2019 - 2020 Student Research Award Recipients

Alexis Felty, Taylor Kowalski, and Parker Williams. Gamma Eta. The Effects of Saccharin on Lactobacillus Casei and Bacteroides Thetaiotaomicron.

Andre Schaum. Gamma Gamma. Detection and Determination of Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Minnesota/North Dakota Honey Bee Pollen Using Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry & Electron Capture Detection.

Arlene Lopez. Sigma. Effects of Toxicants on C. Elegans Based on Differences in Diet.

Faith James. Gamma Gamma. Competition for Habitat and Space in American Red Squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), Eastern Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis), and Northern Flying Squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus) on the Concordia College Campus.

Evelyn Diagostino. Gamma Eta. Studies Toward the Identification of a Ketone Reductase in Lens Culinaris.

Hailey Larson. Beta Iota. Sandwich-Type Polyoxometalates as Nanoscale Building Blocks.

Jacqueline Benitez and Abigail Rost. Gamma Eta. Identifying the Effects of Penicillin and Essential Oils on the Viability of Staphylococcus Aureus.

Jasmine Pardo. Sigma. The Effect Exposure Pesticides Have on C. elegans Lifespan.

Jessica Skindelien. Gamma Gamma. Analyzing Energy Allocation in Native and Invasive Elodea Species.

Lauryn Hinckley. Gamma Gamma. Determination of the Efficacy of Chitosan-Alginate Bioplastics as a Delivery System of Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen.

Lauren Bahr. Alpha Chi. Construction of an Infectious Clone of the Cotton Leaf Curl Gezira Virus, an Important Pest in Food and Fiber Crops in Africa and Asia.

Logan Mays. Beta Eta. Development of Biobrick Device that Test Terminators and Developing a New Terminator.

Melissa Staley. Alpha Chi. Detection and Viral Kinetics of TYLCV in Tomatoes, Okra, and Tobacco, and Potential for Seed Transmission.

Megan Worthington. Gamma Kappa. Analysis of Evidence Laboratories & Instrumentation Method Development.

Olivia Vergin, Vanessa Petrich, and Lauryn Petrich. Gamma Gamma. The Differentiation of White-Footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus) From Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) Using Salivary Amylase and Cellulose Acetate Eectrophoresis.

Morgan Raines and Jonathan Waldron. Gamma Eta. Potassium Permanganate as an Inhibitor of Clostridium Perfringens Growth.

Roja Baruwal. Beta Chi. Functional Implications of NAA10 Variant E100k on Protein-Protein Interaction.

Sarah Banning. Beta. Effect of Pollination on Seed Set in a Common Prairie Species.

Victor Ariel Cardozo Quinteros. Beta. The Abundance and Distribution of Stingless Bees in an Intact and Restored Forest in Tati Yupi.