5-Fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine Induces Molecular Chaperones and Protects Against Protein Aggregation in an HSF-1-Dependent Manner in Caenorhabditis Elegans
Author(s): Jessica Brunquell, Philip Bowers, Sandy D. Westerheide
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Sandy Westerheide
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology

Category: Natural Science
Title: Bistable Nonlinear Metamaterials
Author(s): Sinhara Silva, Jiangfeng Zhou
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Jiangfeng Zhou
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Physics

Category: Natural Science
Title: Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Miltefosine Resistance in Leishmania Donovani
Author(s): Brian Vesely, Dennis E Kyle
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Dennis E Kyle
College: College of Public Health
Program: Global Health

Category: Social Science
Title: Re(defining) Muslim Women: The Adaptation Strategies of Female Muslim International Students at American Universities
Author(s): Amber Gregory
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Elizabeth Aranda
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Sociology

Category: Social Science
Title: Why We Play: Exploring MMORPG Gamer Experiences
Author(s): Theresa Woods
(Co-)Major Professor(s): Scott Liu
College: College of Arts and Sciences
Program: Mass Communication