Graduate Studies

Presidential Research Grant Recipients

Fall 2012 – Winter 2013

BORGMAN, Andrew, and HODGES, Daniel. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biostatistics.             
Title: A Statistical Approach to Modeling Surface Wind Dynamics on Lake Michigan.                              

MADDOX, John. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology.        
Title: Effect of AZT R BIBR Compounds on Immortalized Human Cell Line.                                 

ALBRECHT, Nicholas. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Aquatic Sciences.
Title: Muskegon River Juvenile Steelhead Survival and Production: Quantifying Seasonal Thermal Stress. 

SINGH, Shambavi. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology.
Title: CD82 and its Role in Regulating and Preventing Prostate Tumor Metastasis.

SNIDER, Michael. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Aquatic Sciences.       
Title: Probing the Pigments and Physiology of Modern Cyanobacterial Mats that are Analogs of Life on Early Earth.     
       

Spring-Summer 2013

BOTTING, Timothy. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.        
Title: Climate Change Impacts on and Conservation of Tundra Vegetation in Northern Alaska.

CANNAN, Melissa. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.          
Title: Den site characteristics, kit survival, and juvenile dispersal of American Marten in Michigan's upper peninsula.

DOGGETT, Jacob.  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Wildlife Management.
Title: Northern Bobwhite Nesting and Brood-Rearing Survival in the Pine Forests of the West Gulf Coastal Plains.

GREGORY, Jessica. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Biology.
Title: Structural comparison of Arctic plant communities across a soil moisture gradient in response to climate warming in Northern Alaska.

HILLMAN, Tamara. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Natural Resources Management. Title: Genetic analysis of reintroduced American marten in the Manistee National Forest, Michigan.

KUPISZ, Nicole. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Natural Resources Management.
Title: GIS-based predictive modeling of floral biodiversity in West Michigan prairie fens: a metacommunity analysis.

LAARMAN, Patrick. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.
Title: Nest site selection and neonate ecology of the eastern box turtle Terrapene carolina carolina in the Northern Lower Peninsula, Michigan.

MARTIN, Alynn.  College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.
Title: Regional Extinction Risks of the Eastern Pipistrelle Bat.

MIANECKI, Maxwell. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology.
Title: Epitope Detection of a FLAG-epitope labeled HDC protein in vitro and in vivo.

PARKS, Syndell. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology Aquatic Science.
Title:  Eurasian Watermilfoil Phytoene Desaturase Resistance to the Herbicide Fluridone.

SANDERS, Robert. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.
Title:  Resting site characteristics of American marten in the Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

SENSING, Christopher. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Natural Resources Management.
Title: Understanding American woodcock survival and fitness in relation to habitat at multiple spatial scales.

SESSELMANN, Meagan. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.
Title: Estimating Lake Metabolism Using the Free Water Method and a 1-D Hydrodynamic Model.

SMIT, James. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Aquatic Science.                
Title: Nutrient fluxes from flooded farmland sediment due to hydrologic reconnection and climate change.

THOMAS, Kari. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology.                           
Title: The Effects of Copulation on the Microbial Assemblages in the Female Tree Swallows Cloaca.

WESOLEK, Jessica. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Biology - Aquatic Science.      
Title: Genetic Structure of Yellow Perch Populations: Drowned River Mouths vs. Lake Michigan.

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