NMS Undergraduate Research Forum Poster Winners

March 10, 2014

Congratulations to EEOB's outstanding poster award winners at the 2014 NMS Undergraduate Research Forum. At this year’s forum, 90 students presented 87 posters, divided into the following categories for judging purposes: Biochemistry; Chemistry; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Genetics; Microbiology, Virology & Immunology; Organismal Biology; and Physics & Astronomy.
Here are the outstanding poster awardees:

Morgan Corey (Zoology major); research advisor Stuart Ludsin, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology: “Otolith microchemistry as a tool to discriminate between river-spawning populations of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Lake Erie”

Lisa Miller (Zoology major, Earth Sciences minor); research advisor Liza Comita, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology: “Seed Dispersal in the Tropical Tree Virola surinamensis

Benjamin Mohr (Biochemistry and Evolution & Ecology majors); research advisor Noel M. Paul, Chemistry and Biochemistry: “Solid-phase synthesis organic molecule arrays on planar supports: a teaching and research tool”

Josiah Hounyo (Mathematics major, Computer & Inf. Sci. minor) and Kayla Hamilton Sands (Zoology major); research advisors Ian Hamilton and Yuan Lou, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology and Mathematics: “Exploring Impacts of Environmental Change on Fish Populations in Seasonally Flooded Wetlands”