Biology students outstanding achievements

Congratulations to the following biology students for their outstanding achievements:

 

2012 Flora Richardson Foundation Student Research Grant Recipient:

Students

Mentor

Research Project Title

Award

Rachel Shmagranoff

Young Choi

Monitoring of restored vegetation in the Wolf Lake Wet Land.

$7,500

 

Spring 2012 Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients:

Student

Mentor

Research Project Title

Award

Yu-pin Chiao

Evert Ting

Control Salmonella contamination using a mixture of lytic bacteriophages Stage II: Designing a Bacteriophage Cocktail for Controlling Multiple Serotypes of Salmonella.

$500

Ryan Mihalic

Evert Ting

Mixing multiple strains of bacteriophages into cocktails and test the cocktails for their ability to kill E. coli O157:H7 pure culture and mixed cultures.

$500

Rachel Shmagranoff & Lauren Avans

Young Choi

Carbon sequestration in the soil of restored prairie in Taltree Arboretum, Valparaiso, Indiana

$800

Gopi Patel

Curtis Creighton

Antimicrobial Properties of the Oral and Anal Secretions of Nicrophorus orbicollis in Suppressing the Decomposition of Animal Carcasses.

$500

 

Spring 2012 Indiana Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Recipient

Ryan Mihalic: Award $1,500

Spring 2012 Student-Research-Grants-Recipients