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Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

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Past Winners & Participants

2020 Recipients

  • Kate Brooks, for the project “ Determining probable cause of death and chance of bone disease in a Jeffersonian Mammoth specimen from southeast Idaho” (Dr. Renee Love, mentor)
  • Abigail Childress, for the project “Functional testing of Stat3 role in neural development and plasticity” (Dr. Peter Fuerst, mentor)
  • Jeremy Ellis, for the project “The Development of protocols for the injection of yeasts into Galleria mellonella to study fungal virulence and animal immunity” (Dr. Paul Rowley, mentor)
  • Tanner Hahn, for the project “ Synthesis of carbon-linked glycopeptides and incorporation into a salivary protein (Mucin 7) polypeptide subunit as glycosylation-based antigens” (Dr. Kris Waynant, mentor)
  • McKenna Hull, for the project “To fuse or not to fuse: how mutations in the F protein effect fusion phenotype of respiratory syncytial virus” (Dr. Tanya Miura, mentor)
  • Jordan Pentzer, for the project “Using scaled laboratory experiments to quantify dynamics of the Earth’s deep mantle” (Dr. Eric Mittlestaedt, mentor)
  • Nicole Recla, for the project “Investigating natural selection from visual predators on Galápagos endemic land snails” (Dr. Christine Parent, mentor)
  • Zoe Wilson, for the project “Phage engineering to understand virus host range” (Dr. JT Van Leuven, Dr. Holly Wichman, and Dr. Craig Miller, mentors)

2019 Recipients

  • Madison Bergeman, for the project “Effects of sequential co-infection of viruses in Drosophila adult flies” (working with Professor Christine Parent)
  • Kirk Bonney, for the project “Computation of Fourier coefficients for twists of Siegel paramodular forms” (working with Professor Jennifer Johnson-Leung)
  • Alyssa Doloughan, for the project “The use of visible near infrared spectroscopy and X-ray fluorescence to quantify water-lava interactions on the columbia river flood basalts; application to Mars” (working with Professor Erika Rader)
  • Kristen Frafjord, for the project “Exploring the relationship between glycogen and α-amylase in the human vagina” (working with Professor Larry Forney)
  • Trevor Griffin, for the project “Finding Euler factors for L-functions of paramodular forms” (working with Professor Jennifer Johnson-Leung)
  • Jordan Hawley, for the project “The investigation of the antifungal activities of killer toxin-like genes identified within filamentous fungi” (working with Professor Paul Rowley)
  • Austin Kindall, for the project “Cellular Signaling using Down Syndrome cell adhesion molecule” (working with Professor Peter Fuerst)
  • Samuel Myers, for the project “Using spin-orbit misalignment to constrain theories of planetary formation” (working with Professor Jason Barnes)

2018 Recipients

  • Archana Dahal, for the project “Studying Structures in Innermost Region (D-Ring) of Saturn’s Ring System” (working with Professor Matt Hedman)
  • Courtney Kennedy, for the project “Determining Antifungal Resistance Mechanisms in Yeast Using High Throughput Robotics” (working with Professor Paul Rowley)
  • David Richards, for the project “Effect of Donor-Recipient Ratio on Horizontal Viral Transmission Rates in Drosophila melanogaster (working with Professor Christine Parent)
  • Megan Schlussler, for the project “Investigating the Genetic Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder” (working with Professor Peter Fuerst)
  • Frankie Scholz, for the project “Antibody Escape Mutations in Respiratory Syncytial Virus” (working with Professor Tanya Miura)
  • Carly Scott, for the project “Applying New Hydrographic Data to Ocean Systems: Creating a High-Resolution, Continuous Profile of the Greenland Boundary Current” (working with Professor Tim Bartholomaus)
  • Eli Smith, for the project “Multistability Analysis of Sound Effects on Binocular Vision” (working with Professor Linh Nguyen)
  • Tristie Stucker, for the project “Spectral Theory of Orthogonal Matrices Over F2” (working with Professor Stefan Tohaneanu)

2017 Recipients

  • Courtney Kennedy, for the project “Determining Antifungal Resistance Mechanisms in Yeast Using High Throughput Robotics” (working with Professor Paul Rowley)
  • David Richards, for the project “Effect of Donor-Recipient Ratio on Horizontal Viral Transmission Rates in Drosophila melanogaster (working with Professor Christine Parent)
  • Frankie Scholz, for the project “Antibody Escape Mutations in Respiratory Syncytial Virus” (working with Professor Tanya Miura)
  • Tristie Stucker, for the project “Spectral Theory of Orthogonal Matrices Over F2” (working with Professor Stefan Tohaneanu)

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions