Twenty-five students have been selected as 2006 University Fellows for this summer,
in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a
This is the eighth year of the program. The 2006 University Fellows, with
their project titles and faculty partners' names are below.
Paula Bogart '07, Lafargeville, NY; Constant Warfare:
The Effects on Families in Afghanistan, 1973 to 2006; Donna Alvah, history.
Kim Bradshaw '08, Gloucester, MA; Food and Shelter Competition
between Round Goby and Fantail Darter in the Tributaries of the Saint
Lawrence River; Brad Baldwin, biology.
Cania III '07, Hannawa Falls, NY; War of Words: The Post-9/11
Rhetorical Struggle Between Israel and Palestine; John Collins, global
Charlotta Chung '08, Clifton Park, NY; In God We Trust:
Examining the Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Community; Ron Flores,
Stephen Ciesla '07, Conklin, NY; Graphics Processing
Unit Memory Management Analysis; Brian Ladd, mathematics,
computer science and statistics.
Ellen Doble '07,
Essex Junction, VT; Quantifying the Difference in Language and Conversation
Markers of Students Over Time; Jenna Torres, modern
'07, Kendall, NY; Basal Ganglia and High-Order Cognition: Effects
of Striatal Lesions on Behavioral Flexibility; Bill DeCoteau, psychology.
Kelly Garcia '07,
Abilene, TX; Studying and Composing Various Cultural Musics in Vietnam:
Comparing traditional music bought online against traditional music
collected in Vietnam; Michael Farley, music.
Brittany Goss '08,
Rockport, ME; Exploring Cultural Identity in Historical Perspective:
Fictional Narratives of Colonial and Post-Colonial Experience; Paul
William Hackett '07, Tully, NY; The Tully Valley Brine
Field/Mudboil Hydrogeologic Connections Project; Diane Burns, geology.
'08, Freetown, Sierra Leone; The Export Subsidy Debate: A Look
at the Agreement on Export Subsidy Definition in the WTO; Peter FitzRandolph,
Jamie Lomax '07,
North Creek, NY; AFALFA: The Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey, An extragalactic
survey for HI; Aileen O'Donoghue, physics.
Dipesh Mainali '08, Chitwan, Nepal; Macroeconomic Aggregates
and the Determinants of Growth: A Comparative Study of Nepal and Thailand;
Michael Jenkins, economics.
Alejandra Marrero '08, Bronx, NY; Determining the Biological
Role of the TRP-1 calcium channels in C. elegans; Ana Estevez, biology.
Neema Mawiyoo '06,
Nairobi, Kenya; Thots not Spake: A book of poems; Duriel Harris, English.
Robert Menard '07, Mooers, NY; Postglacial Drainage Development
in the Grass, Raquette and St. Regis Rivers; J. Mark Erickson, geology.
'07, Corinth, NY; Russia and Ukraine: Security Concerns in
the 21st Century; Karl Schonberg, government.
John Munsey '08, Burnt Hills, NY; Creation of a Worm
Strain with Fluorescently Labelled Ca2+ Channels; Ana Estevez, biology.
'07, Canton, NY; Dynamic Assessment of Rodent Configural Learning;
Bill DeCoteau, psychology.
Elizabeth Podhaizer '07, Essex Junction, VT; Generation
of more stable mesophilic enzymes from their thermophilic homologues;
Matthew Skeels, chemistry.
Lisa Romas '08,
Fayetteville, NY; An Investigation of Contaminants in the Norton Sound
Region of Arctic Alaska; Jon Rosales, environmental
studies, and Cathy Shrady, geology.
April Spearance '08, Canton, NY; Relationships in Sport:
How Do Holistic Relationships Make a Difference?; Cheryl Stuntz, psychology.
Christine Tobia '08,
Corning, NY; Effect of Color Luminescence on Exercise Performance: do different
wavelengths have different & significant
impacts on physical activity?; David Hornung, biology.
Melissa Wells '07, Rochester, NY; The Purification of
the Ligand Binding Domain of the Human Androgen Receptor and the Analysis
of Binding of Xeno Androgens; Matthew Skeels, chemistry.
'07, Rochester, NY; Can Coral Reefs Surrounding San Salvador,
Bahamas be Restored by Transplanting the Sea Urchin Diadema antillarum?;
Brad Baldwin, biology.
Posted: May 3, 2006