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Student Conference Travel Awards 2003-2006

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2006

Atkins, Benjamin
Centrosomeduplication during C. elegans spermatogenesisC. elegans Development and Evolution Topic Meeting #1, University of Wisconsin-Madison, June, 06 (Diane Shakes, Biology).

Wester, Matt
The effects of cell cycle cessation on neurotransmitter specification in X. laevis. Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2006.

Fisher, Katherine
Is there a neurotransmitter default state? Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2006.

Golub, Natasha
Specification of neurotransmitter phenotypes in Xenopus laevis. Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2006.

Paivanas, Nicholas 
Membranes and Mitochondria: The Fate of Paternal Components, C. elegans Development and Evolution Topic Meeting #1, Madison, Wisconsin (Diane Shakes, Biology), June 2006.

Muir, Chris
Resistance to Heat Stress in Sister Species of Drosophila and their F1 Hybrids: Implications for Ecological Speciation, Evolution 2006,
Stony Brook, NY, June, 06 (George Gilchirst, Biology).

Holroyd, Michael 
Synchronizability and connectivity of discrete complex systems; 2006 International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, June, 06 (Rex Kincaid, Mathematics).

Astoria, Mark
Characterization of a C. elegans mutant required for microtubule processes in late mitosis, Mid-Atlantic Society for Developemental Biology Regional Conference,Baltimore, MD, May 06, (Diane Shakes, Biology).

Cameron, Nicole 
Nuclear Export of the Thyroid Hormone Receptor, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 06 (Liz Allison, Biology).

Winer, Benjamin
What can you Se? Changes in divalent zinc triad metal bond lengths and heteronuclear coupling constants to tridentate ligands when Se replaces N and S, 231st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, March 06 (Debbie Bebout, Chemistry).

Tenny, Kelly
The Impact of Aging on the Responsiveness of the Neuromuscular Junction to Muscle Overload, South East American College of Sports Medicine, Charlotte, NC, Feb. 06 (Mike Deschennes, Kines)

Still, Jean
Post-copulatory mate guarding by males of Naiadacarus arboricola (Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae), Entomological Society of America, Charlottesville, VA, March 06 (Norm Fashing, Biology).

Schaffer, Bethany
Functional Identification of Thermally Classified Neurons in the Preoptic and Anterior Hypothalamus, Experimental Biology, April 06, San Francisco, CA (John Griffin, Biology).

Pecora, Beth
Thermoregulatory Projections to the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus, Experimental Biology, San Francisco, CA, April 06 (John Griffin, Biology).

Kolbe, Sarah 
Morphological variability and survivorship in veneroid bivalves during the Plio-Pleistocene extinction in Florida, Southeastern section, Geological Society of America conference, March 06, Knoxville, TN (Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Heiser, Heather
Reproductive Anatomy of the Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Ophryotrocha Akessoni, 2006 Benthic Ecology Meeting   Quebec City, Canada, March 06 (Cindy Van Dover, Biology).

Hack, Laura
Effects of Leptin on the Firing Rates of Thermoregulatory Neurons in the Anterior Hypothalamus, Experimental Biology 2006,   San Francisco, April 06 (John Griffin, Biology)

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2005

Rai, Neel
Studying the Stability of Classifiers, AMS, Tennessee, Oct. 05 (Gene Tracy, Physics)

Oreska, Matthew
Assessing the Quality of the Subfossil Record from the Chesapeake Bay: Can Holocene Mollusks be used as a Baseline for Restoration?, Estuarine Research Federation 2005 Conference, Norfolk, VA, Oct. 05 (Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Logan, Carol 
Characterization of a strange spherical inclusion found in epithelial cells of digestive diverticula in Bathymodiolus spp. Mussels, Third International Symposium on Hydrothermal Vent and Seep Biology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO); La Jolla, California (Cindy Van Dover, Biology).

Gercke, Emily
Assessing the quality of the subfossil record from the Chesapeake Bay: can Holocene mollusks be used as a baseline for restoration? Estuarine Interactions: biological-physical feedbacks and interactions, Oct. 05, NorfolkVA (Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Wester, Matthew
The link between the cell cycle and the determination of neural phenotypes in developing Xenopus laevis, Morphogenesis and Regenerative Medicine Symposium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, May 05 (Margaret Saha, Biology).

