Samples of Student Research Projects Presented at Scientific Meetings 

Nicole Morrow “Synthesis of Palladium-NacNac Complexes for Use in Heterogeneous Catalysis" (with Dr. Kristopher Keuseman)





Kris Slutts “Sand Dune Succession Following Removal of Planted Conifers” (with Dr. Neil Bernstein) 






Molly First “Toward the Characterization of Essential Herpesvirus Interactions” and “Characterizing Dual Infection and Superinfection Inhibition by Two Alphaherpesviruses in a Natural Host with Scanning Confocal Microscopy and Transmission Electron Microscopy” (with Dr. Joseph Nguyen in collaboration with Dr. Richard Roller, UIowa)










 Erin DeBerry “Studying the Interaction Between PICK1 (Protein Interacting with C Kinase) and DGCR6 (DeGeorge Critical Region 6)” (with Dr. Alesia Hruska-Hageman)





Benjamin Reinhart and Joseph Zach “Cloning Luman Recruitment Factor (LRF) into a Mammalian Expression Vector to Test Its Interaction with Protein Interacting with C Kinase (PICK1)” (with Dr. Alesia Hruska-Hageman)





Jeremy Cline “Genetic Analysis of Putative Cell Division in Eschericia coli” (with Dr. Ryan Bezy in collaboration with Dr. David Weiss, UIowa)





Kodey Salow and Taylor Helms “The Mud Turtles and Other Small Amphibians, Reptiles and Mammals of the Big Sand Mound Nature Preserve” (with Dr. Neil Bernstein)


Adam Coats, Virginia Brust, and Emilie Jacobsen “Home Range and Habitat Use of Hatchling Ornate Box Turtles” (with Dr. Neil Bernstein)


Matt Purl and Nicolas Wilson “Far from Home: Using 87Sr/86Sr Isotope Ratios to Understand Mobility patterns in the Late Prehistoric Spain” (with Dr. Anna Waterman)