Past Students

2019 expanding section
Reece Banta*krolfhus

Reece Banta*krolfhus

Prairie Springs Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Chemistry: Environmental Concentration

Assessment of Mercury Contamination from Legacy Fur Trade Activity in Soils of Grand Portage National Monument, MN

Lauren Carstensen*wschwan

Lauren Carstensen*wschwan

College of Science and Health
Clinical Laboratory Science

Transcriptional Analysis of Two Staphylococcus aureaus Biofilm-Associated Genes in Regulatory Protein Mtan Strains

Aaron Christensen*nmishra

Aaron Christensen*nmishra

Warner Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Geography: Environmental Concentration

Fine-scale Characterization of Spring Phenology in a North American Prairie Using Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Imagery

Kean Fallon*ekim

Kean Fallon*ekim

College of Science and Health
Mathematics

Analysis of non-Hirsch prismatoids for linear optimization via transportation polytopes


Emma Freeman*Xli

Emma Freeman*Xli

McGinley Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Microbiology

Inactivation of Human Noroviruses Using Heat-Denatured Lysozyme


Alexandra Galbraith*ncarmosini

Alexandra Galbraith*ncarmosini

Rada Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Chemistry: Environmental Concentration

Determining the Acute Lethal Concentration (LC50) of EarthTec® QZ for Invasive (Bithynia tentaculata) and Native (Physa gyrina) Snail Species from the Upper Mississippi River

Taylor Hackel*nmcgrath

Taylor Hackel*nmcgrath

College of Science and Health
Chemistry

Mechanistic Investigation of Tris (pentafluorophenyl) borane-Silane Catalyzed Reduction of B-Ketoamides


Samuel Haeuser*egansen

Samuel Haeuser*egansen

College of Science and Health
Physics: Optics

All-Optical Switching via MQW ZnO Thin Films



Jillian Hebert*bbennie

Jillian Hebert*bbennie

College of Science and Health
Statistics and Applied Statistics Dual Degree

Analyzing the Impact of Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders on Youth’s Criminal Activity


Megan Hein*tking-heiden

Megan Hein*tking-heiden

Prairie Springs Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biology: Biomedical Science Concentration

Effects of Chronic Exposure to the Insecticide Thiamethoxam on Zebrafish Behavior


Jaime Kloehn*kgorres

Jaime Kloehn*kgorres

Chan Family SURF Award
Biochemistry

Protein of Unknown Function from Murine Herpesvirus 68 Contributes to Cancer Growth


Rebekah Peplinski*agalbraith

Rebekah Peplinski*agalbraith

College of Science and Health
Biology: Cellular and Molecular Concentration

RT-qPCR Analysis of Genes Involved in the Response to SK-03-92 Treatment in Yeast


Zarif Rahman*slesher

College of Science and Health
Physics

Investigating the Nuclear Structure of Dysprosium-160



Taylor Repitz*abaines

Taylor Repitz*abaines

Beaty Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Microbiology

Local Adaptations of Streptomyces in Myrick Marsh



Alexander Robbins*kgorres

Alexander Robbins*kgorres

Toce Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biochemistry

Structural properties and enzymatic activity of dUTPase from Epstein-Barr Virus


Emily Simmerman*nkil

Emily Simmerman*nkil

College of Science and Health
Dual Degree Therapeutic Recreation

Examining Influences of Forest Bathing on Physiological and Psychological Aspects of Stress


Harold Soeder*ayu

Harold Soeder*ayu

College of Science and Health
Biochemistry

The Compounding Effect of a High Calorie Diet and Poor Sleep


Michaela Thielen*jmay

Michaela Thielen*jmay

College of Science and Health
Biology: Biomedical Science Concentration

Mechanism of action of potential anti-virulence compounds against Salmonella


Gina Wade*dgrilley

Gina Wade*dgrilley

Chan Family SURF Award
Biochemistry

TPS domain folding causes hemolytic activation of a newly defined functional domain


