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Current URCA Associate Projects



2019 - 2020 URCA Associates

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2019-2020 Cohort

Nicholas

 Nicholas Grunloh

Major: Biological Sciences

nigrunl@siue.edu

EDC Impact on Metabolite Expression in Leech Ganglia

Mentor: Dr. Kevin Tucker

Mitchell

Mitchell Haddock

Major: Biological Sciences

mhaddoc@siue.edu

Protist-produced acetate as an anti-pathogen response in the gut of termites

Mentor: Dr. Brittany Peterson

Emily

Emily Lange

Major: Anthropology

elange@siue.edu

Tracing the Wisdom of the Near East: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Ancient Societal Values in the Context of Cultural Interaction

Mentor: Dr. Allison Thomason

Jordyn

Jordyn Nimmer

Major: Biological Sciences and Psychology

jnimmer@siue.edu 

The effects of omega-3-fatty acids on cardiac autonomic neuropathy in high fat-fed mice

Mentor: Dr. Brianne Guilford

Noah

Noah Pyles

Major: Biology

nopyles@siue.edu 

Agrobacterium-mediated Genetic Transformation of a Paphiopedilum philippinese Orchid

Mentors: Dr. Darron Luesse

Hannah

Hannah Queen

Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology

hqueen@siue.edu 

Effects of Self-Identification on Deindividuation and Aggression

Mentor: Dr. Elora Voyles

Ryan

Ryan Raymond

Major: Psychology and Business

ryraymo@siue.edu 

Interrelationships among Cognitive Ability, Vocational Personality, and Job Performance

Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Meinz

Paige

Kristina Springer

Major: Genetics and Cellular Biology

krsprin@siue.edu

Investigation of Epigenetic Alterations in Drosophilia Melanogaster Following Exposure to Sublethal Concentrations of Imidacloprid

Mentor: Dr. Kyong-Sup Yoon

Robbin

Andrew Tresslar

Major:Biology (Medical Science)

antress@siue.edu

Does Time Truly Heal All Wounds?: Measuring Burkholderia Symbiont Amplification and Infectous Outcomes in Aging Social Amoebae Hosts

Mentor: Dr. Susanne DiSalvo

Colleen

Colleen Wagner

Major: Biology

colwagn@siue.edu 

Symbiont Genotypes and Infection Phenotypes; can symbiont abundance, location, and toxin production explain host outcomes?

Mentor: Dr. Susanne DiSalvo

 





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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