Graduate School Research Fair April 2014

SIGMA XI AWARDS

Deborah Lee
Psychology IO

Was that Racist? Perceptions of Racial Microaggresions
Philip Ferko
Chemistry
Low Coordinate Pyrazolyborate Complexes: Tuning Electronic Structure in Single-Molecule Magnets
Ph.D. NATURAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Anthony Fischer
Biology
Round 1 and 2
Control of mRNA Decay by Puf Protein Regulations Ribosome Biogenesis

Shana Usery
Chemistry

Amyloid-B Protofibrils Stimulate IL-1β Production & Secretion by Different Mechanisms
Abeera Sharma
Chemistry
Round 1 and 2
Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers and Lectin-
Carbohydrate Studies on Nonporous Gold and Flat Gold Surface
Xiao Jia
Chemistry
Templated Oligosaccharide Synthesis
Philip Ferko
Chemistry
Round 1 and 2
The Role of intermolecular Interactions in Tuning Photoresponsive Fe/Co Squares Behavior
Dongxue Zhao
Physics
Investigation of Alkali Metal Hydride/Hydroxide Solubility using in-situ X-Ray Diffraction and Differential Scanning Calorimetry
 Ph.D.SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES AND EDUCATION
Chey'Onna Sewell
Criminology & Criminal
Justice
Round 1 and 2
Representativeness of Jury Selection: A Case Study
Allison Kirschbaum
Psychology- CCP
Infertility and Sexual Functioning: The Role of Length of Time Trying to Conceive, Relationship Adjustment, and Psychological Distress
Emily Strang
Psychology CCP
Round 1 and 2
Intentional Misreporting on Self-Report Measures of Sexually Aggresive Behavior
Deborah Lee
Psychology I/O
Round 1 and 2
Was that Racist?  Perceptions of Racial Microaggressions
Amanda L.E. Thomas
Psychology I/O
Differing Responses to Politics: The Moderating Effect of Regulatory Focus
MASTER'S STUDENT WINNERS
Rebecca Delgado
Psychology
Coping Strategies as a Mediator between Reactivity to Startle and PTSD Severity in Female Interpersonal Violence Trauma Survivors
Elizabeth Karslake
Biology
Do Leaf-Cutter Ants Atta cephalotes Exhibit Preferences for Crop Leaves When Already Transporting Forest Species Leaves?
Natalie Ellis
Communication
Persuasiveness of Health Organizations' Pages on Facebook:  The Effects of Statistics Versus Narrative Text and Presence Versus Absence of a Picture
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT WINNERS
Kevin Baum
Chemistry
Direct Etherification of Proparglyic Alcohols Using a Ruthenium Allenylidene Complex
Dana Pensoneau
Psychology
Campus and Social Climate Predict Decreased Belonging and Increased Discounting Among STEM Females