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Student Conference Travel Awards 1999-2002

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2002

Laurie Bronson
Biorhythmic Variation During REsistance Exercise in Aged Men (Advisor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)
The Annual Conference for the Southeastern Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, February 2002 (Atlanta, GA)

Brent DeGeorge, Jr. 
A Comparative Genomics Study of Virulent and Avirulent Helicobacter pylori (Advisor: Mark Forsythe, Biology)
102nd General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, May 2002 (Salt Lake City, UT)

Mark Doerries
Community Structure in Mussel Beds at Logatchev, a Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Advisor: Cindy Van Dover, Biology)
2002 Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, March 2002 (Orlando, FL)

Joshua Hall
Genome-wide Transcriptional Profiling in a Histadine Kinase Mutant of Helicobacter pylori Identifies Members of a Regulon (Advisor: Mark Forsythe)
102nd General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, May 2002 (Salt Lake City, UT)

Katharine Madigan
The Use of DNA Microarray Analysis to Identify Unique Gene Sequences in Type I Strains of Helicobacter pylori (Advisor: Mark Forsythe, Biology)
102nd General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, May 2002 (Salt Lake City, UT)

Ann Mikowski
Fragmentation Reactions of Alkenyl(aryl)iodonium Triflate Salts (Advisor: Robert Kinkle, Chemistry)
National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, April 2002 (Orlando, FL)

Callie Raulfs
Bacteriolytic Activity in Hydrothermal Vent Organisms (Advisor: Cindy Van Dover, Biology)
2002 Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, March 2002 (Orlando, FL)

Laura Terry
The Effects of Autoinducer-2 on Gene Expression in Helicobacter pylori (Advisor: Mark Forsythe)
102nd General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, May 2002 (Salt Lake City, UT)

Meredith Wilson
Effects of Unloading on Synaptic Structure in Aged and Young Adult Muscle (Advisor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)
The Annual Conference for the Southeastern Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, February 2002 (Atlanta, GA)

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2001

Kylie Haskins
Mutagenesis of GFP for Expression in E. histolytica (Advisor: Gene Godbold, Biology)
2001 Meeting of the Virginia Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, November 2001 (Richmond, VA)

Eileen Tschetter
Discovery of Small GTPases in the Entamoeba histolytica Genome (Advisor: Gene Godbold, Biology)
2001 Meeting of the Virginia Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, November 2001 (Richmond, VA)

Luke Ng
Experimental Results and Predictive Calculations for Pinhole Collimators Used in Small Animal Nuclear Imaging (Advisor: Robert Welsh, Physics)
April Meeting of the APS, April 2001 (Washington D.C.)

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2000

Amoreena Ranck
Novel Technique for Coregistration of Biological Images in a Multimodality Detector Array (Advisor: Bob Welsh, Physics)
Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, November 2000 (Mississippi)

Edith Bowers
Effects of Ligand Symmetry on Hg(II) Coordination (Advisor: Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)
220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 2000 (Washington D.C.)

 Don Fox
Cell Cycle Progression Is Not Required for Organelle Segregation during C. elegans Sperm Meiosis (Advisor: Diane Shakes, Biology)
Midwest Worm Meeting, June 2000 (Minneapolis, MN)

Melissa Garland
Comparative Coordination Studies of Mercury(II) and Cadmium(II) (Advisor: Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)
220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 2000 (Washington D.C.)

Peter Godenschwager
Cationic Substituent Effects on the Rate of a Cope Rearrangement (Advisor: Kathleen Morgan, Chemistry)
220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 2000 (Washington D.C.)

Erika Gruber
The Role of HIF Genes and Hypoxia in Early Xenopus Development (Advisor: Margaret Saha, Biology)
59th Annual Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology, June 2000 (Boulder, CO)

Christian Waugh
Aggression and the Domain-Specificity of Self-Esteem: Replication and Extension (Advisor: Lee Kirkpatrick, Psychology)
Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, June 2000 (Amherst, MA)

Eric Galvez
Inhibition of Reproductive Maturation and Somatic Growth of Fischer 344 Rats by Constant L13:D11 Photoperiod and by Gradually Decreasing Photoperiod (Advisor: Paul Heideman, Biology)
7th Meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 2000 (Amelia Island, FL)

Heather Sahli
Grought Tolerance and Competition of Co-Occurring Species of Ozark Rock Outcrop Sedum (Advisor: Stewart Ware, Biology)
Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science, May 2000 (Radford, VA)

