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Current URCA Associate Projects



2017 - 2018 URCA Associates

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2017-2018 Cohort

Angel

 Angel Nihells

Major: Anthropology

anihell@siue.edu

A Bioarchaelogical Analysis of Population Structure
for an Unprovenienced Human Skeletal Collection


Mentor: Dr. Corey Ragsdale

Austin

Austin Leigh

Major: Electrical Engineering

aleigh@siue.edu 

Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
Capability of a Basic Potentiostat

Mentor: Dr. Brad Noble and Dr. Michael Shaw

Gabrielle

Gabrielle Borders

Major: English

gborder@siue.edu

Making Queer Space in Nineteenth-Century
Book History and the Digital Humanities

Mentor: Dr. Jessica DeSpain

Haleigh

Haleigh Sperry

Major: Chemistry

hsperry@siue.edu 

Ugi-Smiles Based Triazole Formation
and Derivatization

Mentor: Dr. Sarah Luesse

Jacob

Jacob Sebok

Major: Anthropology

jsebok@siue.edu 

Rosetta Stones of the Valley of Mexico:
Employing Spanish Codices in the Quest to
Resurrect Erased Indigenous Diversity

Mentors: Dr. Cory Willmott

Jessica

Jessica Schultz

Major: Psychology

jeschul@siue.edu 

The Effect of Creative Visual Tasks During Encoding
on Delayed and Immediate Memory Recall

Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Meinz

Josh

Josh Chappell

Major: Psychology

joschap@siue.edu 

The Testing Effect: Influences of Retrieval 
Interval and Cognitive Differences

Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Meinz

Logan

Logan Sherrill

Major: Mechanical Engineering

lsherri@siue.edu

Construction of Robotic Prosthetic Hand Through
Upper and Lower Arm Muscle Pattern Recognition

Mentor: Dr. Mingshao Zhang

Nick

Nick Schimp

Major: Biochemistry

nschimp@siue.edu

The Mechanism of Calmodulin-Induced
Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase

Mentor: Dr. Chin-Chuan Wei

Rachel

Rachel Davis

Major: Chemistry

rachdav@siue.edu 

Quantitiation and Localization of Endocrine Disruptor
Compounds Accumulation in Flathead Minnows by
Complementary Mass Spectrometry Analyses

Mentor: Dr. Kevin Tucker

 





For more information on the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program,
contact Dr. Laura Pawlow at (618) 650-2608 or lpawlow@siue.edu.

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