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Undergraduate Research Grant Awards

​The following is a listing of grants awarded to students through the Undergraduate Research Grant Program for the 2011-12 academic year.

​Recipient ​Faculty Mentor ​Academic Discipline ​Project Title
Karen Babbitt '12 ​Elisabeth Arevalo ​Biology ​Who is Next in Line for the Throne?:  Genetic Conflict and Social Behavior of Polistes Wasps
​Douglas Biancur '13 ​Elisabeth Arevalo ​Biology ​Microscopic Analysis of the Paper Wasp
​Christopher Brennan '13  ​Brett Pellock ​Biology ​Characterization of Shewanella oneidensisi Hfq
​Robert Bretz '12 ​Stephen Mecca ​E-P-S ​Blackwater Purification System Analysis 
​Eileen Colliton '13 and Luke Sejkora '13 ​Jay Pike ​Biology & Biochemistry ​Small-molecule Regulation of Base Excision Repair Mechanism
​Elise Costello '12 ​Eric Sung ​Art/Studio Art ​Motion Studies
​Megan Costello '12 ​Eric Sung ​Art/Photography ​Stories From The Streets
​Emily Croke '12 ​Mary O'Keeffe ​Psychology ​The Influence of Creative Media on the Perception of Risk Regarding Medical Error
​Grace Cullen '13 ​Jay Pike ​Chemistry ​Small-molecule Regulation of Base Excision Repair Mechanism
​Christina D'Angelo '12 ​Kevin O'Connor Secondary ​Education ​Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions of Middle School Students
​Moira Farrell '12 ​​Elisabeth Arevalo ​Biology ​Who's Next in Line to the Throne and How Can Moira Become the Genetic Analyzer Queen
​Valerie Ferdon '12 ​John Scanlan ​English P​otter Steward:  A Biography
​Francesgrace Ferland '12 ​Russell Hillier ​English ​'Mend My Rime,' George Herbert's Poetics
​Matthew Keaveney '12 ​Darra Mulderry  ​History ​Dissecting Vivisections:  Understanding the Persons and Motives Behind a Divisive Issue
​Daniel Kowalsky '12 ​Charles Toth ​Biology ​Regulation of NF-kB Expression During Hematopoietic Specification in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
​Eliza Mandzik '13 ​T.J. Harper ​Music ​Fostering Choral and Solo Singing:  A Comparative and Cooperative Approach
​Colleen McInnis '12 ​Jennifer Van Reet ​Psychology ​The Cognitive Representation of Pretense versus Fantasy
​Anne Marie McLean '12 ​Russell Hillier ​English ​A Thematic Examination of Cormac McCarthy in relation to Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner
​Sarah McPartlon '12 ​Mary O'Keeffe ​Psychology HPV Vaccine Acceptance Amongst Providence College Male Students​
​Elizabeth Moore '12 ​Jeffrey Pugh ​Political Science/Spanish ​An Examination of the Implementation of OAS Recommendations and Legislation in the Western Hemisphere
​Michael Murphy '12 ​Rev. Nicanor Austriaco ​Biology ​The role of Sulforaphane in the program cell death in yeast cells
​Melanie Muto '12 ​Alexander Moffett ​English ​Darwinist and Social Darwinist Theory in the Novels and Writings of H.G. Wells
​Caroline O'Shea '12 ​Bruce Graver ​English ​"The Galway Rambler":  Antoine O Raifteiri and the Roots of Irish Cultural Identity
​Ashwin Paudel '13 ​Stephen Mecca ​E-P-S ​Modeling the process of aerobic digestion that utilizes multiple organisms in a closed system
​Melanie Pavao '12 ​Bruce Graver ​English ​An Examination of Stoic Emotion in Tennyson's In Memoriam
​Taylor Remillard '12 ​Kathleen Cornely ​Chemistry ​Isolation and purification of the anti-apoptotic Bax-Inhibitor 1 protein from yeast
​Nicole Sassu '13 ​Jay Pike ​Chemistry ​Small Molecule Induced Regulation of the DNA Base Excision Repair Mechanism
​Thomas Thrift '13 ​Kevin O'Connor ​Psychology ​The Relationship Between College Students' Mental Health and Counseling Center Use
​Alison Trainor '12 ​Kenneth Overly ​Chemistry ​Asymmetric Epoxidation of Alkenes using Organic Catalysts
​Janelle Vultaggio '13 ​David Baier ​Biology ​Variations in humeral morphology of birds (Variations in the wing bones of birds)
 
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