Weinberger, Daniel
A Role for the Two-Component Signal Transduction System hp0166-hp0165 in the Adherence of H. pylori to AGS Cells, American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Atlanta, GA, June 05 (Mark Forsyth, Biology).

Kolbe, Sarah 
Exploring the Holocene record of benthic mollusks in the Chesapeake Bay: preliminary patterns of species composition, richness, and abundance, North American Paleontology Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 05 (Rowan Lockwood, Geology).

Green, Robert
Electrospray mass spectrometric analysis of Hg(II) complex speciation, 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C, August 05 (Debbie Bebout, Chemistry).

Golub, Natalia
Specification and Determination of GABAergic and Glutamatergic Neural Phenotypes in Xenopus Laevis, Morphogenesis and Regenerative Medicine Symposium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, May 05 (Margaret Saha, Biology).

Goodwin, Andrew
Phase Variation at the Helicobacter pylori Adhesin locus sabA, General Mtg of the American Society for Microbiology,  Atlanta, GA, June 05 (Mark Forsyth, Biology).

Hammond, William
Nuclear Imaging of Iodine Uptake in Mouse Tissues, American Physical Society April Meeting 2005,Marriot Waterside Hotel, Tampa, FL, April 05 (Bob Welsh, Physics).

Morgan, Erin
Molluscan assemblages as a proxy for Holocene paleoenvironment: assessing spatial and temporal shifts in species composition and community structure in the Chesapeake Bay, Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section 54th Annual Meeting, Biloxi, MS, March 05 (Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Suyes, Brian
Responses of Young and Aged Muscle Fibers to Chronic Overload, South East Regional Conference of American College of Sports Medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, Jan. 05 (Mike Deschenes, Kines.)

Tenny, Kelly 
Effects of Increased or Decreased Activity on the Neuromuscular Junction, South East Regional Conference of American College of Sports Medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, Jan. 05 (Mike Deschenes, Kines.)

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2004

Wiles, Austin
The Synthesis and Thermal Properties of Copper Melamine and Thiourea Complexes and Their Potential as Smoke Suppressants in Poly(vinyl chloride), 32nd Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society,  Oct. 04, Williamsburg, Virginia (Robert Pike, Chemistry)

Sprachman, Melissa
Stereoselective Tandem Cyclization-Addition Reactions using Catalytic BiBr3, SERMACS: The Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, No. 04 (Rob Hinkle, Chemistry)

Kondrad, Robyn
Escalating Amphetamine Transiently Increases False Alarms in a Sustained Attention Task in Rats, Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Oct. 04, (Burk, Psychology)

Brown, Andrew 
Smoke Suppression and Fire Retardance of Poly(vinyl chloride) by Metal-Based Additives: Progress and Prognosis, 32nd Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society, Oct. 04, Williamsburg, Virginia (Advisor: Starnes, Chemistry)

Culyba, Elizabeth
Ester Thiols: Highly Effective Nonmetallic Additives for the Thermal Stabilization and Plasticization of Poly(vinyl chloride), 32nd Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society,  Oct. 04, Williamsburg, Virginia (Advisor: Starnes, Chemistry)

Chastant, Lisa
Current topics in hydrothermal vent chemistry, A Hydrothermal Workshop: Current topics in hydrothermal ecology and geochemistry, 3/8/2004-3/9/2004, Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK (Mentor: Cindy Van Dover, Biology)

Che, Judy
Homes for Bluebirds: Correlating Nestbox and Environmental Variables with Fitness., Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting, June 12-16, Oaxaca, Mexico (Mentor: John Swaddle, Biology)

Deegan, Erin
The effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide on the firing rates of thermosensitive and temperature insensitive neurons in the anterior hypothalamus of the rat, Experimental Biology, 4/17-4/21, Washington, D.C. (Mentor: John Griffin, Biology)

Fashing, Maria
Dental caries distribution in the Anglo-Saxon population of Sedgeford, England, American Association of Physical Anthropologists 73rd Annual Meeting, April 14 to April 17, 2004, Tampa, FL (Mentor: Michael Blakey, Anthropology)