2020 expanding section
Reece Banta*krolfhus

Reece Banta*krolfhus

College of Science and Health
Chemistry: Environmental Concentration

Assessment of Mercury Contamination from Legacy Fur Trade Activity in Soils of Grand Portage National Monument, MN

Mary Baumgartner*ncarmosini,gsandland

Mary Baumgartner*ncarmosini,gsandland

Prairie Springs Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biology

Assessing the Influence of Water Chemistry on the Toxicity of a Copper Pesticide (EarthTec® QZ) to Native and Invasive Aquatic Snail Species

* Learn more about Mary's sponsor - Prairie Springs: The Paul Fleckenstein Trust

Anna Bower*ayu

Anna Bower*ayu

College of Science and Health
Biology: Biomedical Science

Investigating the Effect of Circadian Rhythm Disruption on Gene Expression involved in Lewy Body Dementia with Advanced Aging

 

Hunter Charles*xli

Hunter Charles*xli

Rada Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Microbiology: Biomedical

Inactivation of Tulane virus, a human norovirus surrogate in water using yeast-coated beads

* Learn more about Hunter's sponsors - Ron and Jane Rada

Paige Dunnum*mmika

Paige Dunnum*mmika

Warner Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biology: Environmental Science

Investigating Phenology of Insect Prey Abundance and Nesting Stages in Breeding Flammulated Owls


Lee Fuller*ssen

Lee Fuller*ssen

College of Science and Health
Chemistry

Pulsed plating of copper-tin alloys for the catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide

 

Trevor Geerdts*egansen

Trevor Geerdts*egansen

College of Science and Health
Physics: Optics

Exploring Nonuniformities of Quantum-Dot-Based Photon-Number-Resolving Factors


Sara Gonske*jmay

Sara Gonske*jmay

Toce Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biochemistry

Characterizing a DcrB-dependent molecule that may enhance the resistance of Salmonella enterica to copper



Colin Griffin*dgrilley

Colin Griffin*dgrilley

College of Science and Health
Biochemistry

The competition between positive charges – how specific cations affect the balance between DNA binding and formation of an alternative DNA structure


Kendra Kreienbrink*thawkins

Kendra Kreienbrink*thawkins

College of Science and Health
Physics: Biomedical

MAP65 Protein and Microtubule Mechanics


 

Kirstyn Loyva*mhoffman

Kirstyn Loyva*mhoffman

McGinley Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Microbiology

Effect of the ESCRT pathway on HPIV3 budding and release

* Learn more about Kirstyn's sponsor - Michael McGinley, ’82

 

Drew Lysaker*bklein

Drew Lysaker*bklein

Beaty Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biology: Environmental Science

Tracking a deadly virus in La Crosse: Assessing the presence of La Crosse encephalitis and its mosquito vector



Joseph Miller*nwarnberg

Joseph Miller*nwarnberg

College of Science and Health
Mathematics

Anti-van der Waerden Numbers of Graph Products



Katherine Schmitz*rmcgaff

Katherine Schmitz*rmcgaff

College of Science and Health
Microbiology: Biomedical

A Novel Heterogeneous Catalyst for Green Catalytic Mercaptan Remediation



Cullen Schull*vstepanova

Cullen Schull*vstepanova

College of Science and Health
Biochemistry

Preparation of Unnatural Asymmetric Curcuminoids with Highly Turnable Structures



Tessa Slaby*estrauss

Tessa Slaby*estrauss

Prairie Springs Dean's Distinguished Fellowship
Biology: Aquatic Science

Are microplastics accumulating in the fish of the Upper Mississippi River? An assessment of microplastics in the Emerald Shiner (Notropis atherinoides), an abundant and important small fish

* Learn more about Tessa's sponsor - Prairie Springs: The Paul Fleckenstein Trust

McKenna Theine*kgorres

McKenna Theine*kgorres

College of Science and Health
Microbiology

The Use of Environmental DNA as a Tool for Detecting the Presence of Invasive Lionfish Background/Statement of the Problem/Significance


Laura Zinnel*nwarnberg

Laura Zinnel*nwarnberg

College of Science and Health
Mathematics

Anti-Schur Numbers on the Integers