Honors Students Recognized at the 2015 Student Research Fellowship Symposium

Photo courtesy of Office of Research & Sponsored Programs at Ferris State University http://www.ferris.edu/research/

Photo courtesy of Office of Research & Sponsored Programs at Ferris State University http://www.ferris.edu/research/

Please join us in supporting our honors students who have received research fellowships by attending the 2015 Student Research Fellowship (SRF) Symposium on Wednesday, August 26th at 2:00pm in SCI 126. During this symposium, students and faculty will present the results of their collaborative summer research projects.

Below is a list of some of the 2015 SRF recipients from the Honors Program who will be presenting their results:

Faculty mentor: Daniel Adsmond, Arts & Sciences, Physical Sciences
Project: Finding the Sweet Spot for Ternary Co-crystal Formation
Student Research Fellow: Jeffrey Reardon, Chemistry Major

Faculty mentor: Tracey Boncher, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Project: Solid Phase Synthesis of Antidepressive PPAR Receptor Agonists
Student Research Fellow: Mason Moody, Pharmacy Major

Faculty mentor: Christopher DeFraia, Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences
Project: Characterization of Plant Development Genes in Arabidopsis thaliana
Student Research Fellow: Amanda Kruse, Pre-Optometry

Faculty mentor: Rachel Foulk, Arts & Sciences, Humanities
Project: Love, Beauty and Sexuality: Women in the Guise of Venus on Ancient Roman Sarcophagi
Student Research Fellow: Kaci Krogman, Social Studies Education; Minor in Art History & English Teaching

Faculty mentor: Kim Hancock, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Project: The Effect of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Venlafaxine Dissolution: An In Vitro Bio-relevant Model
Student Research Fellow: Janelle Dykstra, Pharmacy

Faculty mentor: Emmanuel Jadhav, Health Professions, Public Health
Project: Contemporary Vaccination Trends Survey
Student Research Fellow: Danielle Winkler, Public Health

Faculty mentor: Erin Militzer, Arts & Sciences, Mathematics
Project: ‘Cops and Robbers’ on Graphs
Student Research Fellow: Eleanor Ohm, Business; Minor in Mathematics

Faculty mentor: Anne Spain, Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences
Project: Nutritional Factors Affecting Growth of Bacterial Isolates A1 and A3
Student Research Fellow: Sarah Mathie, Biology

Faculty mentor: M. Beth Zimmer, Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences
Project: Changes in the Hippocampal Neurochemistry after Spinal Cord Injury
Student Research Fellow: Rachel Kempisty, Biology; Pre-Med; Minor in Psychology

Faculty mentor: Changqi Zhu, Arts & Sciences, Biological Sciences
Project: Functional Study of Drosophila Activin Signaling in Aging Regulation in Fruit Flies
Student Research Fellow: Shaughna Langerak

For more information about the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and the Summer Research Fellowship visit www.ferris.edu/research  We look forward to seeing everyone during the Symposium on Wednesday!

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