Spring 2006 Grant Recipients - (T-Z)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

Amy C. Tasker


Professor Cliff Faulkner


Brian Tavakoli

Biological Sciences

Professor Mahtab Jafari

Drosophila Melanogaster, A Model System for High-Throughput Screening of Drug-Induced Central Nervous System Changes

Michael A. Thompson


Professor Reginald M. Penner

Synthesis of Patterned Bismuth Nanowires

Enny Van

Political Science/ Women's Studies - minor

Professor Mark P. Petracca

The Branding of Women: Investigatory Study of Regional Image Demands on Campaigning and Political Advertisements within the Context of Female Candidateship

Hayley S. White

Biological Sciences

Professor Scott E. Rudkin

Prospective Correlation of Arterial versus Venous Bloos Gas Measurements in Trauma Patients

Ryan S. Winkleman

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Professor Katharine N. Suding

Understanding the Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Plant-soil Feedbacks in the Alpine Tundra

Emily Wong

Biological Sciences

Professor Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai

Structural Enzymology of Lovastatin Polyketides: Towards the Development of New Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Justin Wong

Biological Sciences

Professor Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai

Structural Analysis of ACP-TE: The Search For Inhibitors of the Aflatoxin Biological Pathway

Alison N. Wu

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Kavita Arora

Role of the Maverick Gene in Drosophila Development

Yao Xu

Literary Journalism

Professor Chuansheng Chen

Love Me, Love Me Not: Academic and Social Consequences of Parental Behavioral Expressions of Love on Chinese and European American Studentsí Adjustment to College

Pei-Hsuan P. Yang


Professor Phang-Lang Chen

EDD and DNA Damage Response

Emily N. Yee

Biological Sciences

Professor Adriana D. Briscoe

Evolution of Riodinid Butterfly Visual Pigments.

Albert Yi

Social Ecology

Professor Richard McCleary

Police Employees: Dangers in the Line of Duty