Grant Recipients

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

DRAPEAU CENTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Academic Year 2018/19 Grant Recipients

Student

Program

Faculty Mentor

Title of Project or Conference for Presentation

Hameed Abdul Rashid

Computer Science

Bo Li

Semantic 2D Image Based 3D Scene Retrieval

Sukriti Bhattarai

Biological Sciences

Janet Donaldson

Evaluating the Role of Zinc as a Metal Supplement to Increase the Binding Efficiency of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Probiotic to Pathogenic Bacteria

Chuan Chen

Mathematics

James Lambers

AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting/Auburn, Alabama

Kendra Cole

International Studies

Matthew Casey

Repression in Late Nineteenth-Century New Orleans Voodoo

Kelsey Drea

Psychology

Donald Sacco

Surname Retention as an Interpersonal Relationship Signal

Elina Ghimire

Polymer Science

Yoan Simon

Investigating the Co-assembly Behavior of Linear Amphiphilic Triblocks in the Fabrication of Polymer Vesicles/Chemistry for New Frontier, 257th ACS National Meeting & Conference/Orlando, Florida

Tori Hebert

Marine Biology

Kevin Kuehn

Society for Freshwater Science/Detroit, Michigan

Hannah LeDuff

English

Jonathan Barron

Mother Feminism: A Study in Jewish American Literature/National Undergraduate Literature Conference/Ogden, Utah

Billy Loper

History

Susannah Ural

The Burning of Zion: The Legend of A.R. Graves and Zion Seminary

Kaitlin McNeely

Biochemistry

Julie Pigza

Synthesis of trisubstituted quinoxalines as Candidates for HIV-1 Integrase Inhibition

Anna Millender

Marine Biology

Scott Milroy

A Comparison of Plankton Productivity & Artificial Reef Substrates in the North Central Gulf of Mexico

Janay Morgan

Social Work

Tamara Hurst

From Incarceration to Social Work Education

Sanchirmaa Namjilsuren

Biological Sciences

Dmitri Mavrodi

National Conference for Undergraduate Research/Kennesaw, Georgia

Ethan Nettleton

Biological Sciences

Kevin Kuehn

Testing Algal Priming Effects During Decomposition of Wood in Aquatic Systems

Samantha Papp

Special Education

Joann Judge/Audra Classen

The 22nd International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity 2019 (ISAPA 2019)/Charlottesville, Virginia

Lauren Parker

Psychology

Lauren McKinley

National Conference for Undergraduate Research/Kennesaw, Georgia

Student

Program

Faculty Mentor

Title of Project or Conference for Presentation

Laura Pazos

Biology

Mark Huff

The Effects of Disease Contamination on Memory for Word Lists

Chase Perritt

Polymer Science & Engineering

Heather Broadhead

Biofilm Prevention via Covalently Anchored Bacteriophages on Polymeric Surfaces

Cody Pope

Biological Sciences

Kevin Kuehn

Society for Freshwater Science/Detroit, Michigan

Evan Rohde

Marine Science

Christopher Hayes

Detecting Manganese & Rhenium Concentrations in Southern Ocean Sediments

Tyler Scott

Biological Sciences

Kevin Kuehn

Effects of Dissolved Nitrogen & Phosphorous on Algal-fungal Interactions & Leaf Decomposition in Streams

Emma Semrau

History

Matthew Casey

Reconstructing Life at the Hershey Sugar Mill in Cuba

Olivia Shelton

Biological Sciences

Mac Alford

Checklist of the Vascular Flora, Restoration Plans, & Educational Interpretive Signs for a Remnant Prairie at the Lakewood Memorial Cemetery, Hinds County, Mississippi

Laquitta Simpson

Psychology

Nora Charles

Society for Personality Assessment Annual Convention/New Orleans, Louisiana and the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw, Georgia

Joseph Smith

Psychology

Mark Huff

Do Expectancies of Study Tasks Affect Memory Performance? Evaluating the Role of Task Expectancy in the Levels-of-Processing Framework

Timothy Thompson

Computer Science

Jennifer Lemacks

Dietary Self-Monitoring Accuracy Depending on the Availability of Nutrition Information using a Mobile Application (Bridge2U)

Brittany Thompson

Polymer Science & Engineering

Derek Patton

257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition/Orlando, Florida

Alex Townsend

Art

Jennifer Torres

Metal Casting Arts & Practices: The Construction of a Blast Furnace and The National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices/Birmingham, Alabama

Carley Walker

Mathematics

James Lambers

Back to Reality: Uniting the Power of Partial Differential Equations with Real-World Conditions

Amanda Walley

Psychology

Kenji Noguchi

Meditation Needs Yoga as Yoga Needs Meditation

Tiara Watson

Psychology

Michael Madson

Southeastern Psychological Association Conference (SEPA)/Jacksonville, Florida

Sayre Weast

Chemistry

Julie Pigza

The Development of a Synthetic Strategy to Access Enantiopure Quinoline Compounds for the Inhibition of the HIV Integrase Enzyme

Jordan Winetrout

Polymer Science & Engineering

Jeffrey Wiggins

257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition/Orlando, Florida

Ashley Wood

Psychology

Mark Huff

The Role of Additive vs Contradictory Misinformation in Older & Younger Adults