Benjamin Shoemaker
Presence of a Circannual Rhythm in Aging F344 Rats (Advisor: Paul Heideman, Biology)
7th Meeting of the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, May 2000 (Amelia Island, FL)

John Weinlein
Physiological Responses to Cycling Depend on Pedaling Cadence, Despite Constant 

Exercise Intensity (Advisor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology) Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports  Medicine,  January 2000 (Charlotte, NC)

 Susan Bacon
The Rate of Oogenis in the Vent Polychaete Paralvinella palmiformis (Advisor:    Cindy   Van Dover, Biology)  The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, January 2000 (Atlanta,  GA)

Amanda Britt
Recovery of Neuromuscular Junction Morphology Following 17 Days of Spaceflight 
(Advisor: Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology) Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, 
January 2000 (Charlotte, NC)

Whitney Chandler
Unloading Imparts Different Adaptations in Aged and Young Muscle Fibers (Advisor, 
Michael Deschenes, Kinesiology)  Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of

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1999

Jessica Neidig
Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor (Advisor: Liz Allison,  Biology)  39th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology, December 1999   (Washington DC) 

Justin Rice
Synthesis and Characterization of Sulfur-Containing Tetradentate Ligands (Advisor:  Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)   51st Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 1999   (Knoxville, TN)

Robert Saunders
A Gamma Ray Imaging Device for Small-animal Studies (Advisor: Robert Welsh, Physics)  Meetings of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, November  1999 (Chapel Hill, NC)

J. Chris Clemonts
Synthesis and Mercury Coordination Studies of Ligands Derived from 2,6-Lutidine   (Advisor: Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)   51st Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 1999   (Knoxville, TN)

Geoffrey David
Additioin of Organozinc Reagents to Alkenyl(phenyl)iodonium Triflates: Synthesis of  Trisubstituted Alkenes (Advisor: Robert Hinkle, Chemistry)  51st Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 1999 (Knoxville, TN)

Melissa Garland
A Study of Mercury(II) Complexes Containing Imidazole and Pyridyl Rings (Advisor:  Deborah Bebout, Chemistry)   51st Southeast Regional Meeting of the American   Chemical Society, October 1999 (Knoxville, TN)

Alessandra Leri
Cross-coupling Reactions between Alkenyl(aryl)iodonium Triflate Salts and Organozinc   Reagents (Advisor: Robert Hinkle, Chemistry)  51st Southeast Regional Meeting of the    American Chemical Society, October 1999  (Knoxville, TN)

Sarah Elliott
Parkinson's Disease Gait Kinematics: Effects of Cadence-setting Through Rhythmic  Auditory Stimulation (Advisor: Raymond McCoy, Kinesiology)   Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, October 1999  (Pittsburgh, PA)

Laura Grattan
Analysis and CHaracterization of a Novel Alpha-chemokine G-protein Coupled 
Receptor Subfamily in Xenopus laevis: Its Role in Development, the Immune System, V  and  Angiogenesis (Advisor: Margaret Saha, Biology) National Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology, June 1999 (Charlottesville, VA)

Kristina Hoke
Cloning and Developmental Characterization of a Novel GABA Transporter and Other   Neurotransmitter Receptors and Transporters in Xenopus laevis (Advisor:  Margaret Saha, Biology) National Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology, June 1999 (Charlottesville, VA)

Gayle Holt
Mutants with Post-fertilization Meiotic Progression Defects (Advisor:
Diane Shakes, Biology) 12th International C. elegans Meeting, June 1999 (Madison, WI)

Karen Resendes
Effects of Heat Shock on Early Embryogenesis and Gut Development (Advisor: Diane Shakes, Biology) 12th International C. elegans Meeting, June 1999 (Madison, WI)

Norie Sadjadi
Isolation and Characterization of Genes Involved in Vascular Development in 
Xenopus laevis (Advisor: Margaret Saha, Biology)  National Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology, June 1999   (Charlottesville, VA)

Cecily Vanderspurt
Dorsal-ventral Nueral Patterning During Early Embryogenesis (Advisor:
Margaret Saha, Biology)   National Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology, June 1999 (Charlottesville, VA)

Lucia Wille
The Anaphase Promoting Complex is Required for Meiosis I Anaphase 
(Advisor: Diane Shakes, Biology)   12th International C. elegans Meeting, June 1999 (Madison, WI)

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