Goodwin, Andrew
Role of the transcriptional regulator tenA in Helicobacter pylori, American Society for Microbiology, May 23-27, 2004, New Orleans, LA (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Grimm, Eleanor
The effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide on the firing rate of thermosensitive and temperature insensitive neurons in the anterior hypothalamus of the rat, APS-Experimental Biology, April 17-21, Washington, D.C. (Mentor: John Griffin, Biology)

Markowsky, Allison
Analysis of Gene Regulation Mediated by the Two Component Signal Transduction System HP1364-HP1365 in Helicobacter pylori, American Society for Microbiology 104th General Meeting, 5/23 - 5/27, New Orleans, LA (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

McNulty, Shannon
Global Analysis of Helicobacter pylori Isolates Identifies a Novel 180bp Insertion/Deletion Significantly Associated with African and African American Strains, American Society for Microbiology 104th General Meeting, May 23-27, 2004, New Orleans, LA (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Terry, Courtney
Comparative Genomics of cag-PAI Positive and cag-PAI Negative Helicobacter pylori Isolates: Identification of Novel Markers for cag-PAI Positive strains, American Society of Microbiology, May 23, 2004, New Orleans, LA (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

West, Diana
Synthesis of carborane-containing polymers for effective space shielding, American Chemical Society 227th National Meeting, March 28-March 31, Anaheim, CA (Mentor: Richard Kiefer, Chemistry)

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2003

West, Diana
Synthesis of carborane-containing polymers for effective space shielding, American Chemical Society 227th National Meeting, March 28-March 31, Anaheim, CA (Mentor: Richard Kiefer, Chemistry)
 
Dondeti, Vijay
Design of an 8K Xenopus Microarray for investigating neural development. Society for Developmental Biology, July 2003, Boston, MA (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Goodwin, Andrew
Phase Variation in Helicobacter pylori Contingency Genes sabA and sabB. American Society for Microbiology, May 2003, Washington DC (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Dondeti, Vijay
Design of an 8K Xenopus Microarray for investigating neural development. Morphogenesis and Regenerative Medicine, May 2003, Charlottesville, VA (Mentor: Margaret Saha, Biology)

Mills, Anne
Windows to the Deep: Explorations Blake Ridge Methane Hydrate Reservoir. Undergraduate Research Conference, August 2003, Williamsburg, VA (Mentor: Cindy VanDover, Biology)

Mole, Beth
Differences Among Helicobacter pylori Strains in a Signal Transduction Cascade. American Society for Microbiology, May 2003, Washington, D.C. (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Seroka, Cheryl
Variation in Circadian Rhythms of Rats in Response to Photoperiod. Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, June 2003, Cincinnati, OH (Mentor: Paul Heideman, Biology)

Terry, Laura
Growth-Phase Dependency of Autoinducer-2 Synthesis in Helicobacter pylori. 2003 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 2003, Washington, D.C. (Mentor: Mark Forsyth, Biology)

Baugh, Heather
Does abundance promote survivorship during background extinction intervals? A case study using bivalve species from the Yorktown Formation. Geological Society of America, March 2003, Memphis, TN (Mentor: Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Litvinas, Nichole
Trisubsituted Olefin Synthesis by Reaction of Benzulic Zinc Reagents with beta, beta-Disubstituted Alkenyl(phenyl)iodonium Triflates. 225th American Chemical Society National Meeting, March 2003, New Orleans, LA (Mentor: Robert Hinkle, Chemistry)

Shelton, Jessica
The effects of the Chesapeake Bay Impact on calcareous nannofossil diversity. Geological Society of America, March 2003, Memphis, TN (Mentor: Rowan Lockwood, Geology)

Wallis, Elizabeth 
Morphological Characteristics of Warm Sensitive and Temperature Insensitive Neurons in the Ventromedial Preoptic Area of the Hypothalamus. Experimental Biology 2003, April 2003, San Diego, CA (Mentor: John Griffin, Biology)

Wright, Jennifer
The Effects of Leptin on the Firing Rates of Thermosensitive and Temperature Insensitive Neurons in the Anterior Hypothalamus. Experimental Biology 2003, April 2003, San Diego, CA (Mentor: John Griffin, Biology